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Executive Committee

  • Kevin Traut, Chairman (Administrative Director, ITEC Training & Education Center)
  • Quan Nguyen, Vice Chairman (Vice President/GM, Lennox Residential)
  • Dave Kyle II, Secretary/Treasurer (President/CEO, Trademasters)
  • John Lanier, Parliamentarian (Chief Operations Officer, NATE & AHRI)


  • Mike Hellman (Director of Sales, Informa)
  • Ed McFarlane (Head of People and Experience, HomeX)
  • David Meyers (President, Marketing, HVAC Residential, Carrier Enterprise)
  • Randy Roberts (VP, Sales and Marketing, Rheem Manufacturing)
  • Brent Schroeder (President, Air Conditioning Business, Emerson Climate Technologies)
  • Brad Snyder (SVP & President, Goodman Business Unit, Goodman Global)
  • Rhonda Wight (President, Refrigeration Sales)

Advisory Council

  • Kevin Dier, Past Chairman (2020-2022) Johnstone Supply
  • Laura DiFilippo, Past Chairman (2018-2020) DiFilippo’s Service Company
  • David McIlwaine, Past Chairman (2016-2018) HVAC Distributors
  • Wade Mayfield, Past Chairman (2014-2016) Thermal Services
  • Donald Frendberg, Past Chairman (2011-2013) IPhase 3 Insights
  • Ray Isaac, Past Chairman (2007-2011) Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
  • Scott Boxer, Past Chairman (2005-2007) Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC
  • Randy Tice, Past Chairman (2003-2005) APR Supply Company
  • John Garvelink, Past Chairman (1997-1999) Commercial Design Engineers, Ltd.