At Explore The Trades our mission is to recruit individuals to the plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical trades. These industries keep our country running. Jobs in these industries are in high demand and come with great pay, career opportunities and job security. We want to help you discover that these careers aren’t just a choice – they’re the best choice.
Founded in 2005, Explore The Trades is committed to developing the next generation of a skilled workforce by changing the perception of the trades. The organization creates awareness of the trades through key industry statistics, career resources and connections with industry-leading residential service companies throughout North America.
Explore The Trades Board of Trustees
Gregg D’Attile, President
President & CEO, Owner, Art Plumbing, AC & Electric
Coral Springs, Florida
Monica Ryan, Vice President
President & Owner, Village Plumbing & Air
Mike Barker, Secretary
President & Owner, Barker & Sons Plumbing and Heating
Greg Niemi, Treasurer
Founder, NIEMI TRUST
Stephanie Barker, Trustee
Director of Operations, Barker Heating & Cooling
Vice President & Marketing Manager, Beltz Home Service, Inc.
President & Owner, Perfect Plumbing, Heating & Air
President & Owner, Connors Plumbing & Heating
Jack Tester, Trustee, Ex Officio
President & CEO, Nexstar Network
Frank Blau, Jr., Honorary Chairperson
Founder, Nexstar Network