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Ron Hickey

President, South

Value Delivered

Ron oversees business development and sales for EMCOR Services Mesa Energy’s retrofit, service, and automation offerings in the Southern California market.

Additionally, Ron takes part in developing the overall growth strategy for the company. By assisting with infrastructure changes and technology implementation, he helps enhance new business development activities while generating value-oriented relationships.

Ron’s passion for continuous improvement and outstanding performance matches the expert, professional care that is needed to meet today's most challenging client and facilities issues. In all his work, he strives to deliver the innovative, responsive customer service and high-quality projects that Mesa’s clients have come to expect.


Ron has over four decades of experience in the mechanical services and construction industry. In 1980, he began his HVAC career as a sheet metal apprentice, before completing a four-year apprenticeship program and an additional two years of HVAC coursework at a community college.

For the next thirteen years, Ron would be employed by two well-known HVAC construction companies, holding positions with increased responsibility, including Journeyman, Detailer, Foreman, General Foreman, and Project Manager.

In 1993, Ron started Direct Air Conditioning, Inc. an HVAC service and retrofit company. After being successfully self-employed for twelve years, he joined the Mesa team in 2005.

Dedicated to his profession, Ron has been an Inland Refrigeration Health and Welfare Board trustee since 2000.

The Personal Side

Ron and his wife have been married for 32 years and have two children together, a son and a daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, boating, hunting, fishing, and motorcycle riding.