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Leadership

David B. Fruetel
Chief Executive Officer

Dave joined Mechanical Resource Group in 2006 after 33 years with the Trane Company. A graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Dave started his career in Atlanta as Manager of Engineering Sales with later moves to Orlando as General Manager and New York City as General Manager. Dave’s career experience has been leading under-performing companies to new, high performing levels which has proven invaluable in growing Mechanical Resource Group to one of the leading HVAC equipment and service organizations in the region.

Jon Fruetel
Managing Partner

Jon graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Science. Upon graduation, he joined Brasfield & Gorrie where he managed various healthcare and office building construction projects in Atlanta. In 2007, Jon moved to Nashville for the construction of The Pinnacle at Symphony Place. Six years ago, Jon joined MRG as General Manager of the Service group. In that time, he has grown the division to a viable, technically competent team with high customer service skills. His construction management and General Manager experience in the Service division serves well in his leadership roles as Managing Partner and General Manager of New System Sales.

Matt Fruetel
Vice President, General Manager of Equipment

A graduate of Auburn University’s School of Building Science, Matt joined Mechanical Resource Group in 2006 after seven years as a sales engineer with Georgia Trane. He graduated from Trane’s Graduate Training program and was assigned to the Atlanta office; eventually moving to Savannah in 2003 after being chosen to open the Savannah office for the company. As MRG’s Vice President of Business Development, Matt has worked with many local engineers, mechanical contractors, and owners in various industries including healthcare and education. Matt served as ASHRAE Nashville Chapter President for the 2011-2012 calendar year.

Justin Ogles
General Manager of Aftermarket Products

Justin began his career as a young entrepreneur forming a well-known restaurant in Franklin, Tennessee. He joined MRG’s New System Sales group as an application engineer in 2008 and was promoted to General Manager of the Aftermarket group in 2010. Justin’s business acumen and attention to customer service has more than doubled the Aftermarket Parts division.

Brian Osborn
Finance Controller

Brian is a Certified Public Accountant with 16 years of finance and accounting experience. He began his career in public accounting with Deloitte and later Crow (formerly Kruse & Associates). Brian’s industry experience includes eight years with Nissan in roles of increasing responsibility and four years at CLARCOR where he was responsible for consolidations and reporting for a global, public company. At MRG, Brian is responsible for the finance and accounting functions and is a member of the Executive Committee.