Our Staff



Willie Hester 

Patriot Heat & Air is owned and operated by Marine Corps Veteran, Willie Hester.  Willie proudly served the United States Marine Corps as an 0331 Machine Gunner, ending his career with an Honorable Discharge as a Corporal / E-4. The core values he learned while serving has guided him through his life and career.  He has over 15 years of HVAC experience including working as a civilian at a Military FOB in Iraq.  Willie also has experience as an Installation Lead, Service Technician and HVAC Sales Consultant.  Together, he and his wife, Summer, have two children.  Willie spends his free time watching his children play baseball, basketball, and wrestle.


General Manager

Alan Upton

Alan has over 17 years of Mechanical experience; ranging from Maintenance Technician, Service Technician, Service Manager, Operations Manager and General Manager.  He proudly served our country as a Maritime Law Enforcement Officer for 7 years in the United States Cost Guard.  He served 4 deployments and ended his career as a Petty Officer 1st Class / E6.  He strives to live by the core values imposed on him during his service; especially his commitment to serve the community.  He and his wife Jessica have 4 children and are avid Oklahoma State fans.


Office Manager

Summer Hester

Summer is a former Bank Manager with over 11 years’ experience in banking and finance.  She handles the companies Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, QuickBooks, Payroll, and Human Resources duties.  She is a proud daughter and granddaughter as her father, served in the United States Navy and grandfather served in the United States Army.  Together, her and her husband, Willie have two children and three dogs. They spend their weekends juggling baseball, basketball, and wrestling practices, matches, and games and love every busy moment.


Operations Manager 

Jeff Copes

Jeff is a former Field Service Manager in the Oilfield for over 12 years of experience.  Jeff served 4 year in the United States Army as a combat engineer.  He has a strong military background in his family; his Father, Maternal Grandfather, Paternal Grandfather and Paternal Great Grandfather all served in the United States Army.  Together, he and his wife, Jennifer, have 9 children and he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching softball, fishing and hunting.


Senior Technician / Field Service Trainer

Adam Rockwell

Adam has over 14 year of experience in the HVAC field. He proudly served in the United States Navy for 4 year and is also an Eagle Scout.  He and his wife have 3 daughters.  In his spare time, he is an avid firearm enthusiast working on his gunsmith license.



Chesty Puller

Chest was born in Moore, Oklahoma.  He was adopted by the Hester’s at six weeks old and instantly became an HVAC legend.  Chesty was named after the most decorated Marine in history, Chesty Puller. His top priority is providing top-notch #ChestyApprovedService when it comes to all thing HVAC.  In his spare time, he enjoys chasing squirrels, playing with toys, snacks, and naps.


Lead Installer

Tommy Osborne

Tommy has over 5 years’ experience in the HVAC field.  He proudly served in the United States Army for 12 years and was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, old cars, firearms, fishing and hunting.


Customer Service Representative

April Suggs

April has over 5 years’ experience in the HVAC field and over 20 years in Office Administration.  Her father is a proud Navy veteran.  She is happily engaged and have two beautiful grandkids.  She enjoys camping and going to the lake in her spare time.


Install Apprentice

Isacc Stanfield

Isacc recently earned his apprentice card and is working toward his Journeyman’s license.  He proudly served 4 years in the United States Army active duty and 6 years in the Air Force Reserve and is still currently serving.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his son and traveling with him.


Service Technician

Don Black

Don has over 5 years of experience in the HVAC field.  He proudly served in the United States Army.  In his free time he enjoying playing video games, and raising and breeding Lionhead Rabbits.