Meet the Apex Team

Our NATE (North American Technician Excellence) certified technicians are the best in the business! Each candidate must pass a drug test and stringent background check to be accepted to our team. We hire the best, and provide them with 60 hours per year of company-paid training.

 

Jason Braun Apex Heating Green Bay, WIJason Braun
Founder

Jason has worked in the HVAC industry for his entire adult life. In 2005 he opened Apex with the vision of a company which truly serves its community. Thanks to the people on this page, that vision is a reality. Jason is a still a technician at heart, so don’t be surprised if he shows up at your door!

Troy Sturbe Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WITroy Stubbe
HVAC Service Technician

Troy is fulfilled whenever Apex helps a client through a tough situation. He loves a challenge and assisting his peers in overcoming difficult or non-typical issues. With over 30 years of experience, Troy is a wealth of knowledge! When he’s not on the job, he loves to spend time with his lovely wife and their family.

Dan Delforge Apex Heating System Design and Sales Consultant Green Bay, WIDan Delforge
System Design and Sales Consultant

Dan has been in the HVAC industry for quite some time and says there is no better feeling than to have a client experience a total difference in the comfort of their home! Dan truly values family reunions, loves to travel, motorcycling, running, and exercising at the Y.

Cody Rivenes Apex Heating System Design and Sales Consultant Green Bay, WICody Rivenes
System Design and Sales Consultant

Cody is an Army Veteran and keeps his military values close to his heart. He loves spending time with his family and motorcycles and we’re grateful for his service to our country.

Dylan Johnson Apex Heating HVAC Installation Technician Green Bay, WIDylan Johnson
HVAC Installation Technician

Dylan brings his sense of humor to Apex every day and has been making HVAC his career for more than eight years. He appreciates the challenge that comes with installing HVAC systems and enjoys making art out of sheet metal. When Dylan isn’t installing systems, he’s with his wife and two young children, hunting and fishing.

Ryan Hockstock Apex Heating HVAC Installation Technician Green Bay, WIRyan Hockstock
HVAC Installation Technician

Ryan’s interest in helping people is what fuels him at Apex and within the HVAC industry and we’re happy to have him! You can usually find Ryan anywhere outdoors, fishing, or spending time with his family.

JT McKinzie Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WIJT McKinzie
HVAC Service Technician

JT’s experience in the HVAC industry is vast and beneficial for tough situations. He comes back to us from the Windy City which gives him additional experiences outside our area. He loves helping people and spending time with the outdoors – duck and deer hunting are his favorite!

Chris Bain Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WIChris Bain
HVAC Service Technician

With over eight years of experience, Chris is a Marine Corps Veteran who enjoys a challenge! He likes to dig into a situation, find the answer, and share his knowledge with his co-workers. When Chris isn’t working, he’s working out, reading, watching sports, and playing barefoot street football. Thank you for your service, Chris!

Dylan Pizzala Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WIDylan Pizzala
HVAC Service Technician

Dylan is one of our service gurus. He likes to help people in need and his accuracy is top notch! When not problem-solving systems, Dylan is spending time with his wife and fur baby. Dylan is too a Veteran – Thank you Dylan!

Jake Kerkorian Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WIJake Kerkorian
HVAC Service Technician

Jake puts his HVAC education to work every day. He’s interested in this career because it’s hands on work that keeps changing every day and there’s always more to learn. Ice fishing, going to the U.P., smoking food on the grill and watching crime shows with his wife and dogs are what keeps Jake busy when he’s not working.

Sean Usiak Apex Heating HVAC Service Technician Green Bay, WISean Usiak
HVAC Service Technician

Sean is a Marine Corps Veteran of seven years and we’re grateful for his service! Sean’s ability to problem solve every day and do a little bit of everything within HVAC really interest him. He spends his free time with his friends and family, playing video games and watching movies and football.

Yvonne Whitaker Apex Heating Client Logistics Specialist Green Bay, WIYvonne Whitaker
Client Logistics Specialist

Yvonne has become a “master” at finding your needed part or equipment! When Yvonne is not busy coordinating customer needs, she enjoys camping, playing cards and spending time with her son Caleb and fur baby Sadie.

Holly Palmer Apex Heating Controller Green Bay, WIHolly Palmer
Controller

Holly loves working with numbers but her talent doesn’t stop there – she loves seeing to the needs of our clients and building relationships. When she’s not at work, she’s watching her two kids do all the activities that they love, spending time with her golden retriever Willow, and soaking up her time in the U.P., especially Lake Superior.

Connie Gleason
Director of First Impressions

Connie spends her work day greeting customers and vendors cheerfully on the phone and in person. She’s never without a genuine smile or positive word and we’re grateful to have her on the Apex team. Outside of work, she enjoys great coffee, thrifting for anything vintage, and spending time with her family.