Champion AC Leadership

We are confident that we can deliver the service you need because we have an AC service staff we can stand behind. Our whole team is certified to offer and perform air conditioning repair and installations. Our HVAC engineering team has more than 35 years of experience handling and designing for all San Antonio HVAC needs.

Champion Leadership

Champion AC is a veteran-owned business with passionate leadership – meet the team:

Benjamin Hubbert

Benjamin Hubbert

President

Ben is a former USAF Combat Controller who served 12 years in active duty. Ben deployed four times to the Middle East and was awarded two bronze stars with valor. He is happily married to his best friend Raquel and attends St. Matthews Catholic Church.

Ben is committed to helping San Antonio reduce our community’s demands on the energy grid. Ben brings an innovative perspective to customer service and marketing. Ben is also a firm believer in community involvement, education and training.

Favorite Movie

Gladiator

Favorite TV Show

Game of Thrones & House of Cards

Favorite Sport

Football

Favorite Spurs Player

Kawhi Leonard

Top Bucket List

Travel throughout Europe

Hidden Talent

Ninja Skills!

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Anthony Capobianco

Anthony Capobianco

Vice President

Tony is a former USAF Combat Control Officer who served 28 years in the military. He served as a Special Tactics Squadron Commander, deployed to Afghanistan, earned a bronze star and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He is married to his best friend, Cassandra Jane, and together they have three beautiful children.

Tony is committed to guaranteeing customer satisfaction. He is also dedicated to the Champion AC mission of providing quality services and workmanship as well as maintaining the absolute highest levels of professionalism, integrity and honesty with our associates and customers.

Favorite Movie

The Best of Times

Favorite TV Show

Last Man Standing

Favorite Sport

Football

Favorite Spurs Player

Tony Parker

Top Bucket List

Sail around the world

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Aaron Christiansen

Aaron Christiansen

Service Manager

Aaron is a fourth generation HVAC technician. He has been in the AC business since 1994 when he began working for his father’s AC company in Wisconsin. In his 20 years in the industry, he has perfected sheet metal fabrication and worked as a service technician, field supervisor, performance coach and service manager.

In 1994, Aaron started a 5-year union apprenticeship at Gateway Technical college in Racine, Wisconsin. He completed it in 1999 and became a journeyman HVAC technician. His education included blueprint schematic reading and design, system engineering and design, all types of welding, sheet metal fabrication, electrical controls, electrical trouble shooting, refrigeration and trouble-shooting. He received his NATE certification in 2009, and in 2010 he became NCI certified in airflow and duct design.

In Aaron’s spare time, he enjoys coaching his kids in baseball and softball. He loves being in the stands and cheering his kids on at all of their games. When he isn’t watching sports, he stays active by playing in softball leagues with his wife. He loves traveling and spending time at the coast with his wife and four children.

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Champion Staff

Service is about the personal interactions between customer and technician – meet the team:

Mark Ratterree

Mark Ratterree

Sales Manager

Mark is an Air Force brat, but is originally from Colorado Springs. Mark attended Texas Tech University and then moved to the San Antonio area. After 20 years in the financial/real estate arena, he was recruited to join Champion AC. Mark enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Harmony and his five children.

Being a sales manager takes great communication skills, and Mark takes this very seriously. He is committed to transparency and integrity with our staff and our customers. Mark’s favorite part of the job is meeting and interacting with the fine customers that Champion AC services, and he provides unparalleled support.

Favorite Movie

True Grit (or any John Wayne movie)

Favorite TV Show

Monday Night Football

Favorite Sport

Football

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

Top Bucket List

Visit Australia and New Zealand

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Gilbert Hero

Gilbert Hero

Comfort Advisor

Gilbert is a comfort advisor at Champion AC. Gilbert is originally from Miami and has lived in San Antonio for about 20 years. Gilbert is happily married with four sons and five grandchildren.

Favorite Movie

Lone Survivor

Favorite TV Show

American Ninja Warrior

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Tim Duncan

Top Bucket List

Mediterranean Cruise, Skydive and Visit Cuba

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Blair Rogers

Blair Rogers

HR & Accounting Manager

Blair is the HR/accounting manager at Champion AC. She is a native Texan, born in Texarkana and raised in San Antonio. She graduated from Texas Tech with a BS in Human Development. When she’s not crunching numbers, she enjoys spending time with her friends, enjoying San Antonio’s wonderful restaurant scene and watching her favorite TV shows.

Favorite Movie

Pulp Fiction

Favorite TV Show

Game of Thrones, Dexter, Homeland and Breaking Bad

Favorite Sport

Football and Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

Top Bucket List

Meet and hang out with Beyonce

Hidden Talent

Juggling

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Shawn Goerndt

Shawn Goerndt

Lead Technician

Shawn is a lead technician at Champion AC and has over 10 years experience in the industry. He was born and raised here in San Antonio and graduated from MacArthur High School. Shawn is happily married and has two beautiful children.

