Meet The Team
Custom Air Company prides itself on our multi-disciplinary team, whose skills and talents are devoted to helping customers like you. Custom Air Company’s team is dedicated to providing excellent assistance and quality services to support all your HVAC needs.
Kevin Hart: Kevin and his wife, Lori, joined the Custom Air Company team in 1996 as business began to grow. Lori worked as a full-time office manager at Custom Air Company, while Kevin helped on nights and weekends until Kevin and Lori decided to purchase the company in 2015. Kevin has worked at Custom Air Company for 26 years! Kevin is a family man with a twin brother, two twin sisters, three dogs, two cats, and two daughters. He enjoys traveling anywhere with a lake and boat, and his family even has a tradition of fishing on Echo Lake, MN. As President and Owner of Custom Air Company, Kevin oversees all facets of daily operations and sets the direction for the company.
Derek Caughron: Derek is a Service and Training Supervisor at Custom Air Company and has worked in the HVAC industry since he was 15. At home, Derek likes watching Seinfeld, playing the ukulele, building Legos, and spending time with his three kids. At Custom Air Company, he periodically trains and supervises the service department and solves day-to-day problems as they arise.
Mindy Wilson: Mindy is the Office Manager. She has been married for 22 years and has a son and two daughters. With her hard-working mindset and dedication, Mindy has been a great asset to the Custom Air Company team! When it comes to music, Mindy’s go-to is Gospel, and she even sings on her church’s praise team. In the past, she worked in credit and collections. At Custom Air Company, she is responsible for Accounts Receivable, Service Dispatch, phones, billing, and installation coordination.
Avery Wilson: Avery is the Accounts Payable Manager for Custom Air Company. He’s from St. Louis, MO, and loves the Cardinals. Beyond his talents in the office, he also plays bass guitar and enjoys Gospel, funk, and jazz music. He is the maintenance plan coordinator and handles Accounts Payable, installation coordination, and phones.
Craig Cowan: As a Home Comfort Specialist, Craig has been working for Customer Air for over three years. His hometown is Peoria, IL, and he enjoyed traveling to the Rocky Mountains. He roots for the Green Bay Packers and has a six-year-old son, Carter, with his wife, Beth. Together, they have a yummy family tradition of Friday Night Pizza Night! At Custom Air Company, Craig works in sales to provide our customers with the appropriate information and units to suit their unique needs.
Dale Lasser: Dale is a Lead Service Technician at Custom Air Company. Outside work, he cares for his three rescue dogs: Dash, Abbey, and Cleo. Dale enjoys spending time with his son Finn and wife Andrea. He’s been with Custom Air Company for two and a half years and handles all service needs, such as maintenance and repairs.
Isaac Vankampen: As a Lead Service Technician at Custom Air Company, Isaac manages HVAC service requests and responds appropriately. At home, he enjoys the company of his two cats, watching motorcycle racing and riding dirt bikes. Musically, he prefers jamming to classic rock and country, and his dream would be to see Boston perform live. Isaac rocks on the job, too!
Eric Meyer: As a Crew Leader at Custom Air Company, Eric has been working in the field for five years. In his personal time, he enjoys cheering on the Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Cardinals. He also likes camping and celebrating the Fourth of July with his wife and two kids. You can find him doing all things HVAC installation at work, ensuring excellent indoor air quality!
Brandon Burger: At Custom Air Company, Brandon works as Crew Leader for HVAC installation. He’s a fan of fishing, baseball, Metallica, and heavy metal music. At home, you can find Brandon playing the trumpet! While at work, we appreciate Brandon’s lead in high-quality HVAC installations.
Jakobe Albert: Jakobe is a reliable and dependable HVAC installer. You can find Jakobe installing units for heating, air conditioning, and ventilations for residential and commercial HVAC systems. Jakobe has excellent knowledge of the HVAC industry and provides great service and support.
Ben Burger: Ben has worked as a Shop Coordinator at Custom Air Company for three years. He loves spending time with his wife and two kids when he’s at home. On Christmas morning, you’ll find them enjoying a special family tradition: cinnamon rolls! When Ben is working at Custom Air Company as sheet metal fabricator, he’s sure to be metal making, job staging, coordinating warehouse and delivery, and material handling.
Sam White: With two-and-a-half years of experience in the HVAC industry, Sam works as an installer for Custom Air Company. After work, he goes home to a full house where his dog, two cats, son, daughter, and wife, Jamie, are waiting for him. He’s been to Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Iraq, and Canada, so there isn’t much Sam hasn’t seen! He brings his worldly knowledge and proficiency to the table when reliably installing furnaces and heaters for our customers.
Skylar Bouillon: Skylar is an Illinois Central College graduate, where she studied and earned a HVAC certificate. Her beloved English bulldog’s name is Nova, and she enjoys hiking and rock climbing. In fact, she ventured on a bold three-week camping trip where she cooked outside and did not have any cell service. Talk about off the map! Her brave, adventurous spirit fits in perfectly at Custom Air Company, since she knows what the great outdoors can feel like without proper heating and cooling.