IGSHPA Board of Directors

Our inaugural Board of Directors represents a diverse array of backgrounds and skillsets.

This diversity in roles and expertise is a foundational element that will drive and inform the IGSHPA mission going forward.

Here are the new IGSHPA Board Members:

Kortney Lull

Kortney Lull

CHAIRWOMAN

Mrs. Lull is the Vice President for Midwest Geothermal, a closed loop geothermal installation contractor, that serves clients across the country with their ground loop installation needs. She has been with Midwest Geothermal from the beginning, has been integrally involved with their continued growth, and looks forward to continuing to support the geothermal industry across the country. She assists their customers and clients not only with the installation of the exterior ground loop, but acts as a steward for the industry, offering learning opportunities for architects, engineers, construction managers and homeowners.

Kortney has been a member of IGSHPA for eight years and is passionate about ensuring that IGHSPA is an association dedicated to its members and the market while ensuring that the organization offers the support the industry needs. Mrs. Lull is currently a member of IGSHPA, CaliforniaGEO, and a board member of the Michigan Geothermal Energy Association.

Tim Wright

Tim Wright

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Mr. Wright is the Vice President of Sales for Enertech Global and has been with the company since 2011. He oversees the company’s Customer Solutions, Commercial & Residential Sales departments. He began his career in the geothermal industry in 1988, selling geothermal to home owners and builders. Tim has been working to inform homeowners, builders, architects, developers & engineers on the technology, along with the HVAC contractors and distributors. Tim currently serves on the board of directors for CaliforniaGEO and the Virginia Geothermal Heat Pump Association. Tim and his family reside in Ringgold, Georgia.

Darrin Beller

Darrin Beller

DIRECTOR

Mr. Beller is the president of Air Products Supply, a wholesale distributor and commercial manufacturers’ representative that specializes in geothermal heat pump technology and is located in central Oklahoma. In his 12 years at Air Products Supply, he has assisted in growing the geothermal market in the company’s territory by offering a full line of geothermal equipment and accessories as well as design, application, and post-sale assistance to residential contractors and mechanical engineers. Prior to Air Products Supply, he worked at his family-owned mechanical contracting company for nearly 15 years. He has been involved with geothermal design, sales, and service on turnkey geothermal projects including geothermal drilling and associated piping.

Jason Cullum

Jason Cullum

DIRECTOR

Mr. Cullum is a third-generation business owner and is currently the Vice President of Ground Loop Heating and Air Conditioning, located in the mid-Atlantic region. He grew up in the residential and light commercial geothermal industry and has experience in design, installation, sales, service, as well as different loop layouts, vertical, horizontal, and horizontal boring. He is currently certified in pipe fusion, equipment service and installation, and is an IGSHPA Certified Geothermal Inspector. He is also the Vice President of the Maryland Geothermal Association. Jason lives with his wife and two children near Baltimore.

Brian Urlaub

Brian Urlaub

DIRECTOR

Mr. Urlaub is the Director of Geothermal Operations for MEP Associates where he oversees all geothermal projects. He is involved with all aspects of the projects from procurement, to design, project management, and commissioning. He graduated in 1993 with an associate degree in HVAC Technology and Design from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI. Mr. Urlaub started out his career in the field, installing and servicing all different types of HVAC systems. In 1996 he moved to inside sales and design, and was introduced to his first IGSHPA geothermal course. He has been dedicated solely to the geothermal industry since 1999.