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Team

Decades of Experience

Our Team

Executive Team

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Buddy Parks

CEO

“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.

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John Parks

President

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.

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James Wright

Chief Financial Officer

James joined AMPAM in 1998 and brings 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

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Lewis Averill

Chief Operating Officer

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.

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Jason Parks

VP of Design Engineering

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.

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Jim Parks

VP of Customer Service

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.

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Drew DeFalle

VP of Sales and Marketing

Drew brings nearly 20 years of business development experience in the construction industry.  Drew’s academic credentials include a BS in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, a graduate certificate in Construction Management from UCLA and he is also currently enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Southern California.

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Uzma Khan

VP of Business Operations

Uzma Khan has almost 20 years of experience in the areas of Finance, HR and Technology Management. Having worked in a number of industries, her expertise is focused on operations, process efficiency and systems.  At AMPAM, Uzma is responsible for ensuring the company’s internal operations are running efficiently and effectively. Uzma has a BS in Finance from California State University, Northridge and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

 

Management Team

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Don Mayfield

Director of Construction Engineering

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.

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Roland Kazandjian

Director of Material Management

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.

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Keith Price

Director of Project Management

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.

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Sonia Price

Director of Purchasing

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).

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Leslie Briggs, Jr.

General Manager – Northern California

Leslie  joined the company in October 2016 and possesses over 16 years of  experience in the construction industry. He is responsible for the company’s Northern California area.  Leslie received his degree at Azusa Pacific University.

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Marla Tatarian

Manager of Design Engineering

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.

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Phil Borough

Manager of Information Technology

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.

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Judy Lack

Director of Talent & Human Resources

Judy joined the company in 2015 and possesses over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Management. She is a versatile leader specializing in Talent Acquisition Management while driving HR team efforts to support internal clients.