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Since 1981, Customers Have Relied on Hunton Group

Delivering innovative systems, professional OEM service, comprehensive solutions and Trane’s high-quality products – all from one source for your convenience – and from a company you can trust.

Both large and small customers have relied on Hunton Companies to deliver, innovative systems, professional OEM service, comprehensive solutions, and Trane’s high-quality products – all from one source for your convenience – and from a company you can trust.

We are here to provide Trane indoor comfort systems and comprehensive facility solutions to meet the specific needs of our residential, commercial, institutional, industrial, and process application customers. We are a leader in indoor environmental solutions.

In addition to world-class systems and innovative solutions, The Hunton Group is known for its expert and reliable people – the team that delivers energy efficient HVAC systems, top-notch facility service and parts support, sophisticated open control systems and financial solutions. We are members of Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC), HUB, and MBE certified.

“Our ultimate goal throughout the family of Hunton Group companies, is seamless service and 100% customer satisfaction,” says R.O. Hunton, Chairman and Founder. “We have structured our organization to better coordinate our considerable knowledge and people resources to help make our customers’ jobs easier and to bring real added value to the table.

For the 10th year, we are proud to have won “Top Workplace” (for a mid-sized company) in the Houston area based on surveys of our employees. In addition, in 2021 and 2022, we have been recognized as a National Top Workplace.


Purpose, Vision, Mission, Values & Behaviors

Purpose

We exist to radically improve the environments in which people live, work, learn, and play.

Vision

We envision a responsible future that offers places where comfort, productivity, and well-being are available to all.

Mission

By relentlessly pursuing a sustainable future and building enduring relationships, we positively impact the world indoors.

Values and Behaviors

Imagine It

See the Possibilities

  • Be Innovative
  • Be Courageous
  • Be Purposeful

Love It

Make it Happen

  • Be Kind
  • Be Passionate
  • Be Real

Own It

Give it Your All

  • Be Accountable
  • Be Ethical
  • Be Loyal

Management Team

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Indoor Environmental Solutions
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Hunton Group

Richard O. Hunton, P.E.
Chairman and Founder, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of Virginia
  • MBA cum laude – Farleigh Dickinson University
  • U.S. Navy – Engineering Officer, USS Shangri La (CVA 38)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) – Fellow honors, Past President, Houston
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Professional Engineer Licenses- New York and Texas
  • Contractor License – Hawaii and Texas
  • Past President, National Association of Trane Franchise Holders

Community Affiliations

  • Director, Memorial-Hermann Healthcare Foundation, 2004-2013
  • President’s Association, MD Anderson Cancer Research Center, 1991-2010
  • Director, Virginia Engineering Foundation (University of Virginia), 1994-1998
Richard Hunton, Jr.
President and CEO, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.S. – University of Texas at Austin
  • Rice University Executive Education Program

Professional Affiliations

  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) – Education Committee (1996-1997)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) – Past President (1995-1996), Houston Chapter
  • Alliance for Energy. Economic and Environmental Building Solutions (AE3) – Founding Board Member (2010)
  • US Green Building Council (USGBC) – Chairman (2012-2013), TX Gulf Coast Chapter

Community Affiliations

  • Trustee, Ft. Bend County Economic Development Council (1999-Present)
  • Lamar Consolidated ISD – Chairmen (2000-2010) Career & Technology Education Advisory Council
  • Texas State Technical College Air Conditioning Department – Advisory Council (2004-2014)
  • Wharton County Junior College – Ft. Bend Technical Center – Founding Advisory Board (2001-2014)
  • Brazos River Preservation Society – Founding Member (1995)
Randy Wallen
COO, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.S. Industrial Management and Industrial Engineering – Purdue University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Community Affiliations

  • Past President and Member of Board of Directors, United Methodist ARMY, 2005-2011
Bruce Seher
CFO, The Hunton Group

Education and Certifications

  • B.B.A Temple University – Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Alabama, Louisiana, Iowa and South Carolina)
  • Charter Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP)

Business Experience

  • Director and Shareholder, Mayer Hoffman McCann, LLC (Certified Public Accountants Director), CBIZ, LLC (Tax Servicer)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Public Accountants
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association

Community Affiliations

  • Former Member of Finance Committee, National Liberty Museum (Philadelphia)
  • Former Director and President, St. Andrews Common Owners Association (Hilton Head, South Carolina)

Robert Hunton
VP of Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), The Hunton Group

Education:

  • Applied Associate of Science, FIT, New York, NY

Personal Affiliations:

  • Member of Houston Minority Supplier Development Council
  • American Subcontractors Association – Houston Chapter
  • Texas Construction Association
  • Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston
  • Houston Area Association for Hospital Engineering (HAAHE)
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Houston
  • Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance
  • Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Albert Mireles
Vice President of Human Resources, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.B.A – Sam Houston State University

Business Experiences

  • Human Resources Director – The Hunton Group
  • Human Resources/Corporate Management Team – Distribution Specialist Inc
  • Human Resources HQ – EXXON Company U.S.A.

