With more than 300 years of combined experience, our management team is made up of leading experts in the field.

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Joel Weisheit

President

35+ years of experience

In addition to overseeing all aspects of the business, Joel is heavily involved with refrigeration design, project estimation and execution for large industrial clients, as well as commercial projects for churches and schools. Joel and his wife, Mary, founded the company in 1997.

Tom Worthy

Construction Manager

40+ years of experience

Tom is responsible for the execution of large-scale construction projects, specifically for industrial clients. He has many years of experience in estimating, project management, refrigeration system design, purchasing and scheduling.

John Murdaugh

Director of Industrial Refrigeration

35+ years of experience

With a strong background in refrigeration design and energy efficiency, John handles sales and account management for Apex’s industrial refrigeration customers. He is also a former president of RETA (Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association) and received his degree from Arizona State University.

Robert Severe

Construction Manager

25+ years of experience

Robert is responsible for project execution in the field and oversees a construction crew of more than 15 welders. His primary focuses are large-scale industrial and commercial refrigeration projects.

Valerie Rasmussen

Office Manager

20+ years of experience

Valerie oversees all office functions, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, job tracking and more. She has been with company since it opened in 1997. Valerie received her degree from Northern Arizona University.

Erik Rasmussen

General Manager

15+ years of experience

As general manager, Erik oversees all operational functions, including finance, marketing, legal/contracts, human resources, safety and more. Erik received his degree from Arizona State University.

Abel Medina

Service Manager

10+ years of experience

Abel oversees the service department and a team of more than 20 employees. He has a strong mechanical background and specializes in maintaining industrial and commercial refrigeration facilities. He is responsible for estimation, safety, compliance and customer service within the organization.

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Joel Weisheit

President

35+ years of experience

Joel is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business. Joel and his wife, Mary, founded the company in 2007.

Dale McDonald

Engineer

40+ years of experience

Dale is responsible for the design and engineering of large-scale refrigeration systems. He develops bids for large industrial and commercial customers, and works closely with industry-wide associations and organizations.

Dustin McDonald

General Manager

15+ years of experience

Dustin oversees all aspects of the California operation, and has vast experience in refrigeration controls and system troubleshooting.

Kevin Bradstock

Project manager

30+ years of experience

Kevin is responsible for the service and installation of industrial and commercial refrigeration and HVAC.

Jim Brockhouse

Refrigeration Design/​Compliance

15+ years of experience

Jim manages equipment layout and design. He is experienced in P&ID development, mechanical integrity audits, computer-aided drafting (CAD), Revit modeling and industry regulations.

Mike Gaehler

Service Manager

15+ years of experience

Mike is responsible for the overall performance of the service department. He is also knowledgeable in reciprocating compressor rebuilds, system troubleshooting, control systems and P&ID reviews.