Brian Helm became MCAA’s president at the conclusion of MCAA19. The annual convention was recently held in Phoenix from March 3-7, 2019. Helm is the president of Mechanical Inc., one of the largest plumbing and HVAC contractors in the Midwest, serving primarily Chicago, Milwaukee, and Omaha. The Freeport, Illinois-based company — part of the Helm Group of companies — is known for delivering value to its customers in the Healthcare, Industrial, Education, Aquatic, Water/Wastewater Treatment, Government, High Rise, Energy and Mission Critical sectors. 

In 2013, Helm was elected to the MCAA board of directors. On a personal note, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Kari, and their three children, Lily, Charlie, and Chase. His other favorite extra-curricular activity is chairing the public-private economic development board for his hometown of Freeport, Illinois.