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United Mechanical Names Don Pine, LEED AP, to President

Pine brings over 40 years of experience in Mechanical Contracting to his leadership role;

takes over for longstanding president Mike Clark who retired in 2022

FORT MYERS, FL (January 9, 2023) – United Mechanical, LLC (United Mechanical), a leading full-service mechanical contractor that serves the commercial and industrial markets along the Gulf Coast of Southwest Florida, announces today the appointment of Don Pine, LEED AP, to President.

In his new leadership role, Don Pine is responsible for all aspects of the company's Business Development, Service, and Construction operations and oversees the Financial, Marketing, and Safety departments. Pine also participates in contract negotiations and ensures effective client communication so that customers receive consistent, exceptional service. In addition to his role at United Mechanical, Pine is a Partner at Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG) and reports directly to Carmine Mistichelli, COO/Partner.

Don Pine takes over for Mike Clark, who retired in 2022 after serving as United Mechanical's President for 23 years. Dustin Clark supersedes Pine as Vice President and most recently served as Director of Construction Operations.

"I am honored to serve United Mechanical as President and, with Vice President Dustin Clark, lead this incredible organization through continued growth and new opportunities," says Don Pine. "Our team is the finest in the industry, and our reputation in providing exceptional mechanical services and contracting is unmatched. As President, I will ensure that we continue to serve with honor, integrity, and a commitment to quality."

Don Pine joined United Mechanical in 1998 and most recently served as Vice President. He was responsible for overseeing the Engineering, Business Development, Service, Construction, and Marketing departments, as well as initiating policies and procedures that led to increased efficiency.

"I have been working closely with Don for over 20 years and have tremendous respect for him both as a friend and leader," says Mike Clark. "His technical skills and caring personality are traits that have always served the company well, and his ability to listen to the ideas of others and incorporate best practices throughout his career will continue to drive United Mechanical forward."

An expert in Engineering and Mechanical Design, Don Pine's longstanding career in Mechanical Contracting helped pave the way for his role as President of United Mechanical. His professional journey includes being a member of and serving the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE), one of the industry's most prestigious and recognized organizations. Pine is also a member of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association (FHEA).

"Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG) wishes Don Pine and Dustin Clark all the best as they embark on these exciting new roles and continue steering United Mechanical towards growth that is rooted in superior service," says Dave Lanphar, LEED AP, CEO/Partner of Fidelity BSG. “We also want to recognize Mike Clark for the unwavering service and leadership he gave to United Mechanical during his time as President, and we wish him all the best in this next chapter of his life.”

About United Mechanical, LLC

Founded in 1987, United Mechanical, LLC is a leading full-service mechanical contracting company that offers commercial and institutional HVAC services, electrical, plumbing services, and more. Based in Ft. Myers, Florida, United Mechanical services the entire Southwest Florida region and beyond, from Tampa to Naples.

UMI has been involved in such notable projects as Lee Health, Golisano Children's Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University, Lee County Public Schools, Gartner, Ritz Carlton, Lee County Government, Suntrust Bank, FineMark Bank, and hundreds of other projects throughout Southwest Florida.

About Fidelity Building Services Group

Fidelity Building Services Group (Fidelity BSG) is a leading national provider of technical building services and solutions for the commercial and industrial facilities market. Our product and service offerings include Building HVAC/Mechanical Systems, Building Automation & Controls, Systems Integration, and Emergency Generators. Our core markets are commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. Fidelity BSG leaders are some of the most highly regarded individuals in the service, construction, and engineering communities. Collectively, we share a commitment to advancing the cause of building energy efficiencies, sustainable energy solutions, and service excellence.

In 1945, Fidelity BSG was founded as a full-service mechanical engineering, contracting, and service company that introduced air conditioning, refrigeration, and process cooling to a new marketplace. The advent of air conditioning went on to revolutionize the entire building industry, and Fidelity BSG has been on the leading edge ever since. Today, our geographic footprint has grown beyond the Mid-Atlantic, extending throughout the South, Southeast, Midwest, and Gulf regions. We have over 2,000 Team Members, more than 65 locations serving 22 states, and over 75 years of excellence delivering Proactive, World-Class Service.

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