Jeff Johnson

Operations Manager


As Operations Manager, Jeff works with department managers regarding field operations and procedures. After graduating from Universal Technical Institute in 1989, he joined Custom Aire in 1990, and expands his knowledge in the industry as an active member of RSES (Refrigeration Service Engineers Society).







Ryan Flaten

Fabrication Manager


Ryan joined Custom Aire in 2000 as a journeyman plumber. His background also includes mechanical contracting, and he is an accomplished welder. Ryan now manages the fabrication and welding shops, and is responsible for estimates, production, material orders and shop-related maintenance.








Vince Stroh

Project Manager


After graduating from the HVAC Technical Program at Bismarck State College, Vince joined the team at Custom Aire in 1996 as a commercial sheet metal installer. Vince was a project foreman for 15 years, leading many commercial projects throughout Minnesota and North Dakota, before moving into the position of project manager.








Jeff Brule

Service Manager


A graduate of Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, Jeff has gained experience in the field as one of Custom Aire’s top service technicians. As Service Manager, he is responsible for the day-to-day service operations and managing maintenance contracts. Under Jeff’s direction, the service team also assists the installation department and project managers on larger projects.