Meet The McDonald Plumbing & HVAC Team

Our Team has a combined history of over 60 years of expertise in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry. You can trust our combined experience to deliver quality products and expert service where it counts.

Our service guarantee ensures you the confidence that when you want it done right, and on time, McDonald Plumbing & HVAC delivers!

Management Team

Ken McDonald

President/Owner

Chrissie Charlesworth

Controller

Aaron Baker

HVAC Install Manager/Comfort Advisor

Aaron’s main goal is to equip you with the system that “you need to make your home more comfortable

When Aaron isn’t at work, helping customers choose a system to best suite “THEIR” needs, he loves spending time with his family. Some hobbies of Aaron’s are motocross, hunting, skiing and football.

Gene Rodgers, Jr

Commercial Sales Estimator

I have been involved in the HVAC industry for over 20 years starting in residential sales and currently specializing in commercial sales.

*Live life to its fullest every day!*

Bob Poston

HVAC Service Manager

“Bob has been doing HVAC for 20 years and still like the feeling of being able to help people.”
“Bob enjoys HVAC because it’s a different challenge every day. Outside of work Bob enjoys spending time with his family. He has been married for 14 years. His wife and he spend much of their time with their children. Bob loves coaching his son’s hockey team and attending his daughter’s recitals.”

Brad Kerr

Plumbing Service Manager

“Brad really enjoys his line of work. He loves the challenge of problem solving on a system.”
“Brad has a wife and 3 kids. He enjoys hunting and target shooting but spending time with his family is his favorite past-time. Brad has been in the industry for 27 years and appreciates the way technology is always changing to make a system more efficient.”

Mark Reeves

HVAC Project Manager

“I have been working in the Heating and Air Conditioning trade for the past 18+ years. I started out being a Journey Man to a two man crew. After a few years, I moved up to being a Lead Installer and Service Technician. Currently, I oversee five two man crews both residential and commercial. I also work closely with our four Comfort Advisors on estimates and job costing. My position allows me to do ordering, scheduling, job take-offs and some job estimating. Our company specializes in light commercial and residential (ranging from new to retrofits)”.

Mike Cabiles

Plumbing Project Manager

I am the plumbing department project manager at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC. I have been with the company for 10 years. I have 20 years experience in the plumbing field.

Garrett Hooks

Warehouse Manager

When not at work I enjoy spending time with my fiance’ and daughter. I enjoy hunting, fishing, and watching sports.

I have only been in this field for a little over a year but have learned a lot in that time.

Service & Tech Team

Derrick Feaser

Lead Commercial Plumber

I have been installing plumbing systems for over 15 years.
I enjoy the challenge of large projects such as high rise complexes and large commercial projects.

In my spare time I am an avid bow hunter. I enjoy filming various hunts and learning new techniques.

I have been excelling in the plumbing profession for over 15 years.

Cody Watterson

Lead Plumber

“I strive to do the job right. I love the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.”

“I am a Lead Plumber for McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. I have been with the company for 3 years; however, I have been in plumbing for 5 years. In those 5 years in the industry, I have had 3 years of secondary pipefitting school.”

Joe Fausnaught

Plumber

Brandon Connell “B”

Lead HVAC Installer

“You can never learn too much.”

“ I am a Lead Installer here at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. I’ve been with this company for nearly 5 years. I am the person who will come and install your new equipment. I take great pride in doing my job and making sure you are completely satisfied with our visit!”

Charlie Imhof

Lead HVAC Installer

“I like to spend as much time as possible with my daughter; she is my little “Muchkin”. I enjoy hunting, fishing, gold and disc golf.”

“ I studied HVAC in high school vo-tech for 2 years and went to CCAC for 3 years. I started in the industry in 1996. I am a third generation to work in HVAC.”

Chuck Gaiser

Lead HVAC Installer

“You can never learn too much.”

“ I am an installer here at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. I have been with the company for over 5 year; however, I’ve been in the industry for close to 7 years. I strive to provide you with quick courteous and compassionate service.”
“ I am equipped with the tools and knowledge to exceed any of your HVAC needs. Nothing is impossible when you have the drive to be the best.”

Eli Nickerson

Lead HVAC Installer

“Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God” 1 Cor. 10:31

I have been installing here at McDonald for over 4 years now.
I have had the opportunity to go from starting green on day one to installing various heating and cooling systems, going to classes, obtaining certifications, and working with the best in the business doing something I enjoy!

Josh Lease

Lead HVAC Installer

“If you feel you have a problem with any of your equipment, it’s better to have it serviced or changed than by sorry tomorrow.”

“I was a Service Technician for 2 years after going to New Castle School of Trades for 15 months. After that, I did residential installs for a small sub-contractor for 6 months and have been working for McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc ever since which is going on 2 years now.”

Stacy Shellhammer “Slim”

Lead HVAC Installer

“It will all be worth it in the end.”

“A.K.A. Slim. I am a Lead Installer of 6 years here at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. I have been installing for 25 years total. I am a bit of a perfectionist – so it has to look good when I m done – hence the quote above. You’ll see. Thank you and God bless!”

Chris Anthony

HVAC Installer

Cody Gaiser

HVAC Installer

“Comfort is my specialty.”

“I am an installer for heating and cooling equipment here at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC, Inc. I have been with McDonald for a little over a year now and have been in the HVAc field for about 4 years. I will strive to make you, the customer, as satisfied as possible.”

Bill Hagmaier

Service Technician

“I am a Service Technician at McDonald Plumbing & HVAC. I am fairly new to the company but have been in the industry for over 20 years.

This is the best company I have ever worked for!
Everyone I work with is very nice and helpful.
They work together as a team and treat people as family. also, the customers that I have visited and helped have been very nice as well.

In my off time, I like to spend time with my family. I also like to go hunting and work on an old car I have”.

Tyler Gandy

Service Technician

“Tyler enjoys this industry because you are never doing the same thing.”
“Tyler has 9 year’s experience in HVAC. He enjoys hunting, being in the outdoors and hanging out with his chocolate lab.”

Travis Wick

Service Technician

“Travis likes that he is able to help people when they need it though solving their plumbing issues.”
“Travis likes the year round work of the industry and has been in this field for almost 8 years. He has a wife of 2 1/2 years and enjoys spending time with his family. Travis spends his free time operating his John Deer tractor and watching old televison shows from the 70’s & 80’s.”

Administration Team

Lisa McDonald

Administrator

Jeanne Ramelli

Service Operations Manager

“Customer service is an attitude not a department. The customer perception is your reality.

Jeanne loves her job in customer service. She meets lots of new people everyday and loves assisting them with all of their scheduling needs.
When she is not at work, it’s all about family. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 daughters and granddaughter’”

What Sets McDonald Plumbing & HVAC apart?

  • 24/7 Emergency Services
  • Certified NATE Installers and Service Technicians
  • Licensed
  • Uniformed
  • Background Checks
  • Professional
  • Respect Home and Property

Call McDonald Plumbing & HVAC for all of your home heating needs

Kenneth McDonald Plumbing & HVAC is your comprehensive provider of heating solutions in the Greater Pittsburgh area. We are a Carrier® Factory Authorized Dealer, distinguished for outstanding service, insight and aptitude. If ever you find yourself in a heating crisis, we’re here to answer your needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We pair industry leading home heating systems with a carefully selected team of professionals. We guarantee 100% customer satisfaction not only today, but for many winters to come!

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