The technicians and staff at Ferguson Veresh Inc are a dedicated group of individuals, working together as a team to ensure quality work and customer satisfaction.
Shane FitzHenry joined the Ferguson Veresh team in October of 2008 and has risen to the position of President. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Shane became President of Ferguson Veresh in January 2022.
Stephen joined the Ferguson Veresh team in June 2022 as Vice-President. He has been in the mechanical engineering and mechanical contracting business ever since he graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas and specializes in plumbing and HVAC design and project management.
HVAC Service Manager
Our Service Manager, Darren Kirkpatrick, began his career at Ferguson Veresh in 1985. His first position was as a service technician’s helper. During his early years with the company, Darren also worked in the parts department, handled accounts receivable, and as the service dispatcher learning all the various aspects of the service side of the business. In 1987, Darren became a fully qualified service technician. In 1995 he was promoted to his current position as Service Manager.
HVAC Installation Manager
Wayne Hodges has served as our Install Department Supervisor since June 2022. Working as an HVAC installation mechanic since 1979, David has worked on both residential and commercial projects. He has done work on commercial jobs that include Wal-Mart, Lowes, several schools, and numerous other Wichita Falls area businesses. He is well versed in his trade, and is licensed in both Texas and Oklahoma for HVAC work.
Master Plumber/Plumbing Supervisor
Our Master Plumber, Billy Link, began his work in the plumbing field as an apprentice in 1985 when he was 17 years old. After working in the plumbing field for many years, Billy tested for his master plumber license in 2002 and opened his own company. Billy also spent four years as an inspector for the City of Wichita Falls before joining Ferguson Veresh to head up our plumbing department.
Sales Representative Todd Lane joined Ferguson Veresh in the spring of 2011. After spending 15 years at S&J Electric in Fort Worth running the Highway Division, Todd moved back to Wichita Falls where he was born and raised. His enthusiasm and construction background make him a wonderful fit for Ferguson Veresh. Todd specializes in residential and light commercial sales.
Cofounder. Retired January 2022
John began working in the HVAC installation, service, and construction industry at the age of 13. John learned early the skills of sheet metal installer, parts operator, service dispatcher, warehouse inventory control and HVAC repair. John teamed up with Mike Veresh to form Ferguson-Veresh in 1975. From the beginning, John was responsible for HVAC designs, sales and installation, project manager for larger jobs, crew scheduling, human resources, commercial estimating and safety coordinator. As the business grew, his responsibilities focused on HVAC sales and installation. Through John’s leadership, the business is now a household name in the Wichita Falls area with a reputation for good, honest work. John retired in January 2022.
Cofounder. Retired January 2020
Mike is a native of Detroit, Michigan brought to Wichita Falls by the United States Air Force. Mike served at Sheppard Air Force Base from 1968 to 1972. Following his tenure with the Air Force, Mike remained in Wichita Falls and got into the HVAC business while working at Paul Scheuer Engineering. After a few years, there Mike teamed up with John Ferguson to form Ferguson-Veresh in 1975. Mike is well-versed in the HVAC industry and served as the HVAC service department lead in addition to managing the finances and some large commercial jobs. As the business grew, his responsibilities focused on the HVAC service and business management. Through Mike’s leadership, the business is now a household name in the Wichita Falls area with a reputation for good, honest work. Mike retired in January 2020.