Meet Our Team

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Management & Office Staff

Reid Sittler

Reid Sittler

President

Reid is a US Marine Veteran and graduated from Colorado Technical University in Business Management.  After many years in the medial industry, he decided to join the family business.  Besides his college education, Reid was trained in HVAC by his father-in-law Rick Groff who has 30 years of knowledge in the industry.  Throughout the years, Reid has fulfilled many roles and is currently serving as the President of Quality Heating & Cooling and is the owner along with his wife, Adriann. Reid is particularly proud of the team at Quality, especially how passionate the team members are about doing a great job for the customers.  When he is not at work, Reid likes working on his golf game, rooting for his favorite sports team, or spending time with his three kids and wife.  
Adriann Sittler

Adriann Sittler

Vice President

Adriann Sittler grew up around the business and learned the ins and outs by working alongside her Dad.  After attending and graduating from The Ohio State University and launching a successful career on her own, she decided to come back to where her heart as always been. She and her husband Reid purchased the business several years ago and she currently fulfills the role of Vice-President. She is proud that the company is a thriving family-owned local business where employees truly feel like an extension of the family.
Dawn Hawks

Dawn Hawks

Dispatcher

Dawn was born in Massillon, Ohio and still lives locally in North Canton. She chose the HVAC industry for her career because she loves speaking to homeowners and helping them. She says that she really enjoys the family environment Quality offers and that she wants customers to feel like part of the Quality family too. That is why she especially enjoys working with customers and providing excellent service! She and her husband, Bill, have four children that are involved in sports including basketball, cross country and track. They travel a lot to watch one of their daughters play basketball at the collegiate level. When Dawn gets a little bit of free time, she enjoys scrapbooking and gardening.
Erica Capuano

Erica Capuano

Lead Coordinator

Erica Capuano wanted to join the Quality team because she believed that it is a business that will continue to grow and provide more career opportunities. She has been working in customer service for as long as she can remember and she loves helping people. Currently in the role of lead coordinator, she enjoys working at a family owned company with friendly staff. She lives in Canton with her husband, Dante, and son, Luca. Erica loves hanging around outside with her son and spending time with her family.
Quentin Cowling

Quentin Cowling

Project Manager

Quentin Cowling was drawn to the HVAC field because his grandfather retired from working in HVAC, his father has been working in HVAC for over 30 years, and his brother also works in HVAC. Quentin is proud to say that the HVAC field has allowed his family to put food on the table for generations and it is a privilege to keep the tradition alive. To prepare for his current position, he worked in HVAC right out of high school at a small shop in Canton followed by working for his father’s HVAC company throughout the years. He wanted to join the Quality team because it is family owned and operated company that always puts the customer first no matter what the cost – Quality truly shows a desire to help the people they serve! Quentin lives in Jackson with his fiancée and four year old son. He loves spending time with his family, especially his son, and enjoys exercise, spending time outdoors, and DIY home projects.
Jennifer Neitz

Jennifer Neitz

Customer Service Representative

Jennifer was born in Akron and is currently a resident of Massillon, Ohio. She worked previously as an accounting clerk but wanted to transition to the HVAC industry because she loves the idea of helping serve people’s comfort needs. She likes Quality because the company is family oriented and appreciates the work that she does. She is married with 2 sons and her favorite thing to do is spend time with family! She loves to travel to the beach to be in the sun.
Kayy Kuhn

Kayy Kuhn

Customer Service Manager

Kayy has worked customer service her whole life in multiple trades such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and roofing. She has always been more interested in the ins and outs of HVAC rather than plumbing or electrical. She enjoys the family environment and the camaraderie between the staff at Quality! Kayy likes spending time with friends and family and hopes to have a family of her own one day. Her favorite hobby is cooking and she plans to finish her first cookbook by the end of the year. In addition to writing, she also enjoys collecting antiques, watching movies and fishing.

Michael Kuziak

Michael Kuziak

Project Manager

Michael Kuziak joins Quality Heating & Cooling with a Bachelor’s Degree and over twenty years of experience in the residential and commercial construction industry and in-home consultative sales. Born in Akron, Ohio, Michael currently resides in Barberton with his wife of 22 years. The HVAC industry appeals to Michael because he enjoys identifying and solving the problems that customers face with their heating and cooling needs. He says that he likes working for Quality because it is a family-owned business with an excellent reputation that truly cares about customers and employees. When not at work, he enjoys fishing, hunting and camping. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and teenage daughter and son.
Rick Whitaker

Rick Whitaker

Install Manager

Rick has been with Quality Heating & Cooling since 1987. He was Quality’s first Service Technician. After being out in the field and running service calls for many years, Rick is now responsible for the training and development of our technicians in the Service Department. Rick also has his N.A.T.E Certification. Rick has enjoyed working for QHC for his entire career in the HVAC business because of the family atmosphere the owner has created. In his free time, he enjoys motorcycles, hunting and fishing. He has two sons and one beautiful granddaughter.
Sara Krause

Sara Krause

Customer Service Representative

While growing up, Sara’s step dad worked in the HVAC industry as a technician. He loved his job and his dedication to his work and serving the community inspired me. She loves the culture and how close knit the team is at Quality. She says she is glad to be able to be a part of the customer care team and continue to provide quality customer service to the community. She lives in Stow with her two cats and is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her baby boy. In her free time, she enjoys watching horror movies, playing with her cats, and painting.

