Vic Verma

Founder and Board Member

Vic established Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing in 1982 in San Antonio, TX. Prior to that, Vic was President of Alamo Insulation Co. from 1977 to 1982. In 2017, after the acquisition of Alpha by Installed Building Products (“IBP”), he was elected to the Board of Directors of IBP. Vic currently serves on the board of National Association of Minority Contractors.  Over the years, he has been actively involved with various trade organizations and non-profits, including the Georgia Walls & Ceilings Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, India American Cultural Association and Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta. Vic has over four decades of experience in commercial and specialty construction and has served on advisory boards for Bank of North Georgia, Owens Corning & Johns Manville. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Associate’s Degree in International Marketing and Marketing Management from the University of Bombay. Vic is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, class of 2005.

Henry Schmueckle


Henry Schmueckle has more than 30 years experience in the construction industry. Henry joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in 1988 as a Project Manager. Henry holds Specialty Trade Contractor Licenses in the States of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. In 1995, Henry was promoted to Executive Vice President/Partner in the firm and in 2007, Henry was promoted to Corporate President. He currently oversees estimating, production and day to day operation needs of all Alpha operations. Henry is a graduate of Texas State Technical College where he received an Associates Degree in Applied Science specializing in Building Construction Technology.

Scott Lyons

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Lyons, CPA has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry.  Scott joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in April 2018 as Chief Financial Officer.  He is a graduate of Indiana University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.  Scott started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then Crowe Horwath.  He joined the Installed Building Products family (IBP) in 2002 as Assistant Controller and was promoted to Corporate Controller in 2004, then Chief Accounting Officer in 2010.  Scott played a critical role in IBP’s initial public offering in February 2014 before being named Managing Director of Business Development for IBP, where he led the team through over 40 acquisitions during his tenure.

Naren Patel

Vice President East Region

Naren joined the Alpha team in April 1999 and is the Southeast Regional Manager. Prior to joining Alpha, Naren started his career with a prominent international construction management and design firm. He has over 18 years of industry experience and currently oversees the sales and general operations of the Charlotte, Raleigh, Tampa, Miami, Atlanta and Orlando offices. In addition, he serves as the current president of the Georgia Walls & Ceiling Industry Association as well as involvement in various local organizations such as Associated Builders & Contractors of Georgia. Naren is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Chuck Jahant

Vice President West Region

Chuck joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in September, 2005 as the Division Manager at the Dallas office.  He was promoted to the Texas Regional Sales Manager in 2008 and Vice President of the South Central Region in 2014. Before joining Alpha, Chuck worked in the manufacturing side of the business for over 20 years, including over 10 years with W.R. Grace & Company in their Waterproofing, Fireproofing and Firestopping division. Chuck is a graduate of Baylor University where he majored in marketing/management. Chuck oversees sales and operations for Austin, Dallas, Tulsa, Denver and Phoenix.

Brian Lenix

Vice President Central Region

Brian Lenix has over a decade of experience in the construction industry. Brian joined Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing in 2011 as Regional manager for the Houston/Louisiana market. He has held a variety of sales and financial management positions in the construction market both from the manufacturing, and distribution side of the business. Prior to joining Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing, Brian worked for Owens Corning as an Area Sales Manager for their Insulating System Business. Earlier in his career, Brian was a Financial Manager for Graybar Electric and a Leader in Owens Corning’s Customer Financial Services Division. Brian is a graduate of The University of Toledo where he received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree majoring in Finance and Information Systems. Brian oversees sales and operations for Houston, San Antonio, Nashville, Cincinnati and Milwaukee.