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.
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.
Sam Rolfe - Assistant
Sam comes to us with a diverse background. He helps in the office and keeps our shop organized and stocked. Sam is a big fan of BBQ, skateboards and racecars.
David Churchill - Service Technician
David enjoys the HVAC trade! This trade has opened up many doors in his life. He continues to learn, explore and meet the wonderful people that make up this industry. David is a beer enthusiast and life optimistic. In his free time you can find him behind the keyboard in his band.
Gabriel “Gabe” Fiel – Service Technician
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 13 - year-old son and watching sports.
Russell Storey – Installer
Russell has been in the industry for 13 years. He takes pride in doing a quality job and enjoys the people he works with.
Gabriel Martinez – Installer
Gabriel has been in the industry for several years and loves what he does. He is married and has 2 sons. Gabriel enjoys spending time ridding bikes with his family on the weekend.
Kayla Anderson – Service Dispatcher
Kayla is a recent graduate from Humboldt State University. She is new to the industry and the area and loving all of it! Her hobbies include reading, performance art and thrifting.
Jesse Herrera – Estimator / Sales
Jesse has a passion for building things and helping others. He has a background in business. Jesse spent many years working in the Silicon Valley and was looking for a local company to contribute his service to the community. He enjoys exercising, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
Janine Ciapponi – Service Dispatcher
Janine was raised in the industry. He father bought the business from the Bogner family in the late 60’s. She and Bob bought the business in the 80’s. Janine is a retired middle school teacher, where she enjoyed teaching math and science. She has worn many hats in the Bogner building. In her free time she enjoys knitting, sewing, quilting, bird watching and playing with her grandson.
Cindy Martin – Install Department
After a 30 year career in Silicon Valley Marketing, Cindy is thrilled to be working in Santa Cruz County for a company with an amazing reputation for integrity and service. She works with Jesse Herrera to ensure the installation process is focused on the customers’ needs from the first phone call for an estimate appointment to the last day of installation and beyond. Her only complaint about Bogner Sheet Metal is that no one loves movies as much as she does.
Russell Lindow – Installer
Russell was born and raised in Salinas, California. He has twenty-five years’ experience in the HVAC industry and we are very pleased to welcome him to Bogner Sheet Metal. Russell shares an interest in motorcycles with Daniel. He also enjoys spending time on classic cars.
Daniel Johnstone – Installer
Daniel is a Santa Cruz native. He has been in the HVAC industry since 2017 and is already an accomplished installer. He plans to make the HVAC industry his career. His hobbies include skateboarding and motorcycles.
Frank Delgado – Service Technician
Frank was born and raised in Castroville. He has been in the HVAC industry since 2012. He loves spending time with his two daughters and going to the movies. Frank is the newest member of our service department and has already received commendations from several customers.