About Southeast Mechanical

Transforming Great Businesses into Powerful Brands

About Southeast Mechanical

Southeast Mechanical is a growing network of market-leading commercial and residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical companies serving the Southeast U.S.

We partner with well-established local businesses with a strong history of exceptional customer service, employee satisfaction, and brand recognition.

  • Vision
    As an innovative home services provider, we hold an unwavering commitment to practicing customer service, promoting employee growth, and creating a positive impact in the communities we service.
  • Mission
    Southeast Mechanical exists to provide our HVAC, plumbing, and electrical service partner organizations with the resources they need to fuel growth, enhance their service offerings, and develop exceptional workforces in the communities they serve.

When You Partner With Southeast Mechanical

We value every second of every person who has invested their time in building your business. Employee dedication and loyalty is the hallmark of any successful home services business.

When we partner with you, we want to harness every aspect of what has made you successful and enhance any areas that need to improve in order to create a greater presence in your market. It’s really that simple.

  • We are not going to change the name of your company.
  • We’re not going to make wholesale personnel changes.
  • We’re not going to try and alter the “vibe” in the office. Your name, people, and corporate personality have all made you successful! Why would we change what works?!

To learn more about what it means to partner with Southeast Mechanical, reach out to us!

About Southeast Mechanical

Our People

Southeast Mechanical is managed by an exceptional team who have a passion for helping successful companies grow.

Hugh Elks, CEO, Southeast Mechanical

Hugh Elks, President

Hugh is a U.S. Navy Veteran with over 20 years of experience in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning service industry sector. In fostering Southeast Mechanical’s values, Hugh helps drive the company’s focus on employee growth and ensures the customer experience is at the forefront of everything we do. Through his leadership and strategic direction, our companies realize operational excellence and growth in their markets.

Keith Bagby, CFO

With over 30 years of leadership experience, Keith is responsible for finance and accounting, technology, treasury, insurance, and post-acquisition integration functions. He values building a strong and autonomous team that focuses on collaboration and the support and empowerment of functional leadership within each company. He is an alum of the University of Georgia with an Accounting major and passed the CPA exam in Georgia.

Shelly Suggs, CPA Controller

Shelly was hired in April ’23 after we acquired Logan Home Energy Services in Winston-Salem, where she was CFO for nine years. Her intimate knowledge of the commercial and home HVAC industry is invaluable in helping our brands realize peak financial performance. She is also instrumental in coaching financial teams and assisting with IT, human resources, payroll, and benefits selection and implementation.

Sam Stevens, Corporate Development Manager

Sam has a background in finance and economics, and he oversees our mergers and acquisitions. When you partner with us, he will work closely with your accounting team to ensure due diligence and transaction processes are done efficiently and in mutually beneficial ways and transition processes are seamless with little disruption.

Sharon Wahrmund, VP of Marketing

With over two decades of digital marketing experience within industrial and construction markets, Sharon brings insight and strategy to local businesses and hones in on marketing programs that truly work. Her expertise in branding, SEO, social, and email marketing brings an uncanny vision to Southeast Mechanical companies.

Angela Stahly, HR Manager

Angela has been working in the human resources field for over 20 years. Leveraging her experience from various industries, Angela has been reinforcing the culture of Southeast Mechanical. Angela came on board in September ’23 and has been providing value to all Southeast Mechanical employees.
About Southeast Mechanical

If you would like your business to join forces with Southeast Mechanical, we would welcome the opportunity to connect with you.

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