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
Ken, 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 – 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
Barry brings 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.
SIMON POLLITT – CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
Simon possesses many decades of global experience in the oil and gas, infrastructure, and construction industries. He is motivated by the ability to impact and develop individuals in a positive manner as he oversees the human resources, learning and development, and recruiting teams
JON GRIME – PRESIDENT
Jon is responsible for business development, operational efficiency, and customer service for construction and service in Texas. Jon also sits on multiple boards, including the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) board where he is directly responsible for advising the team and training the next generation of skilled craftsmen.
MARK SLEDGE – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT SERVICE
Mark is responsible for all aspects of our Texas Service Team. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience in commercial HVAC/R, plumbing, compressed air, mechanical maintenance and energy management to Polk Mechanical Company.
DAVID YOUDEN – VP of MAJOR PROJECTS
Dave’s unparalleled comprehensive understanding of mechanical projects from start to finish distinguishes him in the nation. He has provided leadership on the construction some of the most complex facilities in the country, from massive professional sports arenas to
cutting-edge data centers, and now leads the Major Projects group at Polk Mechanical.
DEREK HYZAK – VP of DFW COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
Derek leads and manages the Commercial Construction group at Polk Mechanical. He is focused on operational excellence and training the next generation of project managers across the company.
CHRISTOPHER LUBEROFF – VP of HOUSTON CONSTRUCTION
Chris brings new excitement and energy to our Houston Construction team having been promoted from within Polk Nation. Chris managed one of our largest profit centers in DFW before accepting the challenge to lead the Houston office following the retirement of its previous manager. Chris is passionate about employee culture and client satisfaction.
DON MCHUGH – VP of DFW INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION
Don provides leadership to a team focused on end users and manufacturers in areas such as Food & Beverage, Pulp & Paper, Building Materials, Chemicals, Packaging, and several others.
BRAD ROGERS – VP of PRECONSTRUCTION
Brad’s leadership has transformed how Polk’s customers benefit from our preconstruction and sales operations. Because Brad has worked in just about every role at a mechanical contracting firm, including estimator, project manager, industry strategic partner, business development manager, corporate leader- he brings a perspective and wealth of expertise.
PETER PLACK – VP of Field OPERATIONS
As vice president of field operations, Pete oversees the General Superintendents and is responsible for setting goals for all field personnel. He leads the field team in establishing clear direction and is posed to navigate through any obstacle. With Pete’s strong leadership, Polk’s world-class field operations team can tackle any challenge. With a strong belief in servant leadership, Pete looks forward to the opportunity to add value to every project and company he works with.
MICHAEL TACKETT – DIRECTOR of SAFETY
Michael leads Polk’s safety department, a growing team of dedicated construction safety professionals. Extending far beyond mechanical construction, his safety experience includes industrial, civil, mining, and power plant projects. Michael is a consummate leader who expertly balances coaching, compliance, program development, and training.