Fred Parsons

Fred Parsons

Quality Control Specialist

Fred’s position at Quality is Quality Control in the Install Department. He is one of Quality’s top technicians with a wide variety of service areas. Fred was born and raised in Massillon. His extensive training started at R.G Drage Technical Career Center. He then achieved his N.A.T.E Certification along with on the job training. Fred is now responsible for quality control of new HVAC installations. He chose this career because he enjoys having the ability to repair things and fulfilling his customer’s needs. Fred likes working for Quality because of the people he works with every day and he enjoys seeing his customers on a regular basis. Fred is married and has a son with one cat and one dog. He enjoys bike riding, fishing and working around the house.
Doug Sexton

Doug Sexton

Warehouse Manager

Doug Sexton graduated from Kent State with a Bachelor’s Degree in business with a heavy concentration in logistics followed by 14 years of warehouse experience. Doug was looking for a new opportunity to apply his warehouse knowledge to a trade that requires a high level of organization. That brought him to Quality where he says that he loves the team environment and that no day is the same! Doug is from Canton and he is happily married with 6 kids! In his spare time, he is a competitive power lifter
Katie Scheppler

Katie Scheppler

Maintenance Coordinator

Katie is responsible for Home Comfort Club Members at Quality Heating & Cooling. From Canton, Ohio, she is an English major with years of customer service experience. She loves the family atmosphere at Quality and enjoys helping people when they need it most. Katie currently lives in Massillon, Ohio with her husband, their baby daughter, and a fur baby too! She likes spending time with her family, going on hikes with her baby and dog, and does some painting in her free time.
Paul Cantrell

Paul Cantrell

Service/Operations Manager

Paul Cantrell was born in Davenport, Iowa but has been a proud long-time resident of North Canton, Ohio. He says that he became interested in the HVAC industry from watching the movie “A Christmas Story”, when the dad goes down to the basement to “fix” the furnace. You hear banging, some choice words and then smoke come out of the registers! That scene stuck with him so when his High School offered HVAC as a vocational, he thought what a great opportunity to figure out what that guy was messing with in his basement from the movie! Paul was starting a family young and he knew he could get into the work force right out of High School and make a good living for his family with a career in the field of HVAC! Paul began his career in a Sheet Metal Shop, and has worked in new construction, residential retrofit, residential and commercial service, sales, service management, sales management and operational management. He has continued his education by attending industry training in field work, training excellence and leadership training. Paul states that he likes working at Quality because we have a great foundation! We are grounded in a family environment, led by a great ownership team, with a great group of technicians embracing change to help make us better and lead us into the future! I am excited for the future here at Quality Heating & Cooling. Paul has been married to his wife Tracy for 24 years and they have three children and their first grandchild. In his free time, Paul enjoys getting outdoors as much as possible and he also enjoys cooking!
Lori Butler

Lori Butler

Assistant Controller

Lori, originally from Newburgh, New York, currently lives in Niles, Ohio. She earned a Master of Accountancy and accepted a position in the HVAC industry. Once involved, she discovered that she loved the work, the atmosphere and the science of it! She enjoys working for Quality because they’re down to earth people who focus on a team effort to get the job done which makes for a nice working environment. She is married with a young son and two teenage stepsons. As hobbies, she enjoys fitness instruction, bocce and kayaking!

Installers

Darin Groff

Darin Groff

Lead Installer

Darin has been with Quality Heating & Cooling for 30 years. He’s seen it evolve from the beginning. Darin started on during high school as a shop boy. Everything he knows has been taught to him during on the job training from the owner. He enjoys working in the H.V.A.C industry because every day is different and challenging. The fun family working atmosphere of Quality has kept him on board for the past 30 years. Darin and his wife Lori live in Dalton and have two kids ages 13 and 10. He spends a lot of time coaching his son’s football team, helping with Boy Scouts, fishing & camping.
Brandon Radebaugh

Brandon Radebaugh

Lead Installer

I grew up in Akron Ohio. I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters. I was homeschooled from 2nd grade until I got my GED in 2005. I graduated from Trade School in 2020 and have been in the trade since. On my time off, I enjoy hanging out with my girlfriend and/or friends. I grew up in church and I play the drums for my current church worship team. I love to play table tennis for a hobby, and I also play the guitar. I’m not allergic to anything. I love to eat. I love working at Quality because of the family environment and professionalism that they provide! As well as the customer service standards!
Nicholas Ridenour

