Why did you get into the HVAC/electrical industry:
I started out in 1976 as an electrician and after about 6 years opened my 1st business with an HVAC partner. I then decided to dissolve that company and open Cooper in 1989. I felt that self employment was the best way for my to achieve my goals!
What do you like best about the HVAC/electrical industry?
Working in the fore-front of new technology and applying it to reduce energy usage and improve customer comfort. It's an industry that allows us to provide training to young people giving them an opportunity to advance in our trades through College training, inhouse and field training.
How long have you been in the HVAC/electrical industry? 1976
What activities, hobbies, or other interests do you have?
Golfing, fishing, surfing
Do you live in the area? Do you have a family/kids/pets?
My family moved to Myrtle Beach in the 30's. My grandfather was a building contractor and my father was the owner/operator of Bob's Upholstery Shop from the 1960-2000. I have 2 sons, 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren, along with 3 dogs.