North American Technician Excellence


Executive Committee

David McIlwaine, Chairman
HVAC Distributors

Laura DiFilippo, Vice-Chairman
Vice President
DiFilippo's Service Company

Mike Branson, Secretary/Treasurer
EVP & GM, Air Operations
Rheem Manufacturing Company

John Lanier, Parliamentarian
Chief Operating Officer


Eddie Bluff
Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Partner

Site Seeker

Kevin Dier
VP Business Development
Johnstone Supply

Mike Hellmann
Director, Building Infrastructure

Edward McFarlane
VP of Learning and Development
Haller Ent.

Harold Nelson
Technical Support Manager

Quan Nguyen
Vice President/GM
Lennox Residential

Matthew Pine
Vice President, Marketing HVAC Residential
Carrier Building & Industrial Systems

Brent Schroeder 
President, Air Conditioning Business
Emerson Climate Technologies

Kevin Traut
Director of Education and Training
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning

Rhonda Wight
Refrigeration Sales

Advisory Council

Wade Mayfield, Past Chairman
Thermal Services

Donald Frendberg, Past Chairman
Phase 3 Insights

Ray Isaac, Past Chairman
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

Scott Boxer, Past Chairman
Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC

Randy Tice, Past Chairman
APR Supply Company

John Garvelink, Past Chairman
Commercial Design Engineers, Ltd.