While overseeing the Maysville, Ashland branch offices and the Cincinnati service group, Rich also provides a broad base of industrial, institutional, commercial office and retail customers as an Account Manager. He provides a personalized, creative and professional approach to managing his account base. Specific customers include: Kentucky Community & Technical College, Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kenton County School District, International Paper, Emerson Power Transmission and Mitsubishi Electric.
Rich has over 39 years of experience in the HVAC and refrigeration industry, and has been with DeBra-Kuempel for over 23 years. He started with DeBra-Kuempel as a Lead Technician, improving and advancing his way to a Service Account Manager.
He holds Journeyman Mechanical Equipment Service licenses in the states of Ohio and Kentucky; and an EPA 608 Universal Refrigerant Certification License from the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). He has certified training in ALC, Honeywell and Carrier DDC controls, Backarach combustion analysis, and 4 years of RSES and MSCA Managers Training.
Rich and Peggy are married with 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Besides helping with the family, he loves to golf, travel and have fun.