Board of Directors

BRIAN AGERS
BRIAN AGERSPresident
Agers Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC

Brian is the owner of Agers Heating & Air Conditioning and has been involved in the HVAC/R industry for more than 24 years. As Gateway president, he is leading the movement toward a statewide mechanical contractor licensing bill.

COREY MALONE
COREY MALONEDirector
Air Comfort Service

Corey Malone has been in the HVAC business for 24 years and he and his wife are the Principals at Air Comfort Service. Corey in the principles Gateway stands for as well as the services and resources it provides contractors.

DUSTIN LOWRY
DUSTIN LOWRYDirector
Crescent Parts & Equipment

Dustin Lowry is an expert in helping his customers adapt to market trends, he particularly enjoys building long term relationships. Dustin brings Gateway his experience from the Manufacturer, Distributor side, his leadership skills and a willingness to work to maintain and grow the organization.

Member Since 2010
Member Since 1985
Member Since 2020
KYLE BRITTINGHAM
KYLE BRITTINGHAMDirector
Level 9

Kyle Brittingham is the General Manager and Co-Owner at Level 9 Heating and Cooling. Kyle has served the HVAC/R industry as a spokesperson for local trade school alliances in the interest of attracting the next generation of technical professionals. Kyle enjoys contributing to Gateway’s long-term success.

MIKE SCHUMACHER
MIKE SCHUMACHERDirector
Koch Air

Mike Schumacher is the Residential Sales Manager at Koch Air and has been in the HVAC industry for over 25 years. He has served on the board as both a contractor and associate member and is an advocate for fair competition in the market.

SHANE AWTREY
SHANE AWTREYDirector
Awtrey Heating & Air Conditioning

Shane Awtrey has been working in the HVAC/R industry for more than 20 years; serving on Gateway’s board for the last six years. Shane enjoys being able to help make a difference in our industry.

Member Since 2020
Member Since 2005
Member Since 2010
PATTY CLISHAM
PATTY CLISHAMDirector
Ductz of West St. Louis and St. Charles

Patty Clisham has worked in the HVAC/R industry for more 37+ years. Patty is a Gateway past-president and has served on multiple committees and supports its mission to educate contractors; she looks forward to working with Gateway to continue its successful growth.

TYLER MENOS
TYLER MENOSSecretary
Kirkwood Heating & Air Conditioning

Tyler Menos has been working in his family’s business for almost 20 years. Tyler enjoys staying active in the business side of the industry and giving back to the trade; his goal is to help Gateway and its members any way possible while continuing to learn more himself.

ROBERT HOFFMANN
ROBERT HOFFMANNDirector
Hoffmann Brothers Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing and Electrical

Robert has been working in the HVAC/R industry for more than 30 years; he is a mechanical engineer, has his professional engineers license and is the company’s founder. Robert wants to improve our industry by working with contractors toward common goals.

Member Since 2008
Member Since 2002
Member Since 1989
MIKE KEEVEN
MIKE KEEVENDirector
Keeven Heating & Cooling

Mike Keeven is a 31-year technician and owner of this 38-year business. Mike strives to install the most efficient heating and cooling systems; 30 years installing, training, and drilling for Geothermal. Mike is on the DNR MO Water Well Board of Directors for ground source water and geothermal wells.

ADAM RAHMANOVICH
ADAM RAHMANOVICHDirector
Indoor Comfort Team, LLC

Adam has been in the industry since 1998 and a business owner since 2004. Adam wants to continue to help and contribute to the HVAC industry.

DAN SELIGA
DAN SELIGATreasurer
C.J. Seliga & Co.

Dan is 4th generation and has worked in the industry for more than 23 years. Dan enjoys helping make sure contractors stay together for the good of us all; he believes, together we raise the bar for area work and keep the playing field level and that Gateway makes it easier for him to do business.

Member Since 2002
Member Since 2008
Member Since 1988

Staff

KELLIE JONES
KELLIE JONESExecutive Director
Kellie enjoys working with contractors and technicians, helping them navigate licensing and understand the process of doing business in and around the metro area. Kellie comes from a construction background and appreciates what it takes to work in the trades; going to work in this industry is not easy, she’s here to help.
MADDY AGERS
MADDY AGERSDirector of Programs & Training
Maddy grew up around her father’s HVAC business, which taught her the value of hard work and inspired her to pursue a career of helping simplify business operations for contractors. She is a St. Louis native who previously worked in public relations with companies like UPS, Anheuser-Busch and the Boy Scouts of America.
Member Since 2005
Member Since 2022