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 14 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 coaching and watching his children play baseball, basketball and wrestling.
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.
Summer Hester, is a former Bank Manager with over 10 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, Jim, served in the United States Navy and grandfather served in the United States Army. Together, her and her husband, Willie have two children, three dogs and four koi fish. They spend their weekends juggling baseball, basketball, and wrestling practices, matches and games and love every busy moment.
Shawn Smith, has over 20 years experience in the HVAC field. He is married to his Jen, who is an Army Veteran. They have two children, Amanda and Travis, who are both Air Force Veterans. Shawn enjoys all aspects of the HVAC industry including, Service, Install and Maintenance. He takes pride in finding and solving our client’s heating and cooling problems. He is an avid University of Oklahoma fan.
Chesty was born in Moore, Oklahoma. He was adopted by the Hester’s at six weeks old and instantly became an HVAC legend. His top priority is providing top-notch #ChestyApprovedService when it comes to all things HVAC. In his spare time he enjoys snacks, naps, and chasing squirrels.