Meet the Staff

Kevin Medler
President & General Manager

​With 27 years in this business, Kevin is certainly the go-to-guy for all your heating and air conditioning needs and we are lucky to have him here at Bud’s. He has surely seen it all and appreciates “being able to help people in a time of need.” That is a great satisfaction for him and is “what gets him to the next day.” Kevin is also a football fan and can be found at Virginia Tech rooting on the Hokies at almost every game. When he gets a chance to vacation, Kevin loves to relax at the beach with his wife, son and daughter.

Kevin Kramer
Director of Sales & Marketing

Bud's recruited Kevin. S. Kramer in 2007 to develop the sales and marketing departments for the company. Kevin has been all across the country as a navy brat and came to Hampton Roads in 1975. He enjoy traveling with his three beautiful children and can often be found at local events spending time with Bud's customers.

Christopher Klijanowicz
Chief Financial Officer

Chris was raised in Williamsburg and joined the Bud’s family in 2013 as an accountant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in finance from Virginia Commonwealth University and is currently preparing for the CFA (Charted Financial Analyst) program. His drive and passion for finance and accounting has helped Bud’s grow to the size and success it has today. He also recently got engaged and looks forward to tying the knot this September.

Chandler Nelson
Director of Service & Maintenance

Chandler started in the company in 2008 as an Installation Assistant while attending Virginia Commonwealth University. He quickly moved from Install to our Service Department and became one of the top technicians. His technical abilities and knowledge helped create solutions for homeowners when he joined the Comfort Advisor team in 2014. Chandler is now responsible for both our Service and Maintenance Departments. He is looking forward to taking care of our priority customers and growing our customer base on the Southside. Chandler also enjoys raising the third generation of Nelsons at Bud’s with his four year old son, Pierce.

Accounting & Human Resources

Christine Otter
Accounting Manager

Morgan Jacobs
Accounting Assistant

Sarah Lanning
Human Resources Generalist

Service Department

Rick Morton
Field Supervisor

Andy Byrd
Service Technician

Zach Ferrell
Service Technician

Brad Jackowski
Service Technician

Derek Strader
Service Technician

Billy Herzberg
Service Technician

Hunter Herzberg
Service Technician

Maintenance Department

Chris Brock
Maintenance Technician

Preston Kodl
Maintenance Technician

Chris Houston
Maintenance Technician

Kyle Shoemake
Maintenance Technician

Plumbing Department

Joe Marcum
Plumbing Manager

Quinn Backus
Plumbing Technician

Branden Gamble
Plumbing Technician

Scott Marshall
Plumbing Technician

Rusty Wilson
Plumbing Technician

Dylon Roberts
Plumbing Technician

Bob Ziolo
Plumbing Technician

Marcus Chorik
Plumbing Technician

Electrical Department

Jorge Coronado
Electric Technician

Ben Mardis
Electric Technician

Patrick Faircloth
Electric Technician

Daniel Broadhurst
Electric Technician

Installation Department

Patrick McNally
Install Manager

Richard Toth
Install Supervisor

Stephen Karpa
Install Team Foreman

Lester Crouse
Ductwork Fabrication Specialist

Blaine Deckard
Install Technician

Markus Kirk
Install Technician

Alex Kramer
Install Technician

Seavert Newhouse
Install Technician

Brandon Pickering
Install Technicnan

Todd Murdock
Install Technician

Taylor Livingston
Install Technician

Christian Lindsey
Install Technician

Gavin Herspold
Install Technician

Sales & Marketing

Chris Johnson
Senior Comfort Advisor

Steve Morewitz
Comfort Advisor

Stephanie Meier
Production Coordinator

Chris Medler
Senior Appointment Specialist

James Toth
Appointment Specialist

Staci Howle Cote
Appointment Specialist

Shanelle Ingram
Appointment Specialist

Warehouse Department

Evan Keyes
Warehouse Coordinator

Conor Bourn
Warehouse Assistant

Alana Wagaman
Warehouse Assistant

Customer Service

Angie Gary
Dispatch Supervisor

Mary Anne Hackney
Customer Service Representative

Amber Gamble
Customer Service Representative

Kim Martin
Customer Service Representative

Amanda Medler
Customer Service Representative


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What Our Customers Are Saying
"Bud's is the best. The field team is very professional. Honest, on time, and quality service. Your email confirmation of appointment, follow up and electronic billing, make your company the best in Hampton Roads for HVAC."
~Bob, Williamsburg
"From the sales person to the installation team; this has been the best experience I have had with a contractor. The in house follow up by their technician today shows how much Bud's values customer satisfaction. The tech answered the questions I had to my complete satisfaction. I already have recommended Bud's to friends and will continue to do so. Keep up the good work."
~Thomas, Newport News
"I wanted to be sure everyone knows how much I appreciated their efforts. They were all persistent, putting in many hours (and many parts)."
~Anne, Williamsburg