Built on a family legacy of proud steamfitters dating back to over 100 years, Heritage Mechanical was established in 2012 to provide quality mechanical service to the commercial construction industry. Opening its doors with only three employees and a master plan, the company has since grown rapidly to become one of the fastest growing mechanical construction firms serving the DMV.

We are recognized as a collaborative partner and dependable team member promoting positive leadership to achieve project success. Employees, clients and subcontractors are selected based on the principals of integrity, trust and commitment to this mission.


Heritage Mechanical is a mechanical and plumbing contractor based in Crofton, Maryland. We specialize in building large commercial and institutional facilities across the mid-Atlantic including: retail, laboratories, schools, federal buildings, healthcare centers, athletic facilities and religious institutions. We have consistently added technology to maintain the excellence in service our clients expect.

We are comprised of a workforce rich in experience. By committing to the highest level of craftsmanship, Heritage Mechanical is a preferred business partner to many owners, general contractors, architects, engineers, subcontractors and suppliers in the region.


Joe Parker


Joe is the president of Heritage Mechanical. He provides leadership in all areas of the business and works diligently to provide the highest value on every project. In addition, he strives to ensure that all work performed is done safely while meeting the customer’s expectation of performance, quality and schedule. Joe has been serving in this capacity since 2012.

Prior to joining the company, Joe held a variety of positions with many construction firms for over 40 years including Limbach, Bowers Mechanical, Southland Industries, Heffron, Alliance Mechanical, W.G. Cornell and John J. Kirlin.

Joe and his wife, Cathy, have three children, two grandchildren and are active in several community endeavors. He enjoys hunting, gardening, motorcycling and restoring automobiles.

Lance Baird


As the principal at Heritage Mechanical, Lance’s focus is on developing relationships with building owners, general contractors, architects and engineers to provide mechanical solutions with the greatest value. He’s also heavily involved with project pursuit selection, estimating, bidding, and contract negotiations.

Lance graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in politics and from The Pennsylvania State University with a master’s degree in business administration. Prior to joining the company, Lance spent approximately eight years as marketing consultant within the HVAC industry.

Lance is married to his wife, Jamie, and they have one child. When he’s not working, Lance is a youth football head coach with the Davidsonville Gators.

Michael Parker

HVAC Foreman

Mike works closely with our project managers, field foreman and safety personnel to maintain a safe and productive field staff on all of our projects. As field superintendent, he is also responsible for the management and development of an experienced group of journeymen and administrative personnel.

Like his father, Joe, Mike has been with Heritage Mechanical since 2012 and has held many different positions during this time. Some of these roles include journeyman welder, project foreman, and general foreman before being placed in his current position as leader of the pipefitting and plumbing construction teams. Prior to joining the firm, Mike proudly served his country for six years with United State Coast Guard.

Mike and his girlfriend, Darien, were recently blessed with the arrival of their second child earlier this year.