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.

Russ Knowles  State Contract Program

Russ Knowles has been with Florida Outdoor Equipment in the Technical Service Advisor / Contract Sales position for 15 years. He studied horticulture at Valencia College and has spent more than 25 years in the landscape industry. A Florida native who loves the state, Russ has 2 kids – 1 in college – so his free time is spent searching for student loans, playing golf and motocross.


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  • Nancy Roman
  • Bid Assistance / National Account Program
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 ext. 329
  • Years with FOE: 12
  • Sue Cockcroft
  • Fleet Purchase Program
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 ext. 317
  • Years with FOE: 15
  • Russ Knowles
  • State Contract Program
  • Tel: (407) 295-5010 ext. 312
  • Years with FOE: 20