Meet our Tampa Team


Bob Tudi

Bob Tudi

Chief Executive Officer | bob.tudi@tudi.com

Bob followed his life-long dream of starting his own business in 1987 – TUDI Mechanical Systems. With “$4,000 and a pick-up truck,” TUDI Mechanical Systems began with Bob as its founder and CEO. Growing up in the South Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Bob graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1976. From there Bob went on to Triangle Technical Institute where his passion for providing HVAC solutions for homes and businesses began. After graduating from Triangle Technical Institute in 1977, Bob started his career with various heating and cooling companies including Accu-Temp and Limbach. In 1999, Bob graduated from Carnegie Mellon University’s Executive Entrepreneurship Program. Bob and his wife Marilee have seven children and currently reside in Sewickley.

 


Kevin Bright

Kevin Bright

Chief Operations Officer | kevin.bright@tudi.com

Kevin Bright is the Chief Operations Officer for TUDI Mechanical Systems. Kevin joined the TUDI Team in 1994 and became COO in 2005. Kevin is a Clarion University graduate with a BSBA in Management and Real Estate. In 2005, he graduated from the FBI Citizens’ Academy where he is an active member of the Executive Board. He is a member of Boy Scouts of America, Greater Pittsburgh Council serving as a Committee Chairperson of Troop 215, Bethel Presbyterian Church, and Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow and active in the council wide support including Assistant Contingent Leader for 2005 and 2010 National Jamboree and member of council Technical Production team. Kevin resides in Bethel Park with his wife of 20 years and two children.

 


Jim Howe

Jim Howe

Chief Financial Officer | jim.howe@tudi.com

Jim Howe serves as Chief Financial Officer for TUDI Mechanical Systems. Jim began his career with TUDI in 2001 as CFO where he oversees financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations. Prior to joining TUDI, Jim began his career in the Tax Department at Ernst & Young, and eventually moved on to a small venture capital group before settling with TUDI Mechanical. Jim received his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and enjoys golfing and spending time with his granddaughter. Jim lives in the South Hills with his wife.

 


Susan Ocskay

Susan Ocskay

Operations Manager  | susan.ocskay@tudi.com

Susan currently serves as Operations Manager for the TUDI Tampa division. Susan began her career with TUDI Mechanical Systems at the headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA in 2000. Her role in Pittsburgh office included Design Build and Commercial Projects Coordinator. In 2007 when TUDI’s Tampa division opened, Susan followed her family and the business. In Tampa, Susan is responsible for daily operations including service dispatch, estimating and general office management. Sue and her husband reside in Tampa.

 

 




Robert Tudi

Manager | robert.a.tudi@tudi.com

Following high school Robert attended the United States Air Force Academy, where he graduated in 2006 with a Mechanical Engineering degree and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force.  Robert was stationed at MacDill Air Force base in Tampa and served as an aircraft maintenance officer for refueling aircraft.  During his military career he served overseas in the Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Campaigns and was awarded the Bronze Star which is the fourth-highest individual military award given.  Robert honorably separated from the military as a Captain.  Robert serves is an active member of the CEO Council of Tampa Bay and Tampa Chamber of Commerce.  Robert and his family currently live in Westshore.

 


Jon Dela Cruz

Jon Dela Cruz

Vice President of Sales | jon.delacruz@tudi.com

Jon Dela Cruz is the Commercial Business Development Manager for TUDI Mechanical Systems Tampa Florida. He manages new customer acquisitions for the Energy Solutions Division and the Commercial HVAC Division. Jon has helped companies find ways to reduce their energy bills and lower operating expenses. He is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association. Jon attended the University of Illinois and has 20 years of Sales and Sales Management experience. Jon and his wife Arlene have been married for 15 years and have two sons.

 

 


Ryan Hankey

Ryan Hankey

Recruiter | ryan.hankey@tudi.com

Ryan Hankey joined TUDI Mechanical Systems, having an extensive recruiting and sourcing background in the construction, mechanical, higher education and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining TUDI, Ryan was a Recruiter/Sourcing Specialist at Alcoa. He brings 10 years of recruiting, human resources and information systems experience to his position. Ryan received his Bachelors in Management Information Systems from West Virginia University in 2000. He is Vice President, Board Member and Travel Coach of the Penn Hills Soccer Association. Ryan resides in Verona with his wife, two daughters and son.