Branch Manager - Phoenix
Don and his team provide clients with the responsiveness, expertise and professionalism they need for reliable, efficient operation of a broad array of mechanical systems. His responsibilities include working with clients to develop maintenance plans, assessing a wide range of renovation, retrofit and other projects, and ensuring that his expert factory-trained technicians deliver the services required to give clients consistently high-performance systems. The result is a comprehensive, single-source suite of services designed to provide clients with optimum day-to-day operations, consistently comfortable and productive environments, and long-term value.
Don has been in the mechanical systems industry since he began working for a plumbing and refrigeration contractor at the age of 15. In 1982, he completed the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) program at the Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix. After a five-year stint as a service technician, he joined the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 469. In 1992, he moved to York International as an industrial chiller technician, where he worked his way up into foreman and later, service manager positions. After Johnson Controls purchased York, he spent two years as a chiller team manager, before becoming service operations manager. He took his current post with EMCOR Services Arizona in 2008.
The Personal Side
Don enjoys spending time with his family, as well as fishing, hunting, boating and traveling. He also likes to ride dirt bikes, street bikes and quads.