Virgil Jordan has been in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry for over 35 years. He has worked as a Serviceman, Foreman, Shop Manager, Production Manager, Salesman, Sales Engineer, Regional Sales Manager, Manufacturer’s Representative, owner of Jordan Pressure Vessels, Vessel Manager of Frick, and is currently the President of RVS, a subsidiary of EVAPCO.
Manager - Sales and Engineering
Steve Bradley started his professional career with EVAPCO, Inc. in 1989. He has been a Manufacturing / Plant Engineer, Production Foreman, Assistant Product Manager, and Product Manager for Industrial Evaporators. In 2002, he ventured to start and manage his own company in automotive reconditioning services. After nine years, he returned to EVAPCO as a Regional Sales Manager and then Senior Regional Sales Manager for Industrial Refrigeration Products. Steve joined RVS at the beginning of 2016 as his experience has well equipped him to lead our Sales and Engineering Department.
Mike started his career as a fabricator building simulation devices for the U.S. military. He has experience with fabrication, drafting, design, and project management. Mike joined EVAPCO in 1995, as an Assistant Plant Engineer, and moved to Texas in 1998, assuming the positions of Materials Manager and then Plant Manager at RVS. Mike left the company in 2006 for the Natural Gas Industry, but returned to RVS as the Materials Manager in early 2016.
Sales & Marketing
Ky Bentley-Parker has been with RVS since 2011. She has over 25 years of Sales & Marketing experience which has given her a keen awareness of business relationships both inside and outside of RVS. She assists in all aspects of sales, research, and the resolution of client issues. She also manages the RVS order entry department.
Ky attended Texas A&M with a Major in Sociology/Marketing Research. She believes that it is by the improved well-being and success of our clients that an organization measures its own achievement and success. She is truly committed to your success!
Josh Jennings is a Texas A&M graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. Since 2000, Josh has worked in various customer-oriented roles including Apple and IT support on the Texas A&M campus. After graduating , Josh began his engineering career with RVS serving in the Quality department by ensuring all products were built to the highest standard. Josh is excited to use his previous experience in this new role to bring outstanding service to all of RVS customers.
In his free time, Josh enjoys hanging out with his wife and two sons. When he’s not busy wrangling his boys, he enjoys learning about the latest tech news and the occasional soccer conversation (go Man City!).
Candace Hernandez is a Texas A&M graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. As an undergraduate, she participated in research of unmanned aerial vehicles which further enhanced her knowledge in materials and thermodynamics.
As a member of RVS, Candace has led the company’s safety/environmental efforts and has overseen the pre-fabrication department. Her experience and understanding of production comes first-hand,as she has managed customer priorities on the shop floor. Candace is looking forward to working with you and is dedicated to meeting your company needs.
Keith Butler is one of the original RVS employees. He started in 1984 as a vessel fabricator then progressed to shop leader, plant superintendent, and then to his present job as Service Manager. Other current responsibilities are parts sales, scheduling field alterations and repairs, facility start-up assistance, electrical wiring and controls, and equipment warranty.
Edward James Reyna has been with Refrigeration Valves and Systems for over 13 years. Edward started in the testing department and is currently the service technician for RVS. He has made great strides with his ability to adapt to the many changes that RVS has gone through and is now one of the faces most of our customers see out in the field.
As a service technician, Edward Reyna assists service manager, Keith Butler, in resolving technical issues at RVS as well as with our customers in the field. Edward has been very instrumental in putting together vessel repair and vessel alteration field work. He has performed multiple alterations on a variety of vessels for RVS customers as he is a certified ASME welder. He continues to show a positive attitude towards his job and QUALITY is definitely at the top of his list when it comes to getting the job done.
Tony is a recent addition to the RVS team. He worked for EVAPCO, Inc. for 21 ½ years starting in 1993 as a sheet metal mechanic. Tony worked his way through the ranks serving in positions such as Sheet Metal Supervisor, Facilities Manager, and most recently Plant Superintendent. Tony was promoted to Manufacturing Manager at RVS in April 2015 and has relocated to Texas from Pennsylvania. Tony is now responsible for all the manufacturing operations at RVS.
Michael "Chili" Ruiz
Michael “Chili” Ruiz is the Production Manager at RVS responsible for all production activities. Chili started his career with RVS in 1996 managing the hydrostatic testing & shipping department. He worked in other shop positions to learn more about the aspects of production including scheduling, managing employees and quality testing. Chili served as Traffic Manager responsible for coordinating shipments to and from RVS to ensure on-time delivery.
Chili’s an avid Texas A&M University fan. If it’s a home game, Chili will be tailgating and rooting the Ags to victory.
Richard joined the RVS team in 2015 having spent over 27 years in the transportation and construction industry. His experience has uniquely prepared him for coordinating between the on-site needs of clients, transportation requirements, and our production team. In addition to shipping RVS products, Richard embraces his "last look" position to ensure that each vessel-package meets our high quality standard prior to leaving our site.
Richard enjoys seeing the culmination of RVS' committed team in building quality products that are sure to provide years of dependable service.
Human Resource/Accounting Manager
Dona joined the RVS family in 2014. She has over 20 years of accounting and personnel management experience from various industries, including Healthcare, Construction, Automotive, and Oil and Gas. Combining her business experience with her creative and organizational style, she has quickly streamlined the Accounts Payable and Payroll functions. After being with RVS for just two years, her duties have been expanded to include the Human Resource function. Dona now oversees all aspects of Accounting and Human Resources. She has a positive and professional style and will respond to your inquiry both promptly and pleasantly.
Human Resource/Accounting Assistant
Kayla is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, class of 2014. She has taken the role of an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist with RVS as of 2015. She handles the day to day operations of the office to keep things running smoothly. She also works alongside the HR coordinator and Accounting Administrator. Kayla is dedicated to her job here at RVS and is looking forward to a great future.
She enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and working out.
Jeni has been a proud employee since 2013, and has quickly adapted to the role as Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. She deals with day to day operations of the office including entering documents into the RVS database. She received hands on training at RVS in multiple computer formats, and has exceptional customer service skills. The first face you will see as you enter RVS will be that of Ms. Harper and no matter the issue, you can be ensured a positive attitude.
Jeni enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and fishing.