Manuel Gonzales and Paula Wiley cofounded AMI Mechanical in 1991. They believe in building strong business relationships that stand the test of time through:

  • Competitive results and high performance.
  • An approach to business that emphasizes value.
  • A dedication to giving back to the community.
  • Business philosophy that ensures customer satisfaction and repeat business.

Manuel Gonzales, Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Manuel is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations and activities. Under his leadership the company has grown to over 400 employees and three business units.

Paula Wiley, Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Paula’s primary focus is on business activities surrounding Finance and Operations. She also serves as the Corporate Secretary and Treasurer and is President of sister company, AMI Mechanical Systems.

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Matthew J. Veits – LEED AP, Executive Vice President

Matthew is responsible for the day to day operations of the company. Before joining AMI Mechanical, Matt was a Regional Manager for a local mechanical contractor.

Shayne Smith, Chief Financial Officer

Shayne brings over 20 years of experience to the leadership team. As CFO, he is responsible for the financial reporting for the company and manages the day to day accounting activities as well as works to continually improve processes and procedures.

Porter May, P.E. LEED AP, Operations Manager

Porter’s primary focus is to expand the CAD/BIM capabilities of the organization and to provide executive support to all project teams. From his start with a national mechanical contractor in 1980, Porter brings extensive experience in project management, estimating, sales, design, operations and business planning.


Chad Weldon, P.E., Business Development Manager

Chad joined AMI Mechanical as a Sr. Preconstruction Manager in 2008. Now as a member of the leadership team he is responsible for leading the company’s business development, preconstruction and marketing efforts. He oversees client relationships, market research and strategic opportunities.

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Starr Zweifel, Controller

As controller, Starr handles the day to day finance commitments while supporting and growing the operations of this division. In her role she also enforces policies, procedures and internal controls.

Jeremy Springer, Operations Manager

Jeremy leads the day-to-day field operations and coordinates the manpower requirements for each account.  His experience is far reaching and he is an asset to the service team. Prior joining AMI Mechanical Systems, Jeremy served as mechanical instructor for several years, and as a Branch Manager for a national mechanical contractor.