GEA Consulting

Serving the Global HVAC Industry

GEA Consulting was created in 2003 when a group of engineers, managers and technical specialists from the Trane company decided to create a unique resouce with the capability of providing an unprecedented level of experiece to the HVAC manufacturing and business industry. 

GEA Consulting Experts

The GEA team is committed to making HVAC engineering and managerial expertise available to  large and small companies who are competing in today's global economy. Every company has unique advantages, which when combined with the expertise and global capabilities of GEA Consulting, will provide unique advantages over their competitors. We will use our HVAC consulting experience to help you achieve your formula for success.

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 Meet the GEA Consultants

Mini Bios for 25 Key GEA Consultants

Individual Resumes for GEA Consultants

Byron Hamm - Turbomachinery Consultant

BSME & MSME - Iowa State University

Bill Spietz - Senior Weld Consultant

B.S. Metallurgical Engineering - Michigan Tech University

Paul (PJ) Sikorsky - Metallurgist 

 B.S. Metallurgical Engineering - Michigan Tech                     

M.S. Metallurgical Engineering - U of Michigan

Bill Hein - Global Unitary Strategist

BSME - UW Madison

MBA - UW La Crosse

Dennis Beekman - Large Chiller Engineering Consultant

BSME and MSME - UW Madison

Roger Walker - Strategic Sales Consultant

BSME - GMI/Kettering Institute

Dick Cawley - Unitary Technologies Consultant

BSME Texas A & M

David Foye - Electronics, Controls and Power Systems

ECE - UW Madison 

Gordon Roberts, C.P.M. A.P.P. - Strategic Supply Director & Commodity Consultant

BBA Marketing - U of Texas Austin

Lea Zhang - China Business Development

Diploma of Advance Japanese Teaching, Beijing Languages Institution, China

B.A. in Japanese, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

Holcombe Kelley - Air Handling Specialist

BSIE - Georgia Institute of Technology

Doug Hunsley - Operations and Manufacturing Consultant

BSIE Iowa State University

Larry Butz - GEA President & CEO

MSME & BSME U of Wisconsin - Madison 

Mike Koza - Process Improvement Consultant

MS - Adult Education - Louis University Wheeling, Illinois

BS - Mathematics & Engineering - Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois

Jim Larson - Heat Transfer Design Consultant

BSME - Michigan Technology University

Ed Eisermann - Senior Quality & Operations Consultant

BS Metallurgical Engineering Michigan Tech

John Beasley - Unitary Products Consultant

B.S.M.E. - Vanderbilt

MBA - Austin Peay 

Dick Kuster - Senior Operations Consultant

BSME U of Illinois

Jean-Paul Thierion - Senior Business Consultant - Europe

Baccalauréat Mathématiques (L.T.E Vauban Courbevoie)

BTS refrigeration (L.T.E Raspail Paris)

French Institute of Refrigeration

Ed Keuper - Senior Engineering Consultant

BSME Illinois Institute of Technology

MSME U of Wisconsin, Madison

Duane Lom - Unitary Systems & Energy Consultant

BSME UW - Madison, WI

Larry Butz Detailed Bio - Long Version 

Contains additional information and partial list of papers and presentations