NAPLES, Fla. — Conditioned Air Company of Naples announced the promotion of Tim Russell to the senior management position of senior vice president and chief financial officer. In this expanded role, Russell will be responsible for overseeing all financial operations of the company. He also will become a partner in Conditioned Air.

“Since joining Conditioned Air a little over a year ago, Tim has been instrumental in ensuring that our company remains an industry leader,” said Conditioned Air President and CEO Tim Dupre. “In this short time, he has helped us accomplish a lot of firsts, including our first acquisition in Honest Air Conditioning of Venice and the establishment of a commercial finance program to assist clients struggling through the current COVID-19.”

Originally from Indiana, Russell has lived in Southwest Florida for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Conditioned Air, he was CFO for Fusion Industries and director of finance and business development for its predecessor Stevens Industries. Before that, he served as CFO at Pulte-Knipper, a construction and development firm.

Russell earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with honors from Florida Gulf Coast University with a minor in Real Estate. He has professional experience in construction and development, manufacturing, and related businesses. He also has been a computer company owner and business consultant which adds to his talents beyond accounting.

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