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Rooted in a culture of collaboration and growth, our team of skilled professionals is the driving force behind our excellence. Through our unwavering dedication to excellence, professionalism, and customer-centric approach, we aim to be recognized as the premier plumbing and mechanical contractor in central Texas.

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Our Vision

We are dedicated to empowering our team members by equipping them with the necessary tools and abundant opportunities, fostering an environment where innovation and thriving are not just encouraged but celebrated.


About PMI

Performance Mechanical, a leading mechanical contracting company, sets itself apart from the competition by consistently delivering exceptional craftsmanship, innovative solutions, and unmatched customer service to ensure seamless project execution and long-term satisfaction.

We are dedicated to delivering top-quality plumbing and mechanical solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. With a commitment to excellence, we strive to exceed industry standards through our expertise, professionalism, and unwavering integrity.


Who We Are

Through our team of skilled and experienced professionals, we aim to deliver reliable and efficient plumbing and mechanical services that ensure the comfort, safety, and functionality of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. We prioritize building strong relationships with our clients, partners, and the community we serve.

By fostering open communication, transparency, and trust, we aim to become a trusted and preferred partner in all plumbing and mechanical projects. At PMI, we embrace innovation and constantly seek to stay at the forefront of emerging technologies and industry advancements. By integrating cutting-edge techniques and state-of-the-art equipment, we deliver cost-effective and sustainable solutions that optimize efficiency and minimize environmental impact.

We are deeply committed to the highest standards of safety and compliance, ensuring the well-being of our team members, clients, and the communities in which we operate.

Meet Our Team



Joan Henderson is an accomplished and visionary Chief Executive Officer with a distinguished career spanning over 15 years in the finance industry. With a proven track record of consistently delivering exceptional results, Joan is widely recognized as a transformative leader who brings a unique blend of respect, success, and boundless energy to her role. Joan’s journey to the top has been shaped by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a commitment to lifelong learning. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Youngstown State University, where she laid the foundation for her financial acumen and analytical prowess.

Joan’s dedication to furthering her business knowledge led her to earn a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University, honing her strategic thinking and sharpening her decision-making abilities. As a forward-thinking CEO, Joan’s leadership style reflects a collaborative and empowering approach. She fosters an environment of mutual respect, open communication, and innovation, inspiring her team members to embrace new challenges and push the boundaries of success. Joan’s innate ability to infuse energy into every aspect of her organization creates a culture of enthusiasm, engagement, and achievement.

Throughout her illustrious career, Joan has consistently demonstrated an exceptional ability to navigate complex financial landscapes, identify growth opportunities, and drive sustainable business outcomes. Her visionary mindset, combined with a strong understanding of financial principles, has enabled her to steer organizations towards remarkable success. Joan’s leadership has garnered the admiration and trust of both her peers and industry experts. As a highly respected Chief Executive Officer, Joan Henderson embodies the epitome of excellence in leadership. Her remarkable combination of experience, strategic acumen, and unwavering commitment to success positions her as a sought-after executive in the finance industry. Joan’s unwavering dedication to fostering a culture of respect, achievement, and innovation has consistently propelled organizations to new heights under her guidance.



Mr. Henderson is an accomplished industry professional with a wealth of experience, serving as a driving force behind the successful delivery of high-performance mechanical, HVAC, and industrial process piping solutions at our company. As a key member of our esteemed executive team, he plays a pivotal role in shaping our strategic direction, meticulously planning its implementation, and effectively communicating the company’s requirements and goals throughout the organization. With an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, Mr. Henderson ensures that each project exceeds expectations by delivering optimal operating performance, energy efficiency, and exceptional value. His expertise in understanding clients’ unique needs and objectives enables us to provide tailor-made solutions that expedite their success while enhancing operational efficiency.

Mr. Henderson’s profound knowledge and skillset have been honed through his graduate studies in Construction Management at Louisiana State University, where he obtained an invaluable understanding of industry best practices and cutting-edge techniques. Equipped with this comprehensive background, he consistently leads our team in delivering innovative, reliable, and cost-effective solutions that meet the ever-evolving demands of our esteemed clients. Through his unwavering dedication to excellence and his ability to foster collaborative relationships, Mr. Henderson makes significant contributions to the continuous growth and success of our company. His vision and leadership inspire our team to strive for excellence in every endeavor, ensuring that we consistently exceed expectations and maintain our position as an industry leader.



