The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors has hired Michael R. Copp to be its new executive vice president.

Copp held executive positions at the American Retirement Association, National Association of Home Builders and the American Institute of Architects.

“We’re seeing a great year ahead for PHCC,” said PHCC President Chip Greene.  “With Michael on board, we’ll be furthering PHCC’s mission with education, training, workforce development and public awareness initiatives that will help support the needs of our contractor members and the customers they serve. We are especially excited about Michael’s support of a ‘boots on the grounds’ program that will help us engage our members and develop programs to meet their needs.”