Chattanooga Staff

Leadership and Sales

Steve Bandy :

Steve Bandy

Steve is a Chattanooga native who attended Hixon High School and graduated with a BS in Marketing from Chattanooga State Technical Community College. Steve has several years of experience in commercial real estate as well as 18 years as a sales engineer in the East TN area.

Eddie Irwin :

Eddie Irwin

Eddie is an Application Engineer with REA Inc and has been in the HVAC industry since 1990.  Eddie spent 20 years with Carrier Corporation and has 5 years’ experience with a control contracting company   Eddie earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Inside Sales

Building Automation Controls

Andy McDonald :

Andy McDonald

Andy joined REA as a Controls Specialist in 2016.  He has over 20 years’ experience in the HVAC industry with the last 10 being in controls.  He has experience with Delta, Staefa, & Schneider controls systems.  He has obtained Delta Controls Level I Certifications.

Service Department

Our Service Department provides factory certified start up services, warranty services and strategic preventive maintenance contracts. They have combined experience of over 70 years. They are well above average mechanically and with controls.


Kim Carter :

Kim Carter

"We have a parts department and warehouse where we stock major components. Kim Carter is the contact in the parts department.”