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Leaders in the HVAC, Plumbing, & Electrical Industries

Royal House Partners aims to take your business to the next level.  

Our experience can enhance all areas within your organization including business oversight, technician training, financing, community outreach, and more.  Join our movement so we can help you gain access to a plethora of resources for future growth and prosperity.

About Us

Meet Our Leadership Team

Doug Hart, CEO

Doug Hart is a senior executive with significant experience scaling and leading home services businesses, most recently at Terminix International, where he served as Vice President, International.  In that position, he led the entire non-USA business of Terminix that spanned Canada, Latin America, and Europe. Prior to Terminix, Mr. Hart was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Reliance Home Comfort, a large Canadian home services company. There he authored the company’s five-year strategic plan and increased sales and revenues in the residential and commercial markets. Hart also held several operational leadership roles at Reliance, including General Manager of Greater Toronto and Vice President of Western Canada, leading five hundred employees across fourteen branches. Mr. Hart holds a BCom from Memorial University of Newfoundland and an MBA from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Paul Adams
Chief Growth Officer & Founder

Paul Adams, former Owner/Executive with Service Experts LLC, has deep expertise as an executive in home services and business development.  Paul brings extensive M&A experience in the HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing space.  Paul has been selected as a Winner of the 2022 Realty 2.0 Outstanding Leadership Award.

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Eric Shaw
Chief Human Resources Officer & Founder

Eric brings a wealth of knowledge and talent with previous experience with home services organizations such as Palm Harbor Homes.  He is a former Owner/Executive with Service Experts LLC and possesses extensive experience in M&A operations integration.

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Joe Williams
Chief Financial Officer

Our finance team is led by former CFO at Colmet, Joe Williams.  He has sound experience in all aspects of finance and operations and brings our family extensive M&A experience.

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Gregette Smith
VP of Business Services

Gregette Smith is our VP of Business services who served as a former executive with extensive experience in marketing, operations, project management.  She is a growth-oriented leader with proficiency in Financial Management and implementing Finance technology solutions.  

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Mike Herrick
Director of Systems & Integration

Mike Herrick, our Director of Systems and Integration, is a former executive with extensive experience in operations, sales & marketing.  Working with multi-location businesses and integrating operational systems post sale, he adds immense value to our mission. 

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Debra Rose
Director of Human Resources

Debra Rose, our Director of Human Resources, began her career with Lennox International, gaining unparalleled experience in the HVAC manufacturing and distribution space, while also establishing herself as a respected human resource professional. She is widely known for her business partnership, talent development, and project management expertise. 

Regional VPs

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Darwin Tanksley

Regional Vice President

Darwin has been an owner as well as high level executive in the HVAC & Plumbing field in Texas for almost 20 years.  Darwin specializes in high end design build, IAQ, Geothermal, VRF and sales coaching.  Darwin is widely known in the community for his youth outreach programs and high school trade specific trainings for future technichan’s. Darwin currently sits on the board of directors for TACCA, the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce as well as the finance committee.

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Craig Denton

Regional Vice President

Craig entered the HVAC industry over 32 years ago, after Graduating with a degree from Ranken Technical College. Craig has been obsessed with continuing education which allows him to stay up to date with the newest technology and business training.  He purchased Anton’s Air Conditioning and Heating  in August 2004 and has grown the business significantly, focusing on the People who he works with. Craig and his Team’s Core Focus is “Enhancing the lives of the families we impact.” Craig and Anton’s have been recognized for their superior service by all the Top organizations in the country.  His most recent accolade is the BBB Torch award given for business ethics. 

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Jay Wood

Regional Vice President

Jay Wood is a 28 year veteran of the industry.  Jay has extensive expertise in every aspect of the HVAC and Plumbing trade from installing, servicing, managing departments.  For almost three decades, Jay has acted as a VP over Residential, VP over Commercial, President/CEO, & Owner/Operator.   Jay's vast leadership experience is one of the greatest assets that he brings to the team.

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