Jack N. Kucera '78

Jack Kucera currently serves as President and CEO of Climatec, Inc., a company he purchased from its founder in 1987. Climatec provides large commercial and industrial air conditioning solutions for industry and is the Southwest’s largest independent provider of industrial automation and control solutions for Health Care, HVAC, lighting, fire, life safety, security and card access through its offices in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Climatec’s Energy Services group brings innovative energy solutions to improve the energy profile of existing buildings. Mr. Kucera is a co-founder of HUNTAIR and a former owner of CleanPak International. Each company has developed many innovative solutions that have become industry standards for the pharmaceutical, bio-tech and semiconductor industries. Mr. Kucera received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1978 and a master’s in Business Administration from Arizona State University in 1986.