• 827 Oyster Park Drive, Ste A
  • Edisto Island, SC 29438

Our Team

J.R. Gardner is the Chief Executive Officer of ECWS, which he founded in 2007. He has over 35 years of experience in the commercial laundry and water systems industry, as he started working as a service technician and eventually went into business for himself. He prides himself on his ability to be available to communicate with customers when necessary because he genuinely cares about each and every customer. The personal service that J.R. provides is the reason he has been so successful in his business career. J.R. can be reached at 843-225-6252 ext.1000 or jr@ecwsinc.com.

Kimberly Walker is our Vice President of Operations. A proud graduate of Appalachian State University, Kim oversees all projects that ECWS undertakes. Her extensive background in business and office management, combined with her kind-hearted nature make her the glue that holds our company together. Kim can be reached at 843-225-6252 ext.1001 or walker.k@ecwsinc.com.

Alex Summers has been with ECWS since graduating high school in 2011. He worked his way up in the company while attending Charleston Southern University, and he graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor’ of Business Administration Degree in Accounting. Alex’s vast knowledge of water systems along with his keen organization skills helped him earn his title of Project Coordinator. Alex can be reached at 843-225-6252 ext.1002 or alex@ecwsinc.com.

Andy Picard has been with J.R. for over ten years. He was J.R.’s first employee when he started his own business, and when ECWS started expanding a few years ago, Andy returned as our Project Manager. Andy’s strong work ethic and the personal dedication he shows for each individual project ensures that all of our clients’ needs are met. Andy can be reached at 843-225-6252 ext.1006 or andy@ecwsinc.com.

John Volkman Formerly from Conneaut, Ohio, John has previously worked at Lake Erie Correctional Facility for 17 years with the last 5 years in the Maintenance Department. John joined ECWS in February 2018 and continues to build his knowledge in this business. John is a hands-on guy and loves to learn new trades and proves to be a great asset to our organization. John can be reached at 843-225-6252 ext.1005 or john@ecwsinc.com