Team Members

Our Pledge to You.

NATIONAL HEAT TREAT is committed to: Total Customer Satisfaction, Clear Communication and World Class Delivery Performance. These guiding principles of our business are achieved through NATIONAL HEAT TREAT's people. At NATIONAL HEAT TREAT, we only employ the most talented, thoroughly trained experts who are committed to doing things right the first time, every time.

Our Team Members.

Michael Pendley


Mr. Jehon Leonce has 12 years of experience in the aerospace and oil and gas industries. Jehon has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and a MS in Engineering Management from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. He also holds Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications. Jehon has 7 years of Heat Treat experience and is dedicated to process improvement and quality. Having began his career in mission control at NASA JSC, he is devoted to implementing the NASA principles of team work, effective communication and failure not being an option to the industry.

T:  281.674.7949
C:  615.268.6888

Andrew Duckett


Mr. Duckett brings extensive experience in commercial heat treating to NATIONAL HEAT TREAT. Andrew studied Process Technology at San Jacinto College. His core competencies include practical heat treating, production scheduling and reporting, process troubleshooting, statistical analysis, and specification review.

T:  281.809.9848
C:  832.507.4168

Ken Wilkinson


With more than 40 years in the industry, Mr. Wilkinson is an expert in the installation, repair, and maintenance of furnaces and related equipment. He is also highly skilled in furnace calibration and surveying.

T:  281.809.9849

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor

Mr. Taylor has over 40 years of experience in the heat treating industry covering virtually all materials and processes. Brian attended Blinn College where he earned a degree in business. He is a member of the Metal Treating Institute.

T:  281.809.9854

Cody Shoop

Cody Shoop

Mr. Shoop is our Quality Assurance Specialist. He is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a BS in Chemical Engineering.

T:  281.809.9851