Central Consolidated is the leading innovator in design-build contracting, specializing in mechanical, fire protection, and metal fabrication projects. Through teamwork, dedication, and outstanding quality, we are building a path of long-term growth and profitability for the benefit of our customers, employees, and company.
Joseph Samia, P.E.
Joe has been with Central since 1992. He started as a project engineer, and has served as our president since 2001. His leadership is only one of the ways Joe contributes to Central. He serves as our primary engineer, aids estimating and sales and has even helped with marketing, just to name a few. Joe is active in many industry associations including: Mechanical & Sheet Metal Contractors of Kansas, The Associated General Contractors of Kansas, and Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association.
Vice President of Service
Lyman has been with Central for over 28 years. In that time he has built our service department to one of the largest in Wichita and has been instrumental in Central’s expansion into South East Kansas. Above all Lyman proves again and again that Central’s customers come first. Lyman is actively involved in International Facility Management Association’s Wichita Chapter.
Jack is the leader of the Finance and Administrative Staff and oversees all financial aspects of Central Consolidated. He received his MBA from Wichita State University and is involved with Central’s Strategic Planning efforts as well. Jack is a member of the Construction Financial Management Association.
Darrin has been with Central Consolidated since 2013, his primary responsibilities include client relationships, employee development, evaluating the estimating program, budgeting current and upcoming projects, and supporting the company’s vision. His knowledge continues to grow as he seems eager to learn all he can about the vast array of work we do here at Central.
Scott has been with Central Air for more than 30 years, starting in the field and now managing some of our most important work. Scott is part of the backbone that has made Central what it is today. He manages ongoing work at our customers like Beechcraft and Spirit as well as overseeing construction projects like the Dustrol Paint Building and NCRA Alky Control Building.
Project Manager / Safety Director
Bill has been with Central for more than 30 years. He not only oversees the Safety Programs of Central Air and Central Fire, but also manages a significant number of projects for Central Air, including our work with Cessna and a large number of construction projects in Western Kansas.
Bob began his time at Central as a sheet-metal Apprentice over 25 years ago, and has spent the last several years in the field overseeing some of our largest projects as a sheet-metal foreman. In 2016 Bob joins us in the office, bringing new perspective to our Project Management team.
Dale joined Central over four years ago as our Service Salesman for the Wichita area and has continued to bring a great attitude and a wealth of industry experience with him.
Project Manager and Sheet Metal Superintendent
Chris is Central’s longest serving employee. He has been working here for over 38 years. He started out sweeping the floors in our steel shop and has now run the shop for several decades (although, I have seen him sweep up recently). Chris’s passion is for custom work. If you need it made of metal, he and our shop can make it, from giant tanks to small brackets.
Richard started with Central Consolidated in 2017 as the Construction Manager of the Fire Protection Division having over 25 years’ experience in Fire Protection. He began his career in August of 1992 at Whitewater Fire Sprinkler as an apprentice, ultimately becoming the Vice President where he would oversee business operations. He later moved on to Heritage Fire Sprinkler where he would oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion. Central is very happy to have such a positive individual join our team.
David started in the fire protection business at Whitewater Fire Sprinkler, which was opened by his father in 1980. He later joined the Air Force where he served as a fireman and then taught AutoCad to fire sprinkler engineers. He returned to Whitewater in 2006 and oversaw the sale of the business in 2010. He is excited to be back in the industry and providing an important service to our clients and community. David has earned a NICET 3 in water-based design and is looking forward to continuing his professional education.
Wade has been in the Fire Sprinkler Trade since 2000 beginning in Minneapolis, Minnesota as an apprentice in the Local 417. He became a Foreman in 2005 while working as a Service Tech so that he could better serve his customers. Wade enjoys building strong relationships with his customers while providing them with his quality expertise by completing their inspections and serving the fire sprinkler equipment. Wade moved to Wichita in 2011, and joined Central Consolidated in August of 2016 where he has continued to advance in his career. In January of 2017, he was promoted to Service Manager for our Fire Sprinkler Division and we are happy to have him as a part of our team!
Fire Sprinkler Estimator
Randy began his fire sprinkler career in 1976, working in the fabrication shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A year later he decided to expand his strengths and accepted a position as a gas welder in Harlan, Iowa. In 1981 he began working as an apprentice in the fire sprinkler trade in San Diego, California and has continued in the trade working his way through all aspects of the sprinkler business to his current position as an estimator in sales. Randy shares his sprinkler heritage with 3 generations.