Meet Our Team 2021 - Santa Fe

Meet Our Team Meet Our Team

JEFF WIMBERLY | VP SALES & MARKETING

Jeff joined Therma-Stor as Vice President Sales & Marketing. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in sales, sales management, product management, marketing, and operations; primarily in the residential appliance and commercial foodservice industries.

Jeff has functioned in several positions of progressive responsibility, including Director of Retail Appliances Sales for Private Brands at Broan-Nutone; then Director of Residential Sales & Marketing and Vice President of Sales and Marketing respectively at Perlick Corporation. Jeff’s additional experience in operations and business consulting provides him with a unique and useful perspective on the importance of cross-functional cooperation in a combined manufacturing, engineering, and sales environment.

craig lafontaine | Director of sales

Craig joined Therma-Stor as Director of Sales with 26 years of experience in sales & marketing with manufacturers Kohler, American Woodmark, Ingersoll-Rand, and Broan-NuTone.  Craig spent the past 14.5 years with Broan-NuTone as Region Sales Manager in the Appliance channel, Global Director Best brand in the Marketing organization, and then most recently promoted to Director of Sales Appliance Channel. 

Nikki Krueger| Building Science & Business Development Manager

Nikki Krueger is the Building Science & Business Development Manager for Therma-Stor’s residential and commercial indoor air quality brands, including Ultra Aire whole house ventilating dehumidifiers, Santa Fe freestanding dehumidifiers, and the Quest climate control product line. She has been involved in the indoor air quality industry for over 20 years. She is a RESNET certified home energy rater, a member of the ACCA Manual Low Load Homes (LLH) Advisory Committee, sits on the building envelope committee for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Association, and has completed the ACCA Residential Design for Quality Installation Certification.

As building science manager for Therma-Stor, she educates builders, HVAC contractors, architects, engineers, crawl space contractors, and other professionals in the industry on the building science of ventilation and moisture control in buildings.

Ian Hebert| REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Ian joined Therma-Stor with over 6 years of experience in Sales & Customer Service. Before Therma-Stor, Ian spent the past 4 years with Fastenal as a Sales Representative and then transitioned into their Account Specialist. 

Ian leverages his extensive knowledge of products and services as well as crafting solutions to drive loyalty and retention.

Robert DeMeola| REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Robert joined Therma-Stor as a Regional Sales Manager covering the Southeast region, based in Orlando, FL. 

Before Therma-Stor, Robert spent the past 7 years as East Seminole Services President. Even prior to that, Robert was in Renovations Project Management & Sales for HD Supply. 

Robert is a sales leader who is responsible for cross-functional effective planning for long-range objectives to meet long-term goals of growth.

George Rennolds| Regional Sales Manager

George is the Regional Sales Manager for Santa Fe and Ultra Aire by Santa Fe covering the Mid-Atlantic territory and is located in northern Virginia.

He has extensive HVAC experience, with over 20 years of experience as a contractor, distributor and has worked for other indoor air quality manufacturers.

Wade Sanders| Pest Control Division Sales Manager

Wade Sanders is the Pest Control Division Sales Manager for Santa Fe and Ultra Aire by Santa Fe. As a continuing member of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), Wade has worked with thousands of pest management professionals, waterproofing, HVAC, and insulation contractors to teach the fundamentals of building science.

Wade joined the industry through distribution in 2008 and quickly solidified his continued involvement. His love of teaching helped him progress as a trainer and consultant for many of the companies that he works with today.

Mike Daugherty | Regional Sales Manager

Mike is the Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest territory, based in Wisconsin. 

He has been with Therma-Stor since 2012 with roles in several departments, including order fulfillment, inside and outside sales. 

Prior to working for Therma-Stor, Mike spent over 20 years in sales in various industries, and also owned and operated a landscape and property maintenance company.

Jacob Hinson| regional sales manager

Jacob is the Regional Sales Manager for the Southcentral Region.

He has over a decade of experience working in the HVAC Industry with knowledge in both the manufacturing and distribution channels.