Shawn is not only a great technician, but also an overall great guy. He is very motivated and is extremely passionate about taking care of our customers. Shawn is NCI (National Comfort Institute) certified and is an amazing trouble-shooter.

Favorite Movie

Back to the Future 2

Favorite Sport

Football

Favorite Spurs Player

Tim Duncan

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Alex Roque

Alex Roque

Lead HVAC Installer

Alex Roque is a lead HVAC installer at Champion AC and has been in the AC industry for the past eight years. He was born in New York and moved around the U.S. before landing here in San Antonio. Alex graduated from Memorial High School. He is happily married with six children and two grandchildren.

Favorite Movie

Pulp Fiction

Favorite TV Show

The Walking Dead

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

Top Bucket List

Skydive

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Chris Ricketts

Chris Ricketts

HVAC Installer

Chris Ricketts is an HVAC installer here at Champion AC and has been in the industry for the past seven years. He was born in Dallas and raised in San Antonio, where he graduated from The Winston School. He is currently engaged and has four kids ranging from 3-7 years old.

Favorite Movie

Goodfellas

Favorite TV Show

King of Queens

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

Top Bucket List

Travel to see the Great Wall of China

Hidden Talent

Rapping

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Jason Kidwell

Jason Kidwell

Lead HVAC Installer

Jason is one of Champion AC’s lead HVAC installers and is a team leader. To this day, Jason has not had one call back on one of his installations. He is a true professional who constantly strives to exceed the standard.

Jason was born and raised in San Antonio and graduated from MacArthur High School. He has been in the heating and air conditioning industry for the past 14 years.

Favorite Movie

The Goonies

Favorite TV Show

The Walking Dead

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Tim Duncan

Top Bucket List

Skydiving

Hidden Talent

Woodworking

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Javier Martinez

Javier Martinez

Lead HVAC Installer

Javier Martinez is a lead HVAC installer here at Champion AC and has been in the AC industry for the past 14 years. He is a very motivated employee and has a team-first attitude. Javier has one son that is 10 years old.

Favorite TV Show

Sons of Anarchy

Favorite Sport

Football

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

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Matt Gonzales

Matt Gonzales

Parts Runner

Matt Gonzales is currently the parts runner for Champion AC and is in training to become an HVAC installer. Matt has lived in San Antonio for most of his life and has one daughter. Matt proudly served in the U.S. Army, where he deployed to the Middle East and recently got an honorable discharge.

Favorite Movie

The Boondock Saints

Favorite TV Show

The Black Adder

Favorite Sport

Skateboarding

Favorite Spurs Player

Kawhi Leonard

Top Bucket List

Take an Alaskan Cruise

Hidden Talent

Baking and Cooking

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Alex Tiner

Alex Tiner

Senior Technician

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Albert Ortiz

Albert Ortiz

Senior Technician

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Clint Hahn

Clint Hahn

Finance Manager

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John Thunert

John Thunert

Senior Technician

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Johnny Alvarez

Johnny Alvarez

Service Technician

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Julie Olivarez

Julie Olivarez

CSR Rep

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Kenny Teeter

Kenny Teeter

Warranty Tech / Parts Runner

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Mark Herrera

Mark Herrera

HVAC Lead Installer

Mark Herrera is a lead HVAC installer at Champion AC and has been in the AC industry for the past eight years. He was born and raised in San Antonio and graduated from Marshall High School. He has been with his wife for the past 10 years and has three beautiful children.

Favorite Movie

The Fast and the Furious

Favorite TV Show

Law and Order

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Manu Ginobili

Top Bucket List

Travel the world

Hidden Talent

Master fisherman

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Tim Britt

Tim Britt

Comfort Advisor

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Joe Garcia

Joe Garcia

HVAC Installer Helper

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Carlos Gonzales III

Carlos Gonzales III

Lead HVAC Installer

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Roland Olachea

Roland Olachea

Lead HVAC Installer

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Justin Beck

Justin Beck

Technician

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John Weixel

John Weixel

Technician

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Thomas Hope

Thomas Hope

Installer

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Justin Cavazos

Justin Cavazos

Installer

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Alex Roque Jr.

Alex Roque Jr.

Installer

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Sarah Gudknecht

Sarah Gudknecht

Office Staff

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Desiree Munoz

Desiree Munoz

Office Staff

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Chris Stokes

Chris Stokes

Comfort Advisor

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The Coyote

The Coyote

Canis latrans

Favorite Movie

Dances With Wolves

Favorite TV Show

Shaqtin' A Fool

Favorite Sport

Basketball

Favorite Spurs Player

Number 2!, of course!

Top Bucket List

Revenge on unnamed Nuggets player

Hidden Talent

Yodeling

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