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20 Questions with Dave Swift

Dave Swift, CEO of Goodman Global, Inc., discusses leadership, managing growth strategies and cultivating employees.

Originally published Published: 12.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson, partner at Jackson, Dieken & Associates, a full-service insurance agency, discusses his experience as a pro football player, running an effective insurance business and applying team-based principles.

Originally published Published: 11.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Paul Franks

Paul Franks, president and CEO of Sports Construction Group, discusses how he sold his company, and then bought it back after it went bankrupt and transformed it into a leader …

Originally published Published: 10.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Wayne G. Beck

Wayne Beck, owner of Aladdin Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. in Newbury Park, Calif., discusses service fleets, marketing, current market conditions and opening the proverbial and literal can of worms.

Originally published Published: 09.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Jerry Yudelson

Jerry Yudelson, PE, speaker, author, Principal of Yudelson Associates and Chair for Greenbuild Conferences discusses the green-building movement, his aspirations to be President and his ability to talk to dogs.

Originally published Published: 07.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Pat and Dan Conway

Pat and Dan Conway, owners of Cleveland-based Great Lakes Brewing Co., discuss entrepreneurship, launching businesses in tough economic conditions and a marketing philosophy based on social and environmental responsibility.

Originally published Published: 06.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions With Bobby Miller

Bobby Miller, president of Grande Aire Services Inc., discusses ambitions, customer service and marketing.

Originally published Published: 05.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with John Conover

John Conover, President, Trane Commercial Systems, discusses the industry, sports and sage advice.

Originally published Published: 04.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Joe Nichter

Joe Nichter, president of Tri-City Mechanical (Comfort Systems USA), discusses challenges, triumphs and business best practices.

Originally published Published: 03.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Charles Lipman

Charels Lipman, CEO of DiversiTech, discusses politics, risk, entrepreneurial spirit and business philosophy.

Originally published Published: 02.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Stephen Yurek

Stephen Yurek, president of ARI, at the association's national head-quaters in Arlington, Va., discusses HVACR, regulation, energy bills and practical jokes.

Originally published Published: 01.01.08 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Bruno Marvelli

Bruno Marvelli, director of facilities at Caesars Palace, discusses treasure hunting, high-roller suites, beach parties and mechanical equipment.

Originally published Published: 12.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Thomas A. Gugino

Thomas A. Gugino, Inspections Supervisor, Building and Safety for the city of Las Vegas discusses covered casinos, construction projects, mechanical systems, IAPMO and everyday contracting challenges.

Originally published Published: 11.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with David Heckler

David Heckler, co-owner of Comfort Supply Inc. (CSI), discusses vision, discipline, service and marketing.

Originally published Published: 10.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Carmine Galletta

Carmine Galletta, CEO of GallettAir Inc. in Long Island, discusses the value of well-planned fleet programs, car collections, restaurants and service contracts.

Originally published Published: 09.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Craig and Sharry Angell

Craig and Sharry Angell discuss running the business together, indoor air quality and customer satisfaction.

Originally published Published: 08.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Don Strang

Don Strang III discusses business challenges, staffing and mechanical systems for the company’s properties.

Originally published Published: 07.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Bonnie Kern Koskela

Koskela discusses career advice, living abroad and the decision-making process she uses as a leader.

Originally published Published: 06.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions With Larry Trimbach

Trimbach discusses rock ’n’ roll, expansion and growth, contractors, health-care costs and business strategies.

Originally published Published: 05.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Theo Etzel

Etzel discusses how a different management philosophy, dedication to training and empowering employees turned his company into a powerhouse.

Originally published Published: 04.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Rex Boynton

Boynton discusses the past, present and future of North American Technician Excellence.

Originally published Published: 03.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Mark Bulanda

Bulanda discussed the economic outlook for 2007, potential growth areas for contractors, IAQ and strategies that will help contractors in the coming years.

Originally published Published: 02.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Morten Andersen

Andersen discusses football, business and the preparation that goes into both.

Originally published Published: 01.01.07 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Gary Daniels

Daniels discusses wholesale distribution, contractors, adding value, globalization and team sports at Johnstone headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

Originally published Published: 11.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with John Galyen

John discusses contractors, the wholesale market, commercial and industrial refrigeration, as well as the North American marketplace.

Originally published Published: 10.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Scott & Maureen Harders

Scott and Maureen discuss a new addition that doubled the size of their home, renovation challenges, HVACR contractors and HVACR concerns associated with the project.

Originally published Published: 09.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Dick & Dave Slife

Dick and Davediscuss tips for success, challenges they face in the market and their predictions for the Cleveland Browns.

Originally published Published: 08.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Bill Shaw

Shaw discusses his start at Mary Kay, the cosmetics giant, and his current role as president of Standard Supply and Distributing Company, Inc. and Bartos Industries.

Originally published Published: 07.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Dave Myers

Myers discusses his background, his move from York International to Johnson Controls, contractors and the HVACR industry.

Originally published Published: 06.01.06 Author By Terry Tanker