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Team Member Spotlight: Larry Pennycuff

Meet Larry Pennycuff who has been with VASEY for over 15 years. With his past experience as VASEY’s Chief Financial Officer (the early 2000s), he is currently one of our talented lead project managers. Larry brings a unique combination of product, application, and budget skills to serve our customers. As project manager, he is enthusiastic about creating innovative solutions, achieving optimum comfort and delivery superior energy needs to VASEY’s customers. On February 16, 2022, Larry became the first person in our Projects Division to earn the distinguished 2021 Diamond Award – 2.9 million in sales. He and his wife Cathy enjoyed a trip to Hawaii with our principals, Tom Slagle, and David Sheffield where he received his coveted award and honored with other [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Jon Toney

Meet Jon Toney, who helps in Dispatch, trying to route the best course for technicians, working in tandem with the sales team, quoting team, and service supervisors. Having been with VASEY since March 2021, Jon’s favorite memory over the past year and a half is the 2022 Annual Awards Ceremony honoring team members and company accomplishments because everyone enjoyed one another’s company and people were in good spirits. In addition to Dispatch, Jon has the challenging task of managing all of VASEY’s devices – iPhones and iPads. In the future, he will be an integral part of the transition to a paperless system. Jon enjoys working at VASEY because it is a fun work environment, and everyone brings something new to the table. According to [...]

Many Thanks to DeeDee Prather!

Meet DeeDee Prather, an essential member of our Service Dispatch Department. DeeDee has been with VASEY for 14 years. Some of her responsibilities include answering calls, dispatching technicians, and scheduling repairs for customers.We owe a great deal of thanks to DeeDee as she has been a vital part of our team. Fortunately for her, but unfortunately for us, she is planning to retire at the end of April 2022.DeeDee believes VASEY is a wonderful place to work because customers’ needs are met with a more personal approach because customers aren’t viewed as “just business,” but more like friends who need a helping hand.She loves seafood, classic rock, and traveling to the Smoky Mountains and Savannah, GA. She grew up in Crawfordsville, IN; however, she has [...]

Team Member Spotlight – Julie Rusaw

Meet Julie Rusaw. Julie, with VASEY for just over three years, is our Accounts Receivable Specialist. She answers customers’ invoice-related questions, posts payments and she’s the resident Excel maven. Her most memorable moment – her first company party and meeting other team members and their partners as she’d only been with VASEY a couple of months. According to Julie – customers choose VASEY over the competition because VASEY is more like a partner in their businesses rather than just a vendor. Plus, VASEY always goes the extra mile to maintain good relationships. Want to strike up a conversation? Just ask her about her family, cooking or designing and getting tattoos. She and her husband have been married 20 years. They have two girls, ages 19 [...]

Team Member Spotlight – Cameron Norris

Meet Cameron (Cam) Norris who joined our team this past spring. Cameron is in plumbing sales and he’s responsible for maintenance and project sales for our commercial plumbing area. So far, his most memorable moment at VASEY. . . the company breakfast and being impressed with the tenure of the staff. According to Cam, companies choose VASEY because they appreciate terrific customer service, and they understand the value and importance of having VASEY on their team. When Cam isn’t working you might find him riding and racing off-road motorcycles or renovating his 112-year-old house. Naturally, he’s always available to help his kids with their DIY projects. Cam has lived on the north side of Indianapolis for most of his life. When not at work [...]

Team Member Spotlight – Tim Clapper

Meet July’s team member in the spotlight, Tim Clapper. Tim has worked with VASEY for almost 18 years. He is one of our talented Project Field Supervisors. He schedules teams, develops detailed material lists, contacts customers before crews are deployed, and sets up cranes for roof work. His previous expertise also includes in-field installations and plumbing. Tim likes working for VASEY because of the great owners and his co-workers. “It’s like working for family. Good people to work with and friends I get to see daily,” states Tim. He also believes that VASEY does an excellent job with hands-on training. He experiences unique opportunities while still being able to learn something new every day – even after 18 years. Tim shares there’s an openness [...]

Team Member Spotlight – Paula Lowe

Say hello to Paula Lowe. Paula, having been with VASEY for over 16 years, is our Payroll/HR Admin Assistant. She wears several hats, but her primary responsibilities include Payroll, Benefits, HR Admin Assistant, Accounts Payable Backup, office supplies and IT support. One of her fondest memories involved helping Bill Vasey (Founder) and his wife, Karen, return to Florida. Paula visited family, friends, former co-workers, and her old Florida stomping grounds. Paula is such an asset to our company. She has an insatiable appetite for learning, knowledge, and growth; plus, she catches about anything we throw in her direction. Her hobbies include craft and card making, scrapbooking, and anything with paper. Married to her husband, Bodi since 1986, they have two children: son Joshua, 30 (in [...]

Team Member Spotlight – Kevin McDonald!

Meet Kevin McDonald. Kevin was promoted to Project Manager nine months ago. He provides customers with replacement solutions for their HVAC systems. On July 1 of this year, Kevin will celebrate his 19th work anniversary. For his first 18 years with VASEY, he expertly served as a HVAC technician. Here at VASEY, we value our team members, their thoughts, and opinions. We asked Kevin a few questions about why he liked working at VASEY. In Kevin’s own words, “VASEY is a very welcoming environment with a stable and steady workload. In general, it is usually very laid back. I can only speak from my experience, but VASEY challenged my abilities by increasing my responsibilities. The management team provided ample resources and training to help me [...]

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