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Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing - Our Team
Vic Verma Henry Schmueckle Michael Bowen Naren Patel Chuck Jahant Brian Lenix Tony Woodall
LaWon Griffin Donald Brunner Matthew Carpenter Matt Mittelstet Travis Morgan Spencer Schneider John Smith
Randy Strother Joe Stinson Daniel Gammon Edward Najaran David Mistler Justin Roberts Shaun Vogel
Dean Whitcomb Greg Wiatrek Mark Resendez John Levine      

Vic Verma Vic Verma
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Vic established Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing in 1982 in San Antonio, TX. Prior to that, Vic was President of Alamo Insulation Co. from 1977 to 1982. Company headquarters was moved when Vic opened the Atlanta, GA office in 1982. He currently resides in Georgia and oversees business and market development, marketing, finance, insurance and bonding needs of all Alpha operations. Over the years, he has been actively involved with various trade organizations and served as President of Georgia Walls & Ceilings Association. He currently is a board member of National Association of Minority Contractors and Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta. Vic has over 32 years of experience in specialty construction and has served on advisory boards for Bank of North Georgia, Owens Corning & Johns Manville. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, associate degrees in International Marketing and Marketing Management and he is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, class of 2005.

Henry Schmueckle Henry Schmueckle

Henry Schmueckle has more than 30 years experience in the construction industry. Henry joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in 1988 as a Project Manager. Henry holds Specialty Trade Contractor Licenses in the States of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. In 1995, Henry was promoted to Executive Vice President/Partner in the firm and in 2007, Henry was promoted to Corporate President. He currently oversees estimating, production and day to day operation needs of all Alpha operations. Henry is a graduate of Texas State Technical College where he received an Associates Degree in Applied Science specializing in Building Construction Technology.

Michael Bowen Michael Bowen

Michael joined our Alpha team in 1991 as Comptroller and was instrumental in implementing our "in house" job cost accounting and currently oversees the day to day accounting operations for all entities. In addition, he is responsible for Business Insurance and cash flow management of Alpha operations. Prior to joining Alpha, Michael was an accounting manager with a multinational Fortune 100 company and has devoted 31 years to accounting best practices. Michael earned a B.B.A in accounting from Georgia State University.

Naren Patel
Vice President Southeast Region

Naren joined the Alpha team in April 1999 and is the Southeast Regional Manager. Prior to joining Alpha, Naren started his career with a prominent international construction management and design firm. He has over 18 years of industry experience and currently oversees the sales and general operations of the Charlotte, Atlanta and Orlando offices. In addition, he serves as the current president of the Georgia Walls & Ceiling Industry Association as well as involvement in various local organizations such as Associated Builders & Contractors of Georgia. Naren is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

Chuck Jahant Chuck Jahant
Vice President South Central Region

Chuck joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in September, 2005 as the Division Manager at the Dallas office and was recently promoted to Texas Regional Sales Manager. Before joining Alpha, Chuck worked in the manufacturing side of the business for over 20 years, including over 10 years with W.R. Grace & Company in their Waterproofing, Fireproofing and Firestopping division. Chuck is a graduate of Baylor University where he majored in marketing/management.

Brian Lenix Brian Lenix
Regional Manager – Houston / Louisiana

Brian Lenix has more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry. Brian joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in 2011 as Regional manager for the Houston/Louisiana market. He has held a variety of sales and financial management positions in the construction market both from the manufacturing, and distribution side of the business. Prior to joining Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing, Brian worked for Owens Corning as an Area Sales Manager for their Insulating System Business. Earlier in his career, Brian was a Financial Manager for Graybar Electric and a Leader in Owens Corning's Customer Financial Services Division. Brian is a graduate of The University of Toledo where he received a Bachelor's of Business Administration Degree majoring in Finance and Information Systems.

Tony Woodall

Tony Woodall
Regional Operations Manager

Tony joined Alpha in January 2012 fulfilling a new role as Southeastern Regional Operations Manager. During his 35 year career in construction he has been involved in many facets of the industry from single-family, multi-family and commercial construction with experience in different positions, from Superintendent and Project Manager to Operations Manager and VP of Construction prior to joining Alpha. He has been directly or indirectly involved in excess of seven hundred million dollars’ worth of construction. Most recently, Tony ran the construction of a USA Top 50 concrete contractor in the southeast US.

