Jim has been a licensed plumber since June of 1999, when he graduated from Ranken Technical College with Magna Cum Laude honors. He jokes that his favorite part of the of the job is “quitting time.” Jim excels at repairing plumbing fixtures and performing finish work on both large and small renovation projects. When he’s not working, Jim likes to spend his time outdoors, vacationing in the Caribbean, and playing soccer with his kids. He’s accomplished in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a proud member of Gracie Humaita Jiu-Jitsu St. Louis. He and his family attend New Life Church in O’Fallon, Missouri.
A St. Louis native raised on The Hill, Mark has been a plumber for nearly 20 years. He enjoys rough-in and total-finish plumbing work (i.e. working on a project from beginning to end). Mark has significant experience repairing various plumbing fixtures. During his training at Ranken Technical College, Mark ranked 1st place in SKILLS USA (formerly VICA) in the state of Missouri and placed 13th nationally. When he’s not at work, he enjoys camping with friends and family, playing softball and indoor soccer, and watching his kids play sports and cheer. When he’s not doing that, you’ll find him grilling on his “Big Green Egg.” Mark has an EMT license and has served as a volunteer firefighter with the Shady Valley Fire Department.
Mike is an accomplished plumber who began his career as a plumber over 15 years ago. He enjoys performing all types of plumbing repairs—especially when he’s able to fix a problem that other plumbers have tried to fix and couldn’t. In Mike’s free time, he enjoys fishing, golf, and watching his teenage son grow up and play sports. He also loves to brew beer and follows the local micro-brewing community in St. Louis. Mike leads the ministry team at his church and enjoys attending short-term mission trips to Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Yves began his career as a plumber over 19 years ago. He has earned his Master Plumber license in St. Louis City and St. Louis County. To stay current on the latest plumbing codes, each year Yves attends courses from Aptitude Certification Unlimited, Inc. Yves appreciates all aspects of plumbing. He especially enjoys installing custom shower systems and performing rough-in plumbing work. Customer service is the most rewarding part of the job for Yves. His top priority is to provide solutions to your plumbing needs. Yves is a spiritual person and has been involved in international volunteer work for over 20 years. He speaks French, Haitian Creole, and Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, eating global cuisine, enjoying family time, reading the Bible, and traveling. Yves and his wife, Reneesha, have been married for over 11 years and have one daughter.
Brad is an accomplished plumber who’s been in the industry since 2006. Brad’s specialties include the removal and replacement of various plumbing fixtures, waste stacks, and water lines. Brad has significant experience and understanding of water heater maintenance and replacement. His favorite part of the job is meeting new people and solving their plumbing problems. In his free time, Brad is an avid sportsman who enjoys duck and goose hunting, camping, and taking float trips with friends and family. Brad is a huge St. Louis Blues fan, and he loves dogs.
Mike is the General Foreman and Lead Estimator at Tony LaMartina Plumbing Company. He’s an accomplished plumber who’s been in the industry for over 18 years. Mike began working with Tony LaMartina Plumbing in 1996 as an apprentice, and in 2011 he became a licensed Master Plumber in St. Louis County. Mike is fluent in Spanish and prides himself on lifelong learning. He has been a committed vegan since 2012 and enjoys playing guitar in his free time. Mike and his wife, Vikki, have been married for 15 years and have three children.
Kevin has been an accomplished Journeyman Plumber for over 15 years. Kevin comes from a long lineage of plumbing professionals; he is the 4th generation plumber in his family. Kevin enjoys rough-in's and large scale plumbing projects. When he's not working, Kevin enjoys deer hunting, watching St. Louis Blues Hockey and spending quality time outdoors with his family. Oh, and he loves to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle on the weekends!
Carlos has been a licensed plumber for over 30 years. He graduated from West County Tech with a plumbing certificate along with his high school diploma. Upon graduation, Carlos joined the US Navy and worked as a plumber for 3 years. After returning from his service with the Navy, Carlos worked with various local plumbing supply houses until eventually returning to work as a plumber for AKIMA, which performed contracted plumbing services for US Government Agencies in St. Louis. Carlos has also worked at Vatterott Tech as a plumbing instructor. In his free time, Carlos enjoys walking in Forest Park and reading books.