Continuity and Transition Planning for HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors: The Changing Face of Leadership for HVAC/Sheet Metal Contractors and Fabricators

John Hughes
Vice President
FMI Corporation
5171 Glenwood Ave., Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Tel: (919) 787-8400
Fax: (919) 785-9320


The leadership and supporters of the New Horizons Foundation have produced three comprehensive research reports concerning the importance of business continuity planning and execution, a subject of growing importance to HVAC /sheet metal contractors. The three previous reports summarized in this report include: Exit Strategies for HVAC /Sheet Metal Contractors: Strategies for Equity and Ownership Transfer; Mentoring and Coaching Practices: Developing the Next Generation; Leadership Selection Practices for HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors and Fabricators. This report is designed to act as a road map to the use of the previous reports for firms seeking to effectively provide for continuity in the transition of their firms to the next generation of owners/leaders.