Leadership Team

Brock Studinski — President

Brock Studinski is President of Evergreen Air Conditioning and a founding leadership team member. Before helping to establish Evergreen in 2013, Brock spent over a decade in management and senior engineering management roles leading multisite HVAC initiatives with Kohl’s and Trane. With a passion for spearheading simultaneous projects, Brock maintained a focus on building automation (in the areas of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and more), turnkey replacement, chiller plant projects, and energy management call center implementation – which resulted in a $9.6 million utility spend cost savings for the customer. Additionally, Brock has performed detailed analysis of various HVAC equipment types and manufacturers to provide optimal selection recommendations based on cost of energy and climate zones.

Brock is a Wisconsin native, LEED accredited with an MBA from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

“Innovative energy analysis, new compliance guidelines, and building designs driven by HVAC efficiency have all significantly changed the commercial heating and cooling industry in recent years. In my role as president, I look forward to continuing to identify and institute technology that allows us to better facilitate communication and exemplify Evergreen’s culture of service.”

Joe Kubicek – Vice President of Capital Projects

Joe Kubicek is the Vice President of Capital Projects for Evergreen Air Conditioning and joined the company in 2016 as an addition to the capital projects group. Prior to his role with Evergreen, Joe spent 14 years with Trane as an equipment solution manager for the state of Wisconsin. His aptitude for sales aided Joe in leading the inside sales support team that provided technical and project management guidance. In addition to his sales support duties, Joe oversaw several national accounts including Kohl’s, Landmark Healthcare, BioLife Plasma Services and more.

Joe is a graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering with an architectural engineering degree and specialization in fire protection, plumbing, and mechanical system design.

“When you consider 40% of energy costs for the average commercial building are spent on heating, cooling, and ventilation, it’s imperative that multisite businesses conduct comprehensive equipment maintenance and lifecycle planning. My team is committed to managing all factors involved with improved energy efficiency, maximizing equipment performance and ensuring the least amount of downtown for our customers.”

Jeff Nieman – CEO / President – Emeritus

Jeff NiemanJeff Nieman is Evergreen Air Conditioning’s CEO and President-Emeritus. In 2003, Jeff was inspired to establish Evergreen to address a critical gap in the HVAC industry. Frustrated by inflated costs associated with HVAC equipment and energy management, in partnership with his leadership team, Jeff built Evergreen with a unique business model in mind. Together, the team was committed to providing maintenance and repair services where costs would be managed over the lifetime of each site – reducing total lifetime costs significantly and establishing a high level of trust and partnership with each customer.

Prior to establishing Evergreen, Jeff spent 30 years managing multisite HVAC initiatives as the national account manager and commercial territory manager for York. Serving customers including McDonald’s, Kohl’s and more, Jeff led a sales territory calling on HVAC commercial contractors in the greater Chicago area.

“Fifteen years ago, there was an extensive gap in the HVAC market. Providers were profiting from services by adding surcharges across all facets preventative maintenance. In partnership with my leadership team, I built Evergreen Air Conditioning with a business model in mind that would allow for complete transparency for our customers while establishing a reputation for providing innovative, efficient and cost-effective solutions.”