Mr. Rene Blanquiz, a visionary founding shareholder at Performance Mechanical, whose dynamic leadership is shaping the future of our organization. Providing executive leadership that propels us toward new heights in innovation and excellence across a spectrum of company directives. Rene’s journey to Performance Mechanical is marked by a rich sixteen-year tenure as a foreman and superintendent in a prominent mechanical contracting firm in San Antonio, Texas. Drawing from this extensive experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the mechanical contracting industry.
A true trailblazer, Rene specializes in orchestrating large-scale mechanical equipment renovations on occupied systems, demonstrating an artful balance between efficiency and precision. His approach ensures not only the seamless execution of projects but also minimizes downtime, delivering tangible benefits and satisfaction to our valued clients. Rene Blanquiz embodies the spirit of Performance Mechanical’s commitment to excellence. His leadership is not just about meeting expectations but exceeding them, transforming challenges into opportunities and driving our team to consistently raise the bar. With Rene at the forefront, Performance Mechanical is not merely a contractor; it’s a force of innovation and reliability, redefining the landscape of mechanical solutions in South Texas and beyond.



Mr. John Crail, a seasoned industry veteran with an impressive track record spanning over 25 years, where he has worn multiple hats in leadership roles, from Superintendent to Project Manager, and eventually as the Director of Service. Joining the PMI family in 2019, John brings a wealth of expertise and finely honed management skills to the table, infusing every project with a unique blend of experience, innovation, and dedication to excellence.
What sets John apart is not just his extensive experience but also his commitment to ensuring value and quality in every facet of a project’s lifecycle. His strategic approach and hands-on management style have been instrumental in navigating the complexities inherent in diverse project environments, ultimately delivering exceptional results.In a fast-paced and ever-evolving industry, John Crail stands as a beacon of reliability and innovation within Performance Mechanical Inc., embodying the spirit of leadership that propels us forward. With John on board, our commitment to delivering quality solutions reaches new heights, setting the stage for a future where excellence is not just achieved but continually surpassed.



Mr. Art Markgraf has had a successful career in the sheet metal trade, spanning 26 years. Throughout his journey, he has progressed through various roles, showcasing his expertise and experience in the industry. Starting as an apprentice, he diligently worked his way up to become a Journeyman, Foreman, Superintendent, and ultimately a Project Manager. In the year 2020, Mr. Markgraf joined PMI (Project Management Institute) as the Director of Sheet Metal. This appointment demonstrates his recognition as a leader in the field, entrusted with overseeing the sheet metal division within the organization. As the director, he is responsible for managing and directing all sheet metal projects undertaken by PMI.

Art Markgraf’s extensive knowledge of the sheet metal trade is a valuable asset in his role as the Director of Sheet Metal. Having worked in the industry for over two and a half decades, he has accumulated a wealth of practical experience and technical know-how. This knowledge encompasses a wide range of sheet metal applications and techniques employed in different industries. Furthermore, Art Markgraf’s expertise extends beyond his technical skills. He is well-versed in project implementation and has successfully executed numerous projects involving sheet metal across various industries. His ability to navigate the complexities of project management, coupled with his deep understanding of the sheet metal trade, positions him as a capable leader within PMI. With Mr. Markgraf’s leadership and comprehensive understanding of sheet metal, PMI can leverage his expertise to effectively manage and execute sheet metal projects. His role as the Director of Sheet Metal underscores his proficiency in the field and his dedication to advancing the industry through successful project implementation.

A Culture of Safety

Safety First: Our Unwavering Commitment to Zero Injuries

At Performance Mechanical, our unwavering commitment is simple yet profound: to achieve a workplace free from injuries – a Zero-Injury environment that reverberates across every project we touch.

Unified by Safety: Clients and Staff, Hand in Hand

Safety isn’t just a policy; it’s the cornerstone that binds our clients and staff in a shared culture. From the inception of an idea to the final brushstroke of completion, safety is the unbreakable thread that weaves us together.

Every Individual, Every Responsibility

In our world, safety isn’t a checklist; it’s a shared responsibility. We hold steadfast to the core belief that every individual, from the newest recruit to the most seasoned veteran, should leave a project in the exact same condition they arrived – unharmed.

Equipped for Excellence: Continuous Training for Ongoing Safety

The pursuit of a Zero-Injury workplace requires more than intention; it requires action. Our commitment comes to life through continuous safety training. We empower our employees with the latest injury prevention methods and practices, ensuring they remain armed with knowledge.

Tailored Protection: Site-Specific Safety Plans

No two projects are alike, and neither are our safety approaches. At PMI, safety isn’t just a generic concept. We collaborate closely, developing site-specific safety plans in tandem with our safety leads. Identifying potential hazards isn’t just a task; it’s a prelude to a safer work environment.

Safety isn’t just a value – it’s a way of life at Performance Mechanical. Join us on our journey to make every project a testament to our commitment to our clients, our staff, and the uncompromising safety that underpins it all. Together, let’s build a world where excellence and safety coexist seamlessly.

Why Choose Us?

PMI is the leading choice of mechanical contractors including several reasons why owners, developers and general contractors continue working with and recommend PMI.


The leadership at PMI believes in implementing hands-on approach for every project.


Our management remains committed to promoting a safety-first culture.


PMI project managers have over 80 years of combined experience in managing complex projects.

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