Interplay Launches First Executive Advisory Board to Better Serve Commercial HVAC Market

Interplay's executive advisory board on a video call
Interplay recently formed its first Executive Advisory Board to expand, enhance and provide additional value to the commercial HVAC market. Members were hand-selected based on their industry expertise, diverse backgrounds, company size, and location.  Interplay is committed to innovating alongside its customers and is leveraging the board’s thought leadership to:
  • Identify industry trends and market needs.
  • Address challenges impacting skilled trades organizations.
  • Evaluate and shape the future direction of Interplay’s products and services.
The board meets quarterly and has already made great strides to identify immediate market needs that are influencing Interplay’s Course Roadmap.  

Commercial HVAC Executive Advisory Board Members

Bradly Dionne

General Manager, Advanced Climate Solutions LLC Bradly Dionne is the General Manager of Advanced Climate Solutions, a Helios company that supports HVACR services for multinational retailers across the U.S. With almost a decade in the industry, Brad leverages strategy while maintaining a people-first approach to build tremendous success in the market.
Bradley Dionne, General Manager, Advanced Climate Solutions LLC.
Jonathan Lemons, Operations Manager, The Brandt Companies, LLC.

Jonathan Lemons

Operations Manager, The Brandt Companies, LLC

Jonathan Lemons is the Operations Manager at The Brandt Companies, LLC., which designs, builds, services, and retrofits energy-efficient building systems. Having been with the company for almost two decades, Jonathan has impressively worked his way up from Service Mechanic to Service Contractor, Fleet Coordinator, Service Rental Equipment Coordinator, and Service Supervisor. 

Mark Macurdy

Training and Technical Support Manager, Piedmont Service Group

Mark Macurdy is the Training and Technical Support Manager of Piedmont Service Group, providing technical facility services and energy efficiency solutions to building owners and managers. Mark has worked with Piedmont for 25+ years as a Commercial Service Technician, boasts 20 years on the board of RSES Raleigh chapter & 4 years servicing 2- 1200 PSI boilers in the US Navy.

Mark Macurdy, Training and Technical Support Manager, Piedmont Service Group.
Jack Major, Principal, Major Systems.

Jack Major

Principal, Major Systems

Jack Major is the Principal of Major Heating & Air Conditioning and Altitude Building Automation. Having been in the industry for 30+ years, Jack is blessed to have worked alongside the finest men and women in the HVAC and controls industry, solving complex system issues with reliable, efficient solutions.

Seth Martin

VP of Operations, Four Star Mechanical

Seth Martin is the VP of Operations at Four Star Mechanical, a full-service Commercial, and Industrial HVAC Installation and Service Provider in Hamilton, OH. Over the last 15 years, Seth has been involved with many levels of the HVAC industry, cutting his teeth on summer duct sealing. Seth is an experienced executive project manager with a long history of working in the construction industry and is skilled in sales, sales management, team building, and contract negotiation. Seth is a strong business development professional and holds an MBA focused on accounting from Grand Canyon University. 

Seth Martin, VP of Operations, Four Star Mechanical
Alex Nason, General Manager, Commercial Service Group.

Alex Nason 

General Manager, Commercial Service Group

Alex Nason is the General Manager at Commercial Service Group and has been in the commercial HVAC industry within the central Virginia area since 2015.  Alex runs the commercial side of James River Air, a premier HVAC, plumbing, and electrical company with 200+ employees.

Tricia Schmidt

HR Learning & Development Manager, Pueblo Mechanical

Tricia Schmidt is the HR Learning & Development Manager at Pueblo Mechanical, one of Arizona’s largest, most multifaceted mechanical contractors. Having held training and development roles for over 37 years, Tricia is a seasoned professional in everything from learning & leadership development, talent acquisition, process development/refinement, and aviation cabin safety.

Tricia Schmidt, HR Learning & Development Manager, Pueblo Mechanical

Interplay is excited and fortunate to have all these professionals on our side to support us as we continue to provide the best skilled trades training platform to the commercial market.