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Executive Team

Our Leadership

At Brandt, our commitment to safety and quality starts at the top. Our leadership team makes a business of working to improve the business—and the industry—on a daily basis.


Our executives bring in-depth engineering experience and years of business acumen to the Brandt team. They guide Brandt in our efforts to continuously improve. In collaboration with corporate leadership teams, they strive to provide our clients with the best in service and cutting-edge technology.

CEO & President

Barry Moore

Barry Moore is our CEO & President. Since joining Brandt in 1995, he has driven our commitment to profitable growth, customer satisfaction and safety. Prior to joining Brandt, Barry spent seven years with The Trane Company. Barry attended Iowa State University on an athletic football scholarship, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Barry also sits on the Board of Directors and previously served as president of the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Dallas.

Chairman of the Board

Mark Zilbermann

Mark Zilbermann is Brandt’s Chairman of the Board. Mark has been with Brandt for more than 35 years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Yale University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas. Mark is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Mark holds a Certificate of Qualification from the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) and previously served as president for both NEBB and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Dallas.

Executive Vice President & North Texas GM

Steve Hayes

Steve Hayes is the Executive Vice President of our North Texas Business Development team and oversees our service, engineering, and company-wide operations support. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Duke University, and upon graduation spent five years in the United States Air Force. Prior to joining Brandt in 2006, Steve received his MBA and held several leadership positions at a Fortune 100 multinational company.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mike Arthurs

Mike Arthurs is our Chief Financial Officer, overseeing our corporate functions since joining Brandt in 2007. Mike is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University. Prior to 2007, Mike held financial and operational leadership positions with a Fortune 500 company and public accounting firm.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Kelly Carr

Kelly Carr is our General Counsel and Executive Vice President, overseeing our corporate Risk and People (HR/Training/Recruiting) functions. Kelly received her J.D. from Southern Methodist University in 2002 and her bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin. Prior to joining Brandt in 2012, Kelly worked for a leading international law firm. She serves on the Board of the Construction Law Foundation of Texas and is a member of the State Bar Construction Law Council and the Fellows of the American Bar Association.

Executive Vice President of Power & Energy

John Zelman

John Zelman is our Executive Vice President of Power and Energy. John has more than 45 years of electrical contracting experience, where he started as an electrical apprentice and worked his way up to the leadership position he holds today. Before coming to Brandt in 2005, John was president of a $200 million electrical contracting business.

Executive Vice President & Houston GM

Curtis Harbour

Curtis Harbour is our GM of our Houston office. He has more than 28 years in the mechanical contracting industry. Since joining Brandt 20 years ago, Curtis has played an instrumental role in expanding Brandt’s business offerings across the state of Texas.