15000, Inc.
Jay Takacs

Jay Takacs, CEO

In addition to being the company founder, Mr. Takacs acts as CEO and sustainability manager for 15000 Inc. Primary responsibilities include developing project scope, project managing, maintaining project budget, and coordinating project requirements with Owners and Architects.
Gary Welch

Gary Welch, Principal

Gary has been committed to quality HVAC engineering for over thirty-nine years. He has extensive experience in commercial, institutional and healthcare design from initial concepts through design and construction supervision.
Mattew Torre

Matthew Torre, P.E., Principal

Although he jokes and laughs a lot, he is very serious about setting a high standard for quality design and engineering. He is infamous for his bloody-red markups from a QC review! He is the father of a two year old baby boy, a two month old baby girl, and owns a persnickety German Sheppard

Caroline Kabe, Mechanical Designer

Caroline spent a good deal of her education studying Spacecraft Dynamics, Aerospace Structures and Orbital Space Flight on her voyage to a earning her degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Since that time Caroline spent a number of years working for L&H Aerco, a well known

Duran Muniz, Mechanical Designer

Duran graduated from Santa Rosa Jr. College with an Associated Degree in Fire Science. After college he became a Fire Technician in Santa Rosa, servicing and inspecting all types of fire suppression systems. After getting more experience in the fire protection industry, I became a Residential

Erika Esler

  A proactive and highly skilled administrative professional with 16 years of experience, Erika comes to 15000 Inc.  with an extensive background and fresh outlook.  Whether it’s keeping payroll rolling, the website up and running, planning an amazing Christmas party and golf tournament,