Our Team


Tommy ClayTommy Clay
General Manager, Owner

Tommy is the General Manager and Owner of Ardor LLC. Ardor LLC has multiple subsidiaries, including Ardor Solutions OK, Ardor Solutions SE, and Ardor Consulting. These companies provide different facets of the Industrial Flooring spectrum on a nationwide scale.

Tommy is very dedicated to the community that provides a home for his family and future home of the corporate office of Ardor LLC.  As a City Council member for Newcastle, OK he strives to give good counsel to the City of Newcastle on its management of resources, growth aspirations and fiscal responsibilities to its citizens.

Tommy has been a leader in the polished concrete industry for over 12 years. He served as the Educational Committee Chair with the Concrete Polishing Association of America and was instrumental in changing the Educational Curriculum to the Journeyman style training the association offers today.

A certified Master Craftsman and certified Teacher/Instructor, his focus has been on educating the industry and training up a workforce that can help lift the industry through professionalism and craftsmanship.

Tommy’s experience lies heavily in the management and training of others. In this role, he leverages experience from his time in the Marine Corps as a Radar Watch Supervisor, Senior Purchasing Manager for Dietrich Industries in Fredericksburg, Va and Senior Project manager with Advance Technology Coating in Oklahoma City, OK. It’s this experience that allows him to continue to grow the Ardor family of companies to reach new heights.


 

Tammy ClayTammy Clay
Administrative Manager, Owner

Tammy helped her husband, Tommy, launch Ardor over 10 years ago. Together they have built a successful business that is now considered an industry leader in the world of polished concrete.

Tammy manages the day to day operations in the office and is directly responsible for maintaining billings, lien waivers, closeout documents and change orders among other various tasks.

Tammy and Tommy live south of Oklahoma City with their three children. When they are not running crazy with the kids or fulfilling peoples flooring needs they enjoy spending time at the beach as a family.


 

Christopher Blevins

Christopher Blevins
Chief Financial Officer

Chris Blevins joined Ardor in 2014 and brings with him more than twenty years of financial management experience that includes leadership roles for companies both large and small as well as both public and private. Chris graduated from the University of Oklahoma with an MBA before moving for strategic positions at companies across the United States.

Chris has accumulated a unique collection of experience and skills, including those related to executive leadership, consulting, accounting, external auditing, internal auditing, planning/analysis, and information technology. Chris specializes in linking accounting and finance to business operations so that decision-making is strengthened with relevant and timely information.

Chris is a CPA and also has extensive expertise in budgeting, project management, process redesign, problem-solving and leadership, with experience in debt financing, raising capital, M&A and risk management.


 

Bryan LassiterBryan Lassiter
Project Manager

Bryan is the Project Manager for Ardor Solutions. He is involved in all aspects of projects originating from the Oklahoma City office, including estimating, design, client development, scheduling and product/equipment technical assistance.

Bryan has experience with projects in healthcare, academic, retail, manufacturing, food service, religious institutions and “green” build. He has a technical understanding of materials and processes in the polished concrete and resinous/fluid-applied flooring industries. He has worked with many clients to develop flooring solutions that meet both function and budget demands.

Bryan lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and their two daughters. In his free time, Bryan enjoys going to sporting events and hanging out with his family.


 

Johnny HollisJohnny Hollis
Estimator

Working with general contractors and developers, Johnny has been in both the commercial and residential construction management fields for over 22 years. 

As Ardor Solutions developed, a need arose for there to be a key individual with personal experience in construction management and who had familiarity with the local construction companies, subcontractors and suppliers that could take Ardor Solutions from a regional company to a national platform. Thus creating the role of Johnny "The Estimator" Hollis. Johnny brought with him 11 years of construction estimating experience when he joined the Ardor family back in 2014.
 
Johnny studied Construction Management at Oklahoma State University. In addition to his construction experience he also has a background in accounting.
 
Johnny and his wife live in Moore, Okla. with their three children where together they have survived several tornadoes. Outside of work, Johnny enjoys fishing, hunting and going to the lake as well as attending OU sporting events and every now and then will let his children school him in a video game or two.
 

Janet CadenaJanet Cadena
Head of Human Resources

Janet brought her skill and expertise to Ardor Solutions over 4 years ago. Janet is responsible for assisting with the completion of new hire paperwork, processing weekly payroll, all contracts, certificates of insurance as well as job files. 

She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX. Her previous work includes teaching, mortgage banking, church secretary and house parenting.  

Janet and her husband of 28 years have three adult children and two beautiful granddaughters. In her free time she enjoys quilting, cross stitching and leading a women’s ministry at Elevate Church OKC.


 

Dawn NelmsDawn Nelms
Senior Purchasing Manager

Dawn joined Ardor in 2013 and currently monitors and oversees the purchasing department as well as handles day to day office tasks.

Dawn lives with her husband and their young daughter in south Oklahoma City. After graduating high school, Dawn had the opportunity to become a stay-at-home mom after her and her husband welcomed their first son. Once their third and final child was off to school Dawn opened a boutique in her hometown of Newcastle, Ok. Dawn enjoyed several successful years in the retail industry but ultimately decided it was time to move on.  Choosing to become part of the  Ardor Solutions family and has brought her self motivation and cheerful presence to the office.  

Outside of work, Dawn likes to spend time with her family, especially if she is able to get in some one-on-one time with her only daughter, and help her oldest son and daughter-in-law love on her first grandchild.


 

Arlene Lassiter  Arlene Lassiter
  Administrative Assistant