NAPLES – Conditioned Air Co., one of Southwest Florida’s largest air conditioning contract and service companies, has appointed a new CEO: industry veteran Greg Johnson.
With more than 30 years of leadership experience in the service industry, Johnson has also been appointed executive chairman of the Naples-based company. The company serves markets in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties, where it employs approximately 400 people and has annual sales of approximately $55. Johnson replaces Tim Dupre, who assumed the position of CEO at Naples-based PBS Contractors; Dupre was with Conditioned for 24 years.
Johnson will be responsible for driving results through talent development, long-term strategy, technology planning, and mergers and acquisitions, the release said. “We are delighted to welcome Greg to our team,” said longtime board member Theo Etzel. “His proven track record and leadership will be critical as we continue to make Conditioned Air the HVAC provider of choice in Southwest Florida, with an unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service and employee satisfaction.”
Johnson’s career began more than 30 years ago in the HVAC service business. For the past 21 years, the press release states, he has served as CEO/President of multiple service organizations across multiple industries. Originally from Colorado, Johnson earned an MBA with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Finance and International Management from the University of Colorado. He also has in-depth knowledge of mergers and acquisitions and has completed more than 50 private transactions in his career.
“Conditioned Air is an outstanding organization with more than 60 years of trusted customer service and loyal community support in Southwest Florida,” said Johnson. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to build on that legacy and take this company to the next level as we serve the repair and installation needs of home and business owners.”
Alongside Johnson, the company announced a revised leadership team, including:
• Jeff Zanella, Senior Vice President of the Service
• Jon Kunz, Senior Vice President, Construction Services
• Mike Escobar, interim vice president of finance and administration
• Blanca Beauchamp, Head of Human Resources
• Henry Fear, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics
• Tim Jones, Director of Marketing
Established in 1962, Conditioned Air provides local expertise in light commercial and residential HVAC systems including the design, engineer, estimate, installation and maintenance of new construction, cooling, indoor air quality and dehumidification systems.