Meet the Staff
Bob Ciapponi - President
Bob entered the sheet metal trade in 1973. He joined Bogner Sheet Metal in 1976 as a third-year apprentice. He took over as President in 1984. He serves on the Monterey Bay Area Apprenticeship Board of Directors and the Monterey Bay Area Sheet Metal Contractor’s Association Board. He is a member of the Santa Cruz Rotary Club.
Katrina Ciapponi - Office Manager
Katrina has been the office manager since 2009. She has brought the office into the twenty-first century with her excellent computer skills. She is dedicated to decreasing the amount of printed material maintained in the everyday office functioning. Katrina enjoys marketing the company. Her hobbies include traveling and event planning.
Keith Ciapponi - Service Technician
Keith was born into the business and is a third generation sheet metal journeyman. He spent his childhood in the shop playing with the tools and equipment. His skills include fabrication, installation, service and repair. Keith says, “There is nothing more satisfying than getting someone’s furnace going when they are in need of heat." His hobbies include snowmobiling, dirt biking, mountain biking, camping, water-skiing and jet skiing.
Mike Weybright - Journeyman Installer
Mike was born and raised in Santa Cruz. He joined Bogner Sheet Metal as an apprentice in 1984. He primarily handles residential installations and sheet metal fabrication. He is the father of four, and proud grandfather. He enjoys spending time with his family at home, or at the park or beach.
Micah Harmon - Service Technician
Micah has been with Bogner Sheet Metal since 2013. He has always enjoyed mechanical jobs and has a passion for repairing things. He works on cars, trucks, home projects and now furnaces and air conditioners. He was born in the Sierras and raised in Santa Cruz. He enjoys any and all outdoor activities; some of his favorites are softball, fishing, surfing and skateboarding.
Gabriel “Gabe” Fiel – Service Technician
Gabriel is the newest member of the Bogner Sheet Metal team. Gabriel is a native of Southern California but has called Santa Cruz home for the past several years. He likes to work with his hands and enjoys fixing things. He loves spending time at the beach with his 7- year-old son and watching sports.
Erica Mendez – Service Department
Erica was born in Santa Cruz and raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Her role in the company is
scheduling and supporting the service department. She graduated from San Jose State with a degree in
Criminal Justice, and attended Cabrillo with the intent to get a degree in Culinary Arts and Spanish. Her
hobbies are baking, spending time with her family, and doing DIY crafts. She is married and has one dog.