MEET OUR TEAM

Our staff loves what they do! 

Our team has the opportunity to provide original solutions to our clients, when they are faced with obstacles. We like to think of ourselves as passionate, motivated, LEAN, problem solvers. We take the values of Customer Service, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, and Teamwork; striving to integrate them into every customer interaction. Please visit us to receive a tour of our factory and to be encouraged by our LEAN Journey.
Mike Kinkel

CEO & Project Manager

Mike Kinkel

Mike is the CEO of Custom Controls of Arizona. He is the team leader and project manager overseeing estimating, product design and project support & oversight from start to finish of each custom control panel. Mike has more than 20 years of experience in the Industrial Automation & Controls industry.

Owen Maurer

Production Manager

Owen Maurer

Owen has been with Custom for 15 years and the Production Manager Position for 10 of those years. Owen oversees Safety, The Production Schedule, Forecasting, Labor Tracking, Line development, Production Growth, Hiring, and Employee Reviews. Owen is also a Lead in Panel Building, LEAN, FLOW, TESTING, Waste Elimination, and Quality Control.

Isaac Maurer

Shop Supervisor/Lead panel Builder

Isaac Maurer

Isaac provides leadership, support and panel building knowledge on the shop floor. He also project manages and oversees a few of Custom Controls primary labor only customers. Isaac's passion is setting the tone for efficiency, customer expectations and the highest standard for panel building quality. He has more than 10 years of experience at Custom Controls in manufacturing and panel building.

Joel Leon

Panel Builder Lead/Shipping & Receiving

Joel Leon

Joel provides support in the custom department under the management team, while enhancing his leadership skills and assisting his team members in the other custom control panel areas. Joel is responsible for the LEAN flow of receiving inventory, staging, and RMA while continuously improving the process to achieve minimal waste.

Connor Estrada

Panel Builder/Field Technician

Connor Estrada

Connor is responsible for building custom control panels for long-standing clients. His experience has enabled him to be familiar with standard panels and has given him the opportunity to lead by example for newer team members. He also has experience working as a field technician for Custom Controls. Connor's field experience includes: 24/7 service for data centers as well as necessary panel updates/customer changes in the field.

Shannon McCarty

Lead Custom Estimator/CAD/Technician

Shannon McCarty

Shannon generates custom quotes per customer specifications, modifies AutoCAD drawings and runs a production line. He also builds custom panels, wire harnesses and cables, helps with issues in the field, and delivers product to the client. Shannon joined CCAZ in August 2014 and has 20+ years of experience in the electronics and manufacturing arena.

Alex Toth

Project Manager

Alex Toth

With more than 14 years of experience in the HVAC/Industrial Automation & Controls industry, Alex provides our clients with start to finish project management for their panels. This includes estimating, quoting, design, product development and product support. He has been with CCAZ since 2010, where he specializes in HVAC and UL508a applications.

Joe Fabian

Sales Manager

Joe Fabian

Joe comes to Custom Controls with more than 30 years of experience in the Industrial Automation & Controls industry. He held various sales and management positions with Rockwell, Siemens and Honeywell selling PLC’s and Motor Controls. He also owned his own rep company in Northern California selling VFD’s and Servo Systems for Yaskawa. He is leveraging his strong background and customer relationships in the controls business to grow the sales revenue for our organization.

Aaron Dotterer

Purchasing & Office manager

Aaron Dotterer

Aaron processes jobs and orders, needed components, ensuring that the team has what they need in a timely and efficient manner. He also handles other overhead responsibilities including AP and AR, freight, and inventory. Aaron has been at CCAZ since 2014.

Ronnie Miller

IT / Field Service Manager / PLC Logic Programmer

Ronnie Miller

Ronald provides sales with information on PLCs and future product development. His main task is providing our customers with a positive experience when starting-up and troubleshooting equipment.

Juan Martinez

Panel Builder

Juan Martinez

Juan has been with custom controls for over 2 years and runs two of the high volume production lines at Custom Controls. Juan’s responsibilities include keeping up with the lines needs, managing line flow, and meeting the production schedule. He also participates with our panel builder leads in some of our custom panels.

Isai Leon

Panel Builder

Isai Leon

Isai is a new member to the Custom Controls team. His basic responsibilities include cleaning, organization, prepping parts, assembling, wiring panels, and inventory, shipping / receiving, and helping out our panel builder leads when needed on large scale projects.