Our Top Executives
Joseph graduated in 2007 with a B.S. in Construction Technology from Texas State University. After college, Joey went to work in San Antonio on the General Contractor side until 2010 before joining Fireproof Contractors to open the Central Texas branch of Fireproof. Joey has performed many different roles for Fireproof, including installing many of the products, superintendent, estimating, project managing and is currently the Vice President and Owner in charge of the Central Texas office as well as oversees all sales & estimating for the both branches of the company. Joey enjoys focusing on how Fireproof Contractors can internally run more efficiently and over the past 5 years has developed an in-house sales and operations software. The software has been integral in helping provide quality service to Fireproof Contractors’ customers and added the ability to spot the ever changing market trends throughout the region. Joey lives in Austin, TX with his wife, Caroline and his son, Newt.
Mark graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Lamar University. Mark played Collegiate Baseball while at Lamar and brings that competitive nature into business. Mark has over 26 years of experience in the construction industry and he created and helped grow our waterproofing division starting back in 2005. Mark has performed many different roles for Fireproof; including an installer for many of our product lines, Estimator, Project Manager and is currently the President and Owner. Mark lives in Houston with his wife, Deanna, and their four children.
As one of the original Co-Founders of Fireproof Contractors, Inc, Ray brings many years of Insulation and Fireproofing Management experience. He has established Fireproofing divisions in previous companies before starting Fireproof Contractors in 1991. He has since sold FPC to his two sons who have added a Waterproofing Division and a Central Texas location. Partially retired, Ray now operates in a capacity as a Management Consultant. In his off time, he enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with his 7 grandkids.
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Meet the Team
Our Top Notch Team of Professionals at your service
Chief Financial Officer
Duane graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Accounting. He has a background as a financial executive for retail, distribution, professional services, and construction businesses. His experience includes strategic planning, financial systems and controls, asset management, and profit maximization.
Human Resource Director
Director of Health and Safety
Stephanie graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialization in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in administration from Lamar University. She recently joined Fireproof Contractors bringing 15 years of management experience to assist us in a new HR Director role. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.
Gabriel has 20 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health Management in the Construction and Facilities Sectors providing over site of Operational Risk Management. He has extensive education in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental accreditations from Texas State Technical College and has earned OSHA outreach certifications from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Gerald graduated from Northeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He has worked over 31 years in the construction industry in accounting and finance. Throughout my career it has been rewarding to be part of a team responsible to the successful and profitable completion of construction projects.
Michael graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He has 17 years of experience as a purchasing manager in the construction industry. When he’s not busy buying things he can most often be found rebuilding guitars or playing guitar in his church’s worship band.
Senior Project Manager
Antonio has been working in Waterproofing Trade for more than 20 years. His knowledge has been throughout management along with hands on field experience. He thrives in assisting our customers with questions that they may have in this trade and work with them to achieve a successful project. He holds multiple certifications such as: QAP (Quality Assurance Program) from ABAA (Air Barrier Association of America). He is very passionate about his career and loves what he does.
Brad was born and raised in Plano, TX. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics. After graduation, he moved to Austin, TX to begin his career in construction at a small, locally owned subcontractor. His first 5 years in the construction industry were spent building his project management and estimating skills in other trades, before moving to Fireproof Contractors. His free time is spent either playing golf, working out, or exploring Austin.
Chad was raised in the Piney Woods of East Texas. A 2013 graduate from Sam Houston State University with a B.S. in Design & Development, he began his career in the Fire Protection Industry as Project Engineer for fire suppression systems. He joined Fireproof Contractors in 2019 to move his focus away from the engineering side of commercial construction to Project Management. Chad has a wide range of fire protection and construction knowledge and has helped complete some challenging and unique projects throughout the State of Texas. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors hitting the links for a round of golf, hunting, and fishing as well as relaxing with his wife and daughter.
Israel has 18 years of experience in the Fireproof and Insulation industry from applying to manufacturing various products. Striving in assisting completion of construction projects, as well customers schedule needs. As a native Houstonian he likes our fellow teams, country, rock music, and enjoy outdoors…#Go ‘Stros!
Justin graduation from the University of Dayton in 2006 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He spent the first 10+ years of his career working in heavy steel manufacturing and industrial coatings serving in a variety of roles. He has been a member of the Fireproof Contractors team since 2018 and brings with him a diverse skillset with an emphasis on project and personnel management and as well as quality and process improvement.
Ryan is our Senior Estimator. He was born and raised in Georgetown, TX before moving to San Marcos to obtain his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice in Law Enforcement. Following his college experience, he found a place at Fireproof Contractors as an estimator and the rest is history! In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, going to see movies, and exploring with his dog, Nook.
Will is originally from Chicago,IL. He came to Texas in 1989 to attend Texas Southern University to study Construction Management. After college, he obtained 20+ years of experience in Commercial and Residential Construction Management. Will joined the Fireproof Contractors team in 2014 and became our Project Manager over our building Insulation, Firestop, and Firesafe division.
Doug was born and raised in El Paso, TX. He attended college at Texas State University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Geography – Resource and Environment Studies. Shortly after graduating, he began his career as a Police Officer. In 2013 he chose to change his career path from law enforcement to the construction industry. He joined Fireproof Contractors as an Estimator. He is an integral part of the team as we create one of the most knowledgeable and accurate estimating departments in our industry.