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Meet the Team

Owners:

Brian Driggs

Business Owner

Brian Driggs

Brian began his career Purl’s in July of 1984. He learned all aspects of the industry from an early age. He likes working with people and helping to improve the quality of their life by providing quality comfort solutions for their home and business. Brian earned a degree Industrial Engineering from Fresno State.

Brian manages the sales department which includes replacement and new equipment sales. He also oversees the construction projects and daily business operations. He enjoys outdoor activities with his family and watching his two sons play baseball.

Kurt Davidson

Business Owner

Kurt Davidson

Kurt has worked at Purl’s Sheet Metal since November of 1985. During this time he has perfected his talents in the HVAC industry.  Kurt is EPA certified. His interest in the business began at a young age as he worked on his first cooling system at the age of 9. These days he enjoys getting to work early and begins his day with a cold Rock Star.

Kurt manages the service department which includes service, sales, inventory and parts. He also oversees sheet metal fabrication and handles daily business operations. Kurt enjoys cooking/BBQing lunch every Friday for all the employee’s. It is a tradition that employees looks forward to each week. Outside of work he spends time with his off road racing team. He enjoys biking, cooking and spending time with family and friends. He also likes to rock out with his guitar and ride his motorized bicycle.

Office:

Karen Rawls

Karen Rawls

Karen Rawls joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in 2004. Karen handles marketing, human resources, accounting, payroll and various other duties. She is active in the community with many organizations including Camp Fire Board of Trustees and Alegria Guild Children’s Hospital Central CA. She enjoys keeping busy with outdoor activities, photography and spending time with her friends and family.

Sheryl Berry

Sheryl Berry

Sheryl Berry joined the office staff in August of 2006. She brought years of experience in the accounting field. Sheryl is a member of Alegria Guild Children’s Hospital Central CA, Madera Historical Society and the Madera Method Wagon Train. (And many more)– She is famous for her amazing cookies, pickles and salads. She donates beautiful baskets of baked & canned goods to numerous community events. Sheryl’s top hobbies include gardening, canning and quilting... Sheryl spends free time with her 12 grandkids and loves doing things for others!

Lisa Aughe

Lisa Aughe

Lisa Aughe joined the Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2014. She handles accounting, human resources and many other duties. She brings accounting experience in the construction industry. Lisa likes interacting with customers and enjoys the friendly atmosphere at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. She is an avid runner and has successfully competed in many half marathons. She enjoys reading, traveling, and visits to the beach. She loves to spend time with her husband, friends and family. Her favorite movie is Pretty Woman.

Alicia Pantoja

Office Assistant

Alicia Pantoja

Alicia joined Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2014. She started in the service department and now works as an office assistant. She is one of the smiling faces you see in our front office. She likes that she can interact with our customers and help them with the comfort level in their homes. In her spare time she enjoys working with Madera National Little League and Madera South Girls Soccer. She enjoys cooking and baking, hiking and music concerts. She is passionate about sports and enjoys spending time playing with her dogs.

Service Department:

Kurt Davidson Jr.

Service Administration

Kurt Davidson Jr.

Kurt was officially employed at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in May of 2003. He also grew up around the HVAC business and has learned from the best. He enjoys being busy and always having a new challenge to tackle. He handles daily operations in the service department including technical support to our technicians, inventory control and overseeing the parts department. Away from work, he enjoys off road racing, target shooting, riding his dirt bike and spending time with his family.

Jeff Fagan

Comfort Advisor

Jeff Fagan

Jeff joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2015. He is a comfort advisor for our customers. Jeff said he was excited to join Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning and be part of a company leading HVAC in the Central Valley. Jeff brings over 30 years of knowledge of customer service and sales.

Jeff is very involved in the local community. He is a member of Madera Sunrise Rotary and helps with the Madera Interact Club. Jeff and his family also volunteer their time supporting Camp Fire in Madera. He also donates platelets every two weeks. He enjoys cooking, gardening, camping and traveling with his wife. Jeff’s favorite movie is Schindler’s List.

David Barnes

Service Technician

David Barnes

One of David’s favorite things about his job is taking care of customers’ needs and exceeding their expectations. David is NATE and EPA certified. He is also certified in the HERO program. He likes working with a great team from the top down at Purl’s Sheet Metal and enjoys being part of a growing company. David enjoys playing sports and spending time with family and friends. He joined Purls Sheet Metal in October of 2005.

Rick Gamiz

Service Technician

Rick Gamiz

Rick has been a Service Technician at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning since April of 2004. Rick takes great satisfaction in his quality work and doing the job right the first time. He is Nate, EPA and MIG Welding Certified. Rick enjoys traveling and spending time with his grand babies.

