Meet Our Team
Randall W. Kimball
Randall Kimball, President, co-found Vermont Mechanical in 1988. When Vermont Mechanical was purchased by Encompass Mechanical Services in 1999 as part of an industry-wide national consolidation, he served as the New England Regional President for the publicly traded company, managing the operations of Encompass Companies throughout New England and New York. Randy ultimately bought Vermont Mechanical, Inc. back from Encompass in 2002. With 34 years in the mechanical-systems industry, Randy has experience doing everything from project management to design, engineering, finance and architecture, but now focuses primarily on fostering the type of innovation and growth necessary to make Vermont Mechanical an industry-leader in mechanical systems.
Amy Poirier was named Vice President of Vermont Mechanical in 2013, and has been with the company since 1998. Favorite quote: "3 things you cannot recover in life: the moment after it's missed, the word after it's said and the time after it's wasted." Three words to describe Amy: imaginative, hardworking and honest and you can usually find her engaged in anything creative. A little known fun fact: Amy was chosen to serve at the White House as part of her experience in the Air Force. Amy truly values her time in the military and counts the births of her children and grandchildren as some of her most memorable moments. The best piece of advice she received from her Dad, before he passed - "be grateful for all you have."
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer since 2017, Todd brings his many years of financial leadership to Vermont Mechanical while leading accounting and finance for the company. Favorite quote: "Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second and keep your foot on first." - Frederick Wilcox. Todd is a fan of Boston sports teams, enjoys live music, and plays the guitar in his spare time.
Engineering Manager and Lead Engineer
Bill has been with Vermont Mechanical since 2001 and brings a wealth of experience and ASHRAE best practices to the work he does. His favorite quote: "Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Best advice: Work in such a way that if a customer could see everything you do that they would still choose to be your customer. Three words to describe Bill: Hard to describe. Favorite moment: every time a customer asks us back to do more business. Little fun fact: "I have three sisters so I have a natural immunity to Cooties!"
Corporate Business Development Manager
Craig has over 20 years cumulative experience at VMI in various roles so he understands the business well. His most memorable personal moment is watching the 1980 Olympic Hockey game (USA vs Russia) with his dad. His favorite quote, "There is always something positive from a negative." Three words to describe Craig: motivated, positive and empathetic. He enjoys playing competitive hockey and the best advice he ever received: "it's never a problem, only a challenge."
Over 30 years experience in the Plumbing & HVACR industry, the first 23 of those spent in sales and management. While working closely with over 100 distributors and product manufacturers as well as a customer base that included residential, commercial, manufacturing, & mechanical contractors, Kevin gathered invaluable product knowledge that currently gives him a distinct advantage when it comes to his role as Corporate Sales with Vermont Mechanical. When not providing solutions to meet our customers needs, Kevin enjoys competitive antique tractor pulling during the summer as well as fall hunting and winter ice fishing.
Tom has been with Vermont Mechanical since 1999 and he is especially proud of the work at the University of Vermont Medical Center Miller Building that illustrates how much skill VMI offers as a company. His favorite quote is: "Never say never. Well, hardly ever." Tom enjoys playing serious classical works on the French Horn and one of his most memorable moments was playing the horn in a stage production of the rock opera, 'Tommy.' He also enjoys backcountry skiing and harvesting lake ice. He is a fan of SNL Cold Opens, any live music and big firework shows.
Brian has over 35 years of experience in the mechanical contracting business - 30 of those years have been with Vermont Mechanical, something he is really proud of. His most personal memorable moments are his children's birth days. Best advice he's ever received: "You get out of life what you put into it." Three words to describe Brian: dedicated, resourceful and persevering. When he's not at work, his favorite pastime is spending time with his family hunting and fishing.
Sheet Metal Department Manager
Scott has been with Vermont Mechanical since 1999 and has worked his way up from an entry level sheet metal position. He has a full grasp of the sheet metal industry and enjoys the extreme challenges of managing multiple projects and priorities. He could not do his job without a great team of colleagues. The three words to most describe Scott: motivated, hard-working and ambitious. He is very family oriented. raising 5 kids and spending as much time outdoors as possible. "Motivation, organization and communication gets the job done."
Piping & Prefabrication Manager
Mike has been with Vermont Mechanical since 2005, having started as a welder and then becoming an Apprentice Plumber and earning his Journeyman License. He was promoted to run the Prefabrication shop area in 2017 and one of his proudest moments is seeing the shop built out to completion in 2019. He now leads the Piping and Prefabrication shop departments. Three words to describe Mike: caring, hard-working, and loyal. He's a fan of AC/DC, enjoys fishing, hiking and ATVing with his family.
Service Department Manager
Josh joined Vermont Mechanical in 2022 following 23 years of growth in many aspects of the HVAC industry from mechanical service to HVAC control systems engineering and account management. He values genuineness and intuitively looks for win-win situations to advance goals and to serve as an important part of long term relationships. Josh’s proudest moments are when he sees his three kids demonstrating kindness and care for each other and others. Josh is passionate about fitness, football (go Bills) and food.
Mark spent 25 years working in the environmental consulting field. As a Project Manager with Vermont Mechanical since 2016, Mark brings his talents of account management and relationship skills to ensure all of his projects are efficient and within budget parameters. Mark is an avid outdoors sports enthusiast, and enjoys mountain biking, hunting and maple sugaring.
Justin joined VMI's Project Management team in 2019 bringing lots of experience with him. His memorable moment is the day his son, Rowan was born. Best advice received is "measure twice, cut once." He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, woodworking and spending time with his family. Little known fun fact: has spent most of his life in Vermont, but was actually born in Kansas. Three words to describe Justin: straight-forward, honest and level-headed.
Alex joined Vermont Mechanical as an Assistant Project Manager after graduating from Clarkson University in 2015 and was promoted to Project Manager. Three words to describe Alex: future-focused, learning-agile and approachable. When not at work, you'll find Alex either mountain biking or alpine skiing. During the winter, he coaches a high school ski team in his free time. A fan of podcasts, ask him who he's following and learning from.
Service Preventive Maintenance Manager
Dustin joined Vermont Mechanical in 2023.
Human Resources Manager
Sarah joined Vermont Mechanical in 2022 with 20 years of HR experience in manufacturing. She is excited to support skill development across VMI, build culture, and institute HR best practices. Sarah is a life-long equestrian and will be found at the barn with her 2 horses when not at work or with family. Sarah’s favorite quote is by J.W. Von Goethe – Whatever you do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.