Sweeney Rogers Geraghty: Our Staff

Main Staff

Outside Sales
Management Sales Management
Inside Staff (Corporate HQ) Merchandising
Inside Staff (Upstate NY) Western Massachusetts & Connecticut
Business  Development Boston, South Shore, Cape Cod & Islands
  Boston, North Shore & Central Massachusetts
  Vermont & New Hampshire
  Maine
 

Eastern New York

 

Central New York

 

Western New York

  Start-Ups & Service

Management 

Peter Sweeney, Owner/President. Peter is a 1983 graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy where he received his B.S. in Marine Engineering. Upon graduation he spent several years in the marine engineering field at both Electric Boat Co. in Groton Ct. and Cross Sound Ferries Inc.  He came to the HVAC industry in 1987 working as an Application Engineer and advanced to Regional Manager for a large boiler manufacturer.  In 1994, he joined another large boiler manufacturer as the National Sales manager. In 1997 Peter founded Sweeney Rogers Corporation and currently as one of SRGI’s owners serves as President of SRGI. 

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com 

 


Mike Rogers, Owner/Sr. VP of Commercial Sales, Mike is a 1983 graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a B.S. in Marine Engineering.  After graduation he worked for Stone & Webster at Millstone Nuclear Power Plant in Connecticut and United Engineers and Contractors at Seabrook Nuclear Power Station in New Hampshire before shipping out to sea with the Masters Mates & Pilots Union. Mike entered the HVAC Industry in 1989 working as an Application Engineer for a large Boiler Manufacturer before moving into commercial sales.  He spent a short time working for a manufacturer’s rep before partnering with Peter Sweeney In 1997 to form Sweeney Rogers Corporation.  Mike is responsible for managing key commercial accounts and Engineering relationships in the Eastern MA area and all aspects of SRGI’s commercial/specified sale effort.  Mike resides in Walpole, MA with his wife Stephanie.

Email: sales@srgirep.com  


Kevin Geraghty, Owner/Sr. VP Sales & Marketing. Kevin is a 1983 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst earning a BA in Political Science. In his role he is responsible for sales team management concentrating on distribution sales, support, and marketing initiatives. Kevin began his career in 1984 as an outside sales associate for the Martin J Geraghty Company then merged with Jack Frederick to form Frederick Geraghty Inc. in 1991. He attended the Institute for Professional Management at Arizona State University in Tempe completing the three year course of study and earning the designation of Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative (CPMR) in 2008. In 2010 Frederick Geraghty Inc. merged with Sweeney Rogers to form SRGI. Kevin and his wife Lisa live in Mattapoisett MA.

Email: sales@srgirep.com


John Murphy, General Manager NY branch. John is a 1995 graduate of Potsdam State University in NY receiving his B.S. in Mathematics. John entered the industry in 1993, initially working as a commercial HVAC plan and spec rep in Syracuse, NY handling various responsibilities including calling on contractors, material take offs, inside sales and putting together bid packages.  He joined Frederick Geraghty, Inc. in 2000 as a Territory Manager for CT, where his responsibilities included product training, technical support, and distribution management.  After the merger of Sweeney Rogers Corp. and Frederick-Geraghty Inc., John was appointed Product Development Manager where he was responsible for channel management of key manufacture partners. In his current position John is responsible for all operations of SRGI’s upstate New York branch and warehouse. He resides in Syracuse, NY with his wife and two sons.


Email: sales@srgirep.com 

 


 

Rose St. Pierre, Controller. Rose has been an accounting professional for the last 20 years.  The bulk of her experience comes from the construction industry.  She returned to college in 2011 and graduated from Northeastern University magna cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting and Financial Management in 2013.  She is currently enrolled in Boston College’s Carroll School of Management Evening MBA program and will graduate in May 2016. Rose joined SRGI in January 2015 and handles the accounting operations which include setting financial controls and the annual budget.  She lives with her husband Paul in Bellingham, MA.

  

 


 

Jeff Woods, Senior Business Development Manager. Jeff is a 1993 graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a B.S. in Communications. Jeff began his career at LEGO toys working both in the US and then at the world headquarters located in Denmark. After spending time selling newspaper advertising, Jeff got his start in the Plumbing and HVAC industry in 2000 for Sweeney Rogers Corp., first as an inside sales person then as an outside Territory sales Manager. In 2005 Jeff went to work for a large boiler manufacturer as a Regional Sales Manager, and then National Sales Manager for an air conditioning equipment company. In 2010 Jeff returned to the newly merged Sweeney Rogers Geraghty, Inc. as Business Development Manager.  In this role, Jeff is responsible for channel management of key business partners and other various marketing initiatives. Jeff and his family live in West Roxbury MA.

