Derrick joined the Able Distributors warehouse team in 2006. He is currently an inside salesman for the Southside branch. In his spare time, he likes to take his two boys to music recording studios to record music. On Sundays, it’s all about him and his ducks at the park. Derrick loves feeding ducks, for some crazy reason.
Derrick often attended Able Distributors’ training events in his interest to increase his product knowledge. In 2014, Derrick was asked to join the inside sales team and has become a highly valued team member.
Howard joined Able Distributors in 1995. He was fortunate to begin working in the industry with some of the very best and brightest people to learn from. He started in basic sales and worked his way up to complete HVAC project coordination with products such as, Radiant and Geothermal.
Over the years, he has also worked very close with manufacturers and reps, gaining product knowledge and coordination. He is skilled in assembling small to large quotes with complete information to support it – He likes to assemble quotes the way he would like to receive it. In his spare time, his passion lies in music. He is a skilled musician and guitarist.
Jimmy has spent his entire life in the HVAC industry. With his father being an HVAC contractor, he grew up learning the terms and seeing first-hand what life in the industry was like as he would accompany his father on various jobs. One of his Jimmy’s first jobs in the industry was in 1986, working at a wholesaler.
Jimmy joined Able in 1994 and has been in both inside sales and outside sales and is currently the branch manager in Evanston. Outside of work, Jimmy loves to spend time with his family, playing guitar, and being involved in his church, where he plays guitar and leads a small group.
Numerous certifications through manufacturers including: