Horton Mechanical

Key Executives

Keith R. Horton | President

1973 Graduated Frederick Douglas High School in Baltimore

1974 Entered in the Plumbers Local Union #48

1975 Obtained his Master Gas Fitter License

1978 Completed apprenticeship program at the Plumbers Local Union #48

  • Lloyd E. Mitchell Mechanical Contractors
  • Poole & Kent Mechanical Contractors
  • Coleman Mechanical Contractors

1978 Journeyman Plumber

1980 Master Plumber

  • Second African-American in the Plumbers Local Union #48 to achieve Master Plumber
  • One of only 10 African-Americans in Maryland to achieve Master Plumber

1980-1984 Instructor at Plumbers Local Union #48

  • First African-American instructor in the Plumbers Local Union #48

1982 Completed the Mechanical Instructors Training Program at Perdue University

1983 Completed the Mechanical Instructors Training Program at University of Maryland

1983 Started Horton Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

1984 HMC’s first contract for AMTRAK Maintenance and Repair Facility

2000 Maryland State Board of Plumbing

  • Served as Vice-Chairman of the board

Rodney L. Horton, Sr. | Vice President

1998 Graduated Baltimore Polytechnic High School in Baltimore

1996-1998 Tool Material Handler at HMC

1998 - 2000 Studied Mechanical Engineering at West Virginia State University

2000 - 2004 Studied Mechanical Engineering at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

2000 Estimator

2004 Project Manager

2007 Completed the Local Contractor Development Program Contractor’s College

2008 Vice President of Horton Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

2009 Completed Construction Management requirements at the Turner School of Construction Management with the Turner Construction Company

2013 Board Member St. Frances Academy - Baltimore, MD