McKenney’s mission is to be the best mechanical service provider to work for as an employee and to work with as a customer.
Since opening its doors in Atlanta in 1948, McKenney’s has been locally owned and operated, helping shape our cities’ skylines and delivering high-quality, energy-efficient solutions. Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made McKenney’s the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services to meet its customers’ unique needs. Metro Atlanta customers of note include Amazon, Georgia Aquarium, Piedmont Healthcare, Emory, Georgia Tech, and Norfolk Southern.
Joining MAX on Wednesday, August 10th , from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, will be key leaders with McKenney’s – Daniel Shepard, Vice President of Service Operations for existing buildings, and David Tzimenatos, Manager of Field Operations for new construction.
In addition, we will hear from Rob LeBeau, Manager, Workforce Solutions Group with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) about the impact of anticipated new infrastructure investments through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (ITJA) on metro Atlanta’s skilled trades workforce.
The session will be moderated by Ray Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Bobby Dodd Institute.
ABOUT THE PANELISTS
Daniel Shephard is Vice President of Service Operations. He is responsible for field operations in McKenney’s Service Division to include field resource staffing, employee development both technical and professional, recruiting and day-to-day operations. Daniel has been in the HVAC mechanical service industry for 30 years starting off as an apprentice in the field and working his way up to his current role.
David Tzimenatos is Manager of Field Operations for McKenney’s Construction Division. He oversees 200 field Foremen, 300 craftsmen and manages the continuing education, safety, quality control, productivity, union relations and recruitment for this group. He has been in the industry for 24 years, 16 of those years in the field as a sheet metal worker and in the office over this group for the last 8 years. He is a second generation sheet metal worker and McKenney’s employee. He has a son that just became a journeyman sheet metal worker at McKenney’s as well.
Rob LeBeau is the Manager of the Workforce Solutions Group at the Atlanta Regional Commission. In this role, Rob also serves as the Director of the Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board. ARC’s Workforce Solutions Group provides workforce solutions for dislocated workers, unemployed adults & youth, and for businesses seeking qualified applicants. The ARWDB serves residents and businesses in a 7-county area including Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry, & Rockdale counties.
Join us to hear the latest insights from one of our region’s leading employers in the skilled trades! Enjoy a time of networking with your peers! The registration fee for this event is $15.00 for MAX members and $25.00 for non-members. Lunch will be provided
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ABOUT MAX TALKS
Launched in 2014, the mission of MAX is to advance economic competitiveness in the Atlanta region by strengthening connections, collaborations, and practices among workforce developers and organizations engaged in workforce development.
Through MAX Talks, MAX seeks to provide opportunities for workforce developers to hear directly from employers about their current and emerging workforce needs.