Susie Odom, President
Susan "Susie" Odom is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University. She started her career as a teacher and as Paul and Susie started P and S Masonry she did the paperwork and bookkeeping. Susie is the "S" in Spec (Susie & Paul Equipment Company). She has been active supporter of the masonry industry throughout the years both locally and nationally.
She enjoys traveling with Paul for MCAA events. She's also a proud mother and "Mammy" to her grandchildren. She is an excellent cook and event planner, keeping everyone happy and full at all times.
Paul Odom, COO
Paul Odom proudly claims himself to be an "artistic manipulator of the burnt clay product," otherwise known as a mason. He got his start with Lee Masonry in 1979 as a laborer and went through an apprenticeship, later moving into estimating. He and Susie started P and S Masonry, with Paul handling the field and operations. Paul has been active in the masonry industry throughout his career from serving as CTMCA President to currently serving as MCAA's Vice Chair.
When not working or participating in industry events, Paul is a devoted father and "YaYa." He also is a talented woodworker, who constantly has a project in process.
Brian Reeves, Operations Manager
Brian is also a proud Aggie and was a member of the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University, where he graduated with a degree in business management and finance. He worked in various accounting roles before joining Paul and Susie to open Spec Rents in 2012. His experience in managing finances of multiple companies has made him an asset to this growing company. In addition to running the operations and behind the scenes of Spec Rents, Brian is a skilled draftsman, working in conjunction with Hydro Mobile and engineering firms to provide detailed layouts to our customers.
He is a devoted husband and father to 3 very active dogs- Winston, Grover, and Dexter. He enjoys cycling and woodworking, which he learned from his father.
Elizabeth "Liz" Graves, Sales Manager
Liz grew up in the masonry industry, proudly watching and helping Susie and Paul grow their masonry business throughout the years. Liz graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Kinesiology, specializing in education. She worked as a student athletic trainer with the varsity sports teams while at A&M. After graduation in 2006, she started at P and S Masonry in Safety and Human Resources. She later made the transition into project management for the company. She left the masonry industry for 3 years in 2013, upon moving to DFW, where she worked as Program Manager for Texas Health Resources. She happily returned to the construction industry to work in business development for Spec Rents in 2016. Her experience in the industry makes her a great resource to help her customers with safety and productivity.
She is married to her best friend, Garen, who is also in the masonry industry with Jewel, an Oldcastle Company. Together they are raising four kids- Will-10, Anna- 8, Clara and Kate- 3. She enjoys blogging, coffee, sleeping, cooking, crafting, and silence when she's not playing, working or taking care of the family.
Ashley Fry, Office Coordinator
Before starting with Spec Rents, Ashley was a legal secretary, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the team. She is married to the love of her life, Jamie, and, together, they are raising six kids- Brayden- 12, Konner- 11, Riley- 8, Aria- 6, Allison- 5 and Keira- 5. While not keeping the office going, she mostly enjoys spending time with the family- playing games, sports, and doing school activities. Between all of that, she also enjoys singing, reading, dancing, and sleep.