Who We Are

Meet Our Team

Erika Nelson, President- Nelson & company llc

Erika Nelson

President

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of Florida

Worked in nuclear power and automotive industries; started Nelson & Company in 2006.

Hobbies: Any time she gets to spend laughing with her family and her dog. She loves boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking, forcing her family to play board games and riding around on a tractor.

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John Nelson

Vice President 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of Florida

Has worked in sales for HVAC manufacturers, with a manufacturer’s representative and started Nelson & Company in 2006. Married since 1993 and has three wonderful daughters.  

Hobbies: Like to spend time with the family, hunting and fishing.

Ryan McDaniel

Operations Manager & Principal Orlando

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of North Florida

Joined Nelson & Company in 2014 with 13 years of industry experience.I’m a central FL native who left and came back home to stay.

Hobbies: Hanging out with my wife and sons and catching the occasional fish.

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Rory Stiglitz

Principal & Sales Manager – North Florida

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – University of Central Florida

Joined Nelson & Company in 2015.

Born and raised in the Florida Keys.  

Hobbies: Fishing, boating, golfing and watching football.

Mike Batchelder

Service Technician

35 years experience in the HVAC field, including service & install, both in the residential and commercial sectors. Mike is a licensed Class A Florida HVAC contractor.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020.

Hobbies: 4-wheeling and jeeping in the mountains, boating, camping and traveling, restoring old cars, spending time with his wife & family.

Nick Bontz

Sales Associate

30 years in the commercial HCAV industry in various areas of the country.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2021.

Hobbies: Nick is married to his wonderful wife Dawn and they have amazing two sons, Austin and Benjamin. In his spare time, he loves to spend time with his family. They enjoy watching movies, playing board games, taking walks and golfing.

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Alvin Camacho

Customer Parts and Service Sales

Mechanical contracting and engineered equipment sales since 2003.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2019.

Hobbies: Outdoor activities, billiards.

Greg Coleman

Account Manager, North Florida

Greg received his degree from Florida Atlantic University, and has over 20 years of experience in people and business management for retail and nonprofit industries. 

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020

Hobbies: Loving and learning about Jesus. Adventuring with my wife and 2 kids. Fitness enthusiast, backpacking, rafting, surfing, fishing, and hunting. Also a music lover! 

Jeffrey Cowart

Service Technician, North Florida

Jeffrey graduated the Santa Fe Community College HVAC program in 2018 as valedictorian and has been in the field ever since 

Joined Nelson & Company in August 2021

Hobbies: He enjoys fishing, bowling, making small hvac experiments like refrigerated coolers and the like, and spending time with his loving girlfriend Tyann going on adventures to new places and theme parks.

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Robert “Drew” Craft

Sales Associate – North Florida

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction Management – University of North Florida

Joined Nelson & Company in 2019.

Hobbies:  Enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his son who is the center of his life.

Seth Dedmon

Inside Sales Support – North Florida

Bachelor of Science Environmental Studies– Florida State University

Joined Nelson & Company in 2021.

Hobbies:  Seth currently holds a private pilot’s license and enjoys flying, surfing, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and spending time at the beach.

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Chris Fowler

Senior Sales Engineer – North Florida

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Florida State University

Joined Nelson & Company in 2006.

Hobbies: I enjoy traveling with my wife while learning about and immersing ourselves in other cultures.  When at home, we enjoy spending time with friends and family as much as possible. Also, I like to run, play basketball, and brew.

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Wade Godwin

Service Technician

Started in 2014 with Nelson & Company Certified Carrier Chillers, Dunham Bush, Desert Aire, Friedrich, and many more. 

Hobbies: Horticulture, being outside, and restoring antiques.

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Pat Guilford

Bookkeeper – North Florida

Worked as a bookkeeper for over 30 years in many different industries. 

Joined Nelson & Company in 2007.

Hobbies:  Quilting, reading, walking, and playing and cuddling with grandchildren.

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Nicole Howlett

Office Manager – North Florida

Bachelor of Arts in History – Flagler College

Started with Nelson & Company in 2014

Hobbies: Loves to write science fiction and fantasy and studying linguistics.

