Meet The Team

Rob Bondos

President
President

Steve Brady

Chief Financial Officer
CFO

Stephen Hires

VP of Operations
VP - Ops
Rob Bondos – rob@trudela.com – President

Rob has more than 25 years of experience leveraging lean tools to build leadership, develop and execute strategy and manage business process improvements across multiple sites and in various functional areas. He has breadth and depth of knowledge in service, manufacturing operations, continuous improvement, quality, marketing, and supply chain. Rob possesses a unique collaborative and pragmatic leadership approach to driving results. His work experience includes various positions at United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, as well as various operating platforms under the Danaher & Fortive companies. Rob has a BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Central Connecticut State University, MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a MS in Supply Chain Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Steve Brady  – Chief Financial Officer 

Steve has nine years of public accounting experience working for top 15 firms. Steve has significant experience providing CFO, Controller and management consulting services to companies primarily in the mid-market space in a variety of industries including financial services, retail, manufacturing, logistics, construction and home service.  Steve has managed teams covering activities in the areas of post-transaction services, process improvements, automation, policies & procedure writing, accounts receivable, billing, collections, accounts payable, fixed asset accounting, lease accounting, cost accounting, financial planning, cash management, equity accounting, financial analysis, forecasting, inventory reporting, intercompany accounting, contract accounting, revenue recognition, and general accounting. Steve possesses a strong leadership work ethic and roll up your sleeves approach to all aspects of the business. Steve has a B.S. from Sonoma State University in Business Administration – Accounting.

Stephen Hires  – Vice President of Operations 

Stephen has more than 26 years of experience in the HVAC industry. His proven abilities in strategic planning, managing projects, improving the efficiency of operations, acquisitions, sales, team building, and detailing project information to determine an effective process for operations. He identifies areas of strength and weakness and implements company policies, standards, changes in operations, and system that optimize productivity and bottom line. Proven career record of producing multimillion-dollar profits through pinpointing operational inefficiencies and encouraging the revitalization of employee morale and corporate culture change. He demonstrates the ability to communicate business principles to personnel on all levels in order to facilitate change and initiate turnaround. His work experience includes various owner-operated businesses over the past 26 years, as well as various operating platforms under Johnstone Supply and the Daikin & Goodman company. Stephen holds a Texas State Air Conditioning License from the State of Texas, EPA Certificate from Ferris State University, and has Certifications in Light Commercial Air Balancing, Residential Air Balancing, Carbon Monoxide, Combustion Analysis from Tarrant County College.