Leadership

William (Bill) Luttmer
President
A&A Safety Corporate Office
Since 1982 

Bill Luttmer grew up in the business. A&A Safety was founded by his father, William J. Luttmer in 1982. Along with his brothers and sisters, he worked at the company doing painting and odd jobs in high school. After college, he joined A&A Safety full-time driving a truck and putting up safety barricades on highway sites. Working with his father William, mother Ruth, brothers, and sisters, he helped expand the business. Bill was named President in 2010.

One of the most important aspects of Bill’s role is to ensure that the company always maintains a culture of safety, support and opportunity for all A&A Safety associates. He is also committed to ongoing innovation, and greatly enjoys working with new and old employees. He is especially proud that 60 employees have been with the company for 10 years or more, and 14 have more than 20 years with A&A Safety.

In addition to leading A&A Safety, Bill is active in the construction industry. He is a Past President of the Ohio Contractors Association (OCA). In 2024, he received an award from OAC for his work with the Ohio legislature to fund road and safety improvement. A native of Cincinnati, Bill attended St. Xavier High School, and went on to graduate from Bowling Green State University. He is married with seven children and three grandchildren. 

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William (Bill) Luttmer
President
A&A Safety Corporate Office
Since 1982 

Bill Luttmer grew up in the business. A&A Safety was founded by his father, William J. Luttmer in 1982. Along with his brothers and sisters, he worked at the company doing painting and odd jobs in high school. After college, he joined A&A Safety full-time driving a truck and putting up safety barricades on highway sites. Working with his father William, mother Ruth, brothers, and sisters, he helped expand the business. Bill was named President in XXXX.

One of the most important aspects of Bill’s role is to ensure that the company always maintains a culture of safety, support and opportunity for all A&A Safety associates. He is also committed to ongoing innovation, and greatly enjoys working with new and old employees. He is especially proud that 60 employees have been with the company for 10 years or more, and 14 have more than 20 years with A&A Safety.

In addition to leading A&A Safety, Bill is active in the construction industry. He is a Past President of the Ohio Contractors Association (OCA). In 2024, he received an award from OAC for his work with the Ohio legislature to fund road and safety improvement. A native of Cincinnati, Bill attended St. Xavier High School, and went on to graduate from Bowling Green State University. He is married with seven children and three grandchildren. 

Ray Brink 
Area Manager
Northeast Ohio Region
Since 1993

Ray Brink is the Area Manager in charge of running the northeast Ohio branch of A&A Safety. Since 1993, Ray has led the Cleveland-based location, helping A&A grow and expand our services in the northeast Ohio area. Ray graduated from Walnut Hills High School. He is married with three kids. 

Ray is active in the construction industry and serves on advisory committees for the Ohio Contractors Association (OCA). When Ray’s not on the job, you might find him giving back to the community as the Team Manager of his daughter’s club soccer team competing in the Internationals, Girls 2007 ECNL league. 

Tim Racer
Branch Manager
Dayton Office
Since 2005

Tim Racer joined A&A Safety in 2005 and leads the Dayton team as Branch Manager. Tim oversees contract negotiations, as well as product and service delivery. With projects that can range throughout Eastern Ohio, Tim expertly directs the management of personnel, materials and equipment to efficiently complete every job. 

Tim graduated from Turpin High School, and went on to attend University of Cincinnati. He is married with two adult children. In his spare time, Tim enjoys playing golf. 

Tom McLaughlin 
Human Resources/Payroll Manager
A&A Safety Corporate Office 
Since 2006

Tom McLaughlin is A&A Safety’s Human Resources Manager. As the top recruiter who oversees hiring for job openings, Tom focuses on making sure all locations and departments are adequately staffed with well-trained and skilled technicians. Another critical part of Tom’s role is making sure everyone gets paid correctly and on time. 

An area that Tom finds great satisfaction is implementing new programs for internships, trainee and coop roles, partnering with educational institutions and government programs. He finds satisfaction in seeing new hires discover construction careers and grow within the company.

Tom grew up in Cincinnati and attended Archbishop McNicholas High School. He also graduated from University of Cincinnati and went on to attend Xavier University for graduate studies. He is married with six children and four grandchildren. In his spare time, Tom enjoys cooking, reading and staying involved with his grandkids’ activities.