, President, is a Lyons Township High School alumnus and graduate of Loyola University Chicago. His academic background includes political science and software engineering. When he is not at the office, he thoroughly enjoys keeping up to date with his favorite sports teams.
, Vice President, Anne (Graves) Curin, Vice President, is a proud Downers Grove North alumna. She graduated in 2009 from Northwestern University with a bachelor of music in vocal performance and music education. In 2013, she graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a master of science degree in Special Education. When she is not at the office, she can be found playing the piano and organ at local churches, as well as providing piano accompaniment for singers and instrumentalists.
Econotemp was founded in 1979 by Anne's father Steve. Both Andrew and Anne had the opportunity to work for several years with Steve, Anne's mother Kathryn and Anne's aunt Marilyn. Andrew and Anne married in 2014, and in 2015 Andrew became the new owner of Econotemp.
Some of the changes that Andrew has made to the company so far have included, but are not limited to:
Andrew is thrilled to have the opportunity to develop and grow Econotemp and provide both existing and new customers with the best possible HVAC experience.
As General Manager, Tavares manages the company's HVAC service operations and parts distribution, and is responsible for upgrading technology systems. Before joining Econotemp in 2015, Tavares worked as an IT professional for 15 years, including 8 years in the Air Force. Tavares is new to the HVAC industry, but his time in the military has prepared him to deal with any and all challenges that comes with this industry.
Bruce has been employed by Econotemp for 31 years, starting as a Service Technician in February, 1984. He is a 1978 graduate of Bolingbrook High School. After completing high school, Bruce worked for a local business, cleaning and restoring fire damaged homes. It is here where he met Steve Graves, his future employer and original owner of the company. Throughout his valuable career with Econotemp, Bruce has completed multiple vocational training and certification classes, including Hot Surface Ignition Systems, Hot Water Boilers, Commercial Rooftops, Combustion Analysis & Performance and Building Pressure Diagnostics. Through his time with Econotemp, Bruce has refined and enriched his insight of all his HVAC skills. As a knowledgeable, dynamic, compassionate employee, Bruce has provided relevant, hands on expertise to the company. In his spare time, Bruce and his wife of 32 years enjoy spending time with their two children, four grandchildren, as well as their 4-legged faithful companions.
I'm the newest member of the Econotemp team. I m a member of the Bolingbrook High School Alumni, Class of '79. I worked in the printing industry for 24 years, and graduated from the HVAC Technical Institute in 2009. I have worked in the HVAC industry as a service technician in the Chicagoland area for a few years. My hobbies include Classic Vintage Muscle cars and Harley Davidson motorcycles - I have been in 27 of the 50 states on a Harley Davidson motorcycle! I also enjoy grillin' and chillin' with friends and family. I am a long time Chicago Blackhawks fan. Go Blackhawks!
My main responsibility at Econotemp is scheduling appointments and dispatching the technicians to the correct locations. When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. We enjoy many outdoor activities like hiking and motorcycle riding. My favorite hobby is photography and then scrapbooking the pictures I have taken.
I have 32 years of experience in HVAC and Duct fabrication. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.
I have 11 years of HVAC experience and 5 years Plumbing experience. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family playing baseball, bowling or watching football.