With 30+ years experience, Keith is well versed in all aspects of the HVAC industry. Keith is a native of North Carolina and a graduate of The Technical College of Alamance. In 1984 he joined Piedmont Service Group and has worked in both the service and sales divisions. Keith joined the leadership team as GM of the Wilmington office in 1997, and grew that region for the company. In 2007, he was asked to lead the Raleigh office as Vice President & GM until 2010 when he was promoted to COO. Keith assumed the role of President in 2013.
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Ken is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC with a degree in accounting and is a member of the CMA. His experience includes 13 years with a Fortune 500 company as a Director of Finance/Controller. Ken joined Piedmont Service Group in 2008, and in 2010 assumed the role of CFO at Piedmont.
Vice President & General Manager Greenville
H.B. started his HVAC career in 1979 in Raleigh, NC. He joined Piedmont in 1981 after graduation from Wake Technical College in Raleigh. His direct field experience has included all aspects of residential and commercial service and building automation applications. H.B. moved into commercial service sales in Eastern N.C. in 1990. He was promoted to General Manager in 1993 and opened the Greenville operation and the Wilmington operation in 1997. Piedmont's eastern operation provides mechanical and energy services to 21 counties.
General Manager Of Construction
Bobby joined Piedmont in 1994 and has been a Sales Engineer, Estimator and Project Manager. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at NC State, he passed the EIT exam and in 1999, earned his Professional Engineering license for North Carolina. Bobby has electrical and mechanical licenses, and has the Green Advantage Certification under the LEED program.
General Manager, Raleigh
Jay began his career in the HVAC industry as a teenager over 30 years ago, working in his family’s Electrical and HVAC business. He passed the NC Electrical Contactor’s Licensing exam shortly after graduation from high school, while attending Pitt Community College. After receiving an A.A.S. in Industrial Electrical/Electronics Technology, he worked as an industrial electrician for seven years. He came to Piedmont’s Greenville, NC branch as a commercial service tech in 1997 and transitioned to project sales in 2001. He left Piedmont in 2006 to run his family’s business and pursue other ventures, but returned to Piedmont in 2016 as a maintenance sales representative. In January 2020, he was promoted to General Manager of the Wilmington/Myrtle Beach offices and grew that division over 2 years. In January 2023, Jay relocated to his current role as General Manager for our Raleigh branch. Jay currently holds licenses in NC for Electrical, HVAC and Commercial Refrigeration.
vice president/general manager Virginia
Joining Piedmont Service Group in 2018, John brings a strong history of operations and sales excellence to the leadership team. With over 30 years of experience, he has held senior executive positions and led manufacturing, distribution, and service businesses through purposeful growth. He is a graduate of The Citadel and has participated in executive education programs at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, UNC’s Kenan-Flagler, and Harvard Business School.
General Manager, GREENSBORO
Glenn has over 20 years of experience in the buildings service industry after graduating from N.C. State with a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is a licensed engineer in the state of NC, a certified energy manager, and a certified commissioning professional. Glenn previously held leadership and management positions at Johnson Controls, Brady Services, and Schneider Electric. His technical experience includes building automation, commissioning, turn-key mechanical projects, performance contracts, and energy saving projects. Glenn joined Piedmont Service Group as a General Manager of the Greensboro office in 2020.
GENERAL MANAGER, WILMINGTON/MYRTLE BEACH
Bryan's career journey started in 1996 when he entered the HVAC/Refrigeration field following his graduation from Orleans/Niagara Vocational School. He spent 15 years working as a Journeyman Level Service Technician, honing his skills and gaining valuable experience. He decided to explore a new industry and transitioned into the Powersports Industry, where he eventually became a successful business owner with a global presence in 14 countries. After selling his business, Bryan returned to his roots in HVAC, equipping himself with management tools and skills. Bryan joined the Piedmont Service Group team in 2023 as General Manager of the Wilmington and Myrtle Beach branches.
Edward L. Kelly, P.E.
Larry graduated from Georgia Tech in 1962. After graduating, he moved to Raleigh where he worked with McCracken Supply Company until 1972. In May of that year, he purchased Piedmont Air Conditioning. Larry is a professional engineer and maintains all appropriate HVAC licenses.
Buddy graduated from West Georgia College and served in the United States Navy Reserve until 1970. He worked for Playtex Corporation in various managerial positions in the U.S. Mexico and Canada. Buddy joined Piedmont Air Conditioning in 1975. Buddy has all appropriate HVAC licenses.