Cole LaFontaine

Accredited OSHA Surveyor for The Sanderson Group, Inc.


Cell 228-304-0661

After the passing of Mr. Sanderson in May 2011, his daughter, Carolyn Sanderson Perez chose to continue the company in honor of her father's dedication and passion to his profession and his devotion to hard work that is at the core of the success experienced by the Sanderson Group, Inc.  Her goal and drive is to carry on his legacy and to offer the customer exceptional services by continuing to monitor any new or revised OSHA regulations and incorporating these updates continuously into our protocol for inspections and curriculum for instruction.  We strive to deliver to our clients the most up-to-date information.  Your satisfaction and safety is our utmost concern.

Carolyn Sanderson Perez has handled the accounting and taxation of the Sanderson Group, Inc. since its inception.  She has over 40 years of experience in accounting, management and taxation.  She is a member of the LA Society of Independent Accountants and is the owner of Perez Financial Services, LLC.  She is well aware of how important it is to stay abreast of the changes in taxation laws and does so through continuous taxation education classes.  You can rest assured that she provides the same concern to all customers of The Sanderson Group, Inc.

Carolyn S. Perez



Cell 985-630-6944


Joe has been involved in the construction and crane & rigging industries for over 45 years.  Joe started out in the construction rental and sales industry with Head & Enquist Services (now H & E Equipment Services, Inc.) based in Baton Rouge, LA as part of their rental and sales department providing services between the New Orleans and Gonzales areas.  In 1984, he left H & E and moved into a senior sales and rental estimating position with local New Orleans crane provider B & G Equipment Services (now B & G Crane Services, Inc.) using his rental and sales skills to provide crane rental and estimating services to customers along the Gulf coast.  Joe joined The Sanderson Group, Inc. June 2013 and with over 45 years in sales and the crane industries his expertise will develop a broader territory for our company.

Joe Lancellotti

Outside Sales Representative


Cell 504-952-9996

Cole comes to The Sanderson Group, Inc. with over 10 years of machinery experience ranging from helicopters to large heavy lift cranes.  A graduate of the Army Aviation and Logistics School at Fort Eustis, VA, Cole was employed with the MS Army National Guard as an aircraft crew chief/mechanic before moving into the oilfield.  He started for Rowan Drilling Company as a rigger before moving his way to crane operator trainee and then going to the heavy lift division with CalDive International.  Cole has worked on various projects along the Gulf of Mexico including platform installs in Bay of Campeche, Mexico, and up to the Northeast Gateway in Quincy, MA.  He is a Sparrows certified crane operator, rigger and crane inspector and he is placed as our accredited surveyor for The Sanderson Group, Inc. through OSHA for the inspection and certification of material handling devices through the maritime division (under the Regulations 29 CFR part 1919).