“We feel that Venture Mechanical is one of the best if not THE best Mechanical Contractor in the Metroplex!”

Teddy Peinado

FA Peinado

“Venture is on top of their game... four words sum up Jordan & Skala's opinion of Venture - Teamwork, Technical Expertise, and Success.”

Andrew H. Smith, P.E, LEED

Jordan & Skala Engineers, Inc.

“Venture Mechanical is a great team player on our projects because of their integrity, can do spirit, and follow through.”

Kip Hanzlicek, P.E

President - Purdy McGuire

“The positive attitude and expertise that Venture brings to our projects is the reason that our relationship continues to grow. We look forward to many successful projects together.”

Preston Mcafee

President - Rogers O' Brien Construction Company, LTD

“Venture brings quality real world solutions to the table with a staff that is responsive and reliable in executing those solutions. I look forward to continued success with Venture.”

Scott A. Sower, AIA, CCCA

Associate Principal - Good Fulton & Farrell Architects

“Venture consistently delivers the highest quality work at competitive prices. Most importantly, Venture has always demonstrated the highest integrity.”

Greg Wilkinson

CEO - Hill & Wilkinson, LTD

“Venture Mechanical has been working with Abstract Construction Company since 1977. They always bring value and professionalism to the projects we have teamed on.”

Perry Pitman


“The performance of Venture Mechanical on each of our projects always meets our expectations in terms of professionalism, integrity, and flexibility.”

Jerry Crawford

Operations Manager - Turner Special Projects

“Venture's dedication and high performance helped our design team complete our project on time and on budget. I recommend Venture for any project.”

Joseph Hilliard, AIA

Associate Principal - BOKA Powell

“The professionalism and integrity of Venture brings service to the next level while providing exceptional value. I employ them with confidence every chance I get.”

Paul Lembke

Chief Operating Officer - Lemco Construction Services

“DFW Consulting Group looks forward to working with Venture Mechanical on any project because they perform quality work with honest, experienced staff.”

W.L. McCulloch Jr., PE

DFW Consulting Group, Inc

“Venture's integrity and commitment to safety, quality, and client satisfaction has been demonstrated in every aspect of their process from design to project close-out.”

Ken Purcell, LEED AP

Hillwood Construction Services

“Thanks for helping us win! Venture is a go-to team player. They help us win for our customers. Definitely one of our top preferred specialty contractors.”

Kirk L. Kibler

CEO - W.B. Kibler Construction Company, LTD.

Founders Letter

Founders Letter

Larry E. Ingram & Morris L. Cochrum

Founders Letter - April 25, 2006

After more than three decades it is very easy to become sentimental and somewhat emotional about Venture Mechanical, the employees who came and made a distinct imprint on us, our customers who believed in us even when we failed them and gave no reason for their loyalty, the many suppliers and subcontractors that contributed to our growth and success, and a banker who stood by us through extremely difficult times in the late 1980's. A major portion of our lives is wrapped in this business. We often joked that our wives and children saw less of us than we saw of one another which, as you know, is no joking matter.

In the very first year, 1975, it became quite obvious that we had more guts than brains. We began our business with only one job and it was a whopping $2,500. No backlog, no promise of any more business; just two guys who thought they had a better way of doing business and desired to be accountable only to each other and to God. Our business plan was crafted on one 8.5 x 11 piece of yellow paper and consisted mostly of projected expenses for that first year. Had we known what insurance was going to cost we would have shrunk in fear, never tasting the delight of building something that will outlast us or the joy of observing God's hand at every turn. Blessings, blessings, countless blessings!

As it is with most businesses that have survived for thirty plus years, the greatest contribution is made by the employees of the organization. Many of the employees are exposed daily to the elements, the hazards and the challenges of commercial construction and these are the ones that are truly responsible for any success that we have enjoyed. Many of our office staff started in the field and worked their way into very responsible jobs within the organization. Eight of the ten second generation management team members who will carry this company far into the 21st Century began their careers in the field. We are extremely confident of their leadership and sleep very well knowing that Venture Mechanical is in good hands. The years ahead will present these managers with challenges of ever-increasing difficulty compared to those we faced. But, since this is God's business and we are only His stewards, we are comfortable with whatever the future may hold.

Now, before you get too excited either with joy or concern, we are not planning on retiring anytime soon. We are having too much fun and our wives would only put us to work if we were home, which might entail watching the grandkids. We are patient but we have our limits.

Larry and Morris

After 33 years of faithful service to Venture Mechanical and its employees, Larry Ingram passed away on June 17, 2008, at which time he reached his ultimate goal and went to be with his Lord and Savior.