Head Coach & Trainer
Mike Maynard began his career in the heating and air conditioning industry in 1976 as an installer in new construction for a HVAC company. Maynard held many different positions in the company, eventually becoming the service manager. In 1985 he was promoted to operations manager. At this time the company employed 35 people and had approximately $3.5 million dollars in sales.
In 1989, Mike had the opportunity to acquire this organization, and he began transforming it into a leading company in his market. He continued to grow the company, achieving net profits well above industry averages.
After 22 years on the contracting side of the business, Maynard sold his company to a national consolidator of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing companies. At the time he sold his business, it had grown into an organization with more than 50 employees and sales of over 7 million dollars a year. Maynard's former company was featured on the news show "CBS This Morning," which highlighted companies with innovative recruiting and programs that retain high quality employees. As well as a recipient of the Trane Companies S.O.A.R. award, recognizing companies outstanding performance.
Throughout his career, he has been involved in many organizations dedicated to raising industry standards. During his term as chairman of the Cincinnati Home Builders Habitat for Humanity committee, three homes were built for needy families. Maynard is a past President of the Cincinnati Home Builders Association's Associates Council. For the last seven years he has been a Business Coach for companies owned by consolidators and private owners, as well as the Business Coach for Quality Service contractors a division of the National Association of Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors.
Mike is currently a Senior Profit Coach and Trainer for BDR. In his work as a Profit Coach, Mike has helped his diverse group of clients to grow and prosper. One of his clients, Advent Air Conditioning, was named National Residential HVAC Contractor of the Year for 2014 by Contracting Business magazine.
Mike also has a key role as a trainer at BDR. He is a lead instructor at BDR’s Profit Launch business planning workshops. In addition, he is also a trainer for BDR’s accessory, service, PreWall, and Wall 1 dealer trainings as well as for BDR’s plumbing courses.