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COMPANY FOUNDERS

Frank Engel

FOUNDER/CEO

Under Frank’s leadership, Air Purchases evolved from a two-man operation into one of New England’s largest independent wholesale distributors of HVAC equipment and accessories.


Rob Engel

President

Rob was named company president in 2003. He holds a business degree from Boston College, is a former regional trustee for HARDI, and currently serves on WIT’s Board of Advisors.


SALES & MARKETING TEAM

Jim Travers

Vice President

Named Vice President in 2016, Jim is responsible for the company's sales and business operations.


Diane MacPherson

Marketing Manager

An award-winning marketing professional, Diane holds a degree in Marketing from Franklin Pierce.


Tim Conrad

Commercial Sales Manager

A former HVAC business owner with 30 years’ industry experience, Tim heads up our commercial sales.


John Davison

VRF Territory Manager

A knowledgeable trainer and seasoned HVAC sales professional, John focuses on VRF sales.


Bill Carle

Territory Manager

Bill was named branch manager in 2014, and territory manager in 2018.


Peter Mikolajczuk

Territory Manager

An experienced sales professional, Peter joined our team in 2017.




BRANCH MANAGERS

Steve Butler

Branch Manager, Hyannis, MA

Steve began his career at Air Purchases in 1989 and has managed our Hyannis branch since 1998.


Darrell Ouellette

Branch Manager, Manchester, NH

Darrell joined us in 1994 as a counter sales person. He has managed our Manchester branch since 1995.


Tony Ruzzano

Branch Manager, Brockton, MA

Tony joined us in 2005 as a driver and counter sales person. He has managed our Brockton branch since 2008.


Dan Jarosh

Branch Manager, Dedham, MA

Dan began his career at Air Purchases in 2018 and now manages our Dedham, MA branch.






SUPPORT TEAM

Sharon Mangano

Customer Service/Programs Manager

Sharon began her career with the company in 1985 and was named Customer Service Manager/Programs Administrator in 2006.


Donna Russo

Credit Manager

Donna joined the company in 1988. She provides expert assistance to our dealers and helps our customers with all things credit-related.


Chris Kowalczyk

Distributor Service Representative

A skilled trainer and DSR, Chris joined us in 2014 with over 25 years of industry experience. He studied HVAC design at Northeastern University.