Chris Gillespie

Vice President of Sales

Chris started in the industry in 1982 and joined Osborne Company in 1984.  Chris is responsible for overseeing the management of our territory sales managers, wholesale corporate accounts, builder accounts and key production plumbers.  Chris is also responsible for the management of our Hawaii territory. Chris is a graduate of Ferris State University with an Associate Degree in General Education.

Industry Experience: 30 years
Affiliations: AIM/R, BIA, WSA, IAPMO, PHCC, MSBL

Bill Schwartz

Vice President

Bill started in the industry in 1988 and joined Osborne Company in 2001.  Bill is responsible for manufacturer relations and overseeing the company’s engineering, business development, service and aftermarket sales divisions. Bill is a graduate of UC Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Industry Experience: 30 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE, ASPE, WSA, and AIM/R

Ashley Messier

General Manager

Ashley started in the industry in 2003 and joined Osborne Company in 2007.  Ashley is responsible for manufacturer relations and overseeing the company’s overall strategy, operations, strategic business decisions and commercial sales division.  Ashley is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Industry Experience: 17 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE, ASPE, NCMCA, GBA, PHCC, WSA and AIM/R.

John Osborne

President

John began his career in 1976 as an outside sales representative for Osborne-Schuepbach Companies. In 1980, John became a junior partner with Osborne Company, a business founded in 1973 by his late father, Dan Osborne. John became president of the agency in 1984 and has maintained full ownership of the Osborne Company since 1988. John is responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of the daily business and the company’s management team.

Industry Experience: 42 years
Affiliations: AIM/R