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Dolores Moody - Employed with Universal since 1994. Started out helping AP/AR for Manufacturing, Refrigeration, and Comtrol divisions until new refrigeration building built then took over all AP/AR duties for Refrigeration. Current duties are office manager, 401k administrator, and drug free workplace administrator certified with the BWC. Dolores is our Corporate Executive Secretary.

Mark Crose - More than 10 years experience as both service and construction plumber. Current duties include doing double duty as service plumber and new HVACR technician. Backflow certified, D.O.T. Service line qualification, Universal Refrigeration licensed, medical gas certified, 30 hr OSHA trained. Brazing and Backflow testing certified.

Jamie Claypool - 20+ years experience in mechanical field, more than 12 years at Universal as field superintendent. Jamie is also one of our key estimators.

Ed Vancura - Over 25 years working in the sheet metal division: 12 years in HVAC field installation and 15+ years in fabrication sheet metal shop. 10 of the 15 years and current duties include foreman for the sheet metal department.

Dave Adams - A leader in the daily logistics of a fast paced manufacturing / refrigeration facility. Passing the value to our customers of over 25 years of hands on supervisory, quality and inventory management experience.

Tom Tackett - Over 25 years in mechanical contracting. Employed 5+ years at Universal; the last 2 as project manager. Tom is a graduate of the Ohio State University with a B.S. in production and operations management. He has his State of Ohio plumbing and HVAC contractors license, his universal refrigerant license and his A.S.S.E. 6010 medical gas installer certificate.

Scott Wagner - Construction, plumbing

Samantha Spafford - Since 1988 has been performing customer service duties, ten being in manufacturing division, duties consisted of billing clerk, H.R. Admin., Operations Mgr. Secretary, and customer service. Currently duties include service scheduler, dispatch and office secretary.


What makes Universal stand out from the crowd? Our people! Integrity and experience. This is what we are made of. Each and every one of us has one purpose here: to serve you. And our team is the best in the business. This is who we are. We are UNIVERSAL.

Bill Daugherty - Employed 17+ years. Five of these years consisted of working in the field doing plumbing work and over 12 years worked in office as a Plumbing Estimator. Bill is Master Plumber Certified.

George Reece - Over 35 years in Mechanical contracting. Employed 17+ years at Universal. Five years as Project Manager. 10 years as V.P. of Industrial Commercial Divisions. George is President of our Mechanical Contractor Business.

We are a state certified contractor. We are state certified in most disciplines covering the plumbing, HVAC, piping and welding industries. Our certifications include:


Curt Roe - With Universal for more than 25 years. Currently performing inventory, shipping & receiving, and stockroom management.

Universal employs a full sheet metal fabrication staff.

Jordan Stoots - Installation expert in all phases of our business. Is currently a plumbing journeyman.

Rob Ridenour - 42+ years with Universal Enterprises and has grown up knowing computers and the HVACR industry. Rob is our Vice President of Service Operations.

Universal has a very experienced and capable crew to install, service, and maintain all your mechanical needs in Richland and surrounding counties in Ohio.

Amber Smith - Duties include service scheduler, dispatch and office secretary.

Kevin Mertler

- Construction, plumbing

Keith Thomas

- Construction & HVAC

Keith Powell

- Construction

Tim Evans

- welder & pipe fitter/construction

Mike Bugg - Over 25 years experience with electronic controls, data communications and networking. Mike heads up our IT department.

Robert Landin

-  Construction

Phil Mitchell -  Service specialist

Todd Kiger - HVAC estimator.