Management Team


Nick Cook - CEO

Mr. Cook is a native Houstonian and the founder and CEO of Cook Mechanical Inc. Mr. Cook has 20 years of experience in the commercial mechanical contracting business.

Steve Booker – President

Mr. Booker is the Director of Construction Services leading a team of construction experts for all new construction projects. Mr. Booker has been in the commercial mechanical contracting business for 30 years and has prior executive leadership and experience as Vice President at Way Engineering and Comfort systems.

Kristen McKnight – Vice President

Mrs. McKnight is the Vice President of Cook Mechanical Inc. and is responsible for accounting and all administrative functions including personnel, employee benefits and corporate insurance. Mrs. McKnight also leads the Maintenance and Service delivery division at Cook Mechanical Inc. coordinating all field technicians.  

Rusty Cheves – Director of Controls and Business Development

Mr. Cheves has 20 years of experience in the Information Technology space and holds a BBA-CIS from the University of Houston. Mr. Cheves prior experience includes 10 years of Software Sales as well as 10 years at Hewlett Packard working in the Infrastructure Services team as an IT manager and master technology strategist. Rusty specializes in Enterprise IT automation systems, Operations Management and Control Systems.

Pamela Rasmussen, CPA - Controller