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Subzero Engineering LEadership

Leading the way in Innovation
and Thought Leadership

Subzero Engineering continues to grow through the leadership of a group of diversely experienced individuals.


Our executive team reflects the drive, passion and industry knowledge that defines our company as a whole.

Shane Kilfoil

President

Over 25 years of global experience in senior leadership positions in the Industrial and IT space

Shane Kilfoil

President

Shane is currently President of Subzero Engineering and Simplex. Over his 25 year career he has held a number of senior positions globally in the Industrial and IT space with the most recent position being Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing for Tripp Lite.  Previously, he spent 11 years with Eaton,  where he held various positions of increasing responsibility that ranges from sales, product management and general management, his most recent position was as the Managing Director of Africa. Shane holds a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa and is currently pursuing post graduate studies in business management.

Andy Connor

Director for EMEA Channel

A 20-year proven track record in Technology Sales, Marketing, Channel Leadership, Management and Distribution

Andy Connor

Director for EMEA Channel

With a proven track record that spans over 20 years in Technology Sales, Marketing, Channel Leadership, Management and Distribution, Andy has a reputation for delivering results and business growth. His previous roles include Senior UK and European leadership positions at companies such as Lenovo and Iomega (EMC), all with a focus on developing sales, maintaining relationships and creating strategic alliances that maximize opportunities and growth within the Channel. Outside of work he is married and a father to a teenage son and enjoys sports, music and most of all cooking!

Gary Domichel

Director of Sales

Gary Domichel

Director of Sales

Before hiring on to Subzero Engineering, Gary was the Founder / Owner / Operator of multiple businesses including Red Wolf Long Haul Trucking, TNG Automotive, and Utah Auto Spa. Gary has an extensive background in the mechanical field; welding, fabrication, auto electronics, and wiring. He utilizes this background to help sell products for Subzero. In his downtime, he enjoys hunting, fishing, reloading, 4-wheeling, and most of all… his family.

Ward Patton

Simplex Cleanrooms Director of Sales

Gordon Johnson

Senior CFD Manager

25 years of experience in the data center industry which includes data center energy efficiency assessments, CFD modeling, and disaster recovery

Gordon Johnson

Senior CFD Manager

Gordon Johnson is the Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering, and is responsible for planning and managing all CFD related jobs in the U.S. and worldwide.  He has over 25 years of experience in the data center industry which includes data center energy efficiency assessments, CFD modeling, and disaster recovery.  He is a certified U.S. Department of Energy Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP), a certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.  Gordon also brings his knowledge and ability to teach the fundamentals of data center energy efficiency to numerous public speaking events annually.

Todd Anderson

Director of Marketing

Todd brings over two decades of agile and enlightened marketing and design expertise, having founded and led a successful marketing agency. His strategic vision and proven track record position him to elevate brand standards and drive growth for the company.

Todd Anderson

Director of Marketing

As the Marketing Director at Subzero Engineering, Todd Anderson brings over two decades of expertise in agile and enlightened branding, marketing, and web design. With a distinguished career that includes founding and leading a successful marketing agency, Todd has consistently elevated brand and design standards. Rooted in a classic fine arts and photography lineage, his creative vision has shaped notable client portfolios both domestically and abroad. Known for fostering dynamic relationships and delivering impactful results, Todd is excited to bring his strategic marketing acumen to Subzero Engineering, contributing to its growth and success in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Eli Wagner

Global Account Manager — Facebook

A prioven track record of people leadership, operations management, and sales.

Eli Wagner

Global Account Manager — Facebook

Eli’s background is in people leadership, operations management, and sales. He has spent 15+ years providing the best customer experience in the industry, winning multiple national customer satisfaction awards. Eli believes communication is the key to an outstanding business relationship. He has been active and competing in Taekwondo for the last 20yrs. His free time is spent with his wife and 2 young daughters (who are Disney fanatics!). You can usually find them hanging out in the backyard enjoying the weather.

Jim Cook

Data Center Solutions Manager — North East

Industry experience spanning Enterprise IT solutions to Data Center Infrastructure

Jim Cook

Data Center Solutions Manager — North East

Jim manages the North-East Territory and Federal Sales for Subzero.  His experience spans Enterprise IT solutions to Data Center Infrastructure.  He has spent his career working in the Federal space and the Washington DC area.  He has held leadership positions in Sales and Management with Federal integrators to technology vendors; one highlight of his career was helping build a federal integrator from a small, five-person company to 100 employees and revenue of over $80M.  Jim first represented Subzero as a partner for four years and later joined the company directly in 2016.  Jim has completed large complex data center projects across many industries, including commercial, financial and government. Jim is a graduate of Loyola University in Maryland and when not working enjoys traveling, water sports in the summer and spending time with his wife, 5 grown children and extended family.

Huy Doan

Data Center Solutions Manager — Mid West

Huy’s motto : “People like to do business with people they like”

Huy Doan

Data Center Solutions Manager — Mid West

“People like to do business with people they like.” Huy has lived this mantra throughout his sales career. From selling hardware, periphery, and software at CDW to SaaS and then most recently colocation for the 3rd largest global data center REIT, he has used his passion for technology to understand his customers’ objectives and help them meet their IT needs. He immigrated from Vietnam to Seymour, IN (John Cougar Mellencamp!), and now currently resides in downtown Chicago and considers himself a Midwesterner. When he’s not talking about data centers and containment, you can most likely find him on the golf course, squash court, tennis court, or out and about with his family and friends.

