SARASOTA, FL. – Conditioned Air announced that Chairman W. Theodore Etzel, III presented at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Service Leadership conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 8th. The session on “Company Culture and the Leader’s Influence Factor” provided real life examples and discussions around leadership style and why company culture is so critical.
The Service Leadership conference began 11 years ago and has been one of the most successful annual contractor conferences of its kind. More than 300 attendees heard from business owners, service leaders and other industry experts on how to beat competition.
A native Floridian, Etzel graduated from Stetson University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in economics and finance from the university’s School of Business. He has served as the Chairman and as an owner of Conditioned Air since 1995, helping to guide the company into the region’s largest air-conditioning contracting and service firm with more than 350 employees in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties.
Etzel is author of the book “Invest Your Heartbeats Wisely,” which focuses on practical, philosophical and principled leadership concepts for business and life. He has spoken to several groups recently on entrepreneurship, including Florida Gulf Coast University and Ave Maria Law School. He also is a part of Vistage, an international association of CEOs dedicated to constant improvement of business practices and personal development.
Conditioned Air offers local expertise in light commercial and residential HVAC systems, including design, engineer, estimate, installation and maintenance of new construction, refrigeration, indoor air quality and dehumidification systems. For more details or to schedule service, call 1-888-COLD-AIR or visit www.conditionedair.com.