About Us

Joe Bettio


Joe has been leading the team at Hudson Heating Company since buying the firm from his father-in-law in 1996. Since then, the company has grown to become one of the most trusted names in heating and air conditioning in Northern Ohio. Read Joe’s biography here.

Amie Ross

Residential Sales

Amie has extensive training in the HVAC industry and incredible product knowledge. Her real expertise lies in being able to explain all the technical aspects of furnace and air conditioning installation in language everyone can understand. Amie has been with Hudson Heating Company for seven years. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and hiking. Favorite quote: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” – Muhammad Ali

Dan Butcher

Residential and Commercial Service and Installation

Dan is the son of Hudson Heating founder Don Butcher, so it’s safe to say he grew up in the business. In fact, Dan claims he went on his first service call at the age of 3. Dan has more than 30 years experience in the industry, all of them with Hudson Heating. An avid golfer and bowler, Dan has rolled a perfect 300 game on 13 different occasions and has posted an 800 series three times!

Frank Mullett

Residential and Commercial Installation

Frank comes to us with 41 years of experience in the HVAC industry. He worked for Hudson Heating when Don Butcher was still the owner. His hobbies include car and drag races and spending time with his family at Geneva on the Lake. A quintessential family man, Frank has three daughters and four grandkids. Favorite quote: “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

Ken Miller

Commercial Installation and Service

Ken is one of our most experienced installers. He has 32 years of experience, of which the last eight years have been with us. Among his hobbies, Ken is an avid hunter. Favorite quote: “Is it Friday yet?”

Banjo Proof

Residential Service and Installation

No, Banjo is not a nickname – it’s his given name! Banjo has 16 years in the business and has been with Hudson Heating Company for five years. He likes pitching horse shoes, watching TV and yard work. Favorite quote: “Stupid is what stupid does.”

Austin Bettio

Residential Service Technician

Austin has been with us for three and a half years, and as the son of the owner, he represents the third generation of his family to work in the business! His hobbies include fishing and motorcycle riding.

Jesse Sonntag

Residential Installer

Jesse is the newest addition to our staff. He’s been in the business for three years, and we’re impressed with his work record and knowledge. Jesse likes football, baseball, hunting, hiking, travel and kayaking. Favorite quote: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

DeJohn Stroud

Service Technician / Residential Installer

DeJohn, or “D”, as we like to call him, has been in the HVAC Industry for 8 Years. He has a strong desire to always keep moving forward, hence his decision to expand his expertise from Lead Residential Installer to include Service Technician. He was an incredible find for Hudson Heating, as his work ethic and commitment to excellence are second to none. He has 5 children ranging from age 11 up to 22 years old. DeJohn has a great can-do attitude and is always willing to pitch in and share the work load. He is a model team player. DeJohn played football in high school, and has maintained a love for the sport. He also loves to cook. His family and friends have dubbed him “Chef Wah-la” His signature dish is spaghetti.

Favorite quote: “Stay ready, then you don’t have to get ready.” ~ Will Smith