Wm. T. Spaeder

Senior Management Team

Jay Spaeder

Jay Spaeder

CEO


As a member of the L.U. 449 and L.U. 47 – General Foreman Pipefitter (1983-2014), Jay Spaeder has been CEO since 2016 and manager of the service division since 2007. The division has expanded dramatically under his leadership, and its staff of over 40 technicians offers emergency repairs and maintenance services to industrial, commercial, and residential customers.

Jay has 38 years of experience, consisting of 10 years of fieldwork, 19 years of managing HVAC and industrial projects, and nine years of divisional management. He is committed to the education and development of young tradesmen, has served on the Apprenticeship Committee for L.U. 47 and 449, and was instrumental in the development of the Apprentice & Journeyman Training Facility in Erie, PA.

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Mary Kay Reber

Mary Kay Reber

CFO


During Mary Kay’s 30 years at Spaeder, she has shared in the company’s challenges and triumphs as it has grown in size and capabilities. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, she oversees the company’s major financial decisions. She also works with the other company owners to guide its strategic growth. Steering a 100+ year old family-owned company into the future can be exciting but every decision is pivotal and every detail important to ensure success and longevity. Before deciding to join the family business, Mary Kay worked in a variety of management positions and holds an advanced degree from Bowling Green State University as well as an MBA from Penn State. Her educational background compounded by years of experience in mechanical contracting offers a finely tuned perspective that provides critical insight into the company’s business development and financial goals.

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Jeff Holloway

Jeff Holloway

OPERATIONS MANAGER


Jeff Holloway brings over 30 years of mechanical operations experience to Spaeder where he leads our team of dedicated project managers, engineers, QA/QC, fabrication, and field personnel. Jeff’s experience includes commercial, industrial, governmental, and water/wastewater projects throughout the eastern US. He has served as a Project Manager, Project Director, Operations Manager, and Vice President during his career and previously directed the Water/Wastewater and Fire Protection divisions at Spaeder.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University and is a registered Professional Engineer. Jeff also completed the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Institute for Project Management, is a graduate of the MCAA Advanced Leadership Institute and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

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Steve Eastbourn

Steve Eastbourn

PRECONSTRUCTION MANAGER


With an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Steve is our Preconstruction Manager. He leads a team of estimators to maintain a backlog of responsibly priced work to support the success of the company. This includes plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, process piping, industrial piping, food processing, water and wastewater treatment plants, and electrical projects. Starting as an estimator and project manager in 2004, and becoming the Commercial Division Manager in 2009, he was the team leader responsible for the estimating, management and P&L of all plumbing and HVAC construction projects. His experience consists of projects for industrial, educational, healthcare, hospitality, and retail customers with project magnitudes of up to $14M.

He is a registered plumber for the City of Erie. He holds the company’s master HVAC license for the City of Erie and the master plumbing license for the state of Ohio. Steve also completed the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)’s Institute for Project Management course in 2006 and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

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Tom Kaspick

Tom Kaspick

CORPORATE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / WATER TREATMENT


Tom Kaspick is our Director of Business Development. He partners with CEOs, Business Owners, Facility and Maintenance Managers and others to share with them the advantages of working with a full-service mechanical contractor and the benefits the Wm. T. Spaeder Company can provide. After spending nearly three decades working with many businesses in the region, Tom understands what truly drives conversations, what customers expect and what we can do to help them make their companies and projects better. It’s how well you connect with the people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them that can make this working partnership a true asset to our customers.

Tom has worked with a large diversity of customers in our area as well as doing cost-savings consulting work from New England to the Gulf Shore. His attention to detail, understanding of what customers want/need, and building long term relationships is an asset valued by our customers, just like our quality of work. Tom believes that keeping the customer informed and meeting their goals and expectations is yet another added benefit of the Wm. T. Spaeder Company being a full-service mechanical contractor.

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Rob Coburn

Rod Coburn

CONTROLLER


Graduating from Grove City College in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Rod brought more than 20 years of accounting experience to the Wm. T. Spaeder company when he joined our team in 2014. As the company’s Controller, he has worked closely with CFO and shareholder, Mary Kay Reber, and he has a keen understanding of the fiscal responsibility that underpins the endurance of the company as well as what it takes to position Spaeder for growth well into the future.

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Scott McNabb

Scott McNabb

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES


With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Development, Scott has over 30 years of global experience in the Industrial, Technology & Energy sectors. Holding positions in Operations, Automation, Business and Engineering with certifications in Six Sigma, APICS, Lean and Leadership Development. This adds to his 25 years of experience and knowledge within the field of Human Resources, which he has been a part of in numerous HR roles from Generalist to Executive levels.

Scott has a vast background in Organizational and People Development, coaching and mentoring employees to bring out their best and enhance the organization.  He believes in focusing on the growth of the employee while enhancing the efficiency of the business leads to success.  Safe- guarding the culture that has been established by the Spaeder founders in order to provide a lasting legacy and an employer of choice in our communities that we serve.

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