Location: 4230 W. Douglas Ave., Milwaukee
Web site: www.maredmechanical.com
Year founded: 1975
Product or service offered: HVAC, fire protection installation and service.
Projected 2007 revenue: $23 million
Leadership team: Hank Brancaccio, president; Jay Dubester, vice president; Jeff Krawczyk, vice president; Jerry Smerchek, vice president; Kevin Jaqua, director; Todd Memmel, director; Tim Barham, director.
Target clientele: Commercial, industrial, and institutional building owners; general contractors and developers.
Business organization memberships: MMAC, ASHRAE, AGC, BBB, ASA
What has fueled your company’s growth? Quality experienced people providing smart flexible solutions.
What is the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth? Establishing our presence and capabilities in new markets and with new customers. Changing clients perception of who we are and our capabilities.
Do you plan any changes in your company in the upcoming months? Adding a plumbing division and opening a Racine office.
Who are the business people, locally or nationally, whom you admire? And what traits do those people exhibit that make you admire them? Ed Dubester, company founder. Brian Stark, retired president of Johnson Controls Inc. Controls Group. Vision, work ethic, risk taker and passion for the business.
What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months? Very competitive. Cautiously optimistic. Challenging.
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