DAC Sales Team

Rick McGinleyRick McGinley

Principal Partner

Responsibilities: President, engineering sales and product marketing

Rick co-founded DAC Sales in 1991, and has over 30 years of HVAC engineering and sales experience.Rick specializes in air-to-air energy recovery, custom air handling, variable air volume systems, humidification systems and critical environment ventilation equipment.Before starting DAC Sales, Rick worked his way from manager of John Oldach Associates in Portland to the president of Oldach Northeast. He was the president of an energy audit and service company and the Solar Program manager of the Maine Office of Energy Resources. Rick is a graduate of Syracuse University.

Rick is the proud father of three children – Shannon, Sarah and Ian – a son-in-law, Josh, and one grandson, Jonah. Rick is an avid road and mountain cyclist, hiker, back-country skier, squash player and yogi.

Jim Shiminski

Principal Partner
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Responsibilities: Director of sales and marketing, business manager, engineering sales and project management

Jim joined DAC Sales in 1993, and has over 20 years of executive and sales experience. Before joining the DAC Sales team, Jim was the owner and president of a Portland, Maine manufacturing firm and spent six years managing the operations of oceangoing tank vessels for Exxon Company, retiring as a Chief Mate. Jim has a BA in Marine Management from New York Maritime College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.Jim lives in Cape Elizabeth and Long Island, Maine with his wife of 23 years, Linda. His son Craig and daughter-in-law Kate live nearby with their two children Ellie and Molly.

Jim is an active grandparent, world traveler, player in community theater, an avid cyclist, gardener, rugby official and amateur chef. He has volunteered for the Big Brothers program for over 20 years.

Teri ShannonTeri Shannon

Sales and Marketing Specialist

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and product marketing

Teri joined DAC Sales in 2000 and has over 30 years of experience in marketing, sales and customer service. She has been very involved with the Boston ASHRAE Chapter for over 10 years. She served as the Chapter newsletter editor for 4 years, the Membership Promotion Chair for 3 years, on the Board of Governors for 3 years, and served as the Chapter President 2013-2014. Teri lives in Kittery, Maine, and is the proud mom of three grown children – Jessica, Joshua and Jordon. She is a committed community volunteer, having served on a citizens’ advisory board and helped to fund raise for her dance troupe. Teri enjoys concerts, dance, boot camp and spending time with her grandson.

David GoodmanDavid Goodman

Sales Engineer

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

David came to DAC Sales in 2004 with ten years of experience in field service, handling equipment installations, start-ups, owner training and operations. David has transitioned to sales engineering and technical support, acting as product manager, applications engineer and regional sales manager during his time here. His previous work also includes project management, equipment troubleshooting, quality management and technical writing.Many owners and engineers request David by name for site visits examining existing AHUs and HVAC systems, and for creating potential energy recovery implementation methods. David presents DAC products in meetings and Lunch and Learn sessions. His technical expertise, work ethic and commitment to customer service have made him invaluable to our team. He is a proud graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a BA in Marine Engineering.David lives in Wayland, Massachusetts with his wife Aga and sons Mike and Josh.

Pat WillPat Will

Sales Engineer

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

Pat joined DAC Sales in 2007 and specializes in the design and sales of custom air-to-air energy recovery systems, air handling units and humidification/dehumidification/desiccant systems. Pat founded his own organizational development consulting company after 15 years in management and engineering positions at National Semiconductor, Fairchild Semiconductor, Texas Instruments and Digital Equipment Corp. Pat has a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Southern Maine.Pat lives in Falmouth, Maine with Carol, his wife of eight years, and their son Chesley. Pat loves road and mountain cycling, squash, downhill and back-country skiing and hiking, camping and canoeing.

Craig AshmanCraig Ashman

Sales Associate

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

Craig joined DAC Sales in 2012, bringing 12 years of experience in personnel and project management to our team. A natural salesperson, adept multitasker and gifted manager, Craig excels in high pressure work environments. Craig is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, South Carolina.Craig lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his wife Kate and daughters Ellie and Molly. He loves cooking, and enjoying outdoor activities with his new family.


Brad CarpenterBrad Carpenter

Sales Engineer

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

Brad joined DAC Sales in 2014 and specializes in the design and sales of custom air handling equipment. Prior to joining DAC Sales, Brad spent six years as a manufacturer’s representative for custom air handling equipment, energy recovery units, fans, variable speed drives and lab controls in the New England region. Brad also worked as a mechanical Engineer for three years with TRO Jung|Brannen in Boston. Brad is a graduate of the Wentworth Institute in Boston. Brad lives in Hopedale, MA with Lindsey, his wife, and their daughters Chloe and Mackenna.

Rich ClarkeRich Clarke

Sales Engineer, . LEED 2.0

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

Rich joined DAC Sales in 2015. Rich has been working for the last ten years as a manufacturer’s sales representative in MA and RI focusing on the engineering, design and sales of custom air handling equipment, specialty laboratory exhaust and energy recovery systems primarily in the healthcare and higher education markets. Prior to that he spent ten years working as a consulting engineer in the Boston Area where he specialized in laboratory design. Rich is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.Rich Lives in East Greenwich, RI with his wife Amy and their daughters Abby, Sarah and Emily. He enjoys Golf, competing in Triathlon’s and coaching his daughters’ softball teams.

Matt Tefft

Sales Engineer, P.E.

Responsibilities: Engineering sales and project management

Matt joined DAC in 2016 and brings eight years of industry experience.  His last two years were spent as a manufacturing representative working on the design and sales of custom air handling equipment, chillers, fans, laboratory exhaust and energy recovery systems.  Prior to that, Matt worked as a mechanical engineer for 5-1/2 years at BR+A where he earned his Professional Engineering license through his experience designing systems for vivariums, laboratories and hospitals.  Matt has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont.  He currently lives in Danvers, MA with his wife, Erin, and their baby boy, Leo.  Matt enjoys spending time with his family and always tries to stay active.  He likes skiing, golfing, surfing, basketball and throwing the football around.

Deena LabbeDeena Labbe

Sales Support and Customer Service

Responsibilities: Sales support, customer service accounting, office administration

Deena joined DAC in 2011. Deena brings 20 years of sales, customer service and management experience to the DAC team. She spent six years with a local packaging company. Deena started in customer service and moved into the sales. She successfully met and exceeded her business goals.Deena was also a Sgt in the US Air Force which she is very proud to be called “veteran.”Deena resides in Maine with her husband Michael and daughter Sarah 6. Enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Darrell KohrDarrell Kohr

Customer Service Field Support

Responsibilities: Customer service, engineering and project management

Darrell joined DAC Sales in 2011, bringing executive and field experience to the team. Darrell was the part-owner of KFK Machine Facility for three years, worked as an application engineer for almost 12 years and spent two years in customer service. Darrell is certified in AutoCAD by the Wentworth Institute.

 Carol Meader

Sales Support and Marketing

Responsibilities: Sales support, customer service and product marketing

Carol joined DAC Sales in 2016 and is focusing on sales support and marketing. She has an extensive background in customer service, sales and marketing, most recently specializing on fundraising and communications for non-profits. Carol has a BS in Business Management from the University of Maine. She lives in Raymond, ME with her kids Brad, Greg and Danielle. Carol enjoys cycling, hiking, skiing, trail running and paddling.