About Cooling Towers OF TEXAS


Our Approach

Cooling Towers of Texas was founded on the principles of quality, integrity, value, and safety. These principles are the driving force behind our commitment to our customers. We constantly strive to provide superior service at prices that are truly fair and reasonable. From the largest construction, upgrade, repair or maintenance project, to sales of the smallest parts, Cooling Towers of Texas delivers maximum value with the most competitive rates you will find and a quality of workmanship that is unsurpassed industry-wide.

Our Core Beliefs


Deliver the best quality  to our customers; every time.

Perform  the services our customers need, always with integrity.

Perform  the services our customers need, always with integrity.

Meet our team

Our management team has over 100 years combined experience and our crews are the most competent and qualified in the industry. For all phases of cooling tower construction, repair, maintenance, or performance upgrades, Cooling Towers of Texas truly is the one source for all your cooling tower needs.


Shawn Daniel

CEO/President - Cooling Towers of Texas

Shawn Daniel, the founder of Cooling Towers of Texas, has been a leader in the cooling tower industry since 2004. He has spent 28 years in construction with 23 of those years involved in industrial construction. In 2004, he independently established an organization based on the characteristics that defined his career, integrity and fairness. Shawn is hands-on and is involved in every aspect of Cooling Towers of Texas from engineering, estimating, finance, to project management. Overseeing the operation and growth of Cooling Towers of Texas allows him the opportunity to challenge employees and nurture their success and growth. With a vision to continue to build Cooling Towers of Texas into an industry leader, he maintains strict safety standards to keep workers safe and creates business relationships with customer-based integrity, consistency and fairness. He is a man of integrity and has built this successful and growing establishment as a reflection of his image.

Shawn refuses to compromise his high standards of workmanship for the “quick fix”. Cooling Towers of Texas will only provide service and repairs necessary to ensure the cooling tower can maintain structural integrity, thermal efficiency, and prolonged service life. 


John Stewart

Vice President/Sales Manager - Cooling Towers of Texas

John Stewart is the Sales Manager and Vice President at Cooling Towers of Texas. His responsibilities include overseeing marketing programs, branch management, and corporate contracts. Prior to joining Cooling Towers of Texas, John worked in the construction industry; now having been in the cooling tower industry for 15 years. John began his career Laborer and worked his way to upper management. His skill and knowledge of cooling towers has been a great asset to Cooling Towers of Texas by assisting the growth of our customer base existentially. John’s greatest strengths are his creativity, drive, and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach. We are proud to have him on our team.


Shane Small

Chief Financial Officer, MBA, CTP

Shane Small is a Financial Professional with great experience serving the petrochemical and refining industry. As Controller, he is responsible for managing the financial strategy and operations. Shane is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) that holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Texas State University and an MBA from Sam Houston State University. He strongly values great relationships with suppliers and customers to add value to the industry.



Trent Tullos

Procurement - Cooling Towers of Texas

Trent Tullos oversees Procurement here at Cooling Towers of Texas. His responsibilities include purchasing any material or equipment needed to meet our customer’s needs. Working closely with our vendors and field employees to ensure that we are providing a quality product that exceeds our customer’s expectations. Prior to joining our team in April of 2018, Trent has 3 years of public accounting experience with a focus on construction and oil & gas clients.


Don DenBleyker

Project Engineer - Cooling Towers of Texas

Having earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University in 1994, Don has worked in the construction industry since then; joining the cooling tower industry in 1997. Don joined Cooling Towers of Texas in 2007 as a Project Engineer and oversees the estimating and procurement department, as well as all engineering analysis and projects. His responsibilities include providing all technical drawings, thermal performance analysis and is the main point of contact for all external engineering work, technical products, and components. While at Cooling Towers of Texas Don has established internal systems and processes that allow Cooling Towers of Texas to estimate, design, procure material, and execute a wide variety of cooling tower projects with a consistent attention to detail. Don’s technical training combined with his extensive experience in the cooling tower industry makes him an immeasurable asset to the Cooling Towers of Texas management team.


Gerardo Gomez

Sales - Cooling Towers of Texas

Gerardo Gomez is one of our sales team members here at Cooling Towers of Texas. Having been in the industry since 2005, Gerardo has extensive experience in Cooling Towers. He is responsible for the sales and execution of projects including maintenance, repairs, modifications and replacement parts of industrial erected Cooling Towers. In addition, responsible for project safety, quality planning, execution of field change orders and on time delivery of services.  Gerardo has been a huge asset to our family, as well as to our customers, and we are proud to have him on our team.



Tommy Trahan

Construction Manager - Cooling Towers of Texas

Tommy Trahan joined Cooling Towers of Texas in 2008. He has over 33 years of skilled experience in the business. Tommy started off as a Cooling Tower hand in 1984 and has continuously worked his way up through every position in the industry. His reputation for hard work and commitment to the customers have exceeded all expectations. He is responsible for the planning and management all of Cooling Towers of Texas' projects. As well as, estimating jobs, overseeing and scheduling the crews. Tommy has been a huge asset to our family, as well as to our customers, and we are proud to have him on our team.




We have a reputation of excellence, reliability and superior customer service. We would like to demonstrate to you that true quality workmanship is second nature to our crews and management team. We look forward to servicing your needs!



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