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About Ryan Company

In business, as in personal relationships, trust is earned.
In four decades, we've earned the lasting trust of thousands of customers.
We ask for the opportunity to earn yours.

 

President

Mike Rocheford

Mike Rocheford

Mike has worked for Ryan Company for 34 years. He started with the company when we had one product line, Kewanee Boilers. Over the years Mike became partner and eventual owner. Ryan now has over 10 product lines and Ryan has expanded its sales territory. He enjoys working with Mechanical Engineers and Contractors in offering state-of-the-art solutions to their customers. Contact Mike.

Marketing / Engineering

Matt Kiemen

Matt Kiemen

Matt joined Ryan Company in March 2013 and lives in Minneapolis. Matt is a 2008 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and where he was also President of his fraternity. He comes from a background in HVAC design and energy modeling for a consulting engineering firm where he worked on many different types of systems and buildings. He is an avid sports fan, especially the Vikings. Contact Matt.

Sales

Bryan Petricka

Bryan Petricka

Bryan has worked at Ryan Company since 2004, after working for the Gas Utility for 11 years. Bryan has extensive experience in rebates and payback calculations, with an emphasis in High Efficiency Boilers. Bryan's passion is providing customers with high performance equipment while saving the customer money. His other passion is hunting and fishing. Contact Bryan.


Rob Frei

Mike Rocheford

Rob started in the industry in the late 1970s as union pipefitter. He then went back to Dunwoody Industrial Institution and went through their system design course. In the late 1980s he bought a small mechanical contracting firm and operated it for several years. His company specialized in steam and hot water systems with a major concentration on steam to hot water conversions in many old large buildings. Rob's firm also did many design build process heating plants in several states throughout the country. He has a masters contracting licenses for: steam and hot water, gas, & high pressure steam and hot water. He has served as a consultant for several organizations, including the Center for Energy and Environment. Rob is responsible for northwestern Minnesota and North Dakota. Contact Rob.

Paul Solberg

Paul Solberg

Paul joined Ryan Company in January. He lives in Maple Grove with his new wife Liz (just married Feb. 2013). Paul is a 2009 graduate of The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. He graduated with a degree in Financial Management and also played hockey for the Tommies. He comes from a sales background in commercial staffing and machined/injection molded parts. His hobbies include hunting, fishing and golf. He is covering southern Minnesota and South Dakota for the Ryan Company. Contact Paul.

Project Manager

Barry Thielen

Barry Thielen

Barry started as a building engineer in the early 90's while working at Rollins Oil Company performing HVAC service. He then decided to attend Dunwoody Institute. Barry graduated in 1998 with a degree in applied sciences in the HVAC service field. Barry brings over 20 years of experience in the HVAC service industry to Ryan Company and currently holds licenses in: refrigeration, steam/ hot water boilers, oil burner and power limited, as well as a master gas license. Ryan Company is very happy to have him on board. Contact Barry.

Parts / City Desk

Jesse McMonagle

Jesse McMonagle

Jesse handles all our parts sales & inquiries as well as warranty claims & questions for Ryan Company products. Jesse attended the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus then started working at Ryan Company in the late 1990's. Jesse and his wife live in Champlin with their two children. In his free time Jesse likes to attend sporting events, music concerts and play a round of golf or some softball. Contact Jesse.

Administration

Mike McMonagle

Mike McMonagle

Michael Patrick McMonagle (Mac) joined Ryan Company in January 2013 after more than 30 years as a supplier to the manufacturing industry, where he learned the importance of customer service. In addition to his duties as Account Manager, He is also our Service Coordinator. He has been married 41 years to his lovely wife Terry. They have two children and 7 grandchildren. Mac and Terry are Prepare Marriage Mentors for several churches in the Metropolitan area. In his spare time he likes golfing and fishing. He looks forward to helping you with your HVAC needs, but don't expect to reach him on St. Patrick's Day. He's been known to lift a Guinness or two on his birthday. Contact Mac.