Fred Gentry of Hussmann Corporation has been in the refrigeration industry since 1990.
Over the last 30 years he has served as a pipefitter, a foreman, a start-up technician, a service technician, and a service manager in both the residential/light commercial HVAC industry and in the supermarket refrigeration industry. He spent three years as an instructor at a local Career Tech Center, and during the same period, started and ran his own residential air conditioning company.
In his current role at Hussmann, he builds relationships with instructors and technical schools for creating a pipeline of young and talented entry level service technicians. He is responsible for developing training strategies for all levels of service technicians so that all of Hussmann's branches nationwide can develop their technician workforce into the best they can be.