Tom Yates named managing partner.

N.H. Yates & Co. PresidentJim Yates, Jr.recently announced a number of additions and changes to the Cockeysville, Md.-based manufacturers representative.  

Effective immediately,Bob Coons, a former senior vice president at Taco Residential, has joined the company in the capacity of residential hydronic product manager and consultant.  

Kevin Paynehas joined the company as an outside salesman in North Carolina. Payne has an engineering degree from North Carolina State and over 20 years of mechanical equipment sales experience.  

Effective June 1,Tom Yates, the company’s current executive vice president and general manager, HMC, moves to managing partner and remains general manager, HMC.  

Jon Thomas, the current vice president of sales and marketing, will move to executive vice president, whileDan Kelbaugh, former vice president of sales and marketing at U.S. Boiler, will join the company as the vice president of sales and marketing.