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 almost 25 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 Central’s Finance and Administrative Staff. He oversee all financial aspects of both Central Air and Central Fire.
A relatively new addition to Central, Michael is in charge of all mechanical construction activity including estimating, project management, and field operations. Mike has over 35 years of construction industry experience, including an extensive background in design/build construction, and his project expertise includes large industrial, hospital, higher education, commercial, office, retail, large distribution, medical office, hospitality, state, and federal work. Michael is a strong advocate for partnering, joint ventures, teaming, and lean construction practice.
Jim began working with Central in 2000 as one of our sheet metal workers, and since has moved on to project management and is now part of our estimating team. Jim specializes in sheet metal estimating and is able to draw on his vast experience to make certain we are doing the job right and in the most cost effective manner.
Darrin is the newest member of our estimating department, but fills a very important position on the team. Darrin’s primary responsibility is plumbing related, but 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.
Central Air has been proud to have Shawn on staff for over 17 years. Aside from multiple construction projects, such as the Kansas Leadership Center, Intrust Bank Remodel and Via Christi St. Francis 7th and 8th Floor remodels, Shawn also oversees several ongoing work contracts with our customers. Two of Shawn’s major customers are Wesley and Via Christi, which take advantage of his variety of skills including being a certified medical gas piping installation instructor.
Scott has been with Central Air for more than 27 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 26 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 20 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 as our Service Salesman for the Wichita area. Dale brings 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 almost 34 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.