Jen Anesi is Chief Editor. She has seven years of writing and editing experience, holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oakland University, and is currently working toward her MA in English at Wayne State University. Before earning her journalism degree, she served as a combat medic in the Army National Guard. She can be contacted at 248-786-1255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kenny Chapman, "The Blue Collar Coach," is an award-winning industry coach and trainer, as well as founder of The Blue Collar Success Group, a business-development organization for in-home service contractors. He is the author of In-Home Sales Acceleration and The Six Dimensions of C.H.A.N.G.E. and specializes in helping business operators become true business owners. Visit Kenny's website for free sales and leadership resources, or call 877-968-2244 to see how Kenny and the BCSG team can help you improve your company and better your life.
Technical writer and industry expert Dan Holohan and his wife Marianne founded HeatingHelp.com in 1997. It has since blossomed into a vibrant online community and trusted resource for heating information. Their daughter, Erin Holohan Haskell, bought the company from them in 2016. You can reach Dan Holohan at email@example.com. He loves hearing from you!
Adams Hudson is president of Hudson, Ink — a national marketing firm for contractors. Readers can get the free report, “What You Should Say (And Never Say) to a Prospect,” and a free subscription to the Sales & Marketing Insider eNewsletter by emailing a polite request to freePMstuff@hudsonink.com or by calling 800-489-9099.
Al Levi teaches contractors how to run their businesses with less stress and more success, and he’s on a mission to help 30 contracting firms create and implement operating manuals in 2017. To see if your business qualifies for his upcoming 7-Power Contractor Build Your Operating Manuals Program, visit 7powercontractor.com/byom7PC today. Also, check out Al’s latest business adventure as part of Zoom Franchise Company at www.zoomdrain.com/franchise-opportunity — it’s a living example of the power of manuals and more in action.
Bob Miodonski is Group Publisher of BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, which consists of industry-leading print and digital magazines, websites and e-newsletters. Titles include: Supply HouseTimes, Plumbing & Mechanical, PM Engineer and Reeves Journal magazines; Bath & Kitchen Pro e-News; PVF e-News; Radiant &Hydronics e-news; and www.RadiantAndHydronics.com.
Bob has covered the plumbing, piping and HVAC industry for more than 25 years as an editor and publisher of business-to-business construction magazines. He previously worked in the newspaper business as a reporter and editor. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a master’s degree from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, where he also has worked as a part-time instructor.
Questions? Need help? Call Paul at 407/699-8515, on his cell at 407/467-4916 or e-mail him (reference Plumbing & Mechanical magazine).
John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a consulting engineer and principal of Appropriate Designs in Holland Patent, N.Y. His latest textbook “Heating With Renewable Energy,” will be released in January 2016 from Cengage Publishing. It shows how to use modern hydronics technology to create systems supplied by solar thermal, heat pump and biomass heat sources. Additional information is available at www.hydronicpros.com.
Ray Wohlfarth is the author of “Lessons Learned in a Boiler Room: A common-sense approach to servicing and installing commercial boilers.” In his spare time, he is president of Fire & Ice in Pittsburgh, Pa. Ray writes a monthly newsletter on commercial boilers. He can be reached at 412/343-4110.