The Experience and Expertise of the Gulf Mechanical Team Guarantees You Quality and Reliability

With over 140 combined years of experience, our management staff can provide you with quality, reliability, and professionalism to help you meet the needs of your customer. Get to know the key players in our company below:

Rick Montz

VP of Construction rmontz@gulfmc.net (352) 801-1281

With over 30 years in project management, Rick’s projects experience includes: hospitality, healthcare, commercial, government, industrial and more. He’s proficient in management, estimating, and coordination software. Rick graduated with a Business Administration degree from the University of New Orleans and also holds a Mechanical Engineering degree.    

Patrick Gallahan

VP of Construction pgallahan@gulfmc.net (352) 801-5535

With over 20 years of experience in large Plumbing and Mechanical projects, Patrick’s background includes new construction and renovations for commercial, industrial, healthcare, hotel, LEED, educational, government/municipal, dormitory, airport, sports facilities, and solar, up to $16-million in size. His skill set includes overall project management from project inception to completion.

Patrick Comitz

Chief Estimator pcomitz@gulfmc.net (352) 630-2320

35 years experience in Plumbing and Mechanical, including Field Technician, Job Supervisor, Purchasing Agent, Estimator and Project Manager. Projects include healthcare, industrial, process piping, hospitality and government facilities.

Mike Bradford

CAD Department Coordinator mbradford@gulfmc.net (352) 816-9757

Over 30 years experience in the construction industry in pre-planning, CAD assist, safety, budget, scheduling, quality control and more. Meticulous attention to detail.Major project experience as superintendent and foreman, keeping jobs on schedule and within budget. Mike supervises the pre-fabrication shop.

Ed Foster

Purchasing Director efoster@gulfmc.net (352) 801-0973

Graduated with two Building Construction Technology degrees, has a General Contractor’s license and over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry with nearly 10 years in Purchasing.

Tom Sherman

President tsherman@gulfmc.net (352) 460-4176

Started with the basics – 4 years Apprentice Training Program, then on to the Supervisors Training Academy of Clemson University. After 25 years in the field and in management, rose to the position of President of a prominent mechanical company in Florida.