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What Makes a Great Team?

Like any great company, it takes a team of dedicated individuals working toward the same goal to accomplish a stated vision. The mission of Grandy & Associates is to teach contractors how to run a profitable business. That mission is being accomplished each day due to the combined efforts of the following individuals.


Tom3Tom Grandy, Founder

Tom Grandy is the founder of Grandy & Associates. Tom is an industrial engineer by training, has worked as the general manager of a service company and was previously the Director of Company Development for Dial One franchise. Tom founded Grandy & Associates in 1987 to teach contractors how to run profitable businesses.

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Bill Kinnard Photo 2012 Bill Kinnard, President

Bill joined Grandy & Associates in 2005 and is the President of Grandy & Associates. Bill has 29 years in the trades industry with experience in HVAC sales, service management, sales management and customer service. Bill has worked with both large and small companies and has a passion for teaching contractors to better understand their businesses and help their employees become superior performers.

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Paul Headshot -Web ReadyPaul Sauvey, Business Manager

Paul joined Grandy & Associates in 2013 and is responsible for managing the business. His duties involve managing the finances of the company as well as coordinating all meetings and events along with handling the daily operations here in the office.


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Nicole Headshot -Web ReadyNikki Stathas, Project Manager

Nikki joined Grandy & Associates in 2013 and is responsible for development of products and services offered by Grandy & Associates. Her primary focus is the development and production of the online training programs and materials.

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Lori Headshot -Web ReadyLori Stuckert, Sales & Administrative Assistant

Lori joined the Grandy team in 2016 and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of following up with all participants of the training sessions.  She coordinates the email marketing campaigns, informing companies of upcoming training and opportunities to aid them in running more profitable businesses.

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Gene Heacock, Team Solutions Manager

Gene joined Grandy & Associates in 2014 as the person in charge of our Team Solutions division. He brings a wealth of experience in personel training that will enhance any business and help make our customers more profitable.  

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Rob Rusniaczek, Trainer & Business Consultant

Rob joined Grandy & Associates in 2015.  As an engineer and entrepreneur, Rob has over 25 years of experience in business.  He has worked as Director of Operations, responsible for HVAC sales, service management, implementing technologies and  day-to-day operations.

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Patrick Chapman Headshot3   Patrick Chapman,  Trainer & Business Consultant 

  Patrick joined the Grandy team in 2017. He has 17 years industry experience

  including warehouse and inventory management, service management, new

  construction management, installation inspections, and HVAC sales as a home

  comfort consultant. He also served in the role of Territory Manager with

  CE Southeast.


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Rachel RasmussenRachel Rasmussen, Administrative & Marketing Support
(Rescue Desk Virtual Assistant Services)

Rachel has been working with the Grandy team since 2009. She coordinates newsletters and email marketing campaigns, manages social media, and makes sure clients are up-to-date with the latest resources, tools, and content that helps them become more profitable.

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