Professional Team

GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ-General Manager-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ
General Manager

Originally from Puerto Rico, Gabe joined the team in 2018 after 5 years working for large multinational companies across the globe in different capacities. Since he joined, Gabe has been leading key initiatives for the company in addition to taking the role of head coach. He graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Applied Economics and Management.

HECTOR URGELL, P.E.-Operations Manager-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
HECTOR URGELL, P.E.
Operations Manager

Hector joined the team in 2018 with 22 years of experience working with mechanical equipment and leading teams in Puerto Rico. Hector is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Brophy Air. His technical expertise and can-do attitude inspires our work force to solve complex problems and execute at a high level for our customers. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

MANNY LOPEZ DE QUINTANA-Lead Technician and Founder-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
MANNY LOPEZ DE QUINTANA
Lead Technician and Founder

Born in Cuba, Manny moved to South Florida at a young age. After several years in the industry, Manny founded Brophy Air in 1991. His passion for customer service and cutting edge HVAC technology has made him really effective at coaching and developing our field technician force while ensuring high quality of our work. Manny graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida and was an instructor in the program for many years.

RICHARD CABRERA-Business Development Executive-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
RICHARD CABRERA
Business Development Executive

Richard joined the team at the start of 2020 as Brophy Air focuses on providing its solutions to an ever expanding client base. Richard works with prospective clients customizing a solution that maximizes the client’s operating budget, increases the building’s efficiency, and helps to prolong the life of building assets. He attended the University of Miami.

CARLOS LOPEZ
Project Manager

Carlos joined the Brophy Air team in the summer of 2019. He is in charge for overseeing construction projects. His attention to detail, mechanical expertise and client focus make him a perfect fit to run this important side of the business. Carlos has over 30 years of experience in the field and holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of Puerto Rico.

MARGARITA ALONSO-Administrative Assistant-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
MARGARITA ALONSO
Administrative Assistant

Margarita, a South Florida native, joined the team in 2012. Margarita currently manages our billing, collections, accounts payable and payroll processes. From ordering our office supplies to planning birthdays, the office wouldn’t be able to run without Margarita.

MARIA GARCIA
Service Clerk

Maria joined us summer of 2020. Maria is in the front lines taking customers calls, coordinating service with technicians and customers, and ensuring our customers are satisfied with our service. Maria comes to Brophy Air with 16 years of customer service experience.

LIZETTE DIAZ MASSO-Owner and Managing Member-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
LIZETTE DIAZ MASSO
Owner and Managing Member

Lizette took over Brophy Air in 2017 and converted it to a Linc Service franchise. Her goal is to build on the high quality of work Brophy Air is known for and leverage Linc Service to provide the South Florida market with innovative offerings. Lizette graduated from University of Puerto Rico with a degree in Industrial Engineering and then pursued a Master’s degree in Robotics from Purdue University.

RICK BROPHY-Founder-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
RICK BROPHY
Founder

A native of South Florida, Rick followed his father’s footsteps and pursued a career in the HVAC industry. After several years in the industry as a service and construction manager, Rick founded Brophy Air in 1991. His diligence and passion for excellence has continued to ensure Brophy Air is a high quality HVAC provider. Rick graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida.

Field Team

MANNY LOPEZ DE QUINTANA-Lead Technician and Founder-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
MANNY LOPEZ DE QUINTANA
Lead Technician and Founder

Born in Cuba, Manny moved to South Florida at a young age. After several years in the industry, Manny founded Brophy Air in 1991. His passion for customer service and cutting edge HVAC technology has made him really effective at coaching and developing our field technician force while ensuring high quality of our work. Manny graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida and was an instructor in the program for many years.

RUBEN CENDAN-Master HVAC Journeyman-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
RUBEN CENDAN
Master HVAC Journeyman

Ruben has been with Brophy Air since its founding 29 years ago. Throughout the years, Ruben has gained deep knowledge and experience with all types of HVAC equipment and his focus on putting the customer’s best interests first has ensured Brophy Air’s success. Ruben graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida and has his Master HVAC Journeyman license.

JOSE REYES-HVAC Journeyman-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
JOSE REYES
HVAC Journeyman

José joined Brophy Air in the middle of the 2008 recession and has been focused on making Brophy Air thrive since then. José’s professionalism, punctuality and reliability has allowed him to be seen as a partner rather than just a service provider across our oldest key accounts. José graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida.

NICK KAMARIS-HVAC Journeyman-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
NICK KAMARIS
HVAC Journeyman

Nick is the newest addition to the team. He adapted seamless to our culture and quickly became an ambassador of the Brophy Air brand and values. Nick is known for his excellent customer service and his can-do attitude. Nick graduated from the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida.

LON SUTTLE-HVAC Journeyman-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
LON SUTTLE
HVAC Journeyman

Lon joined our team 8 years ago after being part of another Linc franchise. In addition to his focus on service and repair, Lon is known for his expertise in HVAC equipment installations and piping.

JOHN BURKE-HVAC Apprentice-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
JOHN BURKE
HVAC Apprentice

John is currently on the five year apprenticeship program at the renowned ARPEC school in South Florida. Over the past few years, he has been focused on assisting our journeymen in repairs and installations to build up his HVAC knowledge and experience. Now, John’s passion for HVAC and his fast learning ability have allowed him to excel out in the field on his own.

SERGIO MIERES-Lead Duct Installer-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
SERGIO MIERES
Lead Duct Installer

Sergio is highly involved in our projects to make sure air distribution designs are executed to perfection.

JOSE DEL PINO-Duct Installer-Brophy Air Specialty Group LLC
JOSE DEL PINO
Duct Installer

José is highly involved in our projects to make sure air distribution designs are executed to perfection.