9106626.jpg“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. working together is success.”  

Henry Ford       

Our Team...

Brian K. Sheely

Founder and President/CEO

Brian started his career in the temperature controls industry in 1986 when he was hired by Johnson Controls, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.  He spent 2 1/2 years in JCI’s Central Region office, where his duties included providing telephone and onsite technical support services for over 8 branch offices. In early 1989,  Brian relocated to Lexington, Kentucky to become the area's system representative for the newly opened Lexington Branch Office.

Brian has over 30 years Direct Digital control experience and holds certifications from Johnson Controls, Richards-Zeta and Automated Logic. Graduating from Electronic Technology Institute with an Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, Brian also holds Automated Logic certification in programming engineering, systems integration and engineering, and is a BACnet technical networks engineer.

“ALONE we can do so little, TOGETHER we can do so much.”

                                                                                              ―  Helen Keller

Daniel Vinson

Project Administrator

Daniel is responsible for the oversight of the company's controls installation coordination and project completion.  Hal has over 20 years of experience in the HVAC industry, as well spending several year as a Energy Systems Dispatcher .  Daniel has also been an active firefighter for the Camp Dick Volunteer Fire Department since 2007. 

Daniel enjoys fishing in his spare time.

David Walsh

Customer Relations Manager / Corporate Trainer

David's primary responsibility is to continue to grow our customer relationships with our existing customer base, as well as help expand and grow that base.  He brings over 18 years of knowledge and expertise on the ALC product line, and has been a Automated Logic Corporate Certified Trainer for most of those years.   

Stan Merryman, Jr.

Branch Manager - Mid South Office

Stan Jr. is responsible for the project engineering design. He also currently oversees the performance, sales and support service of the InnerSpace Strategies Mid-south office in Colliersville, Tennessee. Stan is an active member of ASHRAE and has 35 overall years of HVAC service and installation experience, over 15 years Direct Digital Control experience.  He holds certifications from Andover, Novar, Landis Staefa, and Automated Logic, which includes the Automated Logic certification in programming engineering, Integration interface engineering.  In addition, Stan is a BACnet technical networks engineer.                                                                       

(Unlimited Mechanical License # M009792, Steam # M0010126)

Shawn Sheely

Integration and Support Services Manager

Shawn is responsible for all engineering, programming and service department management duties. He has over 25 years in the HVAC service and the Direct Digital Controls industry. Holding an Associates Degree in Applied Science - Electrical, Shawn also has technical certifications from Automated Logic in Technical Essentials, Engineering Applications II, and Third Party Integration. He also holds a certification as a BACnet technical networks engineer.  

Shawn is our "Integration Extraordinaire".  He is responsible for over $5M of integration projects during his tenure with our company.

E. J. Reisert

Application Engineer

E.J. is responsible for the oversight and production of the engineering, design, and applications of our controls installation.   E.J. has over 28 years of experience in the HVAC and temperature industry, spending several years in the building Fire Alarm, Security, Access Control, and Surveillance sector.  An active member of ASHRAE, he holds an Associate’s Degree in Electronic Engineering.  E.J. also has received extensive temperature controls training while employed at Johnson Controls.

Paul Groves, Jr.

Application Engineer

Paul is responsible for the production of the engineering, design, and applications of our controls installation.   Paul has over 4 years of experience in the HVAC and temperature industry. 

He also enjoys playing country music with his band,  Paul Groves and The Three Week Strut.

Chad Tibbs

Installation Manager

Chad is responsible for managing our controls systems installations, and follow up support services of Direct Digital Controls Projects. His duties include scheduling, coordinating and over-seeing the installation teams. In addition, he also provides software programming and database setup services for our projects.  Chad has over 20 years of HVAC / DDC experience and is an Automated Logic WebCTRL technical specialist.  Chad supervises the following well qualified, Controls Technician/Project Managing Team that boasts over 100 years of combined DDC Controls experience.