David McGoodwin, Partner, President
Mr. McGoodwin has over 35 years of experience in the Water and Wastewater industry from both a Factory and Manufacturers Representative level. David was employed by companies such as Can-Tex Industries and Davis Industries from the factory side, and over 20 years with Newman Company and MVE as a local representative. He possesses a B.S. Degree in Microbiology with Chemistry minor from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.
Randy Greene, Partner, Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. Greene brings more than 25 years of experience in the Municipal Market both from a Large Valve Manufacturer (American Darling 1985 - 1990) and as a Representative in the Oklahoma and Texas areas with both Newman Company and MVE. Mr. Greene is very familiar with all areas of this industry from the consulting Engineers to supply houses and end-users. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1981 with a B.S. Degree in Industrial Engineering.
John Valley, Partner, South Texas
John started with MVE in March of 2003, He has 20 years of experience in the Water/Waste Water Industry. In 2012, John was promoted to Area Manager for all of South Texas. His area now includes Austin, San Antonio, Houston and all surrounding areas. He holds a B.S. Degree in Business Management with a concentration in accounting from The State University of New York at Binghamton.
Kim Palecek, Office Manager/Senior Project Manager/Inside Sales Manager
Kim joined MVE in June of 1995 as our Office Manager/Receptionist/Bookkeeper. Kim quickly added Project Management and Inside Sales to her responsibilities with MVE. As our Senior Project Manager, Kim handles the majority of our Project Management, coordinating with contractors on submittals, purchasing, scheduling and O & M’s. She provides excellent customer service and vendor interaction skills, which she utilizes in her many duties at MVE. In addition to Inside Sales and Project Management, Kim also presides over our Human Resource and Payroll Departments. Kim has been an excellent resource at MVE for over 20 years.
Jim Anderson, Dallas Office, Estimator/Project Coordinator
Jim started with MVE in January of 2006, he has a combined 30 years of experience in the Water and Wastewater Industry consisting of 20 years of experience in the Water/Waste Water Construction Industry with Cajun Constructors Inc. and R.M. Wright Construction and 10 years experience in the Municipal Valve market with MVE. Jim is very familiar with all aspects of this industry including Project Management, Estimating, Scheduling, Construction and Valve Automation. He possesses an Associates Degree in Oil and Gas Technology from Kilgore Jr. College.
Clint Pulliam, Dallas Office, Inside/Outside Sales, Technical Service
Clint joined MVE in October of 2010. Clint has 15 years of construction experience and 6 years of Water/Wastewater experience. His experience in the Water/Wastewater industry ranges from technical assistance and start up to inside-out sales to project management to engineering assistance at project design phase to inventory management to shipping/receiving.
Eric Ryals, Dallas Office, Service Technician
Eric started with MVE in June of 2016 bringing with him over 15 years of experience in the water industry. Eric joined the Marine Corps out of High School specializing in water treatment as a Water Support Technician and reaching the rank of Sergeant by the end of his 8 years of service. Eric comes to MVE bringing knowledge and experience as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician that maintains all crucial instrumentation of the treatment process, review engineer submittal, and work with vendors to maintain safe and adequate drinking water. He also has experience as a Service Engineer maintaining all the electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic actuators. We are proud to have him here with us at MVE utilizing his skills to develop plant level relationships, site surveys, and making repairs on valves and actuators.
Trina Hubacek, Dallas Office, Accounts Receivable/Payable/Office Administrator
Trina joined MVE in August of 2017; she has over 20 years experience in the accounting field. Trina handles all accounts receivable and accounts payable accounts. Her responsibilities also include receptionist and administrative duties. Trina has superb customer service skills and has proven to be a valued addition to MVE.
Janice Fuqua, Dallas Office, Project Manager/Purchasing/Service Coordinator
Janice joined MVE in February 2018; She has over 19 years of experience in handling all aspects of office management, project management, inside sales, purchasing and accounting. She brings 16 years of knowledge in the Water/Wastewater Industry working closely with engineers and contractors throughout the pre-bid and bid process.
Michael Robertson, Houston Office, Inside Sales/Project Manager
Mike started with MVE in our Austin branch in March 2011; he has since relocated to our Houston branch. Before coming to MVE, Mike worked in Retail as a Department Manager/Sales Manager. Mike holds an Associate Degree in Business Administration from North Harris Montgomery Community College and a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Texas State University in San Marcos.
Brian Syzdek, Houston Office – Outside Sales
Brian joined MVE in September 2017. He has over 30 years of experience in the Water and Wastewater industry, from both the factory and manufacturer’s representative level. Brian’s history includes many years with Watts, specializing in their Automatic Control Valve division, holding positions ranging from Assembly & Testing, Technical Services Management, Regional and National Sales Management. He has also served as National Sales Manager for AMES Company and Dorot Control Valves. Brian uses his experience to assist design engineers and municipalities in their selection and specification of valve solutions tailored to their specific applications and requirements. Brian is based in Houston and works with our South Texas area sales group.
Kimberly Gruver, Gulf Coast Office, Inside Sales/Project Manager
Kimberly joined MVE at our Gulf Coast Office in October of 2012. She has over 25 years in customer service and accounting. Kimberly’s career began with an Associate’s Degree in Business, from Clinton Community College. She joined her family owned business where she was the head of accounting. In 1991, her entrepreneurial spirit took over and Kimberly owned and operated her own business catering to the special needs of her discriminating clientele until joining MVE in 2012. Kimberly’s responsibilities include office management, project management and customer service.
Steve Thomas, Gulf Coast Area Manager
Steve started with MVE in June of 2009; he has over 25 years of experience in the Water/Wastewater industry, from both a factory and a manufacturer’s representative level. Steve has been employed by companies such as The Mueller Company, National Product Manager, and M&H/Kennedy Valve Company, Engineered Products National Sales Manager, prior to joining MVE in 2009. Steve uses his experience to work closely with design engineering firms, municipalities, distributors, and contractors. His area includes the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.
Philip Knighton, Estimator
Philip joined MVE in July of 2008 as one of the company’s estimators; he has over 10 years of experience in the Water/Wastewater Industry. In 2004 he moved to Phoenix to train under the National Manger of Plant Department for Hughes Supply were he gained his experienced in Pump/Lift Stations, Transmission Mains and Water/Wastewater Plant estimating.