Management Team

  • Richard O. Hunton, P.E.

    Chairman & CEO, The Hunton Group

    Education
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering - University of Virginia
    MBA cum laude - Farleigh Dickinson University
    U.S. Navy - Engineering Officer, USS Shangri La (CVA 38)
    Professional Affiliations
    American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - Fellow honors, Past President, Houston
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    Professional Engineer Licenses- New York and Texas
    Contractor License - Hawaii and Texas
    Past President, National Association of Trane Franchise Holders
    Community Affiliations
    Director, Memorial-Hermann Healthcare Foundation
    Past Director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Director, Virginia Engineering Foundation (University of Virginia), 1994-1998
  • Richard Hunton, Jr.

    President & COO, The Hunton Group

    Education
    B.S. – University of Texas at Austin
    Rice University Executive Education Program
    Professional Affiliations
    Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) - Education Committee (1996-1997)
    American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - Past President (1995-1996), Houston Chapter
    Alliance for Energy. Economic and Environmental Building Solutions (AE3) - Founding Board Member (2010)
    US Green Building Council (USGBC) - Chairman (2012-2013), TX Gulf Coast Chapter 
    Community Affiliations
    Trustee, Ft. Bend County Economic Development Council - Treasurer (1999-2004)
    Lamar Consolidated ISD - Chairmen (2000-2010) Career & Technology Education Advisory Council
    Texas State Technical College Air Conditioning Department - Advisory Council (2004-2014)
    Wharton County Junior College – Ft. Bend Technical Center - Founding Advisory Board (2001-2014)
    Brazos River Preservation Society - Founding Member (1995)
  • Bruce Seher

    CFO, The Hunton Group

    Education and Certifications
    B.B.A Temple University - Accounting
    Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Alabama, Louisiana, Iowa and South Carolina)
    Charter Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
    Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP)
    Business Experience
    Director and Shareholder, Mayer Hoffman McCann, LLC (Certified Public Accountants Director), CBIZ, LLC (Tax Servicer)
    Professional Affiliations
    Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    Member, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
    Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Public Accountants
    Member, Construction Financial Management Association
    Community Affiliations
    Former Member of Finance Committee, National Liberty Museum (Philadelphia)
    Former Director and President, St. Andrews Common Owners Association (Hilton Head, South Carolina)

  • Albert Mireles

    Vice President of Human Resources, The Hunton Group

    Education
    B.B.A - Sam Houston State University
    Business Experiences
    Human Resources Director – The Hunton Group
    Human Resources/Corporate Management Team – Distribution Specialist Inc
    Human Resources HQ – EXXON Company U.S.A.
    Professional Affiliations
    Houston Human Resources Management Association
    Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • Charlie Hunton

    President and General Manager, Hunton Distribution, Houston

    Education
    B.S., Economics – University of Texas
    Rice University Executive Education Program
    Trane Sales/Technical Education Program
    Business Experience
    Light Commercial Sales Manager – Hunton Distribution, Houston
    Professional Affiliations
    Member, Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association (TACCA)
  • Robert Tyler

    Vice President of Equipment Sales, Hunton Distribution

    Education
    B.B.A., Finance – University of Houston
    Trane Sales Management Development Program
    Business Experience
    Group President – Group Maintenance America
    Vice President of Sales – Amana Corp.
    National Sales Manager – Friedrich Air Conditioning
    Sales & Marketing Manager – Brandt Service
    Marketing and Distribution Management – Trane Co.
  • John Dearman

    Vice President of Parts, Hunton Distribution

    Education
    U.S. Air Force Technical School – Shepherd AFB
    Sales Management Program
    Business Experience
    Trane Parts Sales and Management – San Antonio and Houston
    U.S. Air Force – Bergstrom AFB
    Business Expertise
    Distribution organization and management, air conditioning systems and equipment
    Professional Affiliations
    Member. Texas Association of Air Conditioning Contractors (TACCA)
  • Raymond Deaton

