In the Champaign area.
30°
Haze

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or call 217-352-5127.

Meet Our Employees

Homer Bash

Founder

Homer worked with his brothers at the J.S. Bash and Sons coal company of Champaign, IL. In 1952, the brothers wanted to start retiring and Homer started Bash Heating and Air Conditioning. Homer's father, Joseph Bash, started in business in Champaign County in 1906. Homer's children, brothers, a sister, nieces and nephews have been in various businesses in the Champaign-Urbana area. Homer passed away November 6, 2007.  He was still living in his home and came into the office each day to "see how things were going".

Bob Bash

President/Owner

phone 217-352-5127
email bhac1@msn.com

Bob started with Bash Heating in 1955 as a part time janitor and furnace cleaner helper. In 1957 he went to Peoria, IL to work for Caterpillar Tractor Co. as a machinist apprentice and then transferred to work as a patternmaker apprentice in the foundry division. Bob graduated in 1961 and worked as a journeyman patternmaker until 1963 when he returned to Bash Heating. He has worked as a furnace cleaner, installer helper, installer, service technician, service foreman, general foreman, salesman and general manager. Bob was made president in 1976 and is now the sole owner.

Justin Bash

Vice President/Sales&Project Manager

phone 217-352-2274
email jbash.bhac@yahoo.com

Justin is Bob's son and has been working at Bash full time, since 1993. Previous to that he worked part time while in school. Justin started working as an installation helper, to full time installer, and then on to a 24 hour on call service technician. Justin is now Vice President, head of sales and oversee's operations within the company.

Greg Hagener

Service Manager/Systems Engineer/Shop Foreman

phone 217-352-5127
email ghagener.bash@mchsi.com

Greg is from the Kankakee area, and now resides in the Mahomet area. Greg became service manager in 2005. He worked in the refrigeration business before coming to work with Bash in 1996.

Susan Williams

Office Manager, Bookkeeper, General Office

phone 217-352-5126
email bhac809@gmail.com

Started with Bash Heating And A/C in 1999. Worked in an Accounting firm for 20 years prior to coming to Bash Heating. We couldn't do it without Sooz!

Rick Riddell

Service Technician

Rick is a 'hometown boy" and  now lives in Mahomet. Rick started as an installer helper and has worked in installation and is now one of our service technicians who also shares the night duty. Rick has been with Bash since 1986.

Jeff Hinton

Installer Leadman

 Jeff is a Urbana native. He came to work for Bash in 2014, and has been in the hvac industry since 1997. He is our lead installer.

Trevor Pratt

Service Technician

 Trevor is one of our service technicians and shares with the night duty. He started with bash in October of 2016.

Isaac Hawkins

Installer

Isaac is one of our installers. He started with Bash in September of 2016.

Robb Cervenka

Service Technician

Robb is from California and has over twenty years experiance in the hvac industry. He moved to Champaign and started with Bash in 2018. He also shares with the night duty.