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Crafting Quality Solutions

Established in 1982, McDaniel Metals is an innovative manufacturer of high-performance HVAC accessories serving both the residential and commercial markets.  Service is our key differentiator, and we strive to exceed our customer expectations every time. Based in Houston TX and occupying over 250,000 sq. ft., MDM® is the only accessory manufacturer that is a recognized provider to all major HVAC OEM’s.  Supplying products throughout North America, we can deliver what you need, when you need it.

Meet the Management Team

Dedicated to Excellence in Manufacturing and Customer Support

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Robin Armijo

Director of Sales

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Jeff White

Director of Operations

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Jim Luke

Senior Advisor

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Douglas Wade

President

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Douglas Wade

President

Doug joined MDM® in 2022 as President and quickly has embraced the HVAC market space after spending 33 years serving the global industrial markets as a manufacturer, distributor, and service provider.  With over 23 years in executive leadership roles, Doug utilizes these experiences to develop organizations into world class operations that excel in exceeding customer expectations, while increasing stakeholder value.  A teacher at his core, he enjoys working with his team members to enhance their skills while challenging them to think beyond the immediate and focus on opportunities for improvement that will provide long term results. He holds a B.A. in Music Education from UVM. Doug is married to his lovely wife Liz and together they have six adult children scattered throughout.  He is passionate about music, sports, and scotch. An avid New England Patriots, Chicago Blackhawks, and Chicago Cubs fan, you can find him passionately expressing his feelings towards a television anytime one of these teams is locally televised.

Robin Armijo

Director of Sales

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Robin Armijo

Director of Sales

Robin has been with MDM® for 12 years; beginning her career in Customer Service while working diligently to learn all aspects of the production and manufacturing processes to be able to better meet customer expectations.  She prides herself on being innovative, challenging the norm and loves to think outside of the box regarding how she handles all opportunities for business.  She moved into the Sales Manager position in October 2016 and was promoted in 2023 to Director of Sales, where she manages a team of Customer Service Employees, OEM Sales Managers, Territory Sales Managers, and multiple Manufacturing Representatives. Robin has been in the HVAC industry for 35 years and has served in many different aspects of the wholesale distribution and contractor portions of the industry.  This provides her with a unique perspective when working with distributors and how to best overcome their challenges.  She is passionate about helping and teaching others how to grow and expand in all aspects of their careers, which is reflected in her co-teaching of leadership classes within MDM®. Robin is married and has raised three sons, all of whom have or are currently serving in the United States Military.  She is a member of the Blue Star Mothers organization and serves on their board of directors.   In addition, she is obsessed with all things Disney and truly believes it’s a small world afterall.

Jeff White

Director of Operations

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Jeff White

Director of Operations

Jeff joined MDM® in 2023 bringing extensive experience in leading operations to improve output, reduce costs and drive customer satisfaction. Jeff is a proven leader that believes in partnering with our employees to create the best output for all stakeholders. He has held roles in product design and development, source development (both domestic and international), lean manufacturing, and operations management. Jeff has worked for both private and public companies, such as NIBCO and SPX. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.

Jamie Monteiro

CFO

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Jamie Monteiro

CFO

Jamie Monteiro joined MDM® in July 2023 as Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for leading the Finance & Accounting function as well as HR and IT.  Prior to MDM®, he has served primarily within the Aerospace & Defense and Oil & Gas industries with heavy focus on manufacturing.  A strategic leader with intense focus on relating operational activity to financial outcomes, Jamie takes great pride in fulfilling the role as a trusted business partner to those who execute on a daily basis. Jamie received a bachelor’s degree in economics & statistics from Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire, and went on to earn his MBA from the University of Houston.  Jamie lives in Houston with two of his three children, Gabriella and Curtis, and enjoys visiting his oldest son Jamison who is an economics major at The University of Arkansas.  He truly enjoys spending his free time cleaning up after the messes they all make together, whether in the kitchen, on the BBQ pit, or in the yard after a weekend of family play and relaxation.
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