Adrian Egure

Service Technician

Adrian Egure

Adrian began in the freight department in August of 2004. He is now a fulltime service technician and is EPA Certified. He enjoys meeting new people and doing quality work for our customers. He enjoys working with his friends and looks forward to weekly lunch "FRIDAY BBQ’s" at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. He enjoys snowboarding, camping, fishing and spending time with his kids.

Todd Wittman

Service Technician

Todd Wittman

Todd joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2013. He works in the service department. Todd is both EPA and NATE certified. Todd has a background in the construction industry. He likes that he can use his skills and apply them to his job at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. In his spare time he enjoys working on trucks, dessert racing, wakeboarding and playing & recording music. He enjoys spending time listening to music and hanging out with his friends and his fiance.

Daniel Neves

Service Technician

Daniel Neves

Daniel joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal in 2015 as an EPA Certified Service Technician. Daniel has many years of experience in the HVAC field. He likes meeting many different people through his work at Purl’s Sheet Metal. He spends his free time coaching baseball and restoring classic cars. He enjoys camping and cooking. His favorite book is The Hunger Games.

Chris Torres

Service Technician

Chris Torres

Chris joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal in 2015 as a Service Technician. Chris has several years of experience in the HVAC industry. He is EPA and HVAC certified. He enjoys meeting people and helping them with their heating and cooling issues. During his free time he likes to be outdoors. He enjoys working on cars & building engines, and spending time his family and friends.

Joshua Reyes

Service Technician

Joshua Reyes

Joshua joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in 2015. He is a service technician and he is EPA certified. He enjoys interacting with customers and coworkers. He likes learning new things in the HVAC industry. Joshua likes to help out at events for a local cigar company and enjoys spending time with friends and a good cigar. He also enjoys bass fishing and spending time with his 2 boys.

Kenny Wittman

Service Technician

Kenny Wittman

Kenny joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2014. He started as an installation technician and also worked in sheet metal fabrication. Today he is EPA certified and works in the service department. He enjoys working hard and knowing he is doing a good job for the company. In his spare time he enjoys camping, fishing, and riding dirt bikes. He also enjoys working on trucks and spending time in the mountains. Kenny’s favorite movies are the Star Wars Saga.

Hugo Herrera

Service Technician

Hugo Herrera

Hugo joined Purl’s Sheet Metal team in 2015. He began in the installation department, and he moved to the service department in 2016. Hugo is EPA certified. He enjoys working hard and helping people. In his spare time he enjoys working on old cars. He enjoys time away from work with his family and two children.

Kylie Bowe

Service Technician

Kylie Bowe

Kylie joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning 2014. She works as part of the service dispatch team. She maybe another of the cheerful voices you hear upon calling the service department for scheduling. She enjoys the family atmosphere at work and enjoys meeting new people at work. In her free time she enjoys riding and training her horses. She also loves barrel racing, camping, hunting and fishing. She is also involved in The Central California Houndsmen Sporting Dog Association. Most of all she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Vanessa Rodriguez

Service Department

Vanessa Rodriguez

Vanessa joined Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in 2015 as part of the service dispatch team. She brings several years of experience in customer service. She is excited to be part of a long time respected business. She enjoys the family oriented environment at Purl’s Sheet Metal. In her spare time she volunteers at the homeless shelter and helps prepare meals for families in need. She enjoys outdoor activities, reading and watching movies, and spending time with her kids.

Allison Stokes

Service Department

Allison Stokes

Allison joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2016. She is part of the service dispatch team. Allison specializes in customer service and has several years of experience in the field. She is excited about working with a great team at Purl’s Sheet Metal and she thinks the Friday BBQ’s are cool! She enjoys spending her weekends and free time at the beach or in the mountains. Her most favorite thing to do is to spend time hanging out with her son.

Sheet Metal Fabrication:

John Deniz

Fabrication Technician

John Deniz

John Deniz is a long time employee of Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. He started working in the fabrication department in January of 1990. John has the ability to fabricate just about anything! He loves a good challenge. He enjoys meeting new people, as well as working in a team and family environment. He is active in the P.F.S.A. (Portuguese Fraternal Society of America) and enjoys fishing, football and spending time with family.

Luis Barriga

Fabrication Technician

Luis Barriga

Luis is part of our Fabrication Team. He specializes in out of the ordinary fabricated items. – Luis has a background in welding, electrical, mechanics and hydraulics. Luis enjoys fishing, wood working and mechanical projects. He is an avid outdoorsman Luis has worked at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning since November of 2006.

Jacob Davidson

Fabrication Technician

Jacob Davidson

Jacob is the first face you will see across the counter for fabrication orders. He works with our customers for custom sheet metal projects. He oversees the fabrication department, onsite security and assists with vehicle maintenance. Jacob is both EPA and NATE certified. He has been helping around the company since he was about 10 years old and became officially employed in 2009. He enjoys working with a great team and loves that we ALWAYS have great food at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. He enjoys working with the community and volunteering with the youth at his church. Jacob enjoys off road racing, working on cars and macgyvering things in general.

