Meet the Team
We know when you have our team out to repair or replace your heating and cooling system that you want to know who is knocking on your door. Before we head your way you will receive an email of the technician of who will be coming to your home, along with a brief bio to tell you a little more about them!
Jim Horlander is the co-owner of Heartland Quality Heating and Cooling, with his wife Becky. He started his heating and cooling career in 1991, as a student in the industry. Jim was awarded #1 in the State of Kansas for HVAC Knowledge by VICA (Skills USA) in 1991 and continued to win multiple awards from his previous jobs in the HVAC industry for dedication, quality, and versatility prior to starting his own company in 2011.
As the larger companies were switching their employees to commission-based pay he began to notice less of a “family friendly”environment. In hopes of returning this environment to the industry, Jim created Heartland Quality Heating and Cooling in 2011. He ran Heartland Quality Heating and Cooling out of his garage for the first year on his family’s ping pong table. Jim’s high attention to detail and word-of-mouth led his company to grow over the last several years of operation.
Becky Horlander is co-owner of Heartland Quality Heating and Cooling with her husband Jim. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors in Science in English and Journalism. As the company has grown so has Becky’s role in daily operations. Becky handles all of the accounting, assists in the weekly training, and helps in customer service. She’s also the company cheerleader, constantly providing support where it is needed.
Supervisors & Office Staff
Tom Davis is Heartland Quality’s “Comfort Solutions Specialist”. He graduated from Newman University in Wichita with a BS in Business Administration and Industrial Management. He has 30 plus years of sales experience. He has been with us for 5 years and is constantly learning about new products and services that can help with homeowner’s comfort and safety. He is the first to help out and is willing to do just about anything for our clients. Tom’s infectious laugh and high energy level help keep everyone going. Tom’s biggest accomplishment is his family.
Bailey Horlander is the marketing and human resource manager. She graduated from Baker University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business and Graphic Design in 2018. Shortly after she joined the Heartland Quality Heating and Cooling team. While attending Baker, she achieved Academic All-American as a cross-country/track athlete. She is also the child of the owners and is planning on keeping Heartland Quality as a family-owned and operated business, as the 2nd generation of the business.
Joshua is an install and service technician. Before joining us he completed the HVAC Job Ready program through the Metropolitan Community College. Joshua is eager to learn and has attended several classes to continue his growth in the industry. On his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs.
Brett has been in the heating and cooling as an install and service technician for 20+ years. Brett loves to problem solve, which is why he makes such a skilled heating and cooling technician and installer. Brett on his free time enjoys playing his band, which consist of oldies.
Chief Fluffy Executives
Meet Barley, he is our fluffiest of officers. He has been a part of the Heartland Quality Team since we opened doors in 2011. He is known around the office for being a good boy.