Craig Richardson

Data Center Solutions Manager — North West

Craig Richardson

Data Center Solutions Manager — North West

My first career was in graphic design, drafting and CAD design. I studied business administration and marketing at University of Phoenix and then began my career in data center sales with Eaton/Wrightline selling into the white space selling infrastructure from racks to power and UPS. I brought CAD to fruition and invented several products and product enhancements during my 20yr tenure. I have owned my own business developing and selling data center-related products. I worked for Subzero in the past and am excited to be back in the Northwest territory and supporting Microsoft worldwide. I have two grown daughters and a wife of 32 years. I enjoy the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing and building projects. My wife refers to me as Tim the Toolman.

Nick Hensley

Data Center Solutions Manager — Mid South

Nick Hensley

Data Center Solutions Manager — Mid South

With multiple childhood moves, and attending 4 High Schools between 3 states (not military), Nick has spent his whole life getting to meet and know interesting individuals. His first sales role started in 2010 with Disney Vacation Club (Proud Member, Welcome Home) as an Advanced Sales Associate teaching people from all over the world how to save money on their inevitable future trips to Disney World! In 2013 he moved to Chicago after meeting his future wife, mother of 2 handsome boys, and began his career with WESCO Distribution. His career with WESCO started in Business Development on the A side. However, he eventually worked his way into the C (Communication Supply Corporation, a subsidiary of WESCO) side of the business doing Tele-Sales, Team Lead of Tele-Sales, Inside Sales (Local Chicago), and eventually moving to Outside End-User sales in 2019. Working with many manufacturers let Nick know he eventually wanted to move into that side of the business.  “When presented the opportunity to work with Subzero Engineering, which helps data centers lower their PUE allowing them to lower their environmental impact, it just made sense.” – Nick Hensley

Chris Williams

Data Center Solutions Manager — South East

Chris Williams

Data Center Solutions Manager — South East

Chris has an educational background in Construction Management as well as Architectural Engineering and began his career as a Construction Administrator for one of the top consulting firms in the architectural, engineering, and surveying industry. While in graduate school he developed an interest in business development and soon moved into sales where he has spent the bulk of his career in the medical and construction industry. Chris believes that God gave him two ears and one mouth for a reason. He strives to truly hear what the customer’s needs are so that he can deliver the best possible solution to meet those needs. When he’s not working, Chris and his wife love traveling, music, hiking, lazing days at the beach and all things “true crime!

Shane Buchman

Manager, Site Services and Installation

Shane Buchman

Manager, Site Services and Installation

Shane graduated with a B.A. in manufacturing engineering and technology. A strong work ethic and continuous drive for improvement and growth have been cornerstone principles in his career. He enjoys working through problems and figuring out how processes can be implemented to streamline productivity and simultaneously increase job satisfaction and efficiency. His competitive nature helps motivate him every day both professionally and personally.

Outside of work, Shane enjoys spending time with his wife and animals, as well as friends and family. A sportsman at heart, Shane also enjoys attending, playing, and watching a wide variety of sports!

Craig Brown

Channel Manager — EMEA

18+ years of keeping ahead of the curve in the  IT & Data Centre industry

Craig Brown

Channel Manager — EMEA

Craig is still enjoying the constant change of the IT & Data Centre industry, learning, and challenging himself after 18+ years. Craig is a result-oriented sales professional adept at B2B or B2C strategies, channel eco-systems, solutions, and consultative selling. His previous roles include APC, Eaton and Geist where he’s built a reputation for delivering products & solutions to the client’s expectations. Speaking a second language enabled him to live and work overseas giving him a unique understanding of people, markets and cultures that have enhanced his communication and relationship-building skills. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family playing sports and being in the outdoors.

Ricardo Silva

Staff Accountant — EMEA

Ricardo deals with all EMEA accounting tasks

Ricardo Silva

Staff Accountant — EMEA

As Staff Accountant, Ricardo deals with all accounting tasks in our Ireland office. Ricardo has a background in both personal and commercial accounts and tax. He also looks after many aspects of Human Resources and Administration. Away from work he enjoys spending time outdoors and with friends and family.

Chris Lindlar

Simplex Cleanrooms Eastern US Sales Manager

Grant Best

Global Account Manager — Google & APAC

Grant Best

Global Account Manager — Google & APAC

After spending a decade in the construction industry as a GC, Grant joined Subzero in 2017 as a project lead. It wasn’t long before moving into a Project Management role working out of the Subzero Dublin office. Grant has a passion for the industry and enjoys being part of the infrastructure design process. He uses his love for design and his wealth of product knowledge to provide our customers with cost saving data center infrastructure and containment solutions. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, snow sports and hikes with the pup.

Jerry Cross

Simplex Cleanrooms Central US Sales Manager

A background in account and project management within the HVAC and door/hardware industries

Jerry Cross

Simplex Cleanrooms Central US Sales Manager

Jerry has a background in account and project management within the HVAC and door and hardware industries. When the opportunity came to combine his previous industries and add to his knowledge, he jumped at the chance. In and out of work, Jerry enjoys talking with people and forming relationships. Since he lives in Michigan, Jerry’s hobbies include spending as much time as possible outside with his family before winter shuts everything down.

Phil O’Connell

Simplex Cleanrooms Southern US Sales Manager

An experienced team leader with a successful track record developing sales teams and working with clients across multiple industries

Phil O’Connell

Simplex Cleanrooms Southern US Sales Manager

Phil is an experienced team leader with a successful track record developing sales teams and working with clients across multiple industries. Some of his skills include: managing regional sales reps, negotiating contracts, sales management, business development, technical design, and team building. Phil is a seasoned sales professional (15 + years) with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing from LSU.