Meet The Forest Team
Danny - Owner
Danny was born in Serbia and relocated to the United States with his wife, Veselinka, and two sons in 1990.
Danny purchased Forest Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc in 1994 and has built a strong reputation in the community as an honest and fair-priced contractor. He loves sharing his 40 years of HVAC knowledge with his team and helping them get to the next level in their careers.
Danny and his wife have a 13-year old Beagle named Rocky, and two sons; Filip and Marco. He spends much of his free time working for his church and the community. In his spare time, Danny loves attending festivals, is a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, and spends time with family.
Andriy - Installation Supervisor
Andriy was born in Lviv, Ukraine, and moved to St. Petersburg Florida with his parents and sister in 2006. He graduated from Northeast High School in 2008; once a Viking, always a Viking! He is fluent in Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, and English. He loves Football, Hockey, and Soccer and is a die-hard fan of New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Manchester United.
With 6 years of professional HVAC experience, Andriy is continuing his education at St. Petersburg Community College. He is a workaholic, easy-going, and competitive.
Anthony - Install Apprentice
Anthony was born in New Jersey and moved to St. Petersburg with his Grandfather in 2015. He has two 5-year-old Boxers named Chester and Hendrix who love to go to the beach and park. In his spare time Anthony plays baseball, volleyball, video games, and likes working on cars. He is also Forest Air’s undefeated Go-Kart racing champion.
Anthony has been in HVAC for 1 year and attends St. Petersburg College at night to advance his HVAC knowledge.
Pedro - Installer
Pedro was born in Cuba, and relocated to Florida with his family. He has a Chihuahua, named Rocky, that he loves spending time with at home. Some of Pedro’s hobbies are working on cars and traveling. He has been to Panama, Brazil, and several US states, but his favorite place to visit is Tennessee.
He attended PTech school, and is currently enrolled at St. Petersburg Community College advancing his HVAC skills.
Troy - Master Technician & Trainer
Troy was born in Ohio and moved to Florida to be closer to his folks in 2016. He's a long-time Cleveland Browns fan, and much of the time you’ll find him proudly sporting his Browns cap. In his spare time, he is into music production, learning, playing guitar, and spending time with family.
With an astounding 27 years of advanced HVAC experience, Troy helps train our Installers and Service Technicians.
Lake - Service Technician
Lake was born in St. Thomas and relocated to Florida in 1995. He has a 12-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son. In his spare time, Lake likes to go fishing, boating, fly drones, and attend classic muscle car shows. He is also a member of the Dali Museum, follows the Chicago Bulls, and loves sushi.
He has 20 years of trade experience which includes 6 years of HVAC.
Patrick - Warehouse Supervisor
Patrick was born in Wexford, Ireland, and moved to St. Petersburg, Florida with his family in 1994. He loves fishing, kayaking, theme parks, and spending time with his 10-year-old daughter, Brystol.
He boasts 6 years of HVAC experience working as an Installer, Service Technician, and Install Leader.
David - Lead Installer
David is a native Floridian who was born in Orlando and raised in St. Petersburg. He has an 8-year-old daughter that he spends most of his time with, but when he has free time he enjoys playing the drums and building models. It is on his bucket list to one day start traveling and see the world.
He went to Pinellas Technical School to advance his HVAC knowledge and has 4-years of HVAC experience.
Kyle - Install Apprentice
Kyle was born and raised in Florida and is an avid fisherman, spending much of his free time taking his boat out. He follows the Tampa Bay Lightning, and loves riding motorcycles and working on cars.
Kyle recently made a career change from an auto mechanic, to a career in HVAC with us. His extensive mechanical and electrical backgrounds, coupled with his ambition work ethic, is proving successful for him in the field already!
Michelle - Dispatcher & Admin Assistant
Michelle was born in Milledgeville, GA, a rural area in central Georgia, and moved to Tampa in 2012. She graduated from Putnam Co High School and attended GC&SU where she earned an Associates' Degree in Business Management.
Michelle has a 20-year-old daughter, Cheyenne, 4 step kids that she considers her own, and 7 grand-babies. She loves pets and has a 20 pound Main Coon Calico rescue cat whose 10yr old, a 3-month-old rescue cat named Chloe, a 5yr old deaf Pitbull named Zeus, and a 4-week old rescue kitten named Nala.
Michelle has worked in the construction industry most of her life and enjoys reading, watching football, cooking, and working on cars.
Todd - Master Technician
Todd has been happily married to his wife Sarah for over 12-years, and they enjoy tent camping at Florida State parks, birdwatching, wildlife photography, cooking, football, hiking, fishing, and spending time with their dog Ozzie, family, and friends.
He has over 28 successful years working Install and Service in the HVAC industry and his advanced knowledge provides Forest Air with assistance on pre and final inspections and advanced HVAC repair.