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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 my family and my dog. She loves boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking, forcing her family to play board games and riding around on a tractor.

John Nelson, Vice President - Nelson & company llc

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.

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! 

Tim Coleman - Nelson & company llc

Tim Coleman

Senior Service Technician

Over 30 year of experience in service and as a mechanical contractor. 

Joined Nelson & Company in 2015.

Hobbies: Spending time with his son and girlfriend. Also, surfing, paddle boarding, and fishing.

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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 my son whom is the center of my life.

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Dave Enos

Service Sales

30 Year Navy Career in the Engineering Department. Holds certifications from Phoenix Controls, Aircuity, Mitsubishi and Desert Aire.

Joined Nelson & Co in 2006, started the service side in 2007 as the original service technician. 

Hobbies: Cooking, eating and renovating my house.

Chris Fowler - Nelson & company llc

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.

Wade Godwin- Nelson & company llc

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.

Nicole Howlett Office Manager - Nelson & company llc

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.

Chad Howe - Nelson & company llc

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. Has worked in service since 2008.

Joined Nelson & Company in 2019.

Hobbies: Likes to spending time with his wife and kids. Like to work outdoors and make large trucks go fast.

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.

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

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

Joined Nelson & Company in 2020.

Hobbies: I’m a follower of Jesus who loves spending time with my 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 my boys (I am the monster), entertaining family and friends, coaching my four boys in various activities, working out, learning the word of God, anything at the beach, traveling and of course… Go Gators!

Doug Stevens - Nelson & company llc

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.

Rory Stiglitz - Nelson & company llc

Rory Stiglitz

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 Wanek- Nelson & company llc

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.

Brooke Workman

Inside Sales Coordinator, North Florida


Brooke bring 10 years of Customer support experience to the team.


Joined the Nelson & Company in 2020


A native of Texas, Brooke now lives in Jacksonville with her fur baby Stella and 2 cats.


Hobbies: Booke enjoys cooking, wine-sippin’ and is a huge fan of music festivals – especially if it includes her son’s jam sessions (he plays bass)!