Matt Hines Founder & CEO
Matt Hines is the founder and CEO of MRB Contractors, and its two subsidiaries. Mr. Hines is closely involved in all phases of the company’s growth from budgetary overview and financial forecasting, to sales and marketing. He has been instrumental in helping MRB become one of the state’s premier commercial roofing, and commercial exterior companies.
With the success MRB has experienced Mr. Hines formed Dallas Texas Equipment Company (DTEC Equipment), as well as MRB Transportation. These entities are owned by MRB Contractors, and operate respectively within the heavy equipment industry, and the trucking industry. The companies have allowed MRB to become vertically integrated which provides it’s customers with significant cost savings, and enhanced reliability, and safety.
Since launching MRB Contractors in 2012, Mr. Hines has spent the last 2 years on the board of the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association, and is now serving as president of the board. He has also been involved in various other professional organizations such as the Roofing Consultants Institute (RCI), Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT), the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA), as well as many others.
Mr. Hines attended TCU during the summer of 2002 on a full football scholarship, and was part of Gary Patterson’s first recruiting class. Due to a neck injury he left TCU, and attended The University of Texas at Arlington where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance. Mr. Hines also has a license to practice real estate in Texas, and he holds an active insurance adjusters license within the state of Texas.
Mr. Hines resides in Southlake, TX with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and traveling.
Casey Sneed Vice President
Casey Sneed is the Vice President for MRB Contractors, and its two subsidiaries. Mr. Sneed works directly with the company’s sales department, administrative staff, and executive personnel. He also deals directly with MRB’s largest clients to ensure that customer satisfaction is never compromised, and expectations are surpassed. In addition, Mr. Sneed is responsible for monthly sales quotas, and the overall financial health of the company.
Mr. Sneed’s background in construction began when he was a teenager working in the family concrete business. He continued to hone his skills by attending construction seminars, and blueprint reading courses. After working in construction during his early 20’s he went on to attend college at the University of North Texas where he studied business management. Shortly after, he took a Director position in the finance sector analyzing loans, and assessing credit risk.
During the latter part of 2012 Mr. Sneed saw there were vast opportunities at MRB, and decided to leave the finance industry and join forces with Mr. Hines. When Mr. Sneed initially started in 2012 the company was still in its inception phase and operated out of a single office. Since joining the company he has personally assisted in helping MRB grow into an enterprise that currently employs between 20-30 people, and operates a fleet of vehicles, and heavy equipment.
Mr. Sneed resides in McKinney, TX with his wife, and 2 daughters. He is a member of Prestonwood Baptist Church, and he enjoys, hunting, fishing, and golf in his free time.
Eric Walund Director of Operations
Eric Walund is the Director of Operations for MRB Contractors. He is responsible for the oversight of all large scale commercial and industrial projects to ensure production deadlines are met, and jobs are performed in a safe, time efficient manner. In addition, Mr. Walund works directly with MRB’s executive personnel, project managers and superintendents.
Mr. Walund’s career in construction dates back to 1992 when he first got his start working for a steel building erector. In 1994 he transitioned into the commercial painting and waterproofing industry where he spent nearly 5 years honing his skills in exterior waterproofing systems. In 1999 he branched into the commercial roofing industry where he was able to utilize his skills as a disciplined and well respected leader in the commercial roofing arena.
Shortly thereafter in 2001 he was offered a position as the operations manager for one of the most well-established roofing companies in the DFW. Mr. Walund’s commercial roofing experience includes directing and overseeing all phases of the roofing process. He has managed numerous multimillion dollar projects, and has overseen maintenance departments which service the largest commercial real estate firms in the country.
Mr. Walund is knowledgeable in all types of commercial roofing systems including: BUR, single-ply, foam, metal, composition and coatings. Mr. Walund is currently certified through NCI Building Systems and enjoys working hand-in-hand with manufacturers to create the best possible solutions and experience for the customer. Mr. Walund is an active leader in the roofing industry and has served on the board of the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) since 2012. He holds an RCAT license as a Roofing Company Manager, and is well respected amongst his peers.
