What do you like most about your job?
Sharing decades of experience and helping a customer to find the best fit for their needs. Developing sincere relationships with coworkers and customers.
Do you have any memorable stories while on the job?
Too many to pick from. Happy, sad, painful, funny, etc.
What does it feel like to solve a problem for someone?
Gratifying. It’s actually more important to know that a customer has confidence in the system that was chosen, and the team that advised, installed, and promises to be committed to taking care of their current and future needs
What are your areas of expertise?
Being personable. Listening to a persons’ needs, and developing a sincere basis for trustworthy advice and direction.
Where did you learn your trade? How long have you been in the trade?
Worked as a carpenter through college, and loved the building industry. Was hired and worked as a HVAC installer for 10 years at a local mechanical firm. Was encouraged to go into business and took the opportunity, working predominantly in custom, new home HVAC and plumbing installations. Operated that HVAC business for 17 years, employing as many as a dozen techs, and staff, Sold to Vertex in 2006 and have served here in several capacities for nearly 15 years.
Tell us about your background or family. Partners, kids, etc.
Oldest of 4 siblings, grew up in a close family, guided by Christian principles. Met my wife in college, sharing many common interests; art, camping, traveling to the mountains and the ocean, working with teenagers and raising our children. Personally enjoy hunting, fishing, exploring, and sharing memorable times with friends and family.
Do you have any pets?
Currently raising and enjoying too many dogs.
Where’s your favorite place to go out to eat?
Mamie’s Restaurant in Martinsburg PA.
What do you like to do when you’re not working?
Spending time at our cabin, with family and friends.
What is something people might be surprised to know about you?
I used to be physically fit, athletic, and had long hair! Enjoyed playing guitar, singing, and participating in worship bands.
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