CORPORATE OFFICE, Houston,
Stan Decker, President
Stan Decker has worked in the waterproofing industry since
the late 1970’s. The company began in Houston, Texas
and has enjoyed steady growth for more than 27 years. Field
offices operate in Central Texas, Atlanta, and the Dallas/Fort
Worth Metroplex. Stan credits the success of L.S. Decker to
the dedicated project managers and field superintendents,
many of whom have been with the company since its inception.
Stan’s approach to business, which includes doing the
right thing, treating people fairly, and going the extra mile
to get the job done, permeates the organization. Stan considers
himself and the company very fortunate to work with some of
the best general contractors and suppliers in the industry.
Jeff Barns, Project Manager/Estimator
Jeff has worked in the construction industry for 8 years.
He joined L. S. Decker in 2005 and has managed projects in
Houston, Dallas and Austin.
Jeff attended the University of South Carolina where he was
captain of the baseball team and appeared in the 1985 College
World Series. He also played 10 years of professional baseball
with the Angels and Athletics before retiring in 1997. Jeff
and his wife, Tracy, have 2 children, Jordyn and Landen.
Jim Graves, Project Manager/Estimator
Jim Graves has worked in the waterproofing industry for 28
years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Construction from
Northeast Louisiana University. He joined L. S. Decker in
1997, and has managed projects in Houston, Austin, Dallas
Jim enjoys fishing and golfing.
Al Pasek, Project Manager/Estimator
Al Pasek, CSI, CCPR has been in the waterproofing and sealant
industry since 1980. He worked in Houston until 1986 and in
the Washington, DC area until 1991. Al worked in waterproofing
and sealant technical sales as an independent rep from 1991
to 1994, then joined Pecora Corporation from 1994 to 2004.
From 2004 to 2006, Al worked with Dow Corning. In 2006, he
returned to contracting with the L. S. Decker team. Al is
a past president and active member of the Houston Chapter
of CSI, and is a CDT (Construction Documents Technologist).
He is also certified as a Construction Product Representative
(CCPR). Al has been involved in projects in Texas, Louisiana,
Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland.
Al is an avid NASCAR fan.
FIELD OFFICE, Houston, Texas
Rogelio Tellez, General Superintendent, Houston
Rogelio Tellez joined L.S. Decker Inc. in 1996, although he
worked in the waterproofing industry for many years prior.
Rogelio is the general superintendent for the Houston market.
He is responsible for staffing the jobs, working with the
general contractor on the jobsite, and for compliance, safety,
and quality control on the project site.
Tony Tellez, General Superintendent
Tony Tellez has worked with L.S. Decker since its inception.
Tony is a general superintendent who has worked for the company
in many cities. He has managed projects in New Mexico, Florida,
Tennessee, and Virginia in addition to assisting in the Houston
and Dallas/Fort Worth markets. Tony is responsible for communicating
with general contractors on jobsites as well as the project
managers and estimators in the corporate office; for staffing
jobs, and for compliance, safety, and quality control on the
jobs he oversees.
FIELD OFFICE, Austin/San Antonio, Texas
Tom Stiegemeyer, Regional Manager
Tom Stiegemeyer has worked with L.S. Decker since 1984. In
the growing Central Texas market, Tom and his team have completed
projects for The State of Texas, The University of Texas,
Dell, and the City of Austin.
FIELD OFFICE , Atlanta, Georgia
Jeff Nelson, Regional Manager, Atlanta
Jeff Nelson has been in the waterproofing industry since 1980.
He joined L.S. Decker in 1984 and is the current manager for
the Atlanta office. Jeff has completed major projects in Houston,
Dallas, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Richmond Va., North Carolina
and the Bahamas.
Jeff enjoys playing tennis and baseball, and coaches children’s
soccer. He is a 2nd degree black belt and Chief Instructor
in Choi Kwang Do.
Santiago Nava, Project Superintendent
Santiago Nava has been in the waterproofing industry since
1985. He joined L.S. Decker in 1988 and is the current project
superintendent for the Atlanta office. Santiago has completed
major projects in Atlanta, Richmond Va., North Carolina and
Santiago renovates classic trucks and enjoys watching his
children play soccer.
FIELD OFFICE, Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas
Upon graduating from Texas A&M in 1997 with a Construction
Science degree, George spent 5 years with a commercial general
contractor and completed projects in Houston, Dallas and El
Paso. He joined the L.S. Decker team in 2002 to focus on projects
in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. George has managed major new
construction and restoration projects in the Metroplex, including
the Cotton Bowl Restoration, Children’s Medical Center
Tower IIIA, the Nasher Sculpture Garden & Museum, the
Radio Shack Corporate Headquarters campus, and the Ritz-Carlton