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, Cofounder

As Cofounder, Paula’s primary focus is on business activities surrounding Finance and Operations. She also serves as the Corporate Secretary and Treasurer.

AMI Mechanical Leadership

Matthew J. Veits – LEED AP, Executive Vice President

Matt 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.

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.

Valerie Macias Operations Manager

Valerie has been with AMI Mechanical for over 16 years. She is responsible for contract review, negotiation and execution, financial oversight, reporting and performance of projects.

Mel Pierce, Field Operations Manager

Mel brings over 40 years of experience to the construction industry. He is responsible for directing AMI Mechanical’s field resources, supervising subcontractors, maintaining schedules, expediting materials, ensuring quality workmanship, and selecting construction methods and techniques.