Our Team / Meet the Technician
Meet the certified installation and service professionals that make this business a success. Whenever you need an HVAC service technician in Bradenton, FL, our friendly team is ready to solve any problem you may face.
Jody Craton: President and CEO
Jody has been a state-certified HVAC contractor (CAC050435) for more than 25 years, and he has more than 40 years of experience in the industry. He began carrying his father’s tool tray when he was six years old during summer vacations. He continued working for the business throughout school and became a full-time, EPA Certified employee in 1984. Jody’s strengths include his knowledge, hard work ethic, dedication to the family business, and high level of customer service.
Jody was born in Bradenton, Florida. He is a proud parent of three children—Krystal, Thomas, and Lauren, and have two grandchildren. In his free time, Jody enjoys outdoor activities, scuba diving, and cattle ranching.
Roger Craton: Founder of Mobile Air
Licensed (RA0033490) and certified by the EPA, Roger Craton founded Mobile Air in 1972. He was inspired to start his own company after working for a local air conditioning business in the 1960s. Driven by a hard work ethic and wanting to provide for his family, Roger was a one-man team doing it all. The humble beginnings, quality work, and customer care are all attributes that led to the company’s success today.
Roger’s focus has always been on customers and getting the job done right. He believes honesty and courtesy are what people want and deserve to get. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, projects at home, agriculture, and taking care of his horses and cows.
Luis Soto: Hablo Español!
Luis has more than 15 years of experience in the air conditioning and heating industry. As a technician, he excels at both service and installation, whether he is working in a mobile home, conventional home, or commercial job site. Luis takes pride in the work he does and leaves no job unfinished. He is EPA certified and has several NATE-recognized certificates in Thermostat Expansion Valves, Air Flow and Diagnostics, Heat Pumps, and Improving Compressor Functioning.
Luis was born in New York and raised in both New York and Puerto Rico. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and grandkids. He also enjoys fishing and electronics.
Darrell Puffenburger, Jr.: Shop Supervisor
Darrell has more than seven years of experience in the air conditioning and heating industry and is EPA certified. As the shop and supply supervisor, he keeps all of our operations running smoothly and makes sure every job has the right materials. He is dependable and highly organized, which makes him an asset to our team.
Darrell was born in Bradenton, Florida, and enjoys fishing in his spare time.
Jim Hess: Service/Installation Technician
Jim has worked in the HVAC industry for more than 18 years and is EPA certified. He is well-versed in all aspects of the industry, including sales, service, and installation. Jim is a quick problem solver and is great at listening and answering customer questions.
Jim proudly served in the military for seven years as a nuclear biological chemical specialist. He is married and has two daughters and two step-daughters. In his free time, he enjoys racing RC cars and building model airplanes.
Corey Sabourin: Installation Technician
Corey specializes in installations and ductwork, which stems from the experience he gained working for Pressley Metal Services constructing metal ductwork. Corey is EPA certified, respectful, reliable, and has a great work ethic. He was born and raised in Palmetto, Florida. He is an outdoorsman and enjoys fishing and boating in his free time.
Todd Doeberl: Superintendent
Todd is EPA certified and has more than 27 years of experience in HVAC and sheet metal fabrication, making him a knowledgeable addition to our team. In his spare time, Todd loves catching fish, kayaking, and spending time with his family.
Dustin Glassburn: Installation Technician
Dustin is an excellent addition to our installation team (Link to AC Replacement/Installation). He has a "can do" attitude and is willing to go the extra mile to get a quality job done efficiently. Dustin was raised in Duette, Florida, on a century pioneer farm. He is an outdoorsman, fisherman, and ex-rodeo bull rider.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment with a certified and experienced HVAC service technician. We proudly serve customers in Bradenton, Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Ellenton, and Palmetto, Florida.