Our Mission and Service Model
Capital Flow is a California S Corporation certified by the Department of General Services (DGS) as both a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE). Its highly competent staff, which has more than 50 years of firsthand experience in the material distribution business, specializes as a water works supplier whose primary focus includes treatment plant, irrigation, underground utilities, etc. Additionally, as noted on our home page, Capital Flow also supplies construction material to contractors in the vertical build phase of other non-water works projects.
Capital Flow's service model is predicated on providing contractors and builders comprehensive support throughout the entire construction cycle. Services may include: onsite orientation support, material take offs, submittal services, value engineering, HDPE tech services, onsite visits, timely delivery of products to the work site, and email invoicing. While larger companies are working in this arena, the Capital Flow team has earned a stand out reputation for unsurpassed nimbleness and personalized service which is unmatched by our larger competitors. In addition to supporting small projects, Capital Flow is an experienced construction material supplier for federal projects; multiple state departments such as Parks and Recreation, Water Resources, DMV, Fish and Wildlife, CDCR, and CHP; as well as, Universities such as Cal State.
The Founder and Senior Staff
Mr. Larry Sutterer is the Founder and President of Capital Flow. He began his 30 plus years of military service in the US Air Force with an enlisted assignment at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Viet Nam. Upon returning to the states, he put himself through a MBA program and subsequently accepted an Air Force commission. As an officer, he completed a second master’s degree and held command and leadership assignments in San Antonio, Texas; Wiesbaden, Germany; Biloxi, Mississippi; Washington DC; and Anchorage, Alaska. He attained the rank of Colonel (0-6) and retired from Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Bringing his leadership skills to the civilian world, he served in both CEO and Vice President positions in various organizations. His honed skills and those of his handpicked seasoned staff form the basis of Capital Flow’s core philosophy which is dedicated customer service for each and every customer.
Rounding out the Company's officer staff are Mr. Sean Sutterer, VP of Sales and Mr. Derek Burk, VP of Operations and Treasurer. Each of the Vice Presidents have more than a decade of experience in the Material Distribution field. Both are college graduates and they are the "front line staff" supporting engineers, contractors, and a plethora of product suppliers, manufacturers, accounting staff, financial institutions, and front line work crews.