Pat Reese

Fabrication Technician

Pat Reese

Pat joined the Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning team in 2014 as part of the fabrication department. He brings over 35 years of experience in the sheet metal industry. He is EPA certified. Pat was a volunteer fireman in Pennsylvania for more than 41 years before moving to California in 2011.

In his free time he enjoys camping, fishing, boating and waterskiing. He likes spending time with his wife and family, and he especially enjoys helping his grandkids with sporting events. His favorite movie is "Back Draft".

HVAC Install:

Phil Eades

Installation Technician

Phil Eades

Phillip has also worked at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning for many years. He joined the team in July of 1986. He is proud to have worked at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning for many years, and to have worked for such great people.

Charles Pepers

Installation Technician

Charles Pepers

Charles is an EPA Certified installation technician with a lot of experience. He has been with Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning since April of 2002. He likes working at different project locations and working on many types of equipment. Charles spends time outside of work camping, boating and fishing. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.

Arthur Neff

Installation Technician

Arthur Neff

Arthur Neff is an installation technician and duct testing specialist, he began working at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in February of 2004. Arthur has many years of experience in the HVAC industry.  He is EPA and NATE certified. He enjoys the aspect and challenges of working on different projects and never knowing what the day might bring. He enjoys watching sports, collecting rare coins and spending time with family.

Lucas Beeler

Installation Technician

Lucas Beeler

Lucas is an installation technician and duct testing specialist. He likes working with his friends and making a difference on a project to make it look as good as possible. In his free time he enjoys target shooting, working on cars and trucks. He joined the team and began working at Purl's Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning in April of 2004. We are proud that Lucas is EPA certified and NATE certified as well!  

Ricardo Reyes

Installation Technician

Ricardo Reyes

Ricardo joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal in 2016 as an Installation Technician. He brings with him experience in the heating and air conditioning industry. He enjoys the people he works with and enjoys learning more about HVAC and the new construction side of the business.

He likes working hard and meeting new people. Ricardo spends his spare time playing soccer, running and swimming. He also enjoys spending time going to the beach and dancing salsa. His is favorite movie is 13 hours.

Gabriel Villanueva

Installation Technician

Gabriel Villanueva

Gabriel joined Purl’s Sheet Metal team in 2016. He works in the installation department as an installation technician. He likes working hard and he enjoys working with people with positive attitudes. In his spare time he enjoys playing football, basketball and soccer. He also spends time drawing and painting. His favorite move is "Phantom of the Paradise."

Jose Navarro

Installation Technician

Jose Navarro

Jose joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal team in 2016 as an EPA certified installation technician. He enjoys meeting new people and helping them with their HVAC needs. His time away from work is spent with family. Jose also enjoys fishing and working on old cars. No wonder his favorite movie is "Grand Torino."

Omar Tinajero

Installation Technician

Omar Tinajero

With his EPA certification, Omar joined the Purl’s Sheet Metal team in 2016 as an installation technician. Omar enjoys coming to work and likes the fact the everyday his job is different and he is constantly learning new things. He enjoys helping people and overcoming new challenges. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, and spending time with his friends and family. Omar’s favorite movie is “Never Back Down”.

William Batt

Installation Technician

William Batt installation technician

William is new to the team in 2017. He works as a installation technician and likes that his job includes something different every day.  He said he is proud to be part of a team that offers great customer service to our customers.  Will enjoys working on cars, off road sports and sports.   He also enjoys racing, car shows and spending time with his family.

Joe Molina

Install technician

Joe Molina- Install technician

 Joe started at Purl’s Sheet Metal in 2017 as an installation technician.  Joe enjoys working at a business that installs energy efficient equipment as energy savings seems to be the way of the future.  Joe is a Texas native and born in Edinburg.   He moved to California when he was young and is a graduate of Madera High School.   In his spare time Joe enjoys camping, bike and motorcycle riding.

Salvador Galvan

Installation Technician

Salvador Galvan - Installation technician

Salvador joined Purl’s Sheet Metal team in 2017.    He works in the installation department as an installation technician.  He enjoys working with new people and learning new things.  In his spare time he enjoys welding, off-roading and hiking.   He enjoys watching movies and his favorite movie is “Fast and Furious”.

Support Staff:

Andrew Davidson

Material Handling & Freight

Andrew Davidson

Andrew works in material handling and freight. He is EPA certified. He has been around Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning his whole life and became part of the staff in 2011. He enjoys the friendly interaction with his co—workers every day. He looks forward to "Friday BBQ" at Purl’s Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning. He is involved in Davidson Motorsports and the SNORE racing series. He spends his free time desert racing, go–karting and working on cars. He also enjoys freestyle BMX racing, riding dirt bikes and painting cars.(Favorite movies: The Fast and Furious movies.)