Our Team

Joseph “Joe” Barnes is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning. Joe opened Cumberland Valley in August 1988 in Leitersburg, Maryland and eventually moved the company  headquarters to its current Bower AvIMG_3391enue location in 1995. In 2002, Joe’s visionary project came to fruition with a building expansion behind the original Bower Avenue location.

Joe is a 1985 graduate of Smithsburg High School and was trained in HVAC at the Career Studies Center, now the Washington County Technical High School in Hagerstown. He was a student with the Rets Electronic HVAC program in 1986 in Baltimore, Maryland where he further learned HVAC.

Joe has over twenty-eight years of experience in the HVAC business. He is actively involved in the tri-state community with memberships in various Chamber of Commerces and the Homebuilders Association. Joe’s hobbies are far reaching. He enjoys real estate development, flipping homes and landscaping. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, riding motorcycles, traveling the world and spending time with his family and friends. Joe lives in Leitersburg, Maryland.


DSC_0074Glenn Rager joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in 1993 as an installation mechanic. Glenn is currently the Vice President of the company and is in charge of daily operations.

Before joining Cumberland Valley, Glenn was employed with J.S. Kehne Electric in Frederick, Maryland for two years as an HVAC technician.  Glenn was also employed with Metcalfe Heating and Air Conditioning in Montgomery County, Maryland beginning in 1987. Glenn  received his HVAC training on-the-job and brings over twenty years of experience to Cumberland Valley.

Glenn is NATE certified in Geo heat pumps and gas furnaces. He is also certified in IGSHPA

Glenn is a 1989 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. Glenn and his wife Tammy  have two children and live in Clear Spring, Maryland. Glenn enjoys spending time with his family, riding motorcycles and hunting.

 


DSC_0069Jeff Short joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in May 2006 as a Comfort Consultant. Jeff oversees in-home estimates and works directly with customers to provide them the best HVAC options for their homes.

Before joining Cumberland Valley, Jeff was employed with CertainTeed Corporation as a Human Resources Manager. Jeff first joined CertainTeed Corporation in April 1988 and worked as a forklift operator and supervisor.

Jeff is a 1985 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He also attended Hagerstown Community College. Jeff is married to Michelle and has two children. Jeff enjoys playing and watching sports and spending time with family & friends. Jeff and his wife, Michelle, live in Hagerstown, Maryland.


Melissa Matheny joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in February of 2001. She is the Office Manager and oversees the daily operations of accounts receivables, payables and customer service.

Before joining CumDSC_0078berland Valley, Melissa was the Director of Financial Aid for six years with Hagerstown Business College, now known as Kaplan University.

Melissa is a 2004 graduate of Kaplan University, earning an Associates Degree in Accounting/Management. She and her husband Alan have one son, Colten. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and canning foods. Melissa and Alan live in Maugansville, Maryland.

 

 


Denise Seilhamer joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in May 2004. She is currently the Administrative Assistant.

Before joining CumbDSC_0080erland Valley, Denise was employed with J.C. Penny from 2002-2004. For twelve years prior, Denise owned and operated an in-home daycare business from her home in Leitersburg.

Denise is a 1981 graduate of Smithsburg High School and attended Hagerstown Community College. She is married to her husband, Wayne, and she has three children, a step-daughter and four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Denise and Wayne live in Leitersburg, Maryland.

 

 


 

Rickey “JR”DSC_0076 Fraley  joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in June of 2000 as helper. JR is currently the Director of Commercial Sales and oversees our bidding process.

Before joining Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning, JR was employed with Home Depot in Hagerstown. JR was trained in HVAC at Cumberland Valley while he was a helper and eventually became a mechanic.

JR and his wife Pam have four children and live in Hagerstown. JR is a baseball coach and enjoys spending time with his family, playing softball and riding motorcycles.


Robert Kursey joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in January of 2004 as a mechanic and is now the Lead Service Technician.

Before joining IMG_1325Cumberland Valley, Robert was an auto mechanic in Hagerstown for nearly four years. Robert also had a career in construction prior to being an auto mechanic.

Robert received his training at Cumberland Valley and has also attended HVAC training outside of his field training.

Robert is married with four children. He enjoys working and spending time with his family.

 


WilliaDSC_0046m “Billy” Reynolds joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in June of 2005 as a helper. Billy is currently Cumberland Valley’s Lead Mechanic.

Billy received his training with both Cumberland Valley and an outside HVAC school.

Billy is married to his wife Mandy and they have two children; they live in Martinsburg. Billy enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

 


DSC_0051Tyler Rice joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in April of 2014 as a helper. Before joining Cumberland Valley Valley, Tyler worked at Pet Smart Distribution Center in Hagerstown for over two years.

Tyler is a 2010 graduate of the Washington County Technical High School where he learned carpentry. Tyler attended the Barr Institute in Hagerstown for HVAC.

Tyler enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

 


Jeffrey “Jeff” Holmes first joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in 2007 as a Helper. After a brief sabbatical, Jeff rejoiDSC_0050ned Cumberland Valley as an installer.

Jeff received his HVAC training with Cumberland Valley. Before joining Cumberland Valley, Jeff worked at Ideal Fuel, a company based in South Carolina as a helper.

Jeff is a 2003 graduate of Blacksburg High School in Blacksburg, Virginia. He enjoys spending time with his son.

 

 

 


 Darren May joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in 2013 as a Helper. He is currently receiving on-the-job training with CuDSC_0056mberland Valley.

Before joining Cumberland Valley, Darren worked at Food Lion in Hagerstown, Maryland.

He is a 2012 graduate of Williamsport High School. He enjoys watching football, hunting and spending time with his family.  Darren lives in Hagerstown, Maryland with his family.

 

 


 Michael “Mike” Fiddler joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in June of 2002. He is a mechanic.

DSC_0067Before joining Cumberland Valley, Mike built cranes for Grove for over seven years.

Mike is a 1991 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a 2002 graduate of James Rumsey, where he learned HVAC. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing.

 

 


DSC_0059Allen Rager joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning beginning in 2004. Alan worked at Cumberland Valley during during his high school summer breaks. He first joined Cumberland Valley as a Helper and then later became a mechanic.

Alan received all of his HVAC with Cumberland Valley.

Alan lives in Clear Spring, Maryland and enjoys riding dirt bikes and spending time with family and friends.

 


DSC_0063Cleverton Hamil joined Cumberland Valley Heating and Air Conditioning in June, 2014 as a Helper.

Before joining Cumberland Valley, Cleverton was employed as a Mechanic with Extreme Automotive. He previously worked for Macy’s, Royal Vendors and Fed Ex.

Cleverton lives with his wife and children in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities.

 

 


Our team of HVAC professionals has over 100 years experience!