Meet Our Staff


Florida Outdoor Equipment, Inc. (FOE) is a family owned and operated business that was established in 1976 as a wholesale distributor of quality outdoor power equipment, parts and accessories. Over the years, FOE has continued to grow, now operating from a 112,000 square foot facility on five acres of land. The facility has 12,000 square feet of office space and 100,000 square feet dedicated to parts, accessories and whole good inventory. FOE has 26 employees internally and 8 outside territory managers supported by 2 product managers to serve our customers.

Florida Outdoor Equipment started in 1976 with owners Richard and Peggy DeShetler. Their children are now running the family owned business since 1996. Our succession plan is grooming third generation to take over the family business in the future.


Owners

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  • Mark DeShetler
  • President
  • mdeshetler@floridaoutdoor.com
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 ext. 319
  • Years with FOE: 40
  • Keith DeShetler
  • Vice President of Operations
  • kdeshetler@floridaoutdoor.com
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 ext. 303
  • Years with FOE: 39
  • Beth Forrester
  • Credit Manager / Accounts Receivable
  • bforrester@floridaoutdoor.com
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 Ext 315
  • Years with FOE: 26
  • Karyn Karapiperis
  • Advertising Manager
  • kkarapiperis@floridaoutdoor.com
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 Ext 307
  • Years with FOE: 24