Our Team

Sharon and Dustin Yates – Owners

As President of Ducts, Inc., Sharon (Faraci) Yates has kept the family legacy of Ducts, Inc. going for three generations, stemming from the origin of Faraci & Sons in New York under grandfather, Giuseppe Faraci, to the birth of Ducts, Inc. in Arizona in 1978 under her parents, Vincent and Sally Faraci.  Sharon has always had a passion for working with people and the tenacity to run a business with integrity. Being that Sharon’s husband, Dustin, mirrors those values, he joined Ducts, Inc. to help create and cultivate a team that would embrace and grow this culture. Together, they fuel each other’s fire to continue to provide exceptional services and quality workmanship for our clients, and a safe and positive working environment for the Ducts, Inc. team.

Robert Zard – VP of Operations

Robert Zard has been in the HVAC sheet metal industry for over 26 years, and with Ducts, Inc. for over 20 years. His experience includes management of numerous projects. As a sheet metal specialist, Robert is highly qualified in the design and building of HVAC and dust collection systems and general sheet metal applications. He has a mechanical journeyman’s license with the City of Phoenix and is certified in asbestos abatement and confined spaces.

Tony Tolman – Estimator

Tony Tolman has been heading the Estimating Department at Ducts, Inc. since 2015. Since starting in the HVAC industry in 1997, Tony’s experiences, and deep industry experience, have allowed him the wisdom to look at each project objectively, estimate them accurately, and give them the attention to detail that they require.

Al Martinez – Field Superintendent

Al Martinez found his passion for HVAC in 2000. His military background unveiled his tremendous leadership skills and landed him in a management position quickly. Those skills were obvious upon his joining the Ducts team and his position as Field Superintendent allows him the daily opportunity to educate and mold the team to excel. Al is a certified Journeyman and also an OSHA certified trainer, and ensures that this team abides by all safety requirements.