Our Employees: Spirit of the Company
Our frontline staff, job site supervision and craftsman are the experts and the unsung heroes that accomplish the results and execute on the vision. Their actions define the values and culture of our company.
It is the job of the executive team below to provide them the tools, training, and support they need to deliver the important work we do. Our job is to stay out of their way!
KEN POLK – FOUNDER
Mr. Polk, now retired, has paved the way for the future leaders to carry on his commitment to the highest quality installations, outstanding safety, exemplary customer service, and opportunities for Polk Mechanical’s employees.
FRAN MCCANN – PRESIDENT/CEO
Fran is responsible for the accomplishment of short- and long-term strategic, financial and operational goals and directs the development of the organization to ensure future growth and success.
BARRY DUNCAN – CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
With Polk since 2009, Barry brings 30 years of diverse experience in accounting services, treasury, information systems, manufacturing, production control, mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting and international operations.
YANCEY JONES – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Yancey brings strong leadership to the Polk Mechanical construction team and is responsible for development and execution of the commercial and industrial construction business in both DFW & Houston.
JAMES SIMS – VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES
With over 20 years of experience, James is a results oriented, hands on HR professional with diversified experience in both the public and private sectors. As Vice President of Human Resources, James is responsible for all aspects of the HR and recruiting functions for Polk Nation. James holds the SHRM-SCP and SPHR designations.
DAVID HIGGINS – VICE PRESIDENT HOUSTON SERVICE
As Vice President of Houston Service, David is responsible for management, operations and business development for service in Houston. David brings over 35 years of business development and leadership experience to the Polk team.
LAURA PRICE GAUTREAU – VICE PRESIDENT HOUSTON CONSTRUCTION
Laura brings over 30 years of experience in the industry to developing our presence in the Houston construction market and leading the growth and operations of our Houston construction team.
MARK SLEDGE – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT SERVICE
Mark has over 30 years of experience in the industry and is responsible for all aspects of our Texas Service Team. Mr. Sledge brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience in commercial HVAC/R, plumbing, compressed air, mechanical maintenance and energy management to Polk Mechanical Company.
JON GRIME – VICE PRESIDENT DFW COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
Jon is responsible for the management, operations and business development of the DFW commercial construction group and sits on the CEF Board of Directors where he provides leadership to the team that is training our next generation of skilled craftsman.