Chief Executive Officer
Frank Petrosino is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Alsip, Illinois-based Zone Mechanical. A specialist in refrigeration technologies and equipment, Frank began his career as an applications engineer for Johnson Controls in Wisconsin. Four years later, he moved to Tyler Refrigeration Corp. of Niles, Michigan, where he worked for nearly 15 years as a regional sales representative and engineer until 2002 — the year he left to start Zone Mechanical. He is originally from Salerno, Italy.
Chief Operating Officer
COO Dan Palubiak is a Zone Mechanical co-founder and a cooling systems installation and operations specialist. In his early years, Dan spent summers working in an industrial cold storage facility. He moved from boilers to ammonia-based refrigeration systems as a technician for an HVAC contractor, where he formally learned the trade. After 11 years, Dan moved into supermarket refrigeration, where he honed his installation skills as the service manager and construction superintendent. In 2002, he joined Frank Petrosino to start Zone Mechanical.