MEET THE NEC TEAM
Norbryhn Equipment Company, Inc. (NEC) provides solutions in the ever changing HVAC industry to Engineering Consultants, Building Owners, and the Contractor Community with a trustworthy sales force dedicated to providing unmatched customer service paired with systems knowledge and experience.
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Mike began in the HVAC industry in January 1972 as an assistant service mechanic in the Los Angeles area. After many months of training he graduated to the full duties of a service mechanic. He provided service and support for a wide variety of systems including general comfort cooling (reciprocating & centrifugal chillers), installation and service for critical environment facilities (food processing and testing facilities), process cooling (Kaiser Gypsum drywall products, plastic bag manufacturing) and many other diverse manufacturing, heating and cooling systems including control systems (dedicated microprocessors for facilities management). Prior to founding NEC, Mike managed a local manufacturer’s rep firm (Climate Systems Inc.) who eventually closed down after Mike’s departure which lead to NEC’s acquisition of many manufacturers. Mike’s knowledge and experience has enhanced the ability of NEC to provide solutions for many projects and product offerings in our territory.
Randy is the Past President of the local Idaho chapter of ASHRAE, and was the youngest president in chapter history. His relationships in the engineering community have proven to be a great asset to NEC. He came to us with years of experience in the sales and customer service industries and now focuses on building upon his established trust within the engineering community. His primary responsibilities include outside sales through engineering support, project management, specification review, and project estimation. Randy’s computer skills allow NEC to support control interface systems for BACnet and LON Mark equipment, in addition to AutoCAD support for drawing alterations of custom Daikin Applied configurations. He is the primary contact for MK Plastics and Phoenix Controls product offerings and provides design review, wiring diagrams, and start-up support. He has proven to be an asset to our local engineers, commissioning agents, TAB, and controls contractors when troubleshooting system design flaws or providing jobsite support for all of NEC’s product offerings.
Josh graduated with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Montana Tech in 2001. While completing his degree Josh interned at CTA a Boise based architectural and engineering firm. His primary responsibilities include engineering support, contractor sales, and technical troubleshooting assistance. He is well versed in the technical aspects of our entire product offering and is very capable to support unusual and differing design opportunities. Through his participation in ASHE along with the relationships cultivated over the years Josh has also proven to be successful in owner sales in the healthcare community.
Mike started with NEC in 2005 while still attending Boise State University in pursuit of a Business Marketing degree. Over the years Mike has worked his way up the chain at NEC. Starting out as a part time employee, Mike’s responsibilities involved inside sales and parts management. After graduating from college in 2007 Mike became a fulltime employee and quickly grew his responsibilities to include building contractor relationships, dry side project estimation, project procurement, project management, and general marketing endeavors for NEC. The addition of Mike to our team has proven vital to company sales and growth, and NEC looks forward to years of continued growth and success to come with Mike on our staff.
Geoff joined NEC as a Sales Engineer in April 2016 . Geoff has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Fullerton College with almost 18 years of Information Technology experience. Much of that experience was associated with testing as well as troubleshooting system and design issues. In addition, he brings 4 years of management experience NEC plans to leverage for future team growth. Geoff will also help develop and maintain relationships with engineers, contractors and owners as well as outside sales.
Dan is a husband, father of four great kids, pastor-elder at Involve Church in Nampa, ID and has over 13 years of mechanical engineering experience in Idaho. After 12 years of designing building HVAC systems, Dan transitioned into his new role of supporting Idaho engineers, end-users and facility managers as an Applications Engineer with Norbryhn Equipment Company. Over the years Dan has developed a passion for the healthcare industry, and enjoys staying involved with organizations like ISHE, ASHE and ASHRAE. Dan is the 2018-19 President of the Idaho Chapter of ASHRAE
Kord graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2011 with a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering. During the summer of Kord’s final year of school he interned with Eidam and Associates, an electrical consulting firm. During his final year Kord successfully passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. After graduation he began to work full time at Eidam for two and a half years. During this time he became proficient in complex electrical designs, interacted with clients, and became very familiar with the industry. Kord’s has an extensive background in AutoCAD and an incredible ability to learn quickly. He continues to learn the mechanical trade and has proven to be a valuable addition to the NEC team.
Joe comes to NEC with inside and outside sales experience. He focuses on light commercial applications and works with HVAC contracting service managers for replacement and retrofit applications. Joe manages the NEC parts department to assist in service and aftermarket solutions. Joe has experience in federal government construction, and has worked on many west coast government projects in several different capacities as a general contractor. He has years of experience in aftermarket parts and in 2012 Joe was awarded the Chairman and Presidents Club awards for Daikin Applied parts. Joe also assists in project estimation for the plan and spec market.
Bryon has proven to be a valuable asset to the team over the past 4 years as a project manager that comes backed by 16 years as an Army mechanic 25 years as a project foreman and journeyman installer. He has worked for several HVAC companies in the valley over the years, and has formed relationships with many of NEC’s customers and general contractors over the years. Bryon’s skills in customer service and leadership capability adds a diversified level of application experience to our team. Bryon has proven himself by assisting with inside sales, ordering & tracking, equipment shipping, and general project management. Bryon years of field experience and ability to learn quickly has proven a valuable addition to the team. We look forward to years of service with Bryon.
Joe (JJ) has been with NEC since 2015. Joe brings 12 years of experience as an Administrative NCO, Training NCO and Supply Sergeant for the US Army. Joe’s ability to communicate, handle multiple tasks, and his hard working ‘can do’ attitude has made a huge impact in the productivity at NEC. Joe wears many hats at NEC from Project Manager, Warehouse Manager, Inside Sales Support, to Logistics, Inventory, Replacement Sales and new Equipment Sales. There is hardly a task done at NEC that doesn’t have Joe’s hands on it at some point! Joe especially enjoys working hand in hand with our contractors from cradle to grave on the many high profile projects we support. Thanks to Joe and the NEC team our customers can count on consistent quality service that helps make the NEC Idaho’s premier HVAC representative. Joe is Married, has 6 children and enjoys hunting fishing and everything outdoors. NEC looks forward to years of success to come with Joe as an integral member of the team.
Daniel graduated from Brigham Young University, Idaho with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation Daniel worked several years as a service sales account manager where he built his knowledge of HVAC systems and components. Daniel’s role with NEC is focused on wet side hydronic equipment sales, building relationships with engineers, and contractors. His hard work ethic, and positive attitude will greatly benefit NEC and those he works with for years to come. In his free time Daniel enjoys being outdoors, fishing, and spending time with his family.