Our Team

Rick Tullis

Rick Tullis

President

Rick Tullis, P.E., is a graduate from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He began his career by working for the Trane Company where he served in many capacities. He left the corporate world in 2001 to work for a mechanical contractor before becoming a founding partner of Capstone in 2005.

Stefan LeRow

Stefan LeRow

Senior VP of Project Operations

Stefan LeRow, a founding partner of Capstone, graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology. He began his career as a field engineer for a large oil well-field services company before transitioning into mechanical contracting in 2000.

David Torbert

David Torbert

VP of Controls & Commissioning

With 20 plus years of experience in the HVAC industry, David has deep expertise in working closely and strategically with a range of customers. His passion for innovation and customer success is the foundation of the culture for this organization. His responsibilities include building automation, LEAN construction initiatives, and Information Technology.

Dustin Uptmore

Dustin Uptmore

VP of Service Operations

Dustin graduated from TSTC with an Associate’s Degree in HVAC. He joined Capstone Mechanical in 2007 as a Service Apprentice. His skills as a technician and passion for serving customers was quickly recognized as he rose through the ranks and is now the VP of Service Operations with over 12 years of experience in the HVAC industry.

Nick Brown

Nick Brown

Plumbing & Piping Manager

Nick graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Geology. He began his career at Capstone Mechanical in 2014 transitioning out of the oil/gas industry and into mechanical contracting as a Project Manager. In 2015, he became the Plumbing/Piping Manager responsible for directing all Plumbing/Piping operations.

David Jones

David Jones

Accounting Manager

David graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. He became a CPA in 1992 and has over 20 years of experience working in real estate, banking and public accounting. He joined the Capstone team in 2008 and has been involved in all phases of the company's growth.

Aaron Head

Aaron Head

Controls Manager

Aaron graduated from the University of Texas in Tyler with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He got his start with Capstone in 2010 as a Service Engineer and eventually became the Controls Manager in 2014. In his role, he has become proficient in commercial building HVAC interoperations and varying process cooling and heating applications.

Tim McAdoo

Tim McAdoo

Logistics Manager

Tim graduated from TSTC with an Associate’s Degree in Drafting & Design. He joined the Capstone team in 2012 as a BIM Coordinator and in 2017 he became the Logistics Manager. As the Logistics Manager, Tim oversees Capstone’s shipping & receiving, vehicles, facilities maintenance, purchasing of materials, and equipment/tool assets.

Janise Ochoa

Janise Ochoa

Human Resource Manager

Janise Ochoa has been with Capstone Mechanical since its beginning in 2005, bringing with her over 14 years of experience in the HVAC industry. Over time, she has held many different positions at Capstone including Office Manager, Payroll Specialist, and currently, because of her dedication and strong passion for people, the Human Resources Manager. In her current role, Janise ensures the mission and values of Capstone are instilled and practiced daily in every team member.

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