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


 

Ken Wiggin, Business Development Manager. Ken joined SRGI in 2013 having spent several years working as a manufacturers rep selling and marketing energy efficient heating and cooling products. Prior to this Ken ran his own HVAC mechanical firm for 15 years on the Island of Nantucket. Ken’s distribution management, training skills and mechanical contractor relationships make him a valued team member of SRGI.  His role includes the management of key distribution and vendor partnerships and various training initiatives.  Ken lives in Mattapoisett MA with his wife Amy and their four children.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Business Development

 Joe Geraghty, Business Development Coordinator. In 2016, Joe was appointed Business Development Coordinator, to augment the business development efforts at SRGI. In this new role Joe is responsible for SRGI's training efforts, trade show management, marketing, website and social media initiatives, new product launches, and other special projects. Joe started at SRGI in 2011, and has spent the last five years as a Territory Manager in various markets, gaining valuable industry knowledge and creating lasting relationships with many channel partners. Joe is a 2009 graduate of UMass Amherst, with a degree in Turf Management, and recently earned an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Joe resides in Natick, MA.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Inside Staff (Corporate HQ) 

  

Chris Glynn, Inside Sales Manager. Chris joined Sweeney Rogers Corp. in 2004 previously working as an air conditioning installation and service tech.  Chris has an extensive background in the parts, distribution and logistics business having managed a multi-branch auto parts distribution operation for over 20 years. Currently Chris manages the inside sales team, and warehouse operations.  He resides in Foxboro with his wife of many years, Debbie.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


 

Ted Cahoon, Inside Sales Engineer. Ted is a 1981 graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a B.S. degree in marine engineering.  After college he spent several years working as a boiler and machinery loss prevention consultant for Factory Mutual Engineering. Following this, he returned home to manage his family’s heating oil business. In 2003 he joined SRGI and is now focused on inside sales and technical support working out of the corporate headquarters in Raynham.  Ted resides in Middleboro MA with his wife Deidre. 

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


 

Jim Cavanagh, Inside Sales Engineer. Jim’s responsibilities include estimating, quoting, and technical engineering support. He is a 1983 graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy earning a BS in Marine Engineering. After graduation Jim shipped out to sea working as a merchant marine for five years and later achieved the rank of Lieutenant in the US Naval Reserve. Previous to his employment at SRGI Jim worked in the HVAC mechanical contracting field for many years in a variety of levels including Vice President and holds a Massachusetts Master Plumber and Sheet metal license. Jim and his wife Lori live in Plympton MA.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Inside Staff (Upstate New York) 

 

Allison Kraus, Inside Sales, NY Branch. Allison joined SRGI as an inside office sales manager in 2012. Previously she worked as support personnel for an HVAC contracting company. In her spare time while not riding motorcycles and travelling, Allison resides in Manlius NY with her husband Bill and their yellow lab Jackson

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com  

 


 Sales Management

 

Bob Goodrich, Viega Sales Manager. Bob began his career in the Plumbing/HVAC industry in the mid 1980’s with the manufacturers rep firm RST. During that time Bob was instrumental in helping to pioneer cutting edge products that would soon form the foundation of the modern hydronics industry, including radiant heating technologies. During a 30 year period Bob was responsible for the introduction, technical support, and training, on the leading Radiant/Pex products in the industry. This journey culminated with his formation and ownership of Radiant Comfort Sales. As President, Bob managed all sales, distribution and technical support of Viega PureFlo plumbing and ProRadiant heating Pex in Eastern New England. In 2013 Bob joined SRGI in his current position managing and supporting Viega sales. Bob and his wife Janet live in Canton MA.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Sales Specialists

 

Jim Sweeney, Sales Specialist, New England. Jim’s current role with SRGI involves working with the territory managers to provide distribution marketing, sales and merchandizing support. Prior to his 2013 start with SRGI Jim, attended Cal State Fullerton, and worked on the west coast for 25 years in the Mortgage brokerage business. Most recently Jim worked in Southeastern Ma selling and marketing in both the residential and commercial solar business. Jim lives in Bourne MA with his children.

 

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Daniel Doble, Sales Specialist, New England. Dan joined SRGI in 2014 as an inside sales associate responsible and is now working with the territory managers to provide distribution marketing, sales and merchandizing support.. Dan served both at home and abroad for four years in the US Army as a senior electronic technician on ground surveillance radar systems. In 1986 he went to work for Ford Aerospace in Tonopah, Nevada as a surface to air radar technician. Most recently, Dan worked in the computer/copier industry as a senior technician working on high speed multi-functional print systems. Dan lives with his wife in Attleboro, MA. 

