Merlin Industries Management
General Manager – Insulation and Environmental
As General Manager for the insulation and environmental side of Merlin Industries, Dale Schrack is responsible for all client relationships, new business development, estimating and project management. His leadership also includes regular training for field staff about the latest products and practices that deliver the best air insulation and air quality to Merlin’s clients.
Dale has 35 years of experience in the HVAC industry. His HVAC career includes long-term employment with Burger King Corporation and American Standard Corporation, and was an Owner-Operator of his own HVAC business for 10 years. Dale began working in various management positions for Thermal Concepts in 2000, and has been General Manager for Merlin’s Insulation and Environmental business since 2011.
General Manager – Metal Fabrication
As General Manager for the metal fabrication side of Merlin Industries, David Valenchis is responsible for all client relationships, new business development, estimating and manufacturing management. His leadership also includes regular training for shop staff about the latest manufacturing tools and techniques in order to deliver on the expectations of Merlin’s metal fab clients.
David has 25 years of experience in the HVAC industry. He started his HVAC career by gaining important field experience as a mechanic and working his way up as a foreman, superintendent and project manager. David began working in various management positions for Thermal Concepts in 1998, and has been General Manager for Merlin’s Metal Fabrication business since 2013.
As Administrative Manager for Merlin Industries, Brandi Bruns is responsible for all of the documentation required to operate the business, serve Merlin’s clients and work with Merlin’s vendors. Her ability to organize all of Merlin’s business administration into one centrally accessible system allows the field, shop and office staff to operate with greater ease and efficiency – which creates better experiences for Merlin’s clients.
Brandi has 5 years of business administration experience. Prior to joining Merlin, she worked for Johnson Controls where she learned how reliable business procedures translate to business success. Brandi has been Administration Manager for Merlin Industries since 2012.