Our Mission

Central Consolidated is the leading innovator in design-build contracting, specializing in mechanical, fire protection, and metal fabrication projects. Through teamwork, dedication, and outstanding quality, we are building a path of long-term growth and profitability for the benefit of our customers, employees, and company.

Leadership Team

Joseph Samia

Joseph Samia, P.E.

President

Joe has been with Central Consolidated since 1992. He started as a Project Engineer and has served as our President since 2001. His leadership is only one of the ways Joe contributes to Central. He serves as our primary Engineer, aids estimating and sales and has even helped with marketing, just to name a few. Joe is active in many industry associations including: Mechanical & Sheet Metal Contractors of Kansas, The Associated General Contractors of Kansas, and Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association.

 

Troy Murphy

Troy Murphy

COO

Troy has been working with Central Consolidated since April of 2019, having held the positions of Service Salesman, Service Manager of our Mechanical Division, and currently Chief Operating Officer. His experience includes over 25 years in the service industry and before working with Central, Troy previously held the title of Maintenance Supervisor and Service Manager.

 

Jack Boucher

Jack Boucher

CFO

Jack is the leader of the Finance and Administrative Staff and oversees all financial aspects of Central Consolidated.  He received his MBA from Wichita State University and is involved with Central’s Strategic Planning efforts as well.  Jack is a member of the Construction Financial Management Association.

 

Wade Gilbertson

Wade Gilbertson

Fire Protection Manager

Wade has been in the Fire Sprinkler Trade since 2000 beginning in Minneapolis, Minnesota as an Apprentice in the Local 417. He became a Foreman in 2005 while working as a Service Tech so that he could better serve his customers. Wade enjoys building strong relationships with his customers while providing them with his quality expertise by completing their inspections and serving the fire sprinkler equipment. Wade moved to Wichita in 2011, and joined Central Consolidated in August of 2016 where he has continued to advance in his career. In January of 2017, he was promoted to Service Manager for our Fire Protection Division and currently holds the position of Fire Protection Manager.

 

Kayla Leanos

Kayla Leanos

Marketing Manager

Kayla began working at Central Consolidated in 2019 as an Executive Assistant and currently holds the title of Marketing Manager. Kayla attended Fort Hays State University and has experience in many different industries. She is a team player that brings fresh ideas to the table and is a part of the Strategic Planning Team at Central.

Mechanical Construction

Jerry Allen

Jerry Allen

Construction Manager

Jerry began working as a Project Manager at Central Consolidated in August of 2022 and was promoted to the position of Mechanical Construction Manager in 2023. He served in the United States Air Force on active duty for four years as a Structural Specialist and the Kansas Air National Guard for six years as an instructor. Jerry has held the position of Carpenter, Superintendent and Client Care Manager in his 30 years of industry experience. One of Jerry’s main clients at Central is Wichita Water Partners.

 

Alex Gilmore

Alex Gilmore

Chief Estimator

Alex has been working at Central Consolidated since June of 2019 as our Chief Mechanical Estimator. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Pittsburg State University in 2017 and worked for a general contractor where he performed layout and built 3D models for site work. His primary responsibilities at Central include client relationships, employee development, evaluating the estimating program, budgeting current and upcoming projects, and supporting the company’s vision.

 

Steve Luce

Steve Luce

Estimator

Steve first began working at Central Consolidated in 1995, having held positions from Apprentice, Journeyman and Field Foreman to his current position as an Estimator. During Steve’s 24 years in the sheet metal industry, his responsibilities have included manpower, training, budgeting, Project Manager and Safety Director.

 

Mike McCallop Jr

Mike McCallop, Jr.

Estimator

Mike began working as a Mechanical Estimator at Central Consolidated in 2022. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University and holds a Fundamentals of Engineering Certificate. Mike has over six years of experience in the Mechanical Engineering area.

 

Bill Lorg

Project Manager

Bill has been with Central Consolidated for more than 30 years. He manages a significant number of projects for Central, including our work with Cessna and a large number of construction projects in Western Kansas.

 

James Sharp

James Sharp

Project Manager

James began working at Central Consolidated in 2007, having held positions from Sheet Metal Field Foreman and Superintendent to his current position as a Project Manager. His experience includes over 29 years in the Sheet Metal industry. James specializes in the healthcare industry.

 

Kris Armentrout

Project Manager

Kris has been working for Central Consolidated for over 18 years having held positions of Journeyman, Foreman, Superintendent and currently holds the position of Project Manager. Kris received his Associates from Butler Community College with his 4 year Sheet Metal Apprenticeship from Local Union 29.

 

Bob Thimmesch

Bob Thimmesch

Project Manager/Sheet Metal Superintendent

Bob began working at Central as a Sheet Metal Apprentice in 1990, and has spent the last several years in the field overseeing some of our largest projects as a Sheet Metal Foreman. In 2016, Bob joined the Project Management team and is also our Sheet Metal Superintendent.

 

Dusty Gray

Dusty Gray

Piping General Superintendent

Dusty has been working at Central Consolidated since 2006, having held positions from Foreman and Job Superintendent to his current position as Piping General Superintendent. His experience includes over 23 years in the piping industry. He is currently part of Local Union 441.

