PHOENIX, AZ (Feb. 26, 2018)
“Goettl Air Conditioning, founded in 1939 and one of the most iconic brands in Arizona, has earned ” 2018 Industry Leaders of Arizona Award” from the publisher of Arizona Business Magazine.
Goettl Air Conditioning’s Chairman Dan Burke was given and accepted the prestigious Industry Leaders of Arizona on Thursday, Feb. 22, at an elegant dinner gala with hundreds of attendees at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. Companies were honored as Industry Leaders of Arizona in five key industries: Health Care Support Services, Food and Beverage, Aerospace and Defense, Software and Data Support and Commercial and Residential Service Contractors.
Goettl Air Conditioning won the Industry Leaders of Arizona Award in the Commercial and Residential Service category.
Burke has been an integral part of Goettl’s history. He’s been with the company for 29 years and at onetime was part owner.
At the ceremony, Burke said: “I am honored to accept this award on behalf of the Goettl Air Conditioning team and owner Ken Goodrich who has supported and encouraged us to do things the right way, not the easy way and has provided the resources to make a positive impact with our customers, our team, our community and our industry. Since 2013, Goettl has grown its revenue 500 percent by overcoming significant economic and other challenges. I am proud to be part of the Goettl team and gratified to report that the future of this Arizona legacy brand is bright.”
Added owner Goodrich: “We are proud of the brand, our leadership, customer service and our reputation for doing the right thing is second to none. We are grateful that our efforts are being recognized and we are going to continue to build on our momentum. Dan Burke also deserves sincere recognition for his leadership and dedication to the company, our people and our customers. He truly is an Industry Leader in Arizona.”
Goettl Air Conditioning was founded in 1939 by brothers Adam and Gust Goettl. The brothers pioneered and developed cool air technology and grew the company into one of the most successful HVAC brands in history.
After several ownership changes over the years, Goodrich, a longtime HVAC executive and entrepreneur, bought the company in 2013, appointing Burke as Chairman of the board. Since then the brand has grown sales in Arizona 250% and expanded to Las Vegas and Southern California, increasing the brands revenue 500%. Goodrich plans on expanding the brand into additional markets around the U.S.