Meet The Team 2017-11-16T15:11:00+00:00

The Starnes Inc. Heating and Cooling team has more than 200 years of combined experience.

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The Starnes Inc. Heating and Cooling team has more than 200 years of combined experience.

Call 1-800-STARNES Today

Meet the Team

Mike Fletcher
Mike FletcherPresident / Install Manager
Business man who holds certificate in Manual J, Wright Soft Engineering and Design, and Alternative Energy Systems; with Thirty-four years experience in the industry and twenty-four of those with Starnes, Inc.
Jody Bailey
Jody BaileyVice President / Service Manager
is a Master Tradesman and holds an Associate degree in HVAC/R from Virginia Highlands Community College; NATE Certified; twenty-nine years experience and twenty-three of those with Starnes, Inc.
Lesley Hale
Lesley HaleVice President /Sales Manager
Maintenance and Service Technicians, holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; Master Tradesman, Alternative Energy Systems, and NATE Certified; fourteen years experience and all fourteen with Starnes, Inc.
Kathy Cronk
Kathy CronkOffice Administrator
with thirty years experience in business management (notary public, ownership, scheduling, personal relations, accounts payable and received, ect.) and ten of those with Starnes, Inc.
Garnetta Wallace
Garnetta WallaceReceptionist
with twenty-six years in business management (ownership, scheduling, billing, personal relations, ect.) and seven of those with Starnes, Inc.

Service Department

Jason Yates
Jason YatesMaintenance and Service Technician
is a Master Tradesman and holds an Associate degree in HVAC/R from Virginia Highlands Community College; NATE Certified; twenty years experience and fifteen of those with Starnes, Inc.
Stacy Duty
Stacy DutyMaintenance and Service Technician
holds an Associate degree in HVAC/R from Virginia Highlands Community College; eleven years experience and nine of those with Starnes, Inc.
Jaime Edwards
Jaime EdwardsMaintenance and Service Technician
holds a certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; three years experience all with Starnes, Inc.
Kevin Odell
Kevin OdellMaintenance and Service Technician
holds an Associate degree in HVAC/R from Virginia Highlands Community College; Nate certified; fourteen years experience and two of those with Starnes, Inc.
Nick Cross
Nick CrossMaintenance and Service Technician
is currently working towards a degree in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; six years experience and two of those with Starnes, Inc.
Michael Ashby
Michael AshbyMaintenance and Service Technician
holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; two years experience all with Starnes Inc.
Brandon Ashby
Brandon AshbyMaintenance and Service Technician
holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; two years experience all with Starnes Inc.
Tyler Reynolds
Tyler ReynoldsMaintenance and Service Technician
holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; two years experience all with Starnes Inc.
Jeff Haywood
Jeff HaywoodMaintenance and Service Technician
holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Southwest Virginia Community College; one year experience all with Starnes Inc.

Installation Department

Bob Nunley
Bob NunleyInstallation Field Manager-
Maintenance and Installation Technician, holds a Certificate in HVAC/R from Virginia Highlands Community College; NATE Certified; seventeen years and all fifteen with Starnes, Inc.
Nathan Finney
Nathan FinneyInstallation Technician
NATE Certified; fourteen years experience and nine of those with Starnes, Inc.
Matt Blackwell
Matt BlackwellInstallation Technician
is currently working towards a degree in HVAC/R at Southwest Virginia Community College; five years experience and all five of those with Starnes, Inc.
John Hammond
John HammondInstallation Technician
is currently working towards a degree in HVAC/R; five years experience and two of those with Starnes, Inc.
Jake Richardson
Jake RichardsonInstallation Technician
is currently working towards a degree in HVAC/R; two years experience all with Starnes, Inc.
Jon Ringstaff
Jon RingstaffMaintenance and Installation Technician,
holds an Associate degree in HVAC/R from VHCC; one year experience all with Starnes, Inc.
Dakota Meade
Dakota MeadeMaintenance and Installation Technician,
is currently working towards a degree in HVAC/R; one year experience with Starnes, Inc.

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Credentials

Contractor Licenses

  • Virginia Class “A” Contractor – 2705 074703A
  • Tennessee Class “A” Contractor – 00038658

Master Trade Designations

  • Master Electrician
  • Master Gas Fitter
  • Master Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Master Plumber

Other Certifications/Course Completions

  • North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certified
  • Carrier Certificate of Achievement: Puron Refrigerant Specialist
  • Carrier and Bryant Completion of Infinity Training
  • Carrier and Bryant Completion of Gas Furnace Trouble Shooting
  • Carrier and Bryant Completion of Heat Pump Trouble Shooting
  • Membership in Parker’s Tramp Servicemen Associates
  • Air Conditioning Contractors of America: Training Completion and Certification for Manual J, Residential Load Calculation, 7th Edition
  • Educational Foundation of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society: Certification Exam in Heat Pump
  • Panasonic ECOi Gold Test
  • Panasonic ECOi Installation Course
  • Panasonic ECOi Commissioning Course
  • Panasonic ECOi Service Course
  • Panasonic Mini Split and Flexi Multi Installation & Service Course
  • Panasonic Mini Split Models 26-4272 Installation & Service Course
  • TRANE Commitment to Excellence
  • TRANE XL 1800/XL1600 Certification
  • TRANE RTAA/WA/UA Rotary Chiller Service
  • TRANE Tracer Service and Operation
  • Manitowoc Ice Machines and Reach-Ins Service Training completion
  • JADE Learning: 2005 NEC Changes Course Completion
  • CODEUPDATE4U: Fuel gas Code Update Course – 2009 IFGC Completion
  • CODEUPDATE4U: Electrical Code Update Course – 2008 NEC Completion
  • CODEUPDATE4U: Plumbing Code Update Course – 2009 IPC Completion
  • CODEUPDATE4U: Mechanical (HVAC) Code Update Course – 2009 IMC Completion
  • Comfort Systems USA – YORK R-410A Training Certificate of Completion
  • Comfort Systems USA – Lessons in Leadership Certificate of Completion
  • James M. Pleasant Company – Steam Trap Seminar Completion
  • TracPipe Training Program Completion

Other Associations

  • ISN Network
  • Small Business Association/ Hubzone Certified # 20056
  • SWAM Certified # 653039
  • eVA