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Meet the Team

Tom

Tom Vatter

Co-Owner

Tom has been a co-owner since its inception in 1985, with over 48+ years of experience in the HVAC field. Tom is a State Certified Mechanical Contractor Licensee, EPA certified. As the P.R representative for Kool Breeze, Tom is active in local Chambers and various other community organizations. Tom not only runs the daily operations of Kool Breeze, but is the face for Kool Breeze and keeps a pulse on the how, when, where and the why's of issues that impact Navarre as a whole.

Randy

Randy Bencivenga

Co-Owner

Randy has been a co-owner since its inception in 1985, with over 48+ years of experience in the HVAC field. Randy is a State Certified Mechanical Contractor Licensee, EPA certified, IQ Drive Certified and the business organization qualifier for Kool Breeze. He is the contractor of record on the city, town, and county building licenses and the DBPR. Randy is also a member of our local chapter of the Building Industry Association.

Jeff

Jeff Vuurman

Operations Manager

Jeff has been with Kool Breeze for over 24 years, 4 years as a service tech, over 40+ years' experience combined retired military with Mechanical/HVAC. 5 years as an instructor for HVAC troubleshooting at the U.S. Army Center & School. He is EPA certified with numerous certifications and continuing education classes for all the latest technological advancements in the HVAC Industry, including IQ Drive Certified.

Sabrena

Sabrena Kelchak

Sales/Estimator

Sabrena has been with Kool Breeze for over 5 years. She has earned an ACCA Manual D Duct Design Certification, ACCA Manual J for Residential Load Certification, and Right Suite certification. In addition, Sabrena has over 19 years of experience in business and information technology.

Staff Member

Jay Kelchak

Sales/Estimator

Jay has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has earned a BS degree in both microbiology and molecular biology. Jay previously worked with FDLE for 15 years. In his spare time, he spends time with his family and loves to fish.

Mike

Mike Parrott

Master Installer

Mike has been with Kool Breeze for over 32 years. Mike is an icon at Kool Breeze, the epitome of a seasoned A/C man. Mike has over 36 years in the HVAC industry; he is without a rival the best duct man around!

Philip

Philip Evans

Lead Installer

Philip has returned to Kool Breeze, where he did service, installation, and ductwork 20 years ago. He has his EPA certification. Philip has lived in Navarre all of his life and he enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Staff Member

Doug Simpson

Lead Installer

Doug has been with Kool Breeze since 2016, and has over 20 years of experience in the HVAC industry. Doug is EPA certified, OSHA certified and Mitsubishi M & P Series certified technician.

Steve

Steve McGuire

Lead Installer

Steve has been with Kool Breeze for over 10 years, with over 25 years' experience in the HVAC industry. Steve holds Mitsubishi service course certified, Mitsubishi M & P Series certified technician, Aerial platform work certificate, EPA certified, ACCA Manual J Residential Load Calculation certification and ACCA Refrigerant Transportation and Recovery certificate.

Chris

Chris Shultz

Lead Installer

Chris has been with Kool Breeze since 2017. He has over 15 years of experience in the HVAC industry. Chris is EPA certified.

Jacob

Jacob Coleman

Installer

Jacob has been with Kool Breeze since 2018. He likes to hunt and fish.

Jordan

Jordan Simpson

Installer

Jordan has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has over 8 years of experience in the HVAC industry. Jordan enjoys hunting and fishing.

Conner

Conner Chalk

Duct Installer

Conner has been with Kool Breeze since 2018. He is eager to learn the air conditioning trade. Conner has lived in this area all his life and enjoys fishing.

Liam

Liam Queen

Duct Installer

Liam has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has lived in Florida most of his life and enjoys fishing and kayaking.

Jorel

Jorel Fountain

Duct Installer

Jorel has been with Kool Breeze since 2016. He is a great asset to our team and is a very hard worker.

Sylvester

Sylvester Joiner

Duct Installer

Sylvester has been with Kool Breeze since 2016. He has experience as a sheet metal fabricator. He's currently enrolled in the "Northwest Florida HVAC Contractors Apprenticeship" program, which allows him to grow expertise in the HVAC industry. Sylvester also has years of experience in commercial HVAC applications.

Andrew

Andrew McComas

Duct Installer

Andrew has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has worked in the construction industry for several years and he also has his own flooring company. Andrew also enjoys carpentry and automobile repair.

Aubrey

Aubrey Smith

Service Technician

Aubrey has been with Kool Breeze for over 5 years. He is EPA certified, Mitsubishi M & P Series certified technician, certified in Rheem's converter driven equipment, and also Trane's Variable Speed certified.

Staff Member

Jeff Kimball

Service Technician

Jeff has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has been in the HVAC industry for over 11 years. He previously worked in Maine with oil heating then moved to Louisiana to work with heat pumps. Jeff is EPA certified.

Staff Member

Greg Gellinger

Service Technician

Greg has been with Kool Breeze since 2019. He has been in the air conditioning field for over 2 years and is EPA certified. Mitsubishi M & P Series certified technician Greg enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities.

Staff Member

Damien Reynolds

Service Technician

Service Technician with over 20 years’ experience in HVAC industry.  Damien is EPA Certified, certified in Rheem’s converter driven equipment, Mitsubishi M & P Series certified technician, Trane Variable Speed certified and up to date on all continuing education classes and a Gulf Power Check Me Program certified technician. Graduated OATC vocational school.

Staff Member

Victor Lugo

Rough-In Helper

Victor has lived most of his life in Florida. He recently attended Okaloosa Technical College in HVAC and is EPA certified. He plays video games in his spare time.

Heather

Heather Calabro

Receptionist and Service Dispatcher

Heather has been with Kool Breeze for over 2 years. She has over 13 years of customer service experience and is currently enrolled at Northwest Florida State College. Heather also is a foster parent through Sunshine State Animal Rescue. She is a dedicated and caring person who strives to make every situation a positive one.

Vivian

Vivian Fick

Office Manager Extraordinaire

Vivian has been with Kool Breeze for over 20 years. She has a diploma in Office Business and holds a "Notary of the Public" license. Vivian keeps the business end of the office filed and straight. She is a kind and caring person, who strives to help anyone she can.

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