Meet Our Team
Jeff Hawke, President
A third-generation company team member, Jeff Hawke has been a part of Quality Refrigeration for almost 35 years. As the grandson of the company founder, Jeff grew up in the refrigeration and air conditioning business, allowing him to learn first-hand about the many intricacies of the HVAC/R business and what it takes to successfully run a company.
As President, Jeff is responsible for overseeing all business operations, as well as providing leadership and guidance through the many developments and advancements in the HVAC/R business. He is passionate about maintaining a culture of family within the company, and is a strong advocate of continual training and education of his employees. His extensive background in engineering helps him to provide creative solutions to some of the more complex aspects of the business. He is also a member of numerous trade organizations which help him to keep up to date and informed on all emerging developments within the HVAC/R industry.
Jeff attended LA Harbor College where he earned an AA in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. He completed his collegiate education at California Maritime Academy where he earned a BS in Marine Engineering. Before advancing to President, Jeff held a variety of positions in the company, including technician and sales associate, where his responsibilities ranged from designing and engineering HVAC/R systems for customers to estimating costs and project management. His vast experience in project management served to prepare him for the many responsibilities of company president as well as develop the expertise necessary for effective strategic planning.
Jeff is happily married with 3 grown children and enjoys spending time with his 3 grandsons.