Firm Leaders

Mr. Scott Stridde, P.E.


Mr. Stridde has been a practicing Electrical Engineer for over 30 years. Prior to earning his engineering degree from Texas A&I University – Kingsville, he was a practicing electrician.

As President of Stridde, Callins & Associates, Mr. Stridde’s leadership is reflective of his experience as an electrician and an engineer. He has a unique perspective for design that is practical, cost-effective, and efficient.

Mr. Jared Merdes, P.E., MBA, LEED AP

Vice President

Mr. Merdes is a talented mechanical engineer whose focus is on efficiency, low-maintenance, and innovative processes. He is very deliberate and detailed while keeping client needs at the forefront.

As Vice President of Stridde, Callins & Associates, his leadership approach is one of customer service and customer satisfaction. He strives to optimize solutions that are unique to each and every client.

Team Leaders

Richard D. Morales, P.E. Mechanical Engineer

David graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering and has provided design services, including technical mechanical design and project management for over 17 years.

Abel Garcia Senior Plumbing Designer

Abel has provided plumbing design services and project management including plumbing layouts, detailed electronic plumbing drawings, detailed electronic HVAC drawings, project coordination and management for over 30 years.

Michael Kesterson Senior Electrical Designer

Mike is a recent graduate of Texas A&M Kingsville with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has provided engineering services including electrical design and construction administration of multidiscipline projects for over 16 years.


Cameron Gebhardt, BSEE

Electrical Designer

Clark Underwood, E.I.T

Mechanical Designer

Aaron Vera, BSME

Plumbing Designer

Blane Tupa, BSEE

Electrical Designer

Juan Abel Flores

Mechanical Designer

Ann Fischer

Revit Operator
Electrical Designer

Patricia Garcia

Business Manager