Senior Team

Chief Operating Officer: Chris Knecht

Chris Knecht grew up working alongside his father, Jack Knecht, and uncle, Gerald Knecht, who founded the company in 1976. In addition to learning the finer points of design and engineering for large-scale HVAC and plumbing systems, Chris learned the art of superior customer service.

Today, Chris serves as the Chief Operating Officer and personally oversees all of the company’s projects. He also leads the design team.

Head of Plumbing: Tim Dey

Tim Dey has been a professional plumber for 35 years and has worked with Knecht’s for 30 years. He has worked on every type of project, and he enjoys solving the most complex plumbing projects.

Head of HVAC: Terry Shank

Terry Shank has worked in the HVAC field for 35 years and with Knecht’s for 15 years. He oversees the full HVAC department and is personally involved in designing and installing systems.

Head of Fabrication: Jeff Periera

Jeff Periera leads the team in charge of designing and building systems in Knecht’s 12,000 square foot fabrication shop. A 35-year veteran of the company, Jeff is one of the original employees. His careful oversight and design acumen has helped build and solidify Knecht’s reputation as the go-to company for designing and installing the most complex systems.