LaWon Griffin

LaWon Griffin
Director of Preconstruction

LaWon joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in September, 2002 in the Estimating & Sales department for the Atlanta office. LaWon has over 24 years of construction management and estimating experience. He grew up involved in his family’s electrical contracting business working his way from field laborer to senior project manager. He was named Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing Estimator of the Year in 2004 and 2005; runner-up honors for 2006. He is an alumnus of the 1st Association of Building Contractors of Georgia future leader’s class in 2003 and has a master’s degree in project management. He has estimated and sold such projects as: Atlantic Station Development, Atlanta Braves BallPark, and Hartsfield International Terminal. His duties also include developing and training new talent within our organization.

Donald Brunner Donald Brunner
Fireproofing Operations Manager – East Coast

Donald joined the Alpha team in February 1996 and has been trained in every aspect of the industry from mechanic to estimating to operations. He has also been involved with major projects such as Atlantis in Bahamas, World of Coke in Atlanta, and Georgia Aquarium.

Matthew Carpenter Matthew Carpenter
Operations Manager – Houston

Matt started working with the Houston branch in 2003 as an estimator. He was one of the first graduates of the Alpha University program. In 2005, he received the Alpha Rising Star award and in 2006 he became Operations Manager at the Houston branch. He is certified with the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA); he is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served in Operation Southern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Matt Mittelstet Matt Mittelstet
Operations Manager – Dallas

Matt joined Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, Inc. in November, 2010 as a Project Manager at the Dallas/Ft. Worth office with 9 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. Prior to joining Alpha, he was an Area Superintendent with Hensel Phelps Construction Co. During his 9 years with Hensel Phelps, Matt also held positions as a Field Engineer, Office Engineer and Project Engineer. Matt was recently promoted to Operations Manager of the Dallas/Ft. Worth office in September 2011. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management Technology.

Travis Morgan

Travis Morgan
Operations Manager – Orlando

Travis joined the Alpha team in 2008 as a superintendent in the Atlanta office. Travis has over 28 years’ experience in the construction industry with 20 years in Leadership and Management positions. While working in Atlanta, Travis had the privilege to manage such projects as the Kennesaw State University Science Building, The Douglasville Conference Center and the Berry College student housing. In 2012 Travis was promoted to the Operations Manager in Orlando where he handles the day to day operations and is helping to developing new talent within our organization.

Spencer Schneider

Spencer Schneider
Operations Manager – Austin

Spencer joined the Austin branch of Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing as a waterproofing Field Foreman in January 2011. Spencer's time with Alpha has provided him experience as a Superintendent, Production Assistant, Project Manager, and Estimator. In July 2014, Spencer was promoted to Operations Manager for Austin, where he oversees the day- to -day operations for all of Alpha's offerings. Spencer is an Alumni of Sam Houston State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology - Construction Management.

John Smith John Smith
Fireproofing Operations Manager – Texas

John joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing, Inc., San Antonio branch, in January 1984 and has filled various positions since then. While working at our San Antonio location, he has held positions in Estimating/Sales, Project Management, Operations and General Manager. In July 1998, John relocated to our Dallas branch as the General Manager and in 2005, he took over as our Director of Operations, supervising all field operations. John graduated from St. Philip’s Junior College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. John was promoted to Texas Regional Operations Manager in fall of 2011.

Randy Strother Randy Strother
Fireproofing Manager – East Coast

Randy joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing at their Atlanta office in 2006. He has 30 years of experience in the construction industry with 25 years in leadership and management positions. For the past 15 years, he has focused on sprayed fire resistive materials, spray applied insulations and is currently actively pursuing our newest venture in sprayed foam. Randy has received certifications from the National Fireproofing Contractors of America and 3M Firestop.

