Rich Lancaster joined CCG in 2015 as President of ClimateCraft, and added President of ClimaCool in 2017. For both companies, Rich is responsible for the full P&L and for all business activities, including sales/distribution, product management, operations, quality, and service. Rich has 30 years supporting the HVAC industry, including 18 years of executive leadership. Prior to CCG, Rich served at Nortek as GM of Mammoth and Venmar. Before that, Rich held several leadership roles at Daikin-McQuay NA which included responsibility as GM of the Aftermarket business, GM of the Chiller business, CIO, and Chief Administrative Officer (Finance, HR, IT). Rich also spent 3 years at American Air Filter – as CIO and Operations Support Director (responsible for Scheduling, Purchasing, and bag filter Product Management). Rich achieved certification in Production & Inventory Management and in Project Management. Rich has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Tarleton State University and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas – Dallas.