Staff Info

Management Team

Peter Sweeney

Owner/President

Bio

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.

Kevin Geraghty

Owner/Sr. VP Sales & Marketing

Bio

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.

John Murphy

Owner/VP. Commercial Sales

Bio

John is a 1995 graduate of Potsdam StateUniversity 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.

Jeff Woods

Owner/VP. Channel Management

Bio

Jeff is a 1993 graduate of the University ofMassachusetts 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 Walpole, MA.

Ken Wiggin

Owner/VP. Channel Management

Bio

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.

Business Development

Joe Geraghty

Business Development Manager

Bio

In 2017, Joe was appointed Business Development Manager, 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 development and 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 earned an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University in 2016. Joe resides in Westborough, MA with his wife Elissa and son Jack.

Office Staff (Corporate HQ)

Accounting and HR

Ty Moore

Accounting and HR Manager

Sales and Customer Service

Chris Glynn

Inside Sales Manager

Bio

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.

Ted Cahoon

Inside Sales Engineer

Bio

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. 

Brendan Reis

Technical Sales Specialist

Bio

Brendan started at SRGI in 2018 as a Technical Sales Specialist. In this role, Brendan will be responsible for assisting customers with technical problems, product training, and commercial startups. Prior to joining SRGI, Brendan worked at a manufacturer of heating and hot water heating equipment as a Technical Service Specialist and Brand Ambassador, where he learned valuable technical and customer service skills. Brendan attended Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fall River, MA where he studied HVAC/R for 4 years. Brendan has a great passion for increasing his product knowledge and serving the customer, and comes to work everyday with great enthusiasm. Outside of work, Brendan enjoys traveling and off-roading in his Jeep, and is an avid New England sports fan. He is bilingual in English and Portugese, and resides in Fall River, MA.

Jim Cavanagh

Inside Sales Engineer

Bio

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.

Inside Staff (Upstate New York)

Allison Kraus

Inside Sales, NY Branch

Bio

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.

Sales Team

Sales Specialists

Jim Sweeney

Sales Specialist, New England

Bio

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.

Western Massachusetts & Connecticut 

Dane Nobbs

Territory Manager, Connecticut

Bio

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 all of SRGI’s products in Connecticut.  Dane resides in Granville, MA with his family.

Alex Rodriguez

Territory Manager, Central and Western MA

Bio

Alex joined SRGI in 2018 and brings over 12 years of industry experience from the service management side of the industry. His attention to detail and customer geared mentality make him a valuable asset to SRGI and our customers. Alex most recently worked as Service Manager of a prominent energy company and holds a MA journeyman plumbing and gas fitting license, journeyman Sheet Metal license, MA Oil Burner License and a universal EPA license. Alex lives in Deerfield, MA with his Wife Katelyn, and 3 children, Julian, Lilian, and Camden. Outside of work, Alex and his family enjoy spending time outside hiking, camping, and traveling. Alex also likes to play basketball and coaches his kids youth basketball teams.

Lance Dyer

Commercial Territory Manager, Connecticut, Western MA, and Vermont

Bio

Lance joins SRGI with over 25 years of industry sales experience, including management level positions at several manufacturers and distributors. He brings with him an immense product and industry knowledge, and has many existing industry relationships. Lance is responsible for commercial and specified product sales in Connecticut and Eastern Upstate NY. Lance lives in Bristol CT with his wife Pamela, and dog Piper.

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

Seth St. Romaine

Territory Manager, Boston and Southeastern MA

Bio

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.

Daniel Doble

Territory Manager, Rhode Island

Bio

Dan joined SRGI in 2014 as an inside sales associate and has worked with the territory managers to provide distribution marketing, sales and merchandising support. Dan’s hard work and attention to detail has earned him a promotion to Territory Manager, and he is now responsible for all SRGI products and sales in the state of Rhode Island. 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.

Boston, North Shore & Central Massachusetts

Jared Tramontozzi

Territory Manager, Greater Boston, North Shore MA

Bio

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.

Steve Milligan

Commercial Territory Manager, Greater Boston Area

Bio

Steve moved into his new role as Commercial Territory Manager in 2018. In this role, Steve is responsible for commercial product sales with a specific focus on mechanical contractors and specifying engineers. Previously at SRGI, Steve was 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’s also 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 possesses make him a valuable asset to our team.  Steve resides in West Roxbury, MA.

Mike Rogers

Commercial Sales

Bio

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.

Tim Lawler

Commercial Territory Manager, Greater Boston

Bio

Tim rejoined SRGI in 2019 after a stint at a major water purification and chemical company. Tim brings with him strong industry and technical knowledge in the commercial HVAC market. Tim is primarily responsible for working with specifiying engineers and mechanical contractors in the Greater Boston and Rhode Island markets. When not working, Tim is an avid New England Patriots fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Tim lives north of Boston with his fiancee Kelly.

Vermont & New Hampshire

Chris Tommila

Commercial Territory Manager-Commercial Products, New Hampshire and Maine

Bio

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. 

Patrick Miller

Territory Manager-Residential Products, New Hampshire and Vermont

Bio

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.

Maine

Toby Williams

Territory Manager- Northern Maine

Bio

Toby is an industry vet with over 30 years of experience, both in the field as a heating-HVAC contractor with his family business and as a distribution sales person.  He brings a deep knowledge of hydronic heating systems, ductless split/heat pump systems and tankless water heaters.  He has a strong drive to serve his customers and tackle challenging technical issues.  Toby covers the northern part of the state of Maine and resides just outside of Bangor.

Brian Kelly

Territory Manager- Southern Maine

Upstate NY

Mark Hill

Territory Manager, Eastern NY

Bio

Mark joins SRGI after long stints as a Territory Manager for industry leading manufacturers in the commercial rental and landscape equipment markets. He brings a technical background and a keen sense for sales and customer service. Mark is responsible for distribution sales in Eastern New York State and will be supporting both wholesale and contractor customers. In his free time, Mark enjoys golfing, hunting and fishing in the Adirondack Mountains, and is an active member of his church community. Mark was born and raised in Clifton Park, NY and still lives there with his wife of 30 years, Jean, his two sons Mike and Nick, and their dog Brooks.

Bill Paige

Territory Manager- Commercial Products, Upstate NY

Chad Scherfner

Territory Manager, Central Upstate NY

Steve Johnson

Territory Manager- Western NY

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