Joe Stinson Joe Stinson
Assistant Operations Manager

Joe joined our Atlanta Office in 2007 shortly after graduating from University of Georgia. After spending six months in the field training under the Atlanta office’s most senior superintendents, Joe then moved into consecutive estimating and project management roles. At the conclusion of his first year in August 2008, Joe was assigned the responsibilities of project management exclusively. Joe gained invaluable operations experience managing projects such as Tate Student Center, as well as all subcontracts at The Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, M.H.J New International Terminal. He was named Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing’s Project Manager of the Year in 2009, and is a member of ABC’s Young Leaders class of 2010.

Daniel Gammon Daniel Gammon
Territory Manager – Tennessee

Daniel began with Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in the Atlanta office in 2009, where he worked in the East Coast Fireproofing Department as an estimator. As an estimator, he was responsible for pricing and sales assistance of spray fireproofing and spray insulation for the North Carolina, Orlando and Atlanta offices. In 2011, Daniel relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, to assist in management of the Music City Convention Center Project and to further pursue opportunities for Alpha in the Tennessee market. He was then promoted to Territory Manager for Nashville. He is a graduate of the 2010 ABC Young Leaders Class and was named Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing’s “Rising Star” in 2009. Daniel is a 2006 graduate of Western Kentucky University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Edward Najarian Edward Najarian
Territory Manager – North Carolina

In 2007, Edward joined Alpha as an estimator for the Atlanta branch. While working as an estimator and project manager Edward gained extensive experience in our insulation, waterproofing, and fireproofing scopes. Edward is currently in charge of sales and business development for our Carolinas branch. Edward is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

David Mistler David Mistler
Director of Firestop Division

David has more than 32 years experience in the construction industry. David joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in June 2010 as Director of Firestop Division. Prior to joining Alpha, he spent 21 years with Hilti, Inc. Past experience includes Sales, Contract Administration, Sales Management and Firestop Product / Market Management. He currently oversees development of Alpha’s Firestop Specialty Contracting business segment.

Justin Roberts Justin Roberts
Director of Sales & Estimating – DFW

Justin began his career with the Alpha team in 1998, in Dallas Fort Worth, as a Field Superintendent. Over the past 17 years, he has held the positions of Estimator, Project Manager, and Senior Project Manager. In his current position as Director of Sales and Estimating, Justin is responsible for the estimating, planning, and implementation of sales, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets.

Shaun Vogel Shaun Vogel
Director of Sales & Estimating – Austin

Shaun joined the team in April 2004 and is one of the first to graduate from the Alpha University program, which was started to train and fuel future organic growth. In addition, Shaun received Top Sales Producer of the year award in 2008. His current responsibility is Sales & Business Development for the San Antonio market. Shaun has gone thru extensive training in estimating and project Management prior to assuming his current role. Shaun is a 2003 graduate from Texas State University where he received a Bachelor Degree in Construction Management.

Dean Whitcomb Dean Whitcomb
Director of Sales & Estimating – Orlando

Dean joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in June 2004, and was hired to open the Orlando branch location — overseeing all aspects of operations and business development. He has over 20 years of industry experience, and has held a variety of sales and management positions in all segments of the construction market, including distribution, manufacturing, and contracting. Prior to joining Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing, Dean worked for W.R. Grace & Co. as the North American Product Manager - Waterproofing, as well as Regional Product Specialist for Firestopping products. Dean is a graduate of Hartwick College in New York where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree - Management, and Rollins College in Orlando, where he received a Masters of Business Administration (MBA).

Greg Wiatrek Greg Wiatrek
Director of Sales & Estimating – San Antonio

Greg joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in July 1998 as a Field Superintendent. He has also held the position of General Superintendent before becoming the Director of Operations in 2006. He has 21 years of management experience and has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry. Greg is a graduate of the University of Texas-San Antonio where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management In Building Development.

Mark Resendez Mark Resendez
Safety & Fleet Director

Mark joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in May 1996 and has held several positions within the company. Initially, he started as Production Manager, moved into Purchasing and part-time Safety Director and then made the launch to full-time Safety Director. He currently oversees the entire Safety Program for all the branches at Alpha and is also our Fleet Administrator for the entire company. Mark is a graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station where he received a Bachelor of Science degree.

Spencer Schneider John Levine
Human Resources Manager
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