Nicholas Ridenour

Lead Installer

Nick became interested in working in the HVAC industry so that he would get to learn a little bit of all the trades. He went to RG Drage for HVAC and graduated form Northwest EPA 608 certified. He says that the best thing about working for Quality is the people he gets to work with! Nick was born in Massillon and currently lives in Canal Fulton with his parents and two sisters. In his free time, he enjoys building and working on race cars and boating.
Jaxon O’Leary

Jaxon O’Leary

Lead Installer

Originally from Dallas, Texas, Jaxon O’Leary began his interest in HVAC just after high school. He decided to pursue an education in HVAC and has obtained multiple licenses and certifications. He says that he joined the Quality team because it’s a great working environment with lots of good people. In his free time, he enjoys relaxing, playing video games, and eating at new places.
Shawn Weisend

Shawn Weisend

Lead Installer

Shawn Weisend, born in Massillon, currently lives in Canton, Ohio. He became interested in the HVAC industry because he feels like it is a good industry that isn’t going away anytime soon. He learned the trade through on the job training. He says that he enjoys working for Quality because it is a fun and friendly environment. Shawn is proud to be doing his best work to provide for his wife and their 5 year old son. He enjoys playing softball and golfing with his son.
Scott Nyland

Scott Nyland

Lead Installer

Scott is a current resident of Louisville, Ohio.  He has over 20 years of experience in the HVAC industry.  His favorite thing about heating and cooling is helping customers. He enjoys working for Quality Heating & Cooling because it is a family-owned company and he feels like part of the family. He is married with no kids. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, drag racing and billiards.
Lloyd Usher

Lloyd Usher

Lead Installer

From Gainesville, Florida, Lloyd now calls Massillon his home. He became interested in working in HVAC to acquire skills that he could use personally as needed. He says that he likes working at Quality because we stand for our name of giving Quality instead of doing Quantity. He goes on to state that the people make the work enjoyable! He is the guardian of his disabled teenage little brother but still finds the time for his many hobbies including movie lover, foodie, event explorer, real estate entrepreneur, vinyl record collector and he’s enjoying learning to sew and embroider. P.S. Ask him about his beloved Dachshund named “CHILI”.

Service Technicians

Cody Ocel

Cody Ocel

Service Technician

Cody started with Quality in 2012 in our installation department and quickly moved into a NATE Service Technician position after showing much skill in diagnostics. Cody is from Minerva, Ohio and while growing up he learned repairing farm machinery and constructed dairy housing and feeding systems. Because of his love for mechanics, he decided to get his education in the HVAC Industry. Cody received his HVAC education from Buckeye Career Center and since graduation he has earned his NATE Certification. Cody is married to his lovely wife, Terri, and they have a beautiful daughter, Elsie, who is almost two years old! In his free time, Cody enjoys fixing up motorcycles and dirt bikes.
Donald Mcclelland

Donald Mcclelland

Service Technician

Donald McClelland is a lifelong resident of Canton, Ohio! Originally in the automotive industry for 18 years, he was looking for a career change when he chose the HVAC industry. He was an installer for two years and then became a service technician through on the job training. He likes working for Quality because he says the people are friendly. He has been married for 14 years and has four children including a set of twins! A fun fact about Donald is that he raises chickens and has honey bee hives from which he collects his own honey.
Alex Savatt

Alex Savatt

Maintenance Technician

Alex Savatt was interested in the HVAC industry because of the diversity of everything he would need to know about electrical, plumbing, heating, and cooling. To become an HVAC technician, he attended Portage Lakes Career Center and then completed training in the field as well. He says he enjoys working for Quality because everyone seems like family. Alex lives in North Canton and his hobbies include reading, soccer, hiking and traveling.
Adam Bottomley

Adam Bottomley

Service technician

Adam became interested in HVAC to be able build an HVAC system from the ground up, start to finish, and he enjoys working with his hands and learning new things. His focus is HVAC where he gets to learn what makes everything work all the way from electrical to the electronics of newer systems. He is currently enrolled at Stark State for HVAC. He enjoys the atmosphere of the company and the lengths that the company will go to make sure someone is fully trained. He says, “I don’t have a family of my own, I am single guy just living my best life as well as I can.” He is a self-proclaimed computer nerd and avid sci-fi nerd. He also enjoys tabletop role playing games, road trips, camping, and occasional scuba diving.
John Riley

John Riley

Service Technician

John Riley attended Fortis College to learn the HVAC trade. He was drawn to this industry because of the fact that heating and cooling will always be here as a career. He says that he likes working for Quality Heating & Cooling because it’s a good environment with great people, ownership and management. John lives in Brimfield, Ohio with his wife. They have two kids and two grandkids. When not at work, John enjoys coaching football and wrestling. He also enjoys spending time with his wife in his free time.
Joseph Perrodin

Joseph Perrodin

Maintenance Technician

Joseph was born in Orlando but now calls Uniontown his home. He became interested in the HVAC Industry because of the challenge it presents and the technical understanding that is required. He chose to work at Quality Heating & Cooling because it feels like a family and everybody is willing to help each other out. Joseph is married with no kids and no pets and he loves spending time with his family when not at work.

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