Professional Affiliations

  • Houston Human Resources Management Association
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Murphy, LEED AP
Vice President of Business Development, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, cum laude – University of Texas at Austin
  • Graduate, Naval Nuclear Power Program, Submarines
  • Graduate, Trane Graduate Engineering Training Program

Professional Affiliations

  • Past President, Member – American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Houston Chapter
  • Member, Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA)
  • Member, Texas Energy Managers Association (TEMA)
  • Member, US Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

Community Affiliations

  • Member, Knights of Columbus
  • Adult Leader, Boy Scouts of America
  • Trustee, Gracewood Women’s Home
Mitzi Coil
Director of Marketing, The Hunton Group

Education:

  • Bachelor’s, Communications; Minor, English – University of North Texas

Personal Affiliations:

  • Member of NATFH Marketing Roundtable
  • Member of WHVACR, Ambassador for Texas
  • Member of American Marketing Association

Hunton Distribution

Charlie Hunton
President, Hunton Distribution

Education

  • B.S., Economics – University of Texas
  • Rice University Executive Education Program
  • Trane Sales/Technical Education Program

Business Experience

  • Light Commercial Sales Manager – Hunton Distribution, Houston

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association (TACCA)
Todd Gilmore
Vice President of Equipment Sales, Hunton Distribution

Education

  • Texas A&M University, Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering

Business Experience

  • Sales Manager – Hunton Distribution
  • General Manager – Gustave A. Larson
  • Director of Sales Operations – Quanta Aesthetic Lasers
  • Ingersoll Rand/Trane – Regional, District, and Distribution Manager
  • Territory Manager – Trane Dallas
Tim Lane
General Manager, Hunton Distribution

Education

  • University of Tampa, MBA, Business – Highest Honors
  • Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Science, Public Administration

Business Experience

  • General Manager – Trane Technologies, Tampa Bay
  • General Manager – Trane Supply, Tampa Bay
  • District Manager – Genuine Parts Company

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association (TACCA)

Community

  • Chairman, Walker Thomas Lane Foundation
  • Adult Volunteer, Boy Scouts of America
Chris Stanziale
Operations Manager, Hunton Distribution, Houston

Education

  • BS University of Maryland University College

Business Experience

  • Houston Branch Manager – Hunton Distribution
  • Business Analyst – Hunton Distribution
  • Sales Analytics Manager – Trane
  • Regional Manager – Trane
  • Regional Sales Manager – Trane

Hunton Trane

Keith Robinson
General Manager, Hunton Trane

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Louisiana State University
Angela Ludlam
Financial Manager, Hunton Trane

Education

  • Masters of Business Administration – Excelsior College
Jared Kohler
BAS Operations Manager, Hunton Trane

Education

  • B.S. – Texas A&M University
Jonathan Henkel
Industrial Leader, Hunton Trane

Education

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
Shelby Springs
Inside Sales Team Leader, Hunton Trane

Education

  • B.S. Sociology – Texas A&M University
  • Masters of Business Administration – Western Governors University

Hunton Services

Kris Hardin
President and General Manager, Hunton Services

Education

  • B.S. Business Management – Delta State University
  • MBA Marketing – Delta State University

Community Affiliations

  • Member of United Methodist Action Reach-Out Mission By Youth (U.M. ARMY)
  • Lunches of Love
  • Houston Food Bank

Convergentz

Kurt McCulloch
Vice President, Convergentz

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • Trane Sales Management Leadership Program
  • Trane Graduate Engineering Training Program

Professional Affiliations

  • Past President, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 2019-2010 Engineers (ASHRAE), Houston Chapter
  • ACHE, HAAHE, AE3, and TEMA

Community Affiliations

  • National Member – USA Hockey Level 4 Coach
Kyle Jarnagin
Fire & Life Safety Lead, Convergentz

Education

  • Associates, Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management – Clackamas Community College
  • Business Administration and Management – University of Phoenix

Professional Affiliations

  • Construction Management, Certified
  • NICET Certified
  • Master Military Emergency Management Academy Instructor

Personal Affiliations

  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Fire Suppression Systems Association
  • Automatic Fire Alarm Association
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association
  • U.S. Marine Corp – Veteran
  • Texas Army Guard – Retired
DJ Ramirez
Security Business Lead, Convergentz

Education

  • BBA Management, Cum Laude – Houston Christian University

Professional Affiliations

  • ASIS – American Society for Industrial Security
  • IAHSS – International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety
  • ESC – Energy Security Council

Indoor Environmental Solutions

Kevin Murphy, LEED AP
Vice President of Business Development, The Hunton Group

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, cum laude – University of Texas at Austin
  • Graduate, Naval Nuclear Power Program, Submarines
  • Graduate, Trane Graduate Engineering Training Program

Professional Affiliations

  • Past President, Member – American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Houston Chapter
  • Member, Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA)
  • Member, Texas Energy Managers Association (TEMA)
  • Member, US Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

Community Affiliations

  • Member, Knights of Columbus
  • Adult Leader, Boy Scouts of America
  • Trustee, Gracewood Women’s Home

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