 

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Western Massachusetts & Connecticut 

 


Dane Nobbs, Territory Manager, Western MA & Northern CT.  A long time industry veteran, Dane has a wealth of HVAC industry expertise from his 14 years as a territory manager for Weil-McLain and 8 years in various capacities at a major burner manufacturer.  He is responsible for residential and commercial sales for all of SRGI's products in the Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut markets.  Dane resides in Granville, MA with his family.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Boston, South Shore, Cape Cod & Islands & Rhode Island

 

Seth St. Romaine, Territory Manager, Boston and Southeastern MA.  Seth joined SRGI in 2015 and quickly became a valuable member of the team.  The majority of Seth's career was spent working for a prominent plumbing, heating and HVAC wholesale distributor, managing the Cape Cod and Southeastern, Massachusetts territory.  Seth had earned a reputation for providing excellent customer service and top notch technical assistance to his trade customers.  In his current role, Seth handles distribution management, training and customer support in SRGI's Southeastern MA/Rhode Island territory.  Seth lives with his family in Cummaquid, MA.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 

 


 

Tim Lawler, Sales Engineer, Boston, Southeastern MA, Rhode Island. Tim joined SRGI in 2016 as a sales engineer, and handles SRGI's commercial/specified products in this region. Tim recently graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a B.S. in Facilities Engineering and is currently enrolled in an MBA program at UMass Dartmouth. Previously Tim was an HVAC Technician at an industry leading device and controls company. Tim is responsible for managing all aspects of engineered sales in this region and his hands-on background makes him an asset to specifying engineers, mechanical contractors, and building owners. Tim lives in Newburyport, MA.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Boston, North Shore & Central Massachusetts

 

Jared Tramontozzi, Sales Representative, Greater Boston, North Shore MA. Jared joined SRGI in April 2017 as a sales representative serving the Boston, Northeastern MA, and North Central MA areas.  Jared comes from a background as an HVAC service and install technician at a mid-size HVAC company and then most recently as the lead HVAC service technician at a prestigious MA prep school. Jared brings his 8 years of field experience, along with his knack for customer support and problem solving to SRGI's broad customer base. In his spare time, Jared enjoys playing hockey, skiing, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends. Jared lives with his wife Jen in Hudson, NH.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Vermont & New Hampshire

 

Chris Tommila, Commercial Territory Manager-Commercial Products, Vermont and New Hampshire. Chris came into the HVAC industry in 1990 after four years in the US Air Force.  Starting as a tech for a large boiler manufacturer he moved on to spend four years at a Philadelphia based wholesaler before returning home to run his family owned sawmill in New Hampshire.  He returned to the industry in 2007 to work as a territory salesperson before joining Sweeney Rogers Corp. in 2008.  Chris is known for his hands-on technical expertise and strong sense of commitment to his customers. 

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com


 

Patrick Miller, Territory Manager-Residential Products, New Hampshire and Vermont. Patrick joined SRGI in May of 2016 after spending many years in the industry working in the distribution and retail channel. He brings an existing wealth of knowledge on many of SRGI's product lines, and has long established relationships with many contractors and distributors in the NH and VT region. When Patrick takes a break from working, he enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with his children. You'll never catch Patrick without his best canine pal, Greta, who is always a hit wherever she goes. Patrick lives in Hopkinton, NH.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com


Maine

 

 


 

 Matt Tilas, Territory Manager-Residential Products, Maine. Matt is an industry veteran coming to SRGI from a prominent plumbing and heating wholesaler, where he specialized in system design. Before that, Matt had been in the residential and commercial plumbing/heating/mechanical contracting world for over 15 years. Matt earned his associates degree from Southern Maine Technical College and also brings with him many years of hands on service knowledge, while also carrying his Maine master oil burner license, gas license, and refrigeration certification. When not working, you'll find Matt riding his motorcycles, camping, and spending time with his family. Matt lives in Nobleboro Maine with his wife and two children.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com


 

 

 


Central New York 

  

Ryan Borchik, Inside Sales/Central New York Territory Manager. Ryan began his career with SRGI in 2007. He is a 2006 graduate of LaMoyne College in Syracuse NY, where he earned a BA in Sociology with a minor concentration in Anthropology. Ryan is responsible for quoting, technical support, and sales in his inside sales role. In addition to inside responsibilities Ryan is a territory manager for distribution in Central NY responsible for training and sales support to our wholesale partners. Ryan lives in Syracuse NY.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com 

 


Western NY

 

Dan Seyler, Territory Manager, Western NY. Dan is responsible for both commercial and distribution sales in the Western NY territory. After serving 5 years in the US Marines, in 1981 Dan went to work for a major pump manufacturer, eventually working as a material control coordinator/production supervisor in their Engineered Systems Group. In 1995 Dan began his career in HVAC sales working in the distribution channel before joining the manufacturer’s rep business with Sweeney Rogers Corp. in 2000. After a short stint back in distribution, Dan joined SRGI in 2011. Dan lives in Buffalo NY.

 

Email: sales@srgirep.com

 


Start-Ups & Service  

 

Steve Milligan, Commercial and Residential Service Technician.  Steve is responsible for equipment start-ups, warranty service and trouble shooting in support of SRGI’s lineup of commercial and residential boilers, water heaters, plumbing, heating and air conditioning products. He gained solid experience with high efficiency equipment working as a service tech for a medium sized plumbing and heating outfit .  He is a graduate of the Shawsheen Valley Technical Institution where he studied plumbing, heating and HVAC technology.  The skills and experience that he posesses make him a valuable asset to our service team.  Steve resides in West Roxbury, MA.

 

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