Eitel Heinemann Mechanical Services, Inc. was started in February of 2004 after the owners' previous company—VA Smith—was purchased by Exelon. 

Each principal of EHMS, Inc. has been in position since the start of the company, with decades of prior experience. 


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DAVE EITEL

PRESIDENT

Working with VA Smith since 1980, Dave was most recently President before it's sale to Exelon Services Mechanical Group

in 2000. Dave is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Illinois with over 30+ years of experience in the industry. 


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CHIP HEINEMANN

VICE PRESIDENT

After several years with FE Moran, Chip moved on to become a Construction Sales Engineer and Vice President at

VA Smith before starting EHMS, Inc. Chip is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Illinois

and a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Southern Illinois University.


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ED BEELEN

VICE PRESIDENT

As Construction Manager for Exelon Services Mechanical Group after buying VA Smith, Ed has

been responsible for over 200+ tradesman in the field and multiple fabrication shops. 

Ed is a journeyman pipefitter with over 30+ years of experience in the industry. 


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KEN KESLINKE

SALES ENGINEER


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RYAN GRIBBENS

OPERATIONS MANAGER