Mr. Walund resides in Mansfield, TX and enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors and keeping fit.
Ivan Garcia Director of Business Development
Ivan Garcia is the Director of Business Development for MRB Contractors, and its two subsidiaries. Mr. Garcia works directly with the company’s sales consultants, and marketing personnel to ensure that sales quotas are attained, and objectives are met. Mr. Garcia also focuses on garnering relationships with large and mid-cap sized corporations who hold large square footage of real estate throughout the United States.
Mr. Garcia has an extensive sales background, and has been involved in nearly 100 million worth of insurance related work. During his tenure in the roofing business he has worked with some of the largest property management companies in the nation, and has dealt directly with C level executives. Mr. Garcia made the move to MRB during 2015 so he could diversify his clientele base, and offer prospective clients unparalleled customer service.
Mr. Garcia attended Texas Tech University where he studied General Business, and Personal Financial Planning (PFP). Mr. Garcia is an avid day trader, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing in his free time. He and his wife reside in Euless, TX and attend Compass Church in Colleyville, TX.
Eric Nickler Business Development
Eric Nickler handles Business Development for MRB Contractors. His strong relationships within the industry with consultants and commercial property managers makes him a key contributor to long term growth of the company. His main responsibility is cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with high powered property managers and building owners to drive sales. He also possesses a wealth of technical knowledge that he uses to provide solutions to his customers and to share with his peers.
Mr. Nickler has a strong sales and management background. Prior to joinig MRB Contractors Mr. Nickler worked for Versico, a leading manufacturer of single-ply roofing membrane, where he was the Regional Sales Manager for the high volume South Central US region. During this time he was responsible for sales strategy and execution while managing and developing a team of independent sales reps to grow overall brand presence and sales volume year over year. In addition to sales he fostered and implemented architectural programs to improve Versico’s national spec position. His overall sales increase during his tenure with Versico was unmatched and he is confident in his plan to continue this growth with MRB Contractors.
Prior to Versico, Mr. Nickler was a Regional Sales Manager for The Valspar Corporation where he managed and cultivated the high profile Northeast region. His experience working with large commercial customers with Valspar along with his coatings experience will also contribute to MRB Contractors growth.
Mr. Nickler attended and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from West Virginia University. He continues to be a huge WVU Football and Basketball fan and is an active alumnus. He is also a veteran who served his country as a Boatswain’s Mate in the US Navy.
Mr. Nickler resides in Haslet, TX with his wife and their four children. Mr. Nickler enjoys coaching and working with his kids, watching sports and fishing in his free time.
Maurilio Mendoza Project Manager
Maurilio Mendoza is the Project Manager for MRB Contractors. Mr. Mendoza oversees all phases of the roofing operation, and supervises the sheet metal shop. He deals directly with all of the field personnel, and sheet metal fabricators. Mr. Mendoza also provides clients with weekly updates on roofing production, and status reports.
Mr. Mendoza’s background in construction stretches back to his youth where he was involved in the home building industry. He is well versed in dealing with subcontractors, and building processes. He also supervises all of the roofing installation crews, and is knowledgeable on manufacturer requirements. In addition, Mr. Mendoza participates in various training activities throughout the year ranging from OSHA requirements to proper installation techniques.
Mr. Mendoza was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and grew up in Dallas, TX where he attended Sunset High School. He resides in Grand Prairie, TX with his wife and two children.
Andrea Heckelsberg Office Manager
Andrea Heckelsberg is the Office Manager for MRB Contractors, and its two subsidiaries. Ms. Heckelsberg oversees all of the daily financial operations of the companies, and handles payroll reports, as well as workers comp, and tax filings. She also assists in the licensing requirements of various states, and numerous other administrative duties.
Ms. Heckelsberg has been with MRB since 2015 and has assisted in developing MRB’s infrastructure, and helping to streamline daily processes. She works directly with MRB’s accounting department, and sees that receivables are paid on time, and deadlines for payables are met.
Ms. Heckelsberg attended Oklahoma State University where she holds a Business Degree in Marketing. She is also from the DFW area, and attended Keller High School.