    Sales Manager, Hunton Distribution, Oklahoma City

    Education
    B.A. Economics – Upsala College
    MBA – Seton Hall University
    Business Experience
    Territory Manager for Carrier and Trane
    Sales Manager – Airtron
    Consumer Program Marketing - Houston Lighting & Power
  • Chris Stanziale

    Operations Manager, Hunton Distribution, Houston

    Education
    BS University of Maryland University College
    Business Experience
    Houston Branch Manager – Hunton Distribution
    Business Analyst – Hunton Distribution
    Sales Analytics Manager - Trane
    Regional Manager - Trane
    Regional Sales Manager - Trane
  • Kevin Murphy, LEED AP

    Vice President and General Manager, Hunton Trane

    Education
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, cum laude – University of Texas
    Naval Nuclear Power Program
    Trane Graduate Engineering Training Program
    Professional Affiliations
    Current Officer, Member - American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Houston Chapter
    Community Affiliations
    ALS Research Fundraising Committee
  • Richard Hunton, Jr.

    President & COO, The Hunton Group

    Education
    B.S. – University of Texas at Austin
    Rice University Executive Education Program
    Professional Affiliations
    Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) - Education Committee (1996-1997)
    American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - Past President (1995-1996), Houston Chapter
    Alliance for Energy. Economic and Environmental Building Solutions (AE3) - Founding Board Member (2010)
    US Green Building Council (USGBC) - Chairman (2012-2013), TX Gulf Coast Chapter 
    Community Affiliations
    Trustee, Ft. Bend County Economic Development Council - Treasurer (1999-2004)
    Lamar Consolidated ISD - Chairmen (2000-2010) Career & Technology Education Advisory Council
    Texas State Technical College Air Conditioning Department - Advisory Council (2004-2014)
    Wharton County Junior College – Ft. Bend Technical Center - Founding Advisory Board (2001-2014)
    Brazos River Preservation Society - Founding Member (1995)
  • Richard Hunton, Jr.

    President & Chief Operating Officer

    Richard Hunton, Jr., is the President and COO of The Hunton Group and the Hunton Group of companies, He is also the founder and president of Convergentz, an advanced building system integration and networking solutions provider. Convergentz is also a member of the Hunton Group of Companies.

    For over 30 years, The Hunton Group of Companies has provided energy-efficient commercial and residential real estate building solutions to the Greater Houston Area. From high-quality, energy efficient HVAC & Control Systems and Service, to financial solutions, the Hunton Group has been working with the construction industry to create comfortable, safe and energy efficient facilities.

    Richard created Convergentz after realizing the tremendous potential of Smart Building systems technology and understanding how Owners operate buildings. He envisioned a company that could integrate a building’s entire suite of systems through IT technologies to completely manage and control them through a user-friendly web interface.

    Richard Hunton is very active in the Houston commercial building market and a driving force in helping make commercial buildings more energy efficient and sustainable. He is a founding member of the Alliance for Energy, Economic and Environmental Building Solutions, the founding member and Vice Chair of the Houston chapter of the US Green Building Council, and the past president of the Houston chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

    Richard’s community affiliations include: Trustee, Ft. Bend County Economic Development Council; Chairman, Lamar Consolidated ISD Career & Technology Education Advisory Council; Texas State Technical College Air Conditioning Department Advisor; and Council, Wharton County Junior College – Ft. Bend Technical Center Advisory Board.

    Richard Hunton lives with his wife and two sons in Sugarland, Texas.

  • Kurt McCulloch

    General Manager, Convergentz

    Education
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
    Trane Sales Management Leadership Program
    Trane Graduate Engineering Training Program
    Professional Affiliations
    Current Membership Chair, Member - American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Houston Chapter
    ACHE, HAAHE, AE3, and TEMA
    Community Affiliations
    National Member - USA Hockey Level 4 Coach