Meet the Team
At Mallick Mechanical Contractors there are over 100 talented and knowledgeable industry professionals who take pride in their work and ability to get the job done. Guiding this dedicated group of individuals are the following Mallick Mechanical team members:
Kenneth Mallick – President and CEO
Since the founding of Mallick in 1994, the mantra at Mallick companies is – “We are performance driven, proactive, and cooperative and we provide solutions throughout the entire construction process.”
Ken Mallick, Chief Executive Officer of Mallick Mechanical Contractors, Inc. brings thirty years of experience in the construction industry. He is currently licensed as a master plumber and master gasfitter in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC.
The foundation for the growth of Mallick Mechanical Contractors, Inc. was built at an early age for Ken Mallick. Working in the field with his father taught him the things most necessary for success. Take pride in your workmanship, be persistent and develop a strong work ethic. At the same time, Ken also realized that his passion rested with making people happy by delivering quality results; getting paid for the hard work was an added bonus.
Starting a company and building it from the ground up allowed Kenny to develop and incubate all internal departments and acquire personnel with a best-fit approach. A belief that employees are a company’s greatest asset and that it is important to invest in their education and growth has made Mallick companies strong. Loyal, educated, and successful employees enable Mallick Mechanical Contractors to deliver great value and superior quality to every client.
By adhering to time proven principals, he motivates the entire team to achieve high-level customer success. Mallick Mechanical Contractors enjoys long-standing relationships with general contractors, client owners, suppliers, and subcontractors throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area because of Ken’s commitment to principled excellence.
William Lauri – Vice President
William “Billy” Lauri has been with Mallick Mechanical since 2008. He has been in the Mechanical/Plumbing construction industry since 2001. Billy’s responsibilities include customer relations, project execution, employee growth, and long term strategy for Mallick. Billy has functional oversight on the day to day of the Estimating department in addition to the management of Project Management teams.
He has served as Chairperson of the Student Chapter Committee for ABC and regularly attends industry educational seminars and networking events.
Jeff Weir – Senior Labor Superintendent
Jeff Weir has been with Mallick since 1996. He has been in the Industry since 1987. Jeff is responsible for working with employees and identifying their skillsets to help them maximize production. He engages with employees to find their interest and areas of challenge to help create a well-rounded work force. Jeff is also charged with aligning an employee’s direction with the short and long term plans that are created during yearly evaluations. Jeff also assists the project team in providing resolution to design and/or coordination challenges on jobs.
His position at Mallick allows him to help all field employees achieve at their highest level. While inspecting, maintain quality control and assuring job site safety at all times.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, going on vacation and riding his motorcycle.
Phil Helser Jr – BIM Manager
Phil manages both the Coordination Department and the Pre-fabrication Department. He works with our CAD detailers to resolve design issues during conceptual planning, and in turn monitors the work during the prefabrication process. All while assuring the customer is happy with the final product and receives it when needed. Always looking for more opportunities to prefabricate, he takes pride in brainstorming ideas to develop faster, cost effective, and safer methods. He’s extremely passionate about how technology is evolving to make BIM and coordination a superior and more realistic product.
His position at Mallick allows him to manage these conceptual processes yet still feel responsible for building something tangible.
In his own time he enjoys coaching baseball, snowboarding, riding motorcycles / dirt bikes and camping.
Lidia Butler – Controller
Lidia has been in accounting for the last 18 years, with the last twelve in the construction industry. Lidia is responsible for the Accounting and Financial Reporting. Lidia strives to continuously fine tune workflow while cultivating a vision for future improvements to facilitate company growth.
She is a graduate of the University of Maryland – Smith School of Business with an Accounting degree. She is married, has one child, and lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
In her spare time she, her husband, and son enjoy going to the beach and to some amusement parks.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, and playing with their cats.
Yvette Burger – Human Resources Manager
Since joining the team in 2010, Yvette’s focus has been to send the message that we value our high-performing employees and Mallick is focused on rewarding and retaining those employees. Yvette is responsible for developing strategies to hire for skills and integrity; streamlining the employee performance evaluation process; improving employee engagement; making key decisions regarding employee benefits; and creating a progressive discipline policy. Yvette manages various aspects of legal compliance and is actively involved in a variety of risk management controls. She is a member of Mallick’s Safety Committee and plays an active role in reducing company exposure. Yvette attended Towson State University for her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and English, holds leadership achievement awards from Dale Carnegie, is a member of SHRM and anticipates a PHR certification in the summer of 2018.
Her position at Mallick allows her to leads HR practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors and reading a good book.
Jose Mayen – Safety Manager
In 2018, Jose Mayen joined the Mallick family. He has been in the safety profession since 2014. Jose is responsible for overseeing the safety program for the mechanical, residential, and commercial side of the company. Jose is also responsible for developing and maintaining a safety culture for the company. He has taken a systematic approach in educating, training, and coaching employees.
His position at Mallick allows him to build relationships with employees in order to influence how they think, act, and behave towards safety.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and reading.