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Cast Iron Crew – Jax Parney

Meet Your Cast Iron Crew – Jax Parney Jax Parney was adopted into the Cast Iron Crew family in June 2020. Originally known as Archie, Jax immediately took to his apprentice training consisting of learning to sniff out and pick up cast iron tensile bars. He has discovered a great fondness for the smell and…

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Cast Iron Crew – Roman Grier

Meet Your Cast Iron Crew – Roman Grier As CISPI’s newest Cast Iron Crew member, Atlanta-based Roman Grier has worked at the Institute since January 2017. With a background selling commercial kitchen faucets as a manufacturers’ rep, Roman has relied heavily on CISPI’s Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings Handbook, ASPE chapter meetings and ASPE…

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Cast Iron Crew – Phil Ribbs

Meet Your Cast Iron Crew – Phil Ribbs California-based Phil Ribbs has been with the Institute since March 2013. His territory includes northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Utah and Alaska, Prior to joining CISPI, Phil was the Chief Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical Inspector / Division Manager for the City of San Jose, where…

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Cast Iron Crew – James Walls

Meet Your Cast Iron Crew – James Walls Dallas-based James Walls, CISPI’s 23-year veteran Cast Iron Crew member, ironically grew up on a working cattle ranch in Texas with no running water. Maybe that’s why he was drawn to the plumbing trade. James has held Master, Journeyman, and Inspector licenses with the Texas State Board…

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Cast Iron Crew – Grant Dow

Meet Your Cast Iron Crew – Grant Dow The newest member of the Cast Iron Crew, Phoenix-based Grant Dow joined the Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute as Vice President of Field Services in July 2020. With more than 30 years in the plumbing industry, mainly on the management side of the business, Grant is well-prepared…

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