Chris Winfree

Chris WinfreeChris Winfree – Professional Engineer

cwinfree@team-mech.com

Chris is an Owner Member and the Engineering Manager of TEAM Mechanical, LLC.  Chris’s responsibilities  include maintaining communications with clients, management of design / build new construction and owner direct project sales, assisting with  the custom design and sales of the TEAM Program maintenance agreements, business development, and company management.  Chris is always available to help clients utilize the full range of TEAM Mechanical, LLC’s resources to make their facilities operate more efficiently and more reliably.  Chris is available anytime by phone or email.

Chris is a 1995 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  While at UNCC Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering while working to pay for school and playing Rugby.

Chris started his mechanical contracting career as a management trainee for a leading commercial mechanical contractor.  Chris’ initial role was as a crew leader and installer.  In a short period of time Chris was promoted to technical support manager.  Chris’s primary responsibility was to be a liason between the Client and the company’s  technicians.  It was Chris’ role to communicate the Client in order to understand their needs and then to utilize the company’s resources to solve them.   Chris was also responsible for helping technicians with difficult systems problems.  During his career Chris developed a custom maintenance sales program and eventually managed other sales professionals.  This sales program emphasized communicating with potential Clients in order to fully understand their needs.  During his time with the company Chris also managed the building automation division.   Prior to forming TEAM Mechanical, LLC, Chris’ final role was to develop, design, and deliver custom turn key system improvement solutions directly to building owners and facility managers.  This involved acting as the mechanical contractor and often as a general contractor and electrical contractor.  In each of these roles Chris’ primary focus was on constant communication with the Client to make sure that their expectations were being met.

Chris is a licensed engineering in North and South Carolina.  Chris is also the General Contractor exam qualifier for TEAM Mechanical, LLC.  Chris is active with the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).  Chris is a past Southern Piedmont Chapter President. Chris has chaired all of the other committees and won numerous ASHRAE Society and Regional technical and leadership awards.  Chris has also served as past Vice-President and Membership Committee chairman for the Association of Facility Engineers (AFE).

Chris is a Greensboro native and a current Charlotte resident.  Chris has lived in Charlotte eighteen (18) years and currently resides with his wife Kim, daughter Lindsey, and son Adams.

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