• Commercial Air Conditioner Repair and Service in Austin, San Antonio, and Waco

Our Team

Our APS family is comprised of three dedicated departments all focused on achieving the same vision. We are a diverse group of assiduous people filled with joy, laughter, and passion for the industry. Among our team is an endless wealth of knowledge and commitment to not only our customers, but to one another. We understand that we are only as good as our weakest link, which is why we thrive ourselves on creating an amazing team where we value each person as an intricate piece to the puzzle.

Meet The Team

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Service Team

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Automation Team

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Office Staff



Growing up in a suburb of New Orleans, Staci has always had a passion for people and life. She spent four years pursuing a business degree from Southwestern Louisiana University and the University of New Orleans. In her 4th year, Staci decided to flip the script and obtain her Cosmetology License. She enrolled in the Aveda Institute of New Orleans program in the spring of 2005. In a few short months, the city was hit by Hurricane Katrina, thus uprooting her to...

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Growing up Donald’s father was in the Commercial HVAC business. He recalls that every time they would pass a building that he serviced he would tell Donald all about it. Although at the time he didn’t understand, it intrigued him and birthed a passion inside of him to one day own his own commercial HVAC company. The dream was easy, but the path to get there was not. In 2001, Donald entered the work field. He began working for a Union sheet metal shop in New...

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Operations Manager

Emily was born in Oklahoma, but she spent most of her childhood years growing up in Louisiana. In 2010, she found herself moving to Houston, Texas to get out of her small town. It was there that Emily attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Accounting from Sam Houston State University in 2014. Due to her hard-working mindset and her attention to detail, there is nothing Emily cannot achieve. She excels in everything she touches, as she truly does...

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Vice President

  • dave@aps-centraltx.com
  • 512- 573-4247

Born and raised in Delray Beach, Florida, the youngest of three boys, Dave knows what it means to work. His dad owned a custom home building company and at the young age of the 11, Dave entered the work force. Making .50 cents per hour, Dave spent his summers helping the family business. As time went on, his hourly wage and skill set grew. When it was time to go off to college, Dave left Delray Beach and headed to the big city of Dallas where he attended Southern Methodist University. He originally...

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Account Manager

With over 15 years of experience under his belt in the HVAC Industry, Ruben understands the value of meeting a customer’s needs the first time. In 2013, Ruben joined the Air Performance team as a Service Technician. Through the years he quickly advanced to a supervisor role due to his exceptional troubleshooting skills in HVAC repairs, service, equipment, maintenance and electrical systems. Today Ruben serves as one of our Account Managers. Since stepping into...


Account Manager

Born and raised in Jarrell, Texas Travis has over 16 years’ experience in the HVAC installation and management industry. He has an extensive skillset inclusive of maintenance, construction, retrofits, performance contracting, operations management and sales. With a well-rounded background like his, Travis is an asset to any team. Luckily for us, Travis joined the APS Team in August of 2017 as a Superintendent. Due to his passion for helping our clients find...


Inside sales

With over 30 years of experience in the Mechanical Service Trade, Don’s knowledge has been a vital tool to our business. Don started working as a helper in the HVAC field at the young age of 16. Since then he thoroughly pursed and attained an associate degree from Oklahoma State University of Technology and has his Plant Maintenance Manager Certification from the Association for Facility Engineering. Throughout his career Don has worked as a Plant Operations...

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Inside Sales

With 35 years of experience, Carlos began his career in the HVAC industry in 1984. He graduated from Universal Technical Institute in 1986 with certifications in HVACR and Solar Energy. Carlos describes Jackie, his wife of 34 years, and himself as unicorns as they are some of the rare folks that were born and raised in South Austin, which Carlos also refers as God’s county. Thanks to his love for the City, in June of 2016 Carlos joined the APS Family as one of...


Accounting Manager

Growing up in Youngstown, Ohio Joy has always had a love for accounting. Her passion ignited her senior year of high school when she became eligible for a job study program that placed her in an engineering firm as an accounting assistant. Joy then worked hard to obtain her Master of Accountancy from Ashford University. In 2010, Joy moved to Austin, Texas with her husband and two kids. Throughout her career, Joy has worked in many different industries but has...

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Service Coordinator

Growing up in Southern California, Monique has been exposed to many different cultures across the West Coast. Before moving to Austin in 2016, Monique and her husband, Nathan, lived in Seattle Washington. With her love for learning and new experiences, Monique’s passions are just as diverse as the cities she has lived in. She has a background in culinary arts and early childhood development, each of which she soared to the top with her dynamic management...

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Warehouse Manager

With Louisiana roots, Tim immediately fit in with the rest of the team. His love for life exuberates all that cross his pass, so his 13 years in retail was very successful. Tim joined the APS family in October of 2015 as part of our Automation Team. He showed up with a smile and contagious joy, that has yet to subside. He worked hard developing skill sets over the two and a half year period he was part of the automation team, helping to catapult them to becoming one...


Systems Supervisor

As a lifelong resident of Austin, Texas Fred knows the Austin Market and has been a huge asset to our team! Being the youngest child with 14 siblings, Fred grew up with drive and a hard-working spirit! He graduated from A.N. McCallum Highschool in 1988 and entered the work field shortly after. Fred has over 20 years’ experience in the automotive and retail industries, which has instilled in him the value of honest customer service. In 2011, Fred made a career...

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Systems Account Manager

Beginning his career in 1994, Mark is a seasoned vet in this industry! He is a lifelong Texas resident who grew up in Houston, graduated high school from Livingston High, and graduated from Capital City Trade and Tech School with a HVAC degree. While in college, Mark began working for an AC Contractor running parts. He since has 5 separate years’ experience in both Residential and Commercial HVAC. In 2005 Mark was presented with an opportunity for growth and...


Senior Systems Specialist

Erik began his career in the HVAC and Building Automation Industry while attending trade school in New Orleans, LA. After attaining multiple ASE Certifications for Automotive Repair, he would help install HVAC and Building Automation equipment as a second job. In 2009 Erik made a career move and began working full time for a Mechanical Contractor in Houston, TX leading their BAS team for three years. With a desire for more and a passion for learning, Erik moved...


Senior Systems Specialist

  • kevin@aps-centraltx.com
  • 512-779-0652

Since 2019, Kevin has been an outstanding member of our team. He is native born Texan that began his life in Houston but spent his childhood in various parts of the state including Beaumont/Port Arthur and Dallas/Fort Worth urban areas. From the beginning of his working days, Kevin has always had a technical mindset. He began his career installing car stereos for friends after school. Upon graduating from High school in 2001, Kevin moved to Austin to pursue a degree from ITT Technical Institute. He...


PM Supervisor

Growing up in Hawkins, Texas Holden knows the value of hard labor. In May of 2012, Holden began his HVAC career as an apprentice on the residential side of the industry, but quickly worked his way into a service role. About three years into his career, Holden began taking night classes at AAS HVACR Tyler Junior College. It was there that he graduated and obtained his associate degree in HVAC. During that time Holden’s passion for knowledge and growth led him...

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Senior Service Technician

Manny is a lifelong resident of Austin, Texas that knows the local marker better than most. Fresh out of high school Manny attended Capital City Trade and Technical School. Upon completion he joined the wonderful world of building engineering. Manny gained a wealth of knowledge and a vast skillset during the ten years he worked for one of Austin’s most desired hotels. It was there that he was introduced and fell in love with the HVAC industry. On what seemed...


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