Safety - Diversity - Integrity - Success
As a family business, well-established for over a quarter century, we have developed a business philosophy that has served us well over the years. The spirit and heart of our company is all about doing the job right. But it’s so much more than just the quality of our workmanship.
- It's about safety: of our customers and our employees
- It's about diversity: in the services, expertise and experience we provide to our customers.
- It's about integrity: in how we treat our employees, our community AND our customers.
- It's about success: for our company, our employees and our customers.
"As a family business we understand the meaning of integrity. We'll be there when you need us and charge a fair and honest price. We'll treat you as we would like to be treated ourselves. I guarantee it." - Bob Lee, Jr., CEO
Our mission is to provide our customers with the best value in the local plumbing, HVAC and electrical industry. We accomplish our goals through competent employees who are strong on work ethic, motivated by personal responsibility and trust. Safe work practices and honesty are important requirements. Our philosophy includes mutual respect for all individuals, application of innovation and a service-the-customer mentality. It is our vision to become southeastern Wisconsin/northeastern Illinois leading contractor by establishing long-term relationship build on mutual respect.
Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric is a trade ally with Focus on Energy; helping people and businesses live and work more energy efficiently.
Meet our leadership and key personnel team members:
Bob Lee, Jr.CEO
Bob Lee, Jr., the CEO of Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric, began his career as a plumber's apprentice in 1977. He became the president of the company in 1995 and then CEO in 2014. "Like my dad told me 'you can’t make everyone happy, but you try your best.' Our philosophy is QUALITY, SERVICE and PRIDE."
David Gallo, Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric's President, has over 29 years of industry experience. He is a PSI trained manager and he continues to enhance his experience and knowledge through continuing education. “My career with Lee Plumbing began in 1986 when I was hired as a field worker, where by gaining industry knowledge through hands-on experience.”
Frank RuffoloVice President
Frank is a dedicated, highly motivated, company-orientated team player with the desire to excel in the electrical industry with excellent communication skills with a strong work ethic. Frank has over 18+ years in the local electrical industry, with 9 ½ years’ experience in the project management space, wide-ranging electrical experience in the Health Care and Educational Institution Industries.
Brandon, Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric's Secretary, has over twelve years of industry experience. He spent eight years as part of the Lee Mechanical team and three years as a senior project manager. “I began my career in the industry as a Steamfitter where I was able to learn many aspects of the piping trade in such venues as: hospitals, schools, power plants, food processing.”
Frank AndreoliEstimator/Project Manager
Frank, a proud member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters, has over 25 years experience as an estimator and project manager. He is a Journeyman plumber and has significant OSHA training hours under his belt.
Mike WagnerEstimator/Project Manager
Mike has been a valued member of the Lee Team for over nine years, where he started out as an apprentice. Mike has training and experience as a Journeyman plumber, a medical-gas installer/brazer and as a cross-connection control tester. He is also a proud member of the Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters.
Steve MeierEstimator/Project Manager
Steve has been part of the Lee Team for four years. He is a member of the Tri-County Contractors, Local 127 and he has over 25 years of experience in the field and 15 years of experience in estimating & project managing.
Warren TuinstraHVAC Estimator/Project Manager
Warren has been part of the Lee Team for over 14 years. He is trained and certified in Manual J load calculation, Duct Design and calculating CFM. He loves working for Lee because he enjoys meeting people and developing strong relationships with them. His favorite pastime is campaign with his family.
Mark EngelJourneyman Service Plumber
Mark has been part of the Lee Team for over 17 years and he is member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters. He praises his job because he loves to work for a company that "looks out for both its employees and customers." Mark like to keep busy, outside of work, helping veterans and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Jeff KreyeMaster Service Plumber
Jeff has been part of the Lee residential team for over 15 years. He has experience as a licensed Wisconsin Master Plumber, a licensed Illinois plumber, a Wisconsin cross-connection control tester, a Illinois cross-connection control device inspector, a certified medical gas brazer/installer, a certified lead-safe renovator and he is OSHA 30 certified.
Todd TannerMaster Service Plumber
Todd has been part of the Lee residential team for over 17 years. He is a proud member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters and he also works with apprentices at the union's training center. His experience includes work as an inspector and in cross-connection control.
Mike WamboldtJourneyman Electrician
Mike, a proud member of Electrical Workers Union 127, has over 19 years experience in the trade, with four of them with the Lee Team. He is a licensed Journeyman electrician with training in CPR, OSHA 10 and OSHA 30.
Kyle McGovernJourneyman Electrician
Kyle has been a member of the Lee Team for over six years as an electrician and estimator. He is a member of Electrical Workers Union 127 and has five years of the electrical apprentice program under his belt. He also has training on OSHA 10, OSHA 30 and electrical code update classes.
Steve PetersonHVAC Installer
Steve enjoys his job with the Lee Team because, as he says, "everyday is different." He is a member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18 and has training in install and design power hydronics.
