Hill York, Florida’s leading commercial air conditioning services and energy solutions company, has appointed Jason Katz as Chief Financial Officer. He joins the firm’s executive management team and will lead its finance and accounting operations from the corporate headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mr. Katz brings over 25 years of finance, accounting and operations experience to the position along with a proven track record of leading technology-driven teams through periods of high growth.
“Jason is a great fit for us as we continue to evolve into a high-tech leader in the commercial HVAC industry,” said Hill York CEO Robert “Chip” Lafferty. “He possesses the ideal combination of exceptional financial insight and significant experience developing strategies for technology-backed businesses.”
According to Lafferty, Mr. Katz will play a key role in advancing the company’s push to leverage its investments in various software platforms while optimizing overall cash flow and mobile billing in the field operations. He will also work to align individual and departmental expertise with business goals to drive Hill York’s growth and profitability.
Mr. Katz has held various high-level positions throughout his career and most recently served as CEO and CFO of Host.net, a multi-location data center, cloud service and network provider.
He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business management from Kent State University and a certificate of accounting from the University of Pittsburg. He is also a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania.
A full-service commercial air conditioning company, Hill York provides system maintenance, service, repairs, energy solutions and installation for a wide range of heating, cooling and ventilation systems. The company has served the state of Florida since 1936. For more information, visit www.hillyork.com.