OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

DEPENDABLE. EXPERIENCED. PRESTON PROUD.

Anita Mai

Human Resources Manager

Anita graduated from the University of South Dakota and has over 10 years of human resources experience in the Construction industry. As the HR manager, she oversees the hiring, development, and well-being of all Preston employees.

Anita Mai

Human Resources Manager

Brandon Erisman

Project Manager, PMP

Brandon holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Leadership and a professional certificate in Project Management. As a Project Manager, he works directly with clients, leading them through the design/build process.

Brandon Erisman

Project Manager, PMP

Brian Schnepf

President / CEO

Brian has 23 years of experience with Preston and is recognized as an industry leader in design and engineering. As President & CEO, he drives the company's overall business strategy and is hands-on with development of our growing design team.

Brian Schnepf

President / CEO

Britney Fauss

Staff Accountant

Britney graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and has 3 years experience in private accounting. As a Staff Accountant for Preston, she assists in all phases of financial recording and reporting for the company.

Britney Fauss

Staff Accountant

Buck Johnson

Senior Superintendent

Buck has been with Preston for 24 years, holding a variety of positions in the field. As superintendent, he leads a project build team, ensuring Preston’s scope is delivered on time and as outlined.

Buck Johnson

Senior Superintendent

Celso Chavira

Superintendant

Celso started with Preston in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in heavy industrial pipe insulating. As a superintendent, he leads our insulating teams, ensuring top-quality craftsmanship is delivered at every job.

Celso Chavira

Superintendant

Chris Dampier

Superintendant

Chris is a certified GCAP Level 1 & 2 Operator and has 11 years of experience with Preston, previously holding positions as a laborer and welder. As a superintendent, he manages a dedicated team on build projects in the field.

Chris Dampier

Superintendant

Chris Smreker

Project Operations Lead

Chris has been with Preston for over a decade, learning all aspects of the construction management process. He currently oversees our Project Management division, coordinating workflow with fabrication and the field.

Chris Smreker

Project Operations Lead

Clinton James

Superintendent

After supporting Preston as a contracted rig welder for 10 years, Clinton joined Preston full-time in 2018. As a superintendent, he leads a dedicated team of field personnel and is trusted to construct some of the most difficult and complex jobs in the industry.

Clinton James

Superintendent

Dallas Crossland

Systems Integrator

Dallas has degrees in electrical and computer animation. For the last 3 years, he has been a key member of the Electrical division, helping integrate Preston built controls at client facilities.

Dallas Crossland

Systems Integrator

Dalton Stene

Asst. Project Manager

Dalton graduated from Kansas State University and is an up and coming member of our Project Team. In his current role, he supports project managers with research, client support and field work.

Dalton Stene

Asst. Project Manager

Danny Harmon

Service & Parts Manager

Danny has been with Preston for 15 years, learning as a laborer, fabricator, and parts specialist. He plays a central role in client support, leading the OEM parts division and coordinating service operations throughout the U.S.

Danny Harmon

Service & Parts Manager

Daryl Potts

Senior Project Engineer

Daryl has 35 years of experience in industrial refrigeration and 28 years with Preston. His knowledge is invaluable for both clients and our team as he leads major expansions and design/build projects.

Daryl Potts

Senior Project Engineer

Deborah Phan

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Deborah has nearly 20 years of experience in finance and administrative support. She is a member of our Accounting team and enjoys working with clients to ensure their billing is accurate and timely.

Deborah Phan

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Eric Behrens

Foreman

Eric has been Preston proud for over 8 years, working his way up from laborer to leadership. As a foreman, he leads a field team on custom build projects.

Eric Behrens

Foreman

Fernando Luna

Senior Superintendent

Fernando worked as a millwright supervisor prior to joining Preston in 2004. His experience with high-precision machinery has helped him excel at leading a team in the construction of large-scale meat and food processing facilities.

Fernando Luna

Senior Superintendent

Jackson Hawk

Field Safety Specialist

Jackson holds a Safety Management Degree from the University of Central Missouri, is a certified OSHA instructor, and has 3 years of experience with a national construction firm. He leads Preston's job site safety program.

Jackson Hawk

Field Safety Specialist

James Hargis

Lead Service Technician

James started with Preston in 1999 as a construction crew boss. For the last 8 years, he has served as Preston’s lead service technician, helping to develop and grow the company's maintenance and support program.

James Hargis

Lead Service Technician

Jamey Price

Senior Sales Engineer

Jamey has over 27 years of experience in industrial refrigeration, holding leadership positions in service, operations, design, and PSM. As a senior sales engineer, he works with new clients on their future needs and opportunities.

Jamey Price

Senior Sales Engineer

John Sedlacek

Superintendent

John has 35 years of experience with Preston, serving as a laborer, pipe fitter, and welder. As a superintendent, he leads a skilled field team that specializes in facility construction and major maintenance.