 

Vincent Serna

Vincent Serna

Project Engineer

Vincent began working at Central Consolidated in January of 2022 as a Project Engineer. He served in the United States Marine Corps, being the first one in his family to join in the military. Before his career at Central, Vincent worked for eight years as a Project Manager and Area Manager overseeing scaffold, insulation and abatement services.

 

Catherine Henrichsen

Catherine Henrichsen

Project Engineer

Catherine began working at Central Consolidated in February of 2022, having held positions from Accounting Clerk and Project Controls, to current position of Project Engineer. Her previous experience was in the Dairy Industry for six years. At Central, Catherine specializes in the healthcare industry.

 

Luis Rascon

Luis Rascon

Project Engineer

Luis began working as a Project Engineer at Central in October of 2022. Previously, he has worked as a Project Controller for over five years. Luis is fluent in both Spanish and English.

 

Jeff Fetzer

Project Engineer

Jeff began working as a Project Engineer at Central Consolidated in August of 2022. He graduated from Pittsburg State University in Spring of 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Technology and Majored in Construction Management with an Emphasis in Field Management. Jeff has experience in the Project Coordinator and Estimating fields as well.

Mechanical Service

 

Dale Vierthaler

Dale Vierthaler

Account Manager

Dale began working at Central Consolidated in 2014, having held the position of Account Manager. His experience includes over 28 years in the heating and air conditioning field with an extensive background in troubleshooting electrical and control issues along with repair and customer service. Dale’s responsibilities include handling the estimation, sales and maintenance for commercial refrigeration, boilers, computer rooms and supporting equipment.

 

Alan Dykes

Alan Dykes

Account Manager

Alan began working at Central Consolidated in May of 2020, having held the position of Account Manager. He is a Certified Energy Manager and HVAC expert with more than 42 years of experience. With his extensive HVAC background combined with his years in facility management and energy controls, he brings a well-rounded perspective to the HVAC and energy management field. Throughout his long career he has had extensive hands-on experience with pneumatic, electro-mechanical and DDC controls. Besides his Certified Energy Manager certification, Alan currently holds numerous HVAC Master’s licenses in various sub-divisions throughout the State of Kansas.

 

Dale Murray

Dale Murray

Account Manager

Dale has over 20 years of experience and began working at Central Consolidated in April of 2022 as an Account Manager. He received HVAC-R training from Vatterott College. He provides service for clients in Kansas state wide. Some of his large clients include Ruffin Properties, Wichita; Schwan Foods, Salina; SP Foundry’s, Coffeyville; First United Methodist, Garden City; and Tyson Foods, Salina. Dale also enjoys playing guitar for the Prairie Trails Cowboy Church.

 

Lyman

Lyman Ray

Account Manager

Lyman has been with Central Consolidated since 1990, having held positions from service technician to VP of Service. His experience and responsibilities have been in the HVAC and plumbing service and installation arena. His responsibilities also include account management, new account development, service estimation, HVAC service and maintenance contracts. Above all, Lyman proves again and again that Central’s customers come first.

Fabrication

 

Chris Rinke

Chris Rinke

Project Manager

Chris is Central’s longest serving employee. He has been working here for over 40 years. He started out sweeping the floors in our steel shop and has now run the shop for several decades (although, I have seen him sweep up recently). Chris’s passion is for custom work. If you need it made of metal, he and our shop can make it, from giant tanks to small brackets.

 

Lucas Rinke

Lucas Rinke

Project Engineer

Lucas has been with Central Consolidated since 2012 having held the positions of Sheet Metal Helper, Apprentice, Journeyman, Foreman, and currently Project Engineer. His experience has been in sheet metal HVAC, custom fabrication, MIG, TIG, stick and hot air welding, as well as CAD drawings, estimating and project management training. Lucas received his Associates from Butler Community College with his 4 year Apprenticeship from Local Union 29.

Fire Protection

 

Randy Stephens

Randy Stephens

Fire Protection Assistant Manager/Estimator

Randy began his Fire Sprinkler career in 1976, working in the fabrication shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A year later he decided to expand his strengths and accepted a position as a gas welder in Harlan, Iowa. In 1981, he began working as an Apprentice in the Fire Sprinkler Trade in San Diego, California and has continued in the trade working his way through all aspects of the sprinkler business to his current position of Fire Protection Assistant Manager. Randy shares his sprinkler heritage with three generations.

 

Brady Frerichs

Brady Frerichs

Fire Protection Project Manager

Brady has been working at Central Consolidated since June of 2021 as a Fire Sprinkler Project Manager. He found his way into the construction industry following his great grandpa and grandpa, who had their own residential construction companies. Growing up, Brady worked for his grandpa in residential construction, which pushed him to get a Construction Science and Management Degree from Kansas State University in Spring of 2021.

 

Estavan Contreras

Estavan Contreras

Fire Protection Estimator

Estavan began working at Central in September of 2022 as an Estimator in our Fire Protection Division. He graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Degree in Construction Management. Estavan is also a member of the National Fire Sprinkler Association.

Safety

Levi Herriage

Levi Herriage

Safety Manager

Levi began working at Central in October of 2022 as a Safety Manager. He graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science. Levi is also currently serving in the Army National Guard. He has an extensive background in health and safety.