SANTEE, Calif. — Countywide Mechanical Systems announced that Paul Duke has joined the company as president. In his new role, Duke is responsible for the entire operations of Countywide Mechanical Systems, located in Santee, Calif.

“Paul brings more than 25 years of mechanical industry experience from both the operations and financial sides of the business to our team,” said Tim Chadwick, chief executive officer of MMC Corp., Countywide Mechanical Systems’ parent company. “We’re confident that he will take this office to the next level.”

Prior to joining Countywide Mechanical Systems, Duke served as president of the San Diego office of Comfort Systems where he was responsible for daily operations as well as all aspects of financial reporting and accounting.

During his extensive career, Duke has held positions as operations manager, chief financial officer, and president. Additionally, Duke oversaw the accounting and operations for three San Diego companies purchased by his previous organization, eventually integrating them into a single operating unit.

“Paul has proven successful at building strong teams that are focused on long-term partnerships with quality clients,” said Chadwick. “As an employee-owned company, that’s important to us because we always strive to deliver our vision of providing clients with an unparalleled construction experience.”

Countywide Mechanical Systems specializes in the installation, service, and maintenance of commercial HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and solar systems. For more information, visit

Publication date: 3/10/2014

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