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:

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.

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.

Ed Foster

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

Graduated with two Building Construction Technology degrees, 20 years experience in the construction industry, 5 years in Purchasing.

Dereck Reigada

Prefabrication Manager dreigada@gulfmc.net (352) 801-0972

With 12 years experience in construction, Dereck started as a helper and has worked his way up. Projects include Schools, Hospitality, Theme parks, Health care and Mechanical Plants. Always striving to learn and succeed, Dereck manages manpower with job schedules, set up standards and procedures and ensuring compliance.

Mike Colantuono

Safety Director/Field Operations Manager michaelc@gulfmc.net (352) 630-8074

Over 25 years of construction experience, Mike is a credentialed safety professional possessing the CHST (Construction Health and Safety Technician) designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, a licensed crane operator, an authorized OSHA 500 instructor, and a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

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.

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.