Gary A. Perkey
Vice President, Construction Operations
As Vice President of Construction Operations Gary manages and coordinates total turnkey Design/Build projects for the Mechanical, Food, and Refrigeration Divisions within the National Process Group at Shambaugh's Headquarters in Fort Wayne. He is responsible for the operations of all Project Management resources, field operations, Mechanical, Industrial and Commercial Sales as well as Shambaugh’s state-of-the-art Mechanical and Plumbing Fabrication Shops.
Gary has nearly 30 years of experience with Shambaugh in mechanical contracting. He joined Shambaugh as a field installer of HVAC equipment and quickly moved to estimating and project and construction management. His recent project experience includes working for valued clients including General Motors, Schreiber Foods, Edy's Grand Ice Cream, and Steel Dynamics, Inc. Gary earned his Associates of Applied Science Degree in Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration from Terra Technical College. He is an Indiana Certified UST Installer and has continued his mechanical engineering education through IPFW, MCAA and Fails Management Institute. Gary is currently President of the Fort Wayne Chapter of the MCAI (Mechanical Contractors Association of Indiana) and serves on the Labor Negotiations Committee and Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.
The Personal Side
Gary served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1977 to 1981, and is a founder of the Warrior Breed Motorcycle Club, an organization dedicated to fundraising and supporting U.S. Veterans through PTSD Awareness and Vet Suicide Prevention Benefit/Charity Events. Additionally, he is an avid motorcyclist.