President / Owner
Lucas Comeaux has over 24 years experience in the I&E / Automation industry, initially hands-on and then over 15 years in various management roles. He began his career with API at an entry level position in 1995. 20 years later, through an acquisition, he was able to work with managers and executives at Danos for a five year duration, gaining valuable experience in the SG&A areas of the business. He was then blessed with an API ownership opportunity in the spring of 2019, and is charging forward with a group of loyal, hard-working, dedicated team of professionals.
Lucas has a Master's degree in Business Administration from LSU Shreveport and a Mechanical Engineering degree from UL Lafayette. He is married with two sons and two daughters.
Vice President / Owner
Brandon Verret has over 17 years experience in the I&E / Automation industry. He has hands-on control system manufacturing experience and has been in management roles for over a decade. Prior to joining API in 2002, Brandon worked in the Gulf of Mexico for a major drilling contractor, and prior to that was in sales, inventory, and purchasing with a reputable oilfield supply store.
In addition to managing teams, Brandon has managed a wide range of projects including electrical panels, onshore metering skids, wellhead control systems, chemical injection and HPU skids, solar powered equipment, and more. He obtained a certification from Marine Mechanics Institute in Florida, and is married with two sons.