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

P: (865) 392-4481

Contact Kim Carter in our East Tennessee Parts Department for assistance.