A Review of Goettl Air Conditioning CEO’s Humanitarian Efforts

 

Leading Las Vegas air conditioning company Goettl Air Conditioning’s owner Ken Goodrich has marked himself out as a passionate philanthropist. His latest initiative has been sponsoring the education of an armed forces veteran, who a student at the College of Southern Nevada. This move has been applauded because it is bound to greatly impact the life of the Veteran.

Former naval officer, Nick Hughes had no idea about what he wanted to do after leaving the U.S Navy. It seemed like a hard task to transition into the civilian way of life. However, his transition has been smooth thanks to Mr. Goodrich from Goettl, who sponsors an applied science in AC technology program. Hughes’ two year-long studies were fully funded by Mr. Goodrich after he won the Post 9/11 Veterans Tools Award.

The award is totally distinct from conventional college scholarships since it gave Hughes the opportunity to choose tools worth 1,000 dollars. These will help him as he makes his next career move. Goodrich came up with the idea of supporting former servicemen because he realized that they often end up becoming good employees. Apart from the award, Mr. Goodrich funds the J. Duncan Goodrich AC Technology Lab at the College of South Nevada. He also Sponsors the Son of a Gun Scholarship award, which is given to current students from multigenerational families within the AC industry.

Goettl AC in Brief

Since its formation in 1939, the firm has cut a niche for itself in the air conditioning industry by offering matchless services. It was started by Adam and Gust Goettl, who introduced it to Las Vegas in 1968. It however left four decades later due to the financial crisis that greatly affected its operations. Its purchase by current owner, Ken Goodrich has seen it record remarkable growth. Its recent reintroduction in Las Vegas has altered the status quo because it has already made inroads in the market.
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