Mike A. Valdes
President & Sales / General Manager
Mike founded Mavex in 1996. He has a Business Administration degree with a major in marketing from Florida International University. Mike is the sales / general manager. His duties include engine, generator, and equipment sales / applications. He also oversees all other aspects of company business. Mike has over 27 years experience in the marine & industrial market. Beginning as a driver in 1987 and working his way up through the parts, service and sales departments has given him a great deal of experience in all aspects of the industry.
Vice-president & Parts Manager
Mauricio and Mike have worked together for over 10 years. Mauricio was hired as a parts salesman in 1994 when Mike was the general manager of another local engine and generator distributor. When Mavex was founded, Mauricio immediately came over to the company. Mauricio is a 1992 graduate of Cuba’s Naval Academy with a degree in Naval and Mechanical Engineering. As well as being the parts manager, Mauricio also assists with all other aspects of company business.
Waldo A. Pizano
Waldo and Mike are old friends. They met in the late 80’s when each worked at competing Volvo Penta dealerships. Waldo joined Mavex in February 2011. Throughout the years Waldo has pretty much done it all in the marine and industrial business. At the present time Waldo is in charge of all our very large international accounts.
Mike’s mother Mercy has been with Mavex since April 2002. She has a business administration degree with a major in Accounting from Florida International University. Her duties include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, payroll as well as other administrative duties.
Assistant Office Manager
Luz joined Mavex in 2011. She is a graduate of University of Puerto Rico, MDC and Miami International University of Arts & Design. Luz has 15 years of experience as a Bookkeeper. Her duties include assist Mercy with the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable as well as other administrative duties.
Diana joined Mavex in 1998. She is a graduate of the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá Colombia. Her primary duties are, but not limited to, assisting the parts, service and sales departments.
Moe joined Mavex in July of 2013. Moe has worked in the marine and industrial business since he was 18. You will be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable parts salesperson.
Marcus joined Mavex in 2001, after graduating from Hialeah High School. Marcus started in the warehouse with shipping and receiving but quickly moved up to the parts and service department. He is currently in charge of all service department work and functions.
Mario joined Mavex in 2001. He is a 1992 graduate of Cuba’s Politechnical Academy, where he specialized in diesel engine / generator theory and repair. After graduation, Mario worked 5 years with Cuba’s largest commercial ship yard. Upon arriving in the U. S. he worked another 4 years as a service technician with a local engine and generator distributor. At Mavex he is in charge of all service department functions. He attends all factory service schools, trains all new technicians, and supervises all service work.
Warehouse/Shipping and Receiving
Patricio joined Mavex in 1997. Patricio is currently in charge of all warehouse shipping and receiving. He also coordinates all local deliveries.