Bernie Quintero General ManagerRead BioBernie Quintero General Manager
Bernie Quintero joined the Corpus Christi team as General Manager after Mark Wendland's 37-year career and retirement. Bernie's HVAC career started in Houston, TX as a Sales Manager, and through his hard work and leadership, he moved on to lead One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Corpus Christi.
Bernie is a Navy veteran and has a passion for helping his neighbors, community, and fellow veterans. He knows that without the support of his community, he wouldn't be where he is today. Because of that, he's instilled a motto of "doing whatever it takes to build client trust, and once a client is happy, he is happy!". Bernie looks forward to working and speaking with his new community, and his door is always open.
In his spare time, Bernie is a baseball fanatic and refers to the Houston Astros season as his reality show. He looks forward to attending the Corpus Christi Hooks game and settling in with all the outdoor activities Corpus offer, especially fishing!
Gary Newsom Operations ManagerRead BioGary Newsom Operations ManagerGary Newsom is the Operations Manager and has over 20 years of experience in providing Client Comfort Solutions. Gary started his HVAC career over 30 years ago, as a Service Helper, and throughout the years has worked his way to Operations Manager. He’s lived in the Corpus Christi area for nearly a decade, helping One Hour customers take care of their HVAC systems. He enjoys his career and working as a team. In his spare time, Gary enjoys fishing, watching movies and playing pool.
Melissa Carr Office ManagerRead BioMelissa Carr Office Manager
Melissa Carr is our Office Manager in Corpus Christi. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, she started her HVAC career as the Customer Service Representative in 2009 and has worked her way up through different office positions before becoming the Office Manager in 2022.
Excellent customer service is important to Melissa, and she always wants to make sure the customer is given the best service experience possible. Melissa puts herself in the customer's shoes and treats them like she would want to be treated as a customer. In her off time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family at the ranch.
Juan Jimenez Comfort AdvisorRead BioJuan Jimenez Comfort Advisor
Juan Jimenez began his career with One Hour Heating and Air (previously Wendland A/C) in April 1996 as an Install Helper. Since then, Juan went through several promotions as an Installer, Lead installer, and Install Manager. Juan continued to expand his knowledge in air conditioning and began training as a Comfort Advisor. For eight years, Juan took on the role of Install Manager and Comfort Advisor. And now, for the past two years, Juan has been a full-time Comfort Advisor. Juan has continued learning and growing within the company for over two decades.
Juan has lived in the Corpus area all his life and plans to retire here. Juan enjoys listening to music and taking long rides on his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Juan has raised two sons in Portland and feels like this is a great community to live in. Juan also enjoys spending time with his family, especially his new granddaughter. Family is very important to Juan, which carries over into his work life. He treats each customer like family and offers the best option according to their needs.
Juan takes great pride in his work and will continue to help the company grow in success for many years to come.