When you are from Texas and you have the words “Jon Wayne” in your name — even with a bit of a spelling twist — you had better make a big impression. Such is the case with Jon Wayne Heating and Air of San Antonio, which was chosen by The NEWS as this year’s “Best Contractor to Work for” in the South.
Founder and owner, Don Rackler, is a fan of actor John Wayne. He even named his middle son Jonathan Wayne Rackler. So, when he founded the company in 2001, he decided to reference the movie star’s name — changing the spelling a bit to jive with the name of his middle son.