Our Management Staff:

David Theiss, President

David began his plumbing career in 1978. He began part time work for Sopchak Plumbing Contractors that year. He worked as a plumbers helper in the residential new construction field and was employed for Sopchak for three years. Following his father, he began employment for Cooley Plumbing Contractors Inc. in 1981. Again working in the residential new construction field, yet multi family and remodel work as well. His father, Larry Theiss opened and founded Saye Plumbing Contractors Inc. in 1982. David began working for Saye Plumbing in 1982 also. He obtained his Journeyman Plumbing license in 1983. He continued to work as a lead plumber for several years. He went on to obtain his Master Plumbing License in 1989. He was also promoted to the Lead Plumbing Superintendent for Saye Plumbing that year. Along side his dad, he became Administrative Operations Manager in the mid 90 s, managing employees, handling bid proposals, purchasing and maintaining all aspects of operations. David s dad lost his battle with kidney cancer in early 2009, leaving David as President of the company. He takes much pride in what Saye Plumbing Contractors Inc. stands for today. He believes in always delivering the highest outstanding performance possible in all aspects of our business. He will always strive to exceed our best. David's Master License number is: RMP 17380.


Gordon Gilley, Field Superintendent

Gordon Gilley began his plumbing endeavor in 1977. He began working for JWB Plumbing Contractors that year and was employed with them for many years. He was primarily working in the new residential contruction field during this period of time. He later went on the work for Sullivan Plumbing Contractors and Texas Plumbing Contractors, again working the new residential construction field. Once completing the required field hours, he obtained his plumbing licence in 1982. Soon after began employment with Lowrance Plumbing Contractors Inc. Gordon had the opportunity to gain experience in light commercial work as well as remodel projects during his employement with Lowrance Plumbing. In 1983 he was offered a position with Saye Plumbing Contractors Inc. He worked in the field for many years before being promoted as superintendent in 1997. In 2003 he also obtained his Water Supply Protection Specialist Certification. He brings a vast amount of skill and knowledge to our team. His hard work and pride in our company is evident his daily workmanship. 


Dawn Kilgore, Field Superintendent

The first time Dawn ever touched Plumbing was in High School, in 1980.  She went to Upper Cape Cod Regional Vocational Technical High School, in Massachusetts, where she learned the plumbing basics.  After High School, she gave college a try, earned an Associate's Degree in Engineering Science at Cape Cod Community College.  During the summer breaks from college, she worked as a plumber's helper for Dillon Plumbing, building condominiums.  She joined the Army in 1988, was stationed in Ludwigsburg, Germany, when her unit was attached to the 2 nd ACR and deployed to aid in the victory of Operation Desert Shield/Storm.  Her MOS was a 98J, non-communications interceptor, where she intercepted radar controlling enemy missile systems.  While serving in the Military, she took some plumbing correspondence courses.  After her Honorable Discharge from the Military in 1991, she moved to Texas and worked in the plumbing department at the Home Depot.  There, she met the owner of The Lindsay Company, where she was a service plumber for a few years.  Needing a change, she went to work for Crown Plumbing, as a service plumber.  She was introduced to Saye Plumbing when she worked with her husband as a top out subcontractor in 1997.  While working as a subcontractor, she earned her Journeyman's License.  Several years later, she chose to take the Master's exam, a certification she has held since 2004.  She worked as an hourly employee with Saye Plumbing until being offered the job of Superintendent in 2016.  Dawn is proud to have always taken pride in everything she has done her entire life.  The military aided her in her discipline, organizational skills and her respect for others.  .


Chris Kinney, Field Superintendent

Chris Kinney began working for Saye Plumbing Contractors in March of 2001. Previously, he worked for Stewart Stevens for many years and was seeking a career change. Initially he began working in the field as a helper for Saye. He began working and learning diligently showing constant progression in his knowledge and experience. He was promoted to lead plumber in 2003. Shortly thereafter, Chris was promoted to the on call service position because of his remarkable ability to work well with clients and customers His reliability, quality workmanship and continuing progression in his overall knowledge prompted management to consider him for the next field superintendent position. In 2013, long time employee, Frank Weido, retired and Chris was promoted to his position as Superintendent.

Company History:

Saye Plumbing Contractors Inc. was formed and founded by Larry Theiss
in 1982, serving the residential construction industry. He is a respected name
in the industry and served numerous years on the board for the Responsible
Plumbers Association, networking and committed to making the plumbing trade
in the State of Texas the best it can be. We are members of the Greater
Houston Builders Association and the Better Business Bureau.

Our company provides new residential construction, remodeling, and repair services to Houston and all surrounding areas. Our administrative
staff offers over 100 combined years of experience in the plumbing trade.
Through the years we have completed thousands of homes, with the highest
level of knowledge and workmanship. We are pleased to offer flexibility on all
levels, from upgrades to changes that your project might require. We offer
all national brands and are supported by numerous manufacturers and whole-
salers. We believe that our company would be an asset to you as a home builder, offering a business relationship that will exceed all expectation.