President — Rich joined Homans in July 2004 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was named Executive Vice President in January 2010 and became President in June 2015. Rich has been involved in all aspects of the business including sales, operations, finance, human resources, IT, governmental compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and vendor relations. He was instrumental in leading Homans in becoming the leading distributor of Mitsubishi ductless and VRF product in the country. Prior to Homans Rich served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at a privately-owned building material distributor. Prior to that he obtained his CPA license when he worked at a mid-market public accounting firm in Boston.
Vice President: Mechanical Insulation — Greg began his career at Homans in May 1984 as Branch Manager. He was promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager in 1994 and was named Vice President of Sales in 2004. Prior to Homans, Greg spent ten years at Buerhaus/Yankee Insulation Company.
Director of Mitsubishi Products Division — Mark joined Homans in June 2011 as the Director of Mitsubishi & VRF Commercial Sales. With almost 32 years of previous experience in the industry, Mark came to Homans with 14 ½ years of experience from ABCO Refrigeration, 6 years from United Refrigeration and 11 years from Day Supply Company.
Vice President: Supplies Sales — Joe came to Homans in July 2005 as a Branch Manager. He worked for three HVAC distributors in Florida before moving up to New England. Joe has over 25 years of industry experience. He was promoted to Director of Bryant HVAC Sales in June 2014 and Vice President in March 2016.
Vice President: Business Development — Mark has been working in the B2B distribution business for over 28 years. Prior to coming to Homans, Mark was a Regional Vice President in the Northeast with Grainger Industrial Supplies. Mark began his career as a material handler in the warehouse and progressed through many roles in operations and sales. Mark’s background with maintenance, repair, and operating supplies is a great fit with Homans and the contractor market.
Bryant Business Development Manager — Chris joined Homans in February of 2016 as the Bryant Business Development Manager. He previously worked at Johnstone Supply for 3 years and DCNE for 13 years. He has been in the trade for 10 years and in the industry for over 26 years.
Regional Finance Director & Chief Financial Officer — Tim joined Homans in March 2015 as the Regional Finance Director. He was previously at Agilent Technologies and Reebok and has 25 years of financial management experience.
Director of Operations — Tony has been with Homans since February 1979. He began his career as a Warehouse Sales Associate. He was promoted to Warehouse Distribution Manager in 1994, and then onto Regional Manager in 2001, then transferred to Operations in 2006. He is currently the Director of Operations since his promotion in 2012. Tony previously worked for Lechmere Sales as a purchasing agent for 10 years.
Market General Manager — Bob joined Homans in October of 2007 as the Branch Manager in our Braintree location. He was promoted to Market General Manager in 2016 to manage territories in Hyannis, Fall River, Braintree, Auburn, Southborough, Warwick RI, Williston VT, Pawtucket RI, Syracuse NY and Latham NY. He previously spent 7 years at Winwholesale. He has 33 years in the HVAC field and holds multiple licenses.
Mitsubishi Business Development Manager — Scott began his career with Homans in January 2006 as a TM for the Vermont market. He was promoted to Mitsubishi Senior Product Specialist when Homans brought on the Mitsubishi VRF & Ductless product line. In January, 2017 he assumed his current role as Mitsubishi Business Development Manager. Scott has 24 years of experience in the HVAC industry and has worked in various capacities of sales and management, with a primary focus being VRF & Ductless. Prior to Homans Associates, Scott worked for Johnson Controls as a VRF Sales Engineer, sales in wholesale distribution, and management in the energy sector of the industry. Scott earned his degree in Marketing & Management from McCann School of Business in 1994.
Regional Credit Manager (MA, NH, ME) — Tricia began her career in 2005 at Heat Inc. as a Collection Specialist. After Heat Inc. merged with Homans in 2006, she transitioned from a Credit Coordinator to a Credit Manager in 2012. Tricia was then promoted to Regional Credit Manager in 2014. Previous to her Homans career, she worked at GN Netcom as an A/R Collections Specialist.
Regional Credit Manager (CT, RI, VT, NY, NJ) — Monica joined Homans in April of 2016 as the Regional Credit Manager serving the Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey territories. She came to Homans with over 20 years of experience from Malden Mill/Polartec in Lawrence.
Director, Human Resources — Lynda recently joined Homans in March of 2018 as the Director of Human Resources. She brings over 20 years of experience in Human Resources. Prior to joining Homans, Lynda was the Director of Human Resources for Dunkin Donuts where she successfully established and grew the human resources department during periods of exponential growth. Her passion and focus as a Human Resources Executive, is providing leadership development; management coaching, employee relations, and talent acquisition. Lynda holds an Associate of Arts degree and is an active member of The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA).
Purchasing Manager — Jay has been with Homans since 1985 where he started as a part-time warehouse associate. He was promoted to Inside Sales in 1987 and then Branch Manager in 1990. He is currently the Purchasing Manager and has been since 1996.
Director of Digital Sales & Marketing — Mark joined Homans in September 2015 as eCommerce Product Information Manager. He came to Homans with 10 years of experience in B2C eCommerce from Grapevinehill, Inc.