John Sedlacek

Superintendent

John Winslow

Director of Safety & PSM

John served 7 years in the U.S Marine Corp and has 20 years of industrial refrigeration experience at Preston. He is responsible for the company's Safety and Process Safety Management strategy.

John Winslow

Director of Safety & PSM

Jorge Luna

Superintendent

Jorge has 10 years of experience with Preston, working his way up in our Construction division. As a superintendent, he manages a dedicated team on build projects in the field.

Jorge Luna

Superintendent

Joseph Guevel

Chief Financial Officer

Joseph has Bachelors Degrees in Finance and Accounting, and spent several years with the public accounting firm BKD. He has been with Preston for 7 years and as CFO, provides direction for the company's financial health and operations.

Joseph Guevel

Chief Financial Officer

Justin Perkins

IT & Panel Shop Manager

Justin has 19 years of engineering and programming experience with our Electrical, Automation and Controls division. He also serves as the company's IT administrator, supporting all day-to-day technology needs.

Justin Perkins

IT & Panel Shop Manager

Kenneth Holaday

Asst. Project Manager & Engineer

Kenneth started his career at Preston after graduating from the University of Missouri--Kansas City with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He uses his education to help the project management team develop engineering solutions for clients.

Kenneth Holaday

Asst. Project Manager & Engineer

Logan Smith

Systems Integrator

Logan has an Associates of Science degree and has been a Preston team member for 4 years. As a systems integrator, he helps with the programming and installation of facility control systems.

Logan Smith

Systems Integrator

Loren Strodtman, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Loren has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and 6 years of experience with one of the largest engineering firms in the country. As a licensed P.E. in multiple states, he provides oversight for our design services.

Loren Strodtman, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Mark Cook

Field Operations Specialist

Mark joined the Preston team in 2017. As field operations specialist, he is responsible for the purchasing of raw materials and providing support for construction and fabrication services.

Mark Cook

Field Operations Specialist

Matthew Hernandez

Lead Drafting Technician

Matthew has a Degree in Computer Aided Drafting & Design and has been a proud Preston employee since 2016. As lead drafting technician, he helps translate project designs to 2-D & 3-D CAD models for construction.

Matthew Hernandez

Lead Drafting Technician

Michelle Gladieux

Accounts Payable Specialist

Michelle has been a dedicated Preston team member for over 20 years. Working within the Accounting team, she uses her years of expeirence to receive billing and expedite payments to our valued trade partners.

Michelle Gladieux

Accounts Payable Specialist

Nate Coble

Outside Sales

Nate has 15 years of experience in industrial parts sales. As our outside sales rep, he spends his time in the field, visiting facilities and finding solutions for our client's unique parts and service needs.

Nate Coble

Outside Sales

Rex Stover

Senior Parts Speciaist

With over 40 years of service, Rex is Preston's longest serving employee and the epitome of what it means to be "Preston Proud." His knowledge of parts, and dedication to his customers, make him a true asset to the Parts division.

Rex Stover

Senior Parts Speciaist

Robert (Bob) North

Director of Electrical Engineering & Design

Robert attended the University of Missouri School of Engineering and has over 27 years of experience with Preston Refrigeration. As the Director of Electrical Engineering and Design, he leads the development and build of our custom control panels.

Robert (Bob) North

Director of Electrical Engineering & Design

Robert Jones

Director of Systems Integration & Controls

With 21 years of experience, Robert is one of the most knowledgeable programmers in the industry. He leads our Controls Programming and Integration team, helping clients automate, monitor, and optimize the performance of their refrigeration system.

Robert Jones

Director of Systems Integration & Controls

Roger Smith

Asst. Director of Safety & PSM

Roger has been with Preston for 27 years, working as a laborer, pipefitter, welder, and service technician. As the Process Safety Management expert, he uses his field experience to help clients create functional and compliant PSM programs for their operation.

Roger Smith

Asst. Director of Safety & PSM

Ruben Luna

Shop Foreman

Ruben has been with Preston for 17 years, serving as a superintendent in the field. Transitioning to shop foreman in 2018, he has been instrumental in the development and growth of our Fabrication division.

Ruben Luna

Shop Foreman

Shaun Harmon

VP of Purchasing & Field Operations

Shaun has been a Preston team member for 22 years, working his way from laborer to VP of purchasing & field operations. He is charged with directing procurement of materials, fabrication operations and coordination of our field teams.

Shaun Harmon

VP of Purchasing & Field Operations

Tanner Harris

Foreman

Tanner is a certified welder and has over 10 years of experience in mechanical contracting. He uses his knowledge in heavy construction to lead work in the field and bring success to even the most difficult of projects.

Tanner Harris

Foreman

Thomas Baskind

Project Manager

Thomas has over 13 years of experience with Preston, serving as a fabricator, laborer, parts specialist, and drafter. Today, he works as a project manager, serving clients through all stages of the design/build process.

Thomas Baskind

Project Manager