Davis: 530.758.4030
Woodland: 530.666.4035


Below are profiles on the managers who supervise our 30+ employees:

MARK BLAKE – OWNERMark was born into the heating and air conditioning industry. His father was an air conditioning mechanic with UC Davis before opening Blake’s in 1973 and his older brother worked for a large heating and air company in Sacramento doing ductwork on large projects such as Arco Arena. Mark was born and raised in Davis and attended Davis High School. After graduating from the Universal Technical Institute in Arizona in 1985, he returned to work at Blake’s as an installer/service technician. He took over as General Manager in 1992 and shortly thereafter as owner. Mark is a “hands on” business owner and takes great pride in Blake’s quality, service and installations.
BRIAN SOGARD - GENERAL MANAGERBrian graduated from a 4-year sheet metal apprenticeship school and is a journeyman member of The Association of General Contractors of America. He has over 35 years of experience as a sheet metal mechanic and has been with Blake’s for over 32 years.
TOM BUTLER - SERVICE MANAGERTom has been with Blake’s for 32 years and is experienced in performance evaluations for home buyers. His advanced knowledge in controls for sophisticated systems and parts of older equipment is invaluable to the service department.
LESLIE KOOPEN – OFFICE MANAGER / PERSONEL DIRECTORLeslie’s 25-year background in finance and management has made her an asset to our company. Her attention to detail and efficiency in her position helps to keep Blake’s #1 with Yolo county customers.
JEFF WESTERGAARD – NEW CONSTRUCTION / SHEET METAL DIVISIONJeff started his career in 1983 training under the guidance of Mike Blake. Through his 34 years of experience, Jeff has accumulated a vast knowledge of custom copper and sheet metal fabrication.
RON SLUETER - INSTALLATION FOREMANRon specializes in retrofit replacement. His talent in this area has made him of Blake’s top installer. Ron has attended apprenticeship classes and has 34 years of experience. He has been with Blake’s for 26 years.