Conditioned Air announced the promotion of Tim Russell to the senior management position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this expanded role, Russell will be responsible for overseeing all financial operations of the company. He also will become a partner in Conditioned Air.
Conditioned Air is the region’s largest air-conditioning contracting and service firm with more than 350 employees across Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties.
“Since joining Conditioned Air a little over a year ago, Tim has been instrumental in ensuring that our company remains an industry leader,” said Conditioned Air President & CEO Tim Dupre. “In this short time, he has helped us accomplish a lot of firsts, including our first acquisition in Honest Air Conditioning of Venice and the establishment of a commercial finance program to assist clients struggling through the current COVID-19.”
Originally from Indiana, Russell has lived in Southwest Florida for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Conditioned Air, he was Chief Financial Officer for Fusion Industries and Director of Finance and Business Development for its predecessor Stevens Industries. Before that, he served as CFO at Pulte-Knipper, a construction and development firm.
Russell earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with honors from Florida Gulf Coast University with a minor in Real Estate. He has professional experience in construction and development, manufacturing, and related businesses. He also has been a computer company owner and business consultant which adds to his talents beyond accounting.
Founded in 1962, Conditioned Air offers expertise in light commercial and residential HVAC systems, including design, engineer, estimate, installation and maintenance of new construction, refrigeration, indoor air quality and dehumidification systems. The firm is proud of its track record as an employer of choice and is expanding its workforce.
Conditioned Air has garnered numerous honors, including the 2010 National Residential Contractor of the Year Award from the Air Conditioning Contractors of America and the prestigious Business Ethics Award from the Uncommon Friends Foundation in 2011.
For additional information, call 239-643-2445 or visit www.conditionedair.com.