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 Consolidated 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 Consolidated 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.
Christopher Qualls, P.E.
Mechanical Construction Manager
Chris has been working at Central Consolidated since November of 2019, as our Mechanical Construction Manager. His experience includes over 25 years in Design Engineering and Manufacturing. Chris graduated from Arkansas State with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also served with US Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan. Chris is a proud member of AEE and ASHRAE.
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.
Steve first began working at Central Consolidated in 1995, having held positions from Apprentice, Journeyman and Field Foreman to his current position as an Estimator. During Steve’s 24 years in the sheet metal industry, his responsibilities have included manpower, training, budgeting, Project Manager and Safety Director.
Scott has been with Central Consolidated 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.
Bill has been with Central Consolidated for more than 30 years. He manages a significant number of projects for Central, including our work with Cessna and a large number of construction projects in Western Kansas.
James began working with Central Consolidated in 2007, having held positions from Sheet Metal Field Foreman and Superintendent to his current position as a Project Manager. His experience includes over 29 years in the Sheet Metal industry. James specializes in the healthcare industry.
Project Manager/Sheet Metal Superintendent
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 joined the Project Management team and is also our Sheet Metal Superintendent.
Piping General Superintendent
Dusty has been working with Central Consolidated since 2006, having held positions from Foreman and Job Superintendent to his current position as Piping General Superintendent. His experience includes over 23 years in the piping industry. He is currently part of Local Union 441.
Troy has been working with Central Consolidated since April of 2019, having held the positions of Service Salesman and currently Service Manager of our Mechanical Division. His experience includes over 25 years in the service industry and before working with Central, Troy has previously held the title of Maintenance Supervisor and Service Manager.
Dale began working at Central Consolidated in 2014, having held the position of Service Salesman. His experience includes over 28 years in the heating and air conditioning field with an extensive background in troubleshooting electrical and control issues along with repair and customer service. Dale’s responsibilities include handling the estimation, sales and maintenance for commercial refrigeration, boilers, computer rooms and supporting equipment.
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.
Construction Manager Fire Protection Division
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.
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.
Tucker has been working at Central Consolidated since January of 2020 as the Safety Manager. He previously interned at Central in the summer of 2019. Tucker graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University.