GAP Engineering is comprised of an experienced and talented group of technical experts. Below are some of our key employees:
Mike Homma, P.E.
President, Marketing Director
Mike has a degree in Chemical Engineering and is an experienced Process Control Engineer with over 30 years of experience in advanced process control and process engineering, project management, and project engineering. Mike started the company in 2003 and some of his specialized skills include the OSIsoft PI System, Honeywell (TDC3000, TDC2000, GUS, APP Node, and PHD), Emerson Delta V, Foxboro IA, Fisher Provox, Wonderware MMI, Intellutions MMI, Dec VAX/VMS system administration, and Windows Server administration.
In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Senior Project Engineering Manager
Usman Farooq is a highly motivated and successful project manager with over 11 years’ experience. He is a PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with a proven track record of managing high level and complex technology projects. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and has extensive experience in the fields of Industrial Process Control and Operational Technology Management. Usman has proven to be particularly resourceful in mitigating project risks and inspiring employees to operate as a cohesive and functional team. Usman’s leadership skills continue to receive recognition from Gap’s clients and employees by keeping projects on time and under budget, all while maintaining a perfect safety record. Usman is passionate about mentoring his fellow engineers and draftsman and elevating their skill sets. His teams have proven to be extremely well-rounded, resourceful, and successful in project execution. Usman continues to exceed our client’s and stakeholders’ expectations for effectiveness and efficiency on all projects.
Some of his more specialized skills include Honeywell Systems (Experion DCS, Honeywell Safety Manager, DynAMo Alarm Management, ProfitSuite Advanced Process Control), Rockwell ControlLogix Systems (RSLogix/Studio 5000 and FactoryTalk View SE/ME), Emerson DeltaV DCS, Triconex TriStation, OSIsoft PI System, and VMware Virtualization Platform.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading and hobby programming projects.
Client Services Director
Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from the University of Houston. Michelle has been with the company for 4 years and since day one has been an instrumental part of day-to-day operations. She manages all office processes including our HR department and employee relations as well as supports business development and all client relations. She oversees company financial decisions and our accounting department as well as generates our proposals and bid documents for new jobs. She involves herself in all aspects of the business and had proven successful in driving positive results for the company and our clients.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with her family.
Vice President, Lead Control Engineer
Mark has a degree in Chemical Engineering and is an experienced Process Control Engineer with over 13 years of experience in process control and process engineering, project management and project engineering. Some of his specialized skills include the OSIsoft PI System, Honeywell (TDC3000, APP Node and PHD), Emerson Delta V, Yokogawa, Wonderware MMI, Intellutions MMI, Windows Server and multiple Virtual Machine Platforms. Mark is one of our senior specialists in system integration.
Senior I&E Designer
Noriel has a degree in Electrical Engineering and is an experienced Sr. I&E Design Engineer with over 20 years of experience in Instrument and Electrical design, project management and project engineering. Some of his specialized skills include the Autocad 2D/3D, Honeywell (TDC3000, TDC2000), Emerson Delta V, Yokogawa Centum, and Rockwell Automation.