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Meet The Team

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Jose Rey
CEO

Jose Rey feels blessed to call the Charleston-area home. As a successful real estate agent/broker/investor, he now is bringing his organizational leadership talents to the world of HVAC as our CEO. Jose's unique combination of empathy and analytical skill enables him to connect with clients and co-workers. Jose is responsible for the day to day leadership of Oceanview Heating and Air Conditioning Repair.

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Cheryl F.C. Ludlam
CFO

Cheryl F.C. Ludlam is the CFO of Oceanview Heating and Air. She oversees the business and project development for Oceanview Heating and Air with fellow partner, Chris Barnette.

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Courtney DeFeis
Executive Assisstant

Courtney DeFeis is the Executive Assisstant for Oceanview Heating and Air and helps service customers over the phone. She does the behind the scenes work to ensure the schedule is organized, equipment is ordered, jobs are progressing in a timely manner, and that the technicians have all the tools and information they need in order to do their best for our clients. Courtney loves servicing and providing people with services they need. With this role, she gets to help others ensure their home is a comfortable place, and make sure our clients know they are our priority. She knows having an HVAC problem is a stressfull and expensive event, but wants our clients to know that we are here to make it as soomth as possible and are committed to doing the job with integrity and for the best price we can offer. In her free time, Courtney enjoys trying new restaurants and new places around Summerville and Charleston. She also enjoys traveling and keeps her Hope church family close to her heart!

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Austin Kiker

Install Technician

Austin Kiker is a Install Technician for Oceanview Heating and Air. As an Install Technician, his job is to remove and install HVAC systems for clients. He can also install evap coils and other mechanical parts of the system as well as oversee installs as a lead. Austin decided to get into the business of HVAC systems because of the rapidly growing industry in the low country and being able to learn new things! He understands that honesty and knowledge is important in this line of work, and that is exactly what he plans to deliver to each client. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughter and also going to the gym!

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Robert Heilmeier 
Director of Operations

Robert Heilmeier II is the Owner/Director of Operations and so much more for Oceanview Heating and Air. Robert's diligence and industry expertise was actually the inspiration for the whole company. He leads by example, every single system that he services or installs is done so with the utmost care, precision and commitment to quality. Robert refuses to compromise in his work and is steadfastly committed to safety, quality and service. That is why we entrust him not only as our leading technician but also with the training and development of other technicians. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, lacross, and studying HVAC theories and principals.

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Chris Barnette
Director of Business Development & Growth

Chris Barnette is the Director of Business Development & Growth of Oceanview Heating and Air. He helps oversee the business and project development for Oceanview Heating and Air with fellow partner, Cheryl Ludlam.

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Brandon Cobb
Home Comfort Designer/ Service Technician

Brandon Cobb is the Home Comfort Designer/ Service Technician for Oceanview Heating and Air. As a Service Technician, his job is to diagnose systems that are not functioning as well as issues that may effect the comfortability, safety, and reliability of the system. As a husband and father, he understands the value of having reliable contractors that are going to put families first and look out for their needs. Brandon entered this business because of the family atmosphere in the work enviroment as well as being able to help clients in need of honest HVAC work. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 kids, saltwater fishing and taking their kids to which ever sport they happen to be in at the time!

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Robert Heilmeier Sr.

Fleet and Warehouse Manager

Robert Heilmeier is the Fleet and Warehouse Manager with Oceanview Heating and Air. With 20 years of mechanical and refrigeration experience, Bob Heilmeier provides an excellent, methodical approach to his work. He has been with Oceanview since day one and has been one of the backbones of our company. One of his favorite parts of the job is connecting with our clients, having a laugh, and sharing stories with them. In his pass time he likes to go the target range, watch Sci-Fi, and hang out with Ricky and Lucy, (his favorite puppies).

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Micheal DeFeis

Install Technician

Micheal DeFeis is an Install Technician for Oceanview Heating and Air. As an Install Tehnician, his job consists of leading HVAC installs and ensuring that our customers get the best quality and workmanship. He decided to get into the business of HVAC systems because it was one of the first trades that he got into and really enjoys the ability to bring people the comfort of AC in their home. Micheal wants his clients to understand that he is there to do a professional job and to make sure that when he leaves, clients are statified and comfortable. In his free time, he enjoys shooting pool, and spending time with friends and family.

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