Tricia Freer

Inside Sales Manager

Tricia started in the industry in 1979 and joined Osborne Company in 1994.  Tricia is responsible for overseeing the company’s insides sales and quotations team along with managing our I.T. and communications network.

Industry Experience: 39 Years
Affiliations:

Bryan Dooley

Business Development Engineer
Bay Area

Bryan started in the industry in 2017 and joined Osborne Company in 2017.  Bryan is responsible for maintaining relationships with our mechanical contractor, consulting engineer, facility and end-user partners in the territory.  Bryan is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Industry Experience: 1.5 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE and ASPE

Steve Macone

Business Development Engineer
Bay Area

Steve started in the industry in 1992 and joined Osborne Company in 2017. Steve is responsible for maintaining relationships with our mechanical contractor, consulting engineer, facility and end-user partners in the territory. Steve is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering.

Industry Experience: 26 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE, CSHE, ASPE, and BEST Center

Jim Thurston

Business Development Engineer
Sacramento Valley

Jim started in the industry in 1983 and joined Osborne Company in 2011.  Jim is responsible for maintaining relationships with our mechanical contractor, consulting engineer, facility and end-user partners in the territory. Jim Thurston has vast experience in commercial plumbing and piping as a business owner, estimator, project manager and sales engineer . Jim has also completed the plumbing system design curriculum at UCLA.

Industry Experience: 35 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE and ASPE

Abel Aguilar

Territory Sales Manager & Business Development Engineer
Greater Bay Area

Abel started in the industry in 1998 and joined Osborne Company in 2017.  Abel has responsibility for residential & multi-family sales of our product lines in the counties of: Alameda, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma.  Abel has responsibly for commercial sales of our product lines in the counties of Marin and Sonoma. Abel is responsible for maintaining relationships with our distribution, contractor, developer, builder, engineer, facility and end-user partners in the territory. Abel is a graduate of UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Industry Experience: 20 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE and PHCC

Frank Sterzinar

Territory Sales Manager & Business Development Engineer
Northern Nevada / Sierra Nevada

Frank started in the industry in 1977 and joined Osborne Company in 2008. Frank has responsibility for residential,  multi-family, and commercial sales of our product lines all counties in the state of Nevada except Clark County. Frank is responsible for maintaining relationships with our distribution, contractor, developer, builder, engineer, facility and end-user partners in the territory. Frank is a graduate of the University of Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.  Frank also holds an Associate Degree in Mechanical Technology from Hudson Valley CC.

Industry Experience: 41 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE and IAMPO (Secretary/Treasurer of No. NV Chapter)

Mike Engel

Territory Sales Manager
Central Valley

Mike started in the industry in 1986 and joined Osborne Company in 2016.  Mike has responsibility for residential & multi-family sales of our product lines in 10 counties: San Benito, Kings, Tulare, Inyo Fresno, Madera, Mono, Merced, Mariposa and Tuolumne.  Mike is responsible for maintaining relationships with our distribution, contractor, developer and builder partners in the territory.

Industry Experience: 32 years
Affiliations: ASHRAE and PHCC

Rick Choate

Territory Sales Manager
Sacramento Valley / North Coast

Rick started his career in service to our country, specifically the US Marines in Communications before entering the plumbing industry in 1991.  Rick joined Osborne Company in 2004.  Rick has responsibility for residential & multi-family sales of our product lines in 14 counties: Contra Costa, Solano, Yolo, Napa, Lake, Colusa, Glenn, Mendocino, Tehama, Humboldt, Trinity, Shasta, Siskiyou and Del Norte.  Rick is responsible for maintaining relationships with our distribution, contractor, developer and builder partners in the territory.

Industry Experience: 27 years
Affiliations: IAMPO and PHCC

Jim Casey

Territory Sales Manager
Sacramento Valley / Gold Country / Shasta Cascades

Jim started in the industry in 1978 and joined Osborne Company in 1995.  Jim has responsibility for residential & multi-family sales of our product lines in 17 counties: San Joaquin, Sacramento, Calaveras, Amador, Alpine, El Dorado, Placer, Sutter, Yuba, Butte, Nevada, Sierra, Plumas, Lassen, Merced, Stanislaus and Modoc.  Jim is responsible for maintaining relationships with our distribution, contractor, developer and builder partners in the territory.  Jim is a graduate of University of the Pacific with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Industry Experience: 40 years
Affiliations: IAMPO and PHCC

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: 39 years
Affiliations: AIM/R, BIA, WSA, IAPMO, PHCC, MSBL