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Chad Howe

Service and Controls Technician

IBEW 1205 Graduate in 2010 Niagara 4 Certified Certified Phoenix Controls and Aircuity Technician 

Hobbies: Fishing, Hunting, Spending quality time with my family. (Love = Time) and Romans 1:16.  

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Anthony Luciania

Service Manager

Graduated from the Florida Builders Association in 2012. Providing excellent HVAC service since 2008.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2019.

Hobbies: Loves fixing literally anything, when he is not off having adventures with his beautiful wife Kindal and their amazing son and daughter.

Dave Marini

Sales Associate – Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Stonehill College, MA U.S.

Navy 6 years and 30 years HVAC experience in controls/equipment.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020

Hobbies: Working on creative projects like my massive Christmas Grinch display and characters for the grand-babies. Travel experiences from interesting and unique places. History buff. Golf and beaching it.

Mason Peace

Logistics & Parts Sales Associate – North Florida

10 years of retail sales, logistics, and warehouse management.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2021

Hobbies: Fishing, kayaking, playing pickup sports, going to Gator games, playing with his dog Bentlee.

Chelsea Peter

Sales Engineer – North Florida

Bachelor of Science in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering – Georgia Institute of Technology

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020.

Hobbies: Enjoys cycling, hiking, traveling, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her family.

Debbie Sanders

Service Coordinator – North Florida

Debbie brings 25 years of experience organizing, managing, and serving leaders in finance, construction, HR, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020.

Hobbies: She’s a follower of Jesus who loves spending time with her husband, two grown sons, Hoosier family, and serving in the ministry at Chets Creek Church.

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George Sadens

Senior Sales Engineer – North Florida

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of Florida

Joined Nelson & Company in 2006.

Hobbies: Simple family time, playing monster with his boys (he is the monster), entertaining family and friends, coaching his four boys in various activities, working out, learning the word of God, anything at the beach, traveling and of course… Go Gators!

Britt Scott

Administrative Assistant – North Florida

Three years as an HVAC service dispatcher, in addition to the many positions over the last 18 years that helped create a solid customer service foundation.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2021.

Hobbies: Learning about A/V technology for tech ministry at Riverside Park UMC, working out, hiking, camping, playing table-top games with her son and enjoying Disney any chance they get as a family.

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Doug Stevens

Sales Engineer – Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of Florida

Joined Nelson & Company in 2018.

Hobbies: Enjoys playing beach volleyball and the saxophone.

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Mike Wanek

Senior Sales Engineer – North/Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Colorado State UniversityBachelor of Science in Mathematics & Biology – Western State University

Joined Nelson & Company in 2008.

Hobbies:  Likes to spend time gardening, home-brewing, skiing and chilling with friends around the pool.

Meet Our Team

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This is Us…

Nelson & Company was born in 2006.  We graduated from our playroom to our offices in Jacksonville and Orlando.  We support what we sell from our first service tech to a service company.  Our sales engineers and service technicians know their stuff.  We are problem solvers; if you have a problem, we won’t leave you hearing crickets.  And when you need parts, we do that too. 

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Our Certificates & Memberships

We Asked Our Team Why

Who better to describe who we are than to ask our team why we do what we do.  Below are some of our Why’s…

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Our goal has always been to be the best.  We’ve grown but our egos haven’t.

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We are here to earn your business.

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Jacksonville Commercial HVAC Service Company

Nelson & Company was born in 2006. Competing with several local commercial HVAC installation companies, our strong work ethic, excellent product lines, and integrity allowed us to quickly graduate from our playroom work space to offices in Jacksonville and Orlando. Over the years, our team has continued to grow, adding trained sales engineers and certified service technicians who share our vision of what makes for good customer service. 

We are problem solvers. If you have a problem, we will work with you to come up with a solution that meets your needs to keep your facility at the right temperature for a price you can afford. When you need parts, we can help with that, too.

Nelson & Company relies on referral business, and our goal has always been to be the best. We are here to earn your business and your trust.