San Diego office
Matt is the co-founder of AIRTEK and is responsible for day to day operations and project management. Of the six video systems used by AIRTEK, Matt played a key role in developing the equipment for the dryer duct inspection (4″ ducting), the vertical shaft 300′ system used for large commercial buildings, and the residential subterranean duct system for systems built in cement foundations. He also helped design AIRTEK’s lightweight, 55-gallon HEPA Drum Vacuum system.
He is certified as an air system cleaning specialists (ASCS), a ventilation system mold remediator (VSMR) and a ventilation inspector (CVI) by NADCA. Matt also holds additional certifications as an IKECA-certified exhaust cleaning specialist (CECS), an EPA-certified universal technician, a Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician and a state-certified HERS rater. He is also a third party tester of Duct Leakage and Refrigerant charge.
Prior to founding AIRTEK, Matt was a supervisor with Manix Industries in New York City where he supervised window installation crews for some of Manhattan’s largest buildings, including the Columbia Recording Studio and the Superman Building. Prior to his role with Manix Industries, he owned and operated Van Line Express, a small trucking company in Baldwin Long Island.
Indoor Air Quality Estimator
Los Angeles office
Tony brings more than 10 years of experience in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry to AIRTEK. His responsibilities include bid development and sales outreach for commercial and residential projects, managing camera inspections and air sampling, and management of duct sealing, insulation repairs and replacements, coil cleaning, dryer vent cleaning and hood exhaust cleaning projects
He is a NADCA-certified Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) and his previous experience includes air duct cleaning, air balancing, air testing, filters and filtration, insulation, encapsulations and video camera inspections.
Prior to joining AIRTEK, Tony ran his own HVAC restoration business, Advanced Air System Cleaning. He also worked as the duct cleaning division manager for Tri-Dim Filters. He has managed projects for Kaiser Hospitals, Vandenberg AFB, USC, UCLA, Martin Luther King Hospital and Ready Pac Foods.
Indoor Air Quality Operations Manager
Los Angeles office
Albert Rolon is the Indoor Air Quality Operations Manager for AIRTEK. His responsibilities include monitoring day-to-day labor procedures and processes, scheduling all labor, material and equipment for all projects, monitoring all fleet management and performing cost analyses. He also maintains inventory and centralizes purchasing and repairs for field equipment, specialized tools and supplies to achieve and maximize savings.
He brings more than 20 years of experience in air quality control and environmental safety and has managed projects in duct cleaning, lead remediation, kitchen exhaust cleaning maintenance, fire damper inspections, mold remediation with infection control barriers and HVAC air handler replacements. He has also assisted with several firewall penetration installations and inspections of fire stopping in compliance with current fire codes. Albert also co-created the ECU cube that is widely used in healthcare facilities.
Albert has also led Dust Buster training classes for contractors and vendors to be able to work in healthcare environments, as well as provided emergency response decontamination training and respirator fit instruction/fitting.
He is certified as an air system cleaning specialists (ASCS) and a ventilation inspector (CVI) by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) and has achieved certifications in rescue and assist, respirator fit tested, and dust buster. Albert is also trained in OSHA Construction Safety & Health, American Red Cross CPR and First Aid, California Department of Public Health Lead-Related Construction and as an Asbestos Contractor Supervisor.
San Diego Office
Oscar joined AIRTEK in 2013 as a project manager for their healthcare division. His responsibilities include providing estimates for infectious control, duct cleaning, fire stopping and fire damper inspection jobs; overall project management and day-to-day operations including customer service, sales and marketing for the division. He holds several certifications, including: NADCA ASCS Certificate, OSHA 30 Hour Certificate, AHERA 40 hour Supervisor Certificate, International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA) CECS, ITC-FLYR Systems- Certified Infrared Thermographer Level-1, STI- Firestop Instructor Certified Level II, and Hilti-Firestop Installer.
Prior to joining AIRTEK, Oscar worked for American Technologies, where he established their healthcare division and acted as lead estimator for all infection control, duct cleaning, firestop, fire dampers, kitchen hood cleaning, mold and asbestos remediation project bid requests. Prior to that, he spent 10 years with Coast Environmental Services/DAV Environmental Services where he was the San Diego County project manager. Oscar also worked for Western Medical Gas Services and proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.
In his free time, Oscar is actively involved with his two boys, volunteering at their schools and with their various sports activities.
San Diego office
Steve began his career with AIRTEK in 2000 as an inside sales representative and has grown through the ranks to sales manager. He is a veteran in the residential and commercial indoor air quality industry and also has over 20 of experience in sales, marketing and customer service.
Prior to joining AIRTEK Steve worked for Consumer Resource Services (CRS) for five years, selling auto and housing auction information books nationwide. He began as a sales representative and worked his way up vice president of sales. Prior to his work with CRS, Steve worked for Signtech Electrical Advertising, the largest sign manufacturer in California.
Sales Consultant, Healthcare Division
Los Angeles Office
Kim Cahners joined AirTek in 2013 as a sales consultant and handles all marketing communication and new business leads for the healthcare division’s Los Angeles office. She is also responsible for scheduling surveys and job walks as well as presenting proposals and final reports. Kim has been a member of the California Society for Healthcare Engineering since 2011.
Prior to joining AirTek, Kim worked as a field sales representative for Coast Environmental, selling indoor air quality services to hospital engineers and facilities directors at local hospitals. She also provided in-service training, workshops and presentations for HVAC engineers, handled monthly and yearly sales budget forecasts, conducted market analysis and managed the client database.
Before that, she was a district sales manager for Plastpro Inc., where she was in charge of creating and implementing sales programs and sales/training meetings. She began her sales career with Sterling Pathology National Laboratories.
Kim holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in psychology from Antioch University. In her spare time she enjoys playing volleyball, attending country music concerts and spending time at the beach.