John MoranHVAC Installer
John has been a valued member of the Lee Team for over 11 years. John has training as a sheet-metal Journeyman and he is has an EPA-technician certification, his CDL and he is heavy-equipment certified.
Charles BinningerHVAC Commercial & Residential Service Technician
Charles has been part of the Lee Team for over two years and he is member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18. He praises his job because he loves the people and the challenge.
Tim PetersHVAC Commercial & Residential Service Technician
Tim has ten year of experience with the Lee Team and he is a proud member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18. He has five years of education at both Waukesha Country Technical College and Milwaukee Area Technical Collage. He has a mechanical degree and certifications in ICE, NATE and CPR.
Douglas BehringerCommercial Sheet Metal
Douglas has been a member of the Lee Team for over two years but he has over 21 years experience in the industry, including five years indentureship and as a State of Wisconsin Sheet Metal Apprentice. He is also a proud member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18.
Shane WilsonJourneyman Service Plumber
Shane, a proud member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters, has been a member of the Lee Team for three years. His training includes ASSE back flow-cross-connection control certification. According to Shane, he enjoys the relationships he creates with Lee customers and he likes to fix complicated issues with plumbing systems.
Mike RosenthalHVAC Commercial & Residential Service Technician
Mike has been part of the Lee Team for two years and he is also a member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18. He has been working in sheet metal since 1981 and HVAC since 1998.
Julio VillalobosJourneyman Service Plumber
Julio, a proud member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters, has been a member of the Lee Team for five years. His training includes forklift safety and operations, first aid and CPR, OSHA 30, crane signaling, rigging, Uponor training and AutoCAD for the trades. He is also trained as a cross-connection control tester and gas-tite/flash shield installer.
Harry JamesHVAC Commercial & Residential Service Technician
Harry loves the versatility of being a HVAC technician and he has been using his HVAC skills at Lee Plumbing, Heating & Cooling for two years. His training includes studies at Milwaukee Area Technical College, OSHA 30 certification and universal refrigeration handling training. He also has his signal/hoist/rigging certification.
Nicholas PeterJourneyman Service Plumber
Nickolas has been a valued member of the Lee Team for over two years. He has training as a Navy SeaBee and he is also certified in HVAC. Nickolas enjoys interacting with Lee customers.
Dave GauthierYard Warehouse & Drain Cleaner
Dave has been a valued member of the Lee Team for over 16 years. He truly enjoys meeting new people and working with the rest of the Lee Team. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his granddaughter, camping and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Rick AneyHVAC Commercial & Residential Service Technician
Rick has been in the HVAC industry for 18+ years. He is a proud member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18. He loves to know "that I put a smile on someone's face after repairing their system."
Daniel J. ChovanJourneyman Service Plumber
Daniel, a proud member of Local 118 Plumbers and Steamfitters, has over 25 years in commercial and residential service and his training includes four years at Gateway Technical College. Daniel admits that he loves his job because he really enjoys the "satisfaction of meeting his customers' needs."
Matt SomaApprentice Plumber
Matt has been part of the Lee residential team for almost three years. He praises his job because he really appreciates the mechanics of the plumbing industry.
Ron BrettHVAC Residential Service Technician
Ron is a proud member of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers LOCAL #18 and he has been a member of the Lee Team for 16 years. His training includes experience with Advanced ServiceTech-Service Experts and in the Army. He enjoys teaching/sharing knowledge of HVAC service with his fellow technicians.
Tim PetersService Technician
A Service Technician, Tim has been with Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric for 10 years. His five year apprenticeship gave him hands-on experience and he enjoys the variety of his day to day work assignments and really enjoys working with all the different people he meets everyday.
John MoranHVAC/Sheet Metal Worker
John has been an HVAC installer for over 12 years. John is a sheet metal journeyman with certification in refrigeration. He prides himself in being well-versed on a variety of different work and equipment installations.
Scott PollardJourneyman Plumber
A journeyman plumber, Scott has vast experience as a pipefitter. One hundred percent of his training has been in commercial and industrial plumbing. He enjoys the diversity of the trade, noting that “You never know what kind of curveball you’ll be thrown.” He says the job requires a good balance of brains and brawn.
Robert ConfortiPlumbing Apprentice
Robert is a plumbing apprentice who has over 20 years experience in the construction field. A self-described “jack of all trades” Robert is looking forward to furthering his education in the plumbing trade. He enjoys interacting with Lee customers and knowing that every day is different.
A journeyman member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 118, Kevin enjoys building great client relationships. He takes pride in providing Lee customers with peace of mind through solutions to their plumbing needs. A US Army veteran, Kevin is an avid fan of football, baseball and hockey teams from Chicago.
Lee Office TeamOffice support staff
Mary, Pam, Becky, Randye, Nora, Linda, Michelle