Sales Representatives

Regional Sales Areas

L.J. Ruffin & Associates

Open – Region 1

County territory: Brevard, Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter

Larry Brosious – Region 2 Rep.
(941) 993-4410

Larry Brosious joined L.J. Ruffin & Associates in 2008 and currently serves as a Sales Representative in Region 2. Larry’s background is in the underground utility industry as well as the industrial PVF market and spans more than 25 years. Larry and his wife, Gail, of 30 years reside in Sarasota and have two grown daughters.

County territory: Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota

John Thornes – Regions 2 and 3 Rep.
(941) 685-1518

John Thornes joined L.J. Ruffin & Associates in 2017 as a Sales Representative.  John graduated from the University of Alabama and has over 25 years of experience in sales, business development, and client relationship building in various industries.  John and his wife, Susan, have been married for over 24 years and have one son, Allen.

County territory: Broward, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

Open – Region 4 Rep.

County territory: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Union, Volusia

Larry Ruffin – Owner/Region 5 Rep.
(407) 497-0588

Larry Ruffin started L. J. Ruffin and Associates in 1993 and opened Ruffin Underground and Trenchless Technologies (RUTT) in 1997. Recognized as a leader in the water industry, Mr. Ruffin has received the AWWA Fuller Award and Outstanding Service Awards from FWPCOA and FSSSSS. He has served as the Chair of FSAWWA, the FSAWWA National Director, in addition to chairing numerous councils and committees. Larry was born in Millport, Alabama and attended the University of Alabama on a football scholarship, receiving a BS Degree in Marketing. Larry and his wife, Mary, have been married for 28 years and have three daughters.

County territory: Bay, Calhoun, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

Reg Shrigley – Sales Manager
(407) 291-2341

Reg Shrigley joined RUTT, Inc. in February 2005 with extensive sales and management experience in the pest control and market research industries.  He currently serves as the L.J. Ruffin & Associates Sales Manager.  Married for 35 years to Diane, they have two sons, Adam and Austin and live in the Winter Park area of Orlando.