HVAC Manager

Larry (Rusty) Smith HVAC~MBA~ resume photo
Larry (Rusty) Smith HVAC~MBA~
Corona, CA

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Desired job title: 
HVAC Manager
Desired occupation: 
HVAC Manager
Employment type: 
Full time
Career status: 
Active job seeker
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Regis University, Denver, Colorado
Master of Business Administration, 
Hope International University, Fullerton, California
Bachelor of Science in Management, 
State of California
California Licensed C-20
ARI, Industry Competence (ICE)

Work Experience: 

UEI College
HVAC/Electrical industry" at UEI College. These Courses include Technical, Business, Management, Leadership and personal Development.
PrYsm HVAC Consultants
* HVAC Business Sales, Business, Development and Technical Training Consultant

* Residential and Light Commercial HVAC Contractor Consultant, specializing in operations, team building and management training.

* Consultant to Distributor of Residential and Commercial HVAC equipment
Operations/Service Manager
HVAC Service / Sales Manager
Sales Manager, Management/Manager, Sales, Air Conditioning Technician
Division Manager
Technical Service / Performance Engineer
Professional Instructor
Mitsubishi Electrical/HVAC
* VRF training professional

* Mitsubishi Service Technical Instructor

* National Training Service/Operational Division

* Contractor Training/Operational Training

* Technician Training

* System Design and Application

* System Operational training

* National Training Centers including Los Angles, Atlanta, Chicago, Orlando,, Boston, Hebron KY

* Approximately 900 Contractor/Owners and employees attendees.
Operations Manager
Operations manager, Management/Manager
A large national HVAC service Contractor

* Responsible for sales, gross profit, selling maintenance contractors to commercial and similar facilities.

* Projects Included retro-fit of large commercial HVAC systems, including Centrifugals, Screw and scroll compression units.

* Project management for building retrofits including HVAC/Refrigeration and EMS projects
Regional Product Support Manager, Southwest
Manufacturer of air conditioning, heating and cooling systems, Corporate Offices, Ft. Smith, Arkansas.

Regional Product Support Manager, Southwest

* Promoted growth of HVAC products across a network of 40 distributors in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona

* Generated product awareness through hands-on demonstrations of the various systems, installation, and repair techniques

* Liaison and relationship manager between the product development team and distributor service coordinators, regional sales management, and operations.

* Launched a business, operations campaign that boosted sales nearly 3X to $90 million.

* Developed a sales training program with over 800 participants.

* Grew the internal knowledge base by creating a full curriculum of training classes on HVAC concepts, sales, customer service, operations, and finance
Director/General Manager
Management/Manager, Director
Formerly, Condition Air, acquired by Comfort Systems, a leading U.S. mechanical systems installation and service provider. CSUSA maintained 400 maintenance contracts. EMS, HVAC systems and retrofits was our business model. Corporate Offices, Houston, TX

General Manager, Director of Southern California Operations, Branch Manager - Reorganization P& L Responsibility

* Managed operations, sales, and performance across all business categories for the southern California region

* Provided hands-on direction to ensure effective project delivery and customer satisfaction, functional branch manager, energy savings installations, and approximately 225 preventative maintenance contracts .

* Directed a staff of 28, with business, operational and full P&L responsibility

* Increased sales and market share by cultivating new commercial accounts in the region.

* Introduced cost controls that eliminated waste, cut SG&A expense, and expanded margins.

* Responsible for all aspects of commercial HVAC Contractor, including P&L, sales, technical project supervisor.


system design, management professional