Dave Washburn Celebrates 35 Years with Damuth Trane
Dave Washburn, Account Executive on the Service Solutions team, recently celebrated his 35-year tenure with Damuth Trane. He started with the company in 1984 as a Commercial HVAC Technician specializing in centrifugal machines then transitioned into Sales in 1991 where he has been for the past 28 years.
Dave has nearly 40 years of industry experience. He attended both Old Dominion University and Eastern Northampton Technical Institute and boasts several Trane certifications. In his role as Account Executive, Dave is the market leader for local industrial accounts, maintaining his customer relationships by solving sales and service-related issues. He is responsible for acquisition of all products and services for his accounts, such as service agreements, contract work, time and material, and Building Automations Systems. Additionally, he has been an instructor for various associate and client trainings held at the Damuth Trane headquarters.
Dave has been married to his wife Cathy Lee for 36 years and they have one daughter, Stephanie. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, gardening, and helping Stephanie take care of her farm. Dave remarks, “One thing that has not changed at Damuth Trane over 35 years is the commitment to our clients that we will be the best provider of HVAC services in the Hampton Roads area. From day one, we have put our clients first, and the reputation we have earned because of that commitment makes us the great company we are today. I can think of no better company to work for and have been honored to be an associate at Damuth for these many years.”