Tudi Mechanical is more than just a team of technicians. We’re a team of technology pioneers that are dedicated to building strong relationships with every person we work with, from our employees to our vendors and customers, through trust, respect, new school technology and old school service.
Chief Executive Officer
Bob followed his life-long dream of starting his own business in 1987 – TUDI Mechanical Systems. With “$4,000 and a pick-up truck,” TUDI Mechanical Systems began with Bob as its founder and CEO. Growing up in the South Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Bob graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1976. From there Bob went on to Triangle Technical Institute where his passion for providing HVAC solutions for homes and businesses began. After graduating from Triangle Technical Institute in 1977, Bob started his career with various heating and cooling companies including Accu-Temp and Limbach. In 1999, Bob graduated from Carnegie Mellon University’s Executive Entrepreneurship Program. Bob and his wife Marilee have seven children and currently reside in Sewickley.
Chief Technology Officer
Kevin Bright is the Chief Technology Officer for TUDI Mechanical Systems. Kevin joined the TUDI Team in 1994 and became COO in 2005. Kevin is a Clarion University graduate with a BSBA in Management and Real Estate. In 2005, he graduated from the FBI Citizens’ Academy.
Chief Financial Officer
Jim Howe serves as Chief Financial Officer for TUDI Mechanical Systems. Jim began his career with TUDI in 2001 as CFO where he oversees financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations. Prior to joining TUDI, Jim began his career in the Tax Department at Ernst & Young, and eventually moved on to a small venture capital group before settling with TUDI Mechanical. Jim received his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and enjoys golfing and spending time with his grandchildren. Jim lives in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife.