Officers & Directors

OFFICERS

Peter Gasiewicz, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Gasiewicz was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company on July 1, 2013. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Gasiewicz served as President and Chief Operating Officer from November 29, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz also served as Vice President of Sales from January 21, 2008 until November 29, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz has been a Director of the Company since February 24, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz has extensive knowledge and experience in HVAC and the distribution business. From January 2006 to January 2008 Mr. Gasiewicz was President of Fedders North America and Senior Vice President of Fedders Corporation. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Manager of International Comfort Products/Carrier Corporation (ICP), a division of United Technologies Corporation. Mr. Gasiewicz has also served as President of two wholly-owned ICP distributors operating approximately 31 locations and has held various other positions in the HVAC industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from New Jersey’s Ramapo College and has obtained a variety of technical certifications. He also has continuing education background at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Mr. Gasiewicz is also a Vietnam-era veteran who served with the United States Marine Corps.

William Salek, Chief Financial Officer/Secretary

William Salek has been the Vice President of Universal since June 1999 and was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company in October 2004 and Secretary of the Company in February 2005. Mr. Salek has been employed by Universal since 1983. Mr. Salek holds a B.S. in Accounting from Clarion University. Mr. Salek is a director of Educational Partnership for Instructing Children, Inc., a non-profit learning institute.

Melissa Goldman-Williams, Executive Vice President

Melissa Goldman-Williams was appointed Executive Vice President of the Company on July 1, 2013. Mrs. Goldman-Williams previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Operations. Mrs. Goldman-Williams has been a Director of the Company since October 2004. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Associates of New York, Inc. (“Goldman Associates”) since January 1996, and during the periods from January 2004 to January 2007 and from January 2010 to January 2011 she also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Associates. From January 2007 to January 2010, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Westye East, an appliance distributor. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of the HVAC distribution division of Goldman Associates from 1996 to 2001, at which time the division was acquired by the Company. She holds a B.A. from Lehigh University and a Masters Degree in Environmental Management from Duke University. She is the daughter of Michael Goldman, the Chairman of the Company.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Michael Goldman, Chairman of the Board

Michael Goldman served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from February 15, 2013 to July 1, 2013. Mr. Goldman has been a Director of the Company since September 29, 2004 and was appointed Chairman of the Board on April 17, 2006. Since 1987 Mr. Goldman was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goldman Associates of New York, Inc. (“Goldman Associates”), an appliance distributor for the Northeast, until January 1, 2007. The assets of Goldman Associates were acquired by Westye East, on January 1, 2007 and it is now an investment company located in Florida. Mr. Goldman continues to serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goldman Associates. Mr. Goldman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Brooklyn College and an M.B.A. in Management from Syracuse University.

Peter Gasiewicz was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company on July 1, 2013. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Gasiewicz served as President and Chief Operating Officer from November 29, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz also served as Vice President of Sales from January 21, 2008 until November 29, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz has been a Director of the Company since February 24, 2011. Mr. Gasiewicz has extensive knowledge and experience in HVAC and the distribution business. From January 2006 to January 2008 Mr. Gasiewicz was President of Fedders North America and Senior Vice President of Fedders Corporation. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Manager of International Comfort Products/Carrier Corporation (ICP), a division of United Technologies Corporation. Mr. Gasiewicz has also served as President of two wholly-owned ICP distributors operating approximately 31 locations and has held various other positions in the HVAC industry. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from New Jersey’s Ramapo College and has obtained a variety of technical certifications. He also has continuing education background at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Mr. Gasiewicz is also a Vietnam-era veteran who served with the United States Marine Corps.

Melissa Goldman-Williams was appointed Executive Vice President of the Company on July 1, 2013. Mrs. Goldman-Williams previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Operations. Mrs. Goldman-Williams has been a Director of the Company since October 2004. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Associates of New York, Inc. (“Goldman Associates”) since January 1996, and during the periods from January 2004 to January 2007 and from January 2010 to January 2011 she also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Associates. From January 2007 to January 2010, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Westye East, an appliance distributor. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of the HVAC distribution division of Goldman Associates from 1996 to 2001, at which time the division was acquired by the Company. She holds a B.A. from Lehigh University and a Masters Degree in Environmental Management from Duke University. She is the daughter of Michael Goldman, the Chairman of the Company.

William Pagano has been a Director of the Company since February 2002. He was employed in various capacities with the Company since October 2005, and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from April 2006 until his retirement on February 15, 2013. Mr. Pagano holds a B.S. in Industrial Management, and an M.B.A., both from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Pagano also holds a J.D. from Seton Hall University.