In 1972, Jimmy began his leadership training by enlisting into the United States Air Force. After his service, Jimmy attended Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, TX where he graduated with a degree in Business Agriculture. Upon graduation, Jimmy began his pursuit of business experience in the construction field by becoming a Safety Director for a construction and oil field service company. Jimmy also continued his service to his country in the Army Reserve, where he served as a Lieutenant for 10 years. In 1980, Jimmy entered into the industry he had been preparing for, the Refrigerated facilities construction industry. During his time in the industry, Jimmy has obtained experience with factory standards, USDA and other federal and state regulations, design fundamentals, and management. In 1998, Jimmy took his experience and his entrepreneur spirit and opened the doors of American Thermal Systems, Inc. Jimmy attributes his 30 years of success to experience, commitment to training quality employees, representing quality products, maintaining a safe and clean work environment, being a customer orientated company by exceeding our customer’s expectations, and because of his great customers. Jimmy has gained respect in the industry for being honest, experienced, able to adapt to customers unique needs, and his overall professionalism.
Josh Rogers started with American Thermal Systems in 2000. Josh quickly moved himself up the management ladder becoming a foreman a year later and then Superintendent in 2004. In 2005 Josh began his mission of becoming safety conscious company. He spent the next chapter of his career going through OSHA specific training, becoming a certified equipment trainer and designing an exemplary safety program for American Thermal Systems that is still part of the values of the company today. In 2007, Josh graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science. Upon graduation, Josh was promoted to the Operations Manager position where he manages all construction operations for the company. Josh has managed projects all over the United States as well as projects overseas.
Joe Westmoreland started with American Thermal Systems, Inc. in 2005. He began with no formal training in the construction industry, only a hard work, never quit attitude. After training from industry veterans and being exposed to every aspect of the industry, Joe displayed good decision making skills and a hard work ethic. Because of his experience and commitment to the company and his customers, Joe was promoted to foreman in 2007. Two years later, Joe was promoted to Project Manager, where he managed various projects in his region. In 2011, Joe took on additional role as the Safety Director, where he keeps our commitment to safety a top priority. Due to Joe’s experience, hard working hours, and never quite attitude, he has earned respect from his peers and employees as a professional in the industry.