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AMPAM is California's #1 design-build multifamily residential plumbing subcontractor, specializing in high-rise, multi-use, student and senior housing.
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Decades of Experience

ABOUT AMPAM PARKS MECHANICAL

Absolutely Stunning Design & Functionality

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Our mission is to provide our customers with the greatest possible value by leveraging the latest developments in technology, design, quality and best practices. We truly believe in the term Trade Partners.

CAREFULLY CRAFTED INTELLIGENT DESIGN

For decades, AMPAM has been an industry leader and one that is committed to quality, safety and unprecedented customer service.

 

Through good economic times and bad, AMPAM has continued to prosper and grow the business while advancing the state of the art within the ever-changing world of plumbing & mechanical contracting.

 

We are dedicated to providing our valued customers the highest level of technology and innovation while remaining eco-conscious and offering sustainable solutions for the future.

 

More importantly, AMPAM has an unwavering commitment to education and training within our industry. As a business leader in California, we are proud to raise the visibility of our field with the next generation and endeavor to create skill and ingenuity within the talented employees who will advance the AMPAM organization into the next generation.

MARKETS: A CALIFORNIA COMPANY

Number 1 in California

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LOS ANGELES

128 Properties. 24,710  Units

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ORANGE COUNTY

136 Properties. 34,758 Units

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SAN DIEGO/INLAND EMPIRE

80 Properties. 20,785 Units

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

11 Properties. 2,919 Units

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Decades of Experience and Leadership

Buddy Parks

“Buddy” has complete responsibility for the company’s sales, marketing and estimating processes and methodologies. He is also the primary contact for customer relations. Buddy started his career as a plumbing and mechanical subcontractor with his father’s company in 1978. He brings over 35 years of field and management related experience to AMPAM.

Charles E. Parks III

CEO
John D Parks

John has over 35 years of field and management experience. His responsibilities include field operations and field customer service which includes all construction from trenching through groundwork, rough and finish. John started his career as a plumbing and mechanical subcontractor with his father’s company in 1980.

John Parks

President
James Wright

James joined AMPAM in 1998. He has over 30 years of financial management experience. He is a licensed CPA by the State of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. James received his BS in Business Administration from Menlo School of Business and a Master in Public Accounting from Golden Gate University.

James C. Wright III

Chief Financial Officer
Lewis Averill

Lewis joined AMPAM in 2004. Lewis has over 30 years of management experience in the military, aerospace, technology and construction industries. Lewis received his undergraduate degree from UCLA, a Certificate in Information Systems and MS degree in Systems Management from USC and a MBA degree from Pepperdine University.

Lewis Averill

Chief Operating Officer
Lewis Averill

Jim joined the company in 2011 and possesses over 30 years of project and general management experience. Jim is responsible for the optimal integration and continuous improvement of company’s shop operations processes and methodologies. He received his BS in Business Law, Operations & Production Management degree from Cal Poly University, Pomona.

Jim LaBouff

General Manager
Lewis Averill

Rocky has been with the company since 1997. He started in the plumbing industry in 1974 as a laborer, joined AMPAM as a Foreman and went on to become the Superintendent for the Riverside and San Bernardino area of operation. He has subsequently taken over responsibility for all of the company’s field operations.

Rocky Holt

VP - Field Operations
Jason Parks

Jason joined the company in 1997 and is the principle relationship owner with all of the company’s architecture customers and as such is also the company’s primary evangelist for its unique value add – the Design / Build concept. Jason received his BFA degree from CSULB.

Jason Parks

VP of Design Engineering
James S Parks

Jim has been with the company since 2006. He is responsible for all of the company’s reconstruction (upgrade) processes and methodologies. Jim started his career with Parks and Sons Plumbing in the early 1980s as a plumber and foreman and subsequently as Vice President of Service and Repair. Jim also served as President of Super Plumber.

Jim Parks

VP of Reconstruction
Roland Kasandjian

Roland joined the company in 2006 and has over 25 years of materials, manufacturing and warehousing management experience. He is responsible for the company’s material, warehousing, fabrication and distribution processes and methodologies. Roland received his BS degree in Industrial Engineering from CSULB.

Roland Kazandjian

Director - Materials Mgmt
Lewis Averill

Don joined the company in 1997. Don brings with him over 40 years of plumbing experience and is an expert in plumbing systems constructability best practices. He is responsible for the company’s construction engineering processes and methodologies.

Don Mayfield

Director – Construction Engineering
Lewis Averill

Sonia joined the company in 2012 and possesses over 20 years of purchasing experience in the construction industry. She is responsible for the company’s purchasing processes and methodologies. Sonia received her undergraduate degree in Construction with a minor in Architecture from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC).

Sonia Price

Director – Purchasing
Lewis Averill

Chris joined the company in 2012 with 10 years of public and private accounting experience. Chris is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting processes and methodologies. He is a licensed CPA by the State of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his BS in Business Administration degree from UCR.

Chris Byrth

Controller
Lewis Averill

Keith joined the company in 2012. He brings over 30 years of plumbing execution, project and general management experience. Keith is responsible for the company’s project management office (PMO) processes and methodologies.

Keith Price

Director – Project Management
Lewis Averill

Luis joined the company in 2013 with over ten years of human resource management experience. He is responsible for the company’s human resource and safety processes and methodologies. He received his undergraduate degree from CSUSB and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is certified from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Luis Cuellar

Director – Human Resources and Safety
Lewis Averill

Phil joined the company in 2013 and possesses over 20 years of information technology experience. He is responsible for the company’s information technology infrastructure which involves implementing new technologies throughout operations, as well as maintaining a secure and reliable network.

Phil Borough

Manager – Information Technology
Lewis Averill

Marla joined the company in 2014 bringing with her over 25 years of design engineering experience. She is responsible for the company’s design engineering operations, processes and methodologies. Marla received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Design from CSUF and holds multiple professional certifications.

Marla Tatarian

Manager – Design Engineering
Lewis Averill

Roger joined the company in 2014. Roger has over 20 years of experience in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) industry and is an expert in assisting Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) companies transition from 2D to 3D technologies. Roger was also the founder and CEO of two companies, L.A. CAD and AEC Factory.

Roger Charbonneau

Director – Virtual Design & Construction

A COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Sustainable for the Future

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Environmentally Conscious

AMPAM is environmentally conscious and committed to sustainable practices in the plumbing & mechanical contracting industry. We promote the importance of “green initiatives” and the impact they can have on buildings and the people who inhabit them.

 

As a company, we do our part to recycle and evaluate how we can reduce waste on a day-to-day basis. AMPAM deploys LEED-trained personnel that are tasked with promoting green building practices.

 

Research indicates that utilities represent the single largest controllable operating expense for larger buildings.

Decreased Costs

AMPAM can assist with “Green” projects, energy cost reduction and providing efficient plumbing design. Now more than ever, you need to successfully balance energy savings with occupant comfort.

 

AMPAM can assist you in developing an efficient system design as well as help you in lowering your energy and operating costs and increasing your ENERGY STAR rating.

 

BOMA (Building Owners & Managers Association) research shows that a building is more competitive, profitable and valuable when the environmental systems are built and maintained efficiently.

OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS

A Premier Network of Clients and Partners

Our Process

Our experience in design and fabrication facilitates a seamless transition from design to contractor, effectively value-engineering both large and smaller projects.

Latest Projects

AMPAM serves its primary customers, apartment developers in the Southern and Central California markets, from our Wilmington headquarters in Los Angeles County.

Questions?

For any information on upcoming projects, employment opportunities or to get in touch with customer service, you may call 310-835-1532 or reach us through email at our contact page.