Leadership

Charlotte Kahn, President / People Advocate

Charlotte began her career life as a barber; she is the granddaughter and niece of small-town barber shop owners. Little did she realize at the time – working and managing in a humble family-owned business would prepare her to be the third and current President of Kahn Mechanical.

When Charlotte joined our team in April of 1999, she executed payroll and provided direct support to our team in any way she could be of service. Her unwavering passion for people is the reason she retains both the title and responsibility for serving as our People Advocate.

Her primary role today is as Integrator for our Leadership Team. She leads, manages, and hold each of us individually accountable to our values and our core focus. She is the steady force in our organization, creating clarity, consistency, and direction for the entire organization.

We are fortunate to have her steady hand and limitless heart advocating for our partners each and every day.

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Josh Kahn, Visionary / CFO

Josh literally grew up in the air conditioning business. Kahn Mechanical Contractors was incorporated shortly before his 8th birthday. This provided Josh the opportunity to spend many adventurous summers knocking around our sheet metal shop – working with power tools, learning from technicians, and learning colorful new words. Josh was hired full-time in 1987. After initially managing the service side of Kahn Mechanical’s operations, he moved into construction for the next two decades. He now serves as our company Visionary and CFO.

Josh formerly served as President of the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors of America and the Community Services Foundation. He has served on the Board of Directors for Dallas Habitat for Humanity, the North Texas Chapter Air Conditioning Contractors of America, and numerous industry technician training and certification committees. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Temple Emanu-El and invests considerable time serving on boards and committees which support family and spiritual nurturing. Josh is most passionate about his service to High Adventure Treks, an organization dedicated to growing relationships, communication, and leadership skills between fathers and their children.

Josh holds a Texas Air Conditioning Contractors license and a BBA from the University of Phoenix.

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Dan Bradley, Director of Sales

Dan joined Kahn Mechanical in September of 2020, filling the newly developed Director of Sales role. He is a 2015 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and served 5 years as an Air Force Special Warfare officer. He displays his agility and adaptability by taking ownership of all processes relating to sales, marketing, prospecting, client relationships, and business development. Dan also holds a M.A. in Strategic Leadership from Saint Bonaventure University.

When not working, Dan likes to spend his time on the golf course, in the gym, and outdoors with his wife and their two dogs. He is very passionate about mental health advocacy for the veteran community.

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Victoria Styles, Finance Coordinator

Victoria has been an integral member of the Kahn Mechanical team since 2015, when she began her first role as a dispatcher for our service team. Her customer service skills and attention to detail led her to begin handling Accounts Receivables for the service department, and she grew into her current role of Finance Coordinator.

Victoria is an adventurous and adaptable professional who leads by modeling the values of courtesy, respect, and empathy among all of our team members. She has an incredible ability to lift those around her and gracefully navigate uncertain paths with confidence.

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Adrian Murillo, Service Operations Leader

Adrian is a prime example of Kahn Mechanical’s culture of encouraging development of employee career paths. He joined the Kahn Mechanical Team in 2005 as an Installation Helper and soon became a Lead Installer. He was named Special Projects Manager in 2019. In October of 2020 he stepped into his current role of interim Service Operations Leader. He also serves as the head of Kahn Mechanical’s Safety Committee, ensuring adherence to workplace safety standards for Kahn employees and their partners.

Adrian has proven he has a Servant’s Heart through his volunteering efforts with various food banks in North Texas. He is a proud husband and father of four, and enjoys spending quality time with those closest to him.

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James “JJ” Jernigan, Construction
Retrofit Superintendent

JJ joined our team in March of 2009. He has extensive experience in the construction industry, with a background in employee supervision, project management, leadership of diverse teams, and is NICET certified in Construction Technology. He works diligently to coordinate efforts between Kahn Mechanical employees, our clients, and our subcontractors to meet project demands and to assure quality workmanship. He is an alumnus of Mississippi State University.

JJ is actively involved in maintaining and improving the Texas Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial. He is also a proud member of Texas Defense Force Security and frequently volunteers his time to aid law enforcement professionals in keeping Texans safe. He holds various certifications in security, search & rescue, and private protection.

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Brian Limbaugh, Large Construction Superintendent

Brian came to Kahn Mechanical in 1990 with no experience in the industry, but with a lot of enthusiasm and technical skills. Starting as a Helper in the Installation Department, Brian is another example of the company’s policy of encouraging career path development. He soon became a Lead Technician and today is one of our most able leaders. He has an advanced background in designing, building, and maintaining hydronic systems.

Brian has a deep passion for volunteerism, displaying his Servant’s Heart by spending his free time helping at retirement homes, being an active advocate for the American Cancer Society, and participating in many ASPCA initiatives.

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Dennis Brisbon, Service Sales & Warehouse Coordinator

Dennis has been with the company since 1988 and is an outstanding example of Kahn Mechanical’s commitment to developing promising career paths for employees. Starting as a Helper, he soon proved his knowledge, skills, and leadership on the installation side of the business and moved to Lead Technician. Since 2001, he has managed technical projects and directed our technicians in various capacities. In 2019 he became part of the Service Sales team.

Outside of his work at Kahn Mechanical, Dennis shows his Servant’s Heart through his dedication to the American Legion. He spends much of his spare time working on his post and aiding the local veteran community.

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Mike Faulkner, Technical Career Path Coach

Mike started at Kahn Mechanical in 2015 as the Building Management Controls Systems Leader. He began his HVAC career in 1972 while attending high school and founded his own Controls company in 1988. Mike went on to work for a major HVAC Controls manufacturer performing commissioning, upgrades, and service sales. In 2019 Mike was asked to share his wealth of knowledge with the entire Kahn Mechanical Team and became our Career Path Coach. He is responsible for moving employees along their own paths and helping them grow in the industry. He holds a Texas State Contractor’s License among several other professional certifications.

Mike is proud to have eleven grandchildren and enjoys spending his personal time with his family. He is also interested in restoring, repairing, and racing cars.

Ann Kahn, Chief Giving Officer

Ann has been active in the business since its inception, first as Controller and as President for over 30 years. She was the first woman to qualify for the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors License and served as President of the North Texas Chapter Air Conditioning Contractors of America in 1985 and 2005.  She is also Past President of the Community Services Foundation and has served on the City of Dallas Building Inspection Advisory Examining & Appeals Board, the Stemmons Corridor Business Association Board of Directors, and many non-profit and service-related boards.

The entire team at Kahn Mechanical can continuously value our collective journey because of the example that Ann has set.