Meet Mike Salmon – President of Anderson Air Corps
Mike Salmon has been in the business of making people’s homes and businesses more comfortable for over fifty years. He came to work for Anderson Air Corps in 1979 as a salesman. Prior to joining Anderson Air Corps, Mike learned the air conditioning business by working for his family’s company in California for 13 years. He holds an Associate’s Degree from Long Beach City College and has completed various general and business related courses at Cal State Los Angeles.
Through demonstrated success and commitment to growing the business, Mike climbed the ladder of company leadership at Anderson Air Corps. He became a co-owner and operator in 1996, and took over all operations in 2004.
With natural leadership qualities and great emphasis on equipping employees to do their jobs well, Mike handles the financial aspects of the business and corporate relationships with the company’s bank, accounting firm, insurance agency, vendors and others. As general manager of day-to-day operations, he works with the core group of employees to make sure they have what they need to carry out their jobs. He approaches his leadership role within the company as one of focusing employees and giving them educational opportunities and experience, and letting them grow—both personally and professionally. He gives employees the learning opportunities and the decision-making opportunities to put their knowledge and skill to good use in helping customers.
He takes pride in running an open company, in which the focus is customer satisfaction, professionalism, friendliness, and making sure Anderson Air Corps provides Quality, Comfort and Value on all jobs. With this philosophy in mind, he believes that, if you take care of customers first, the business will take care of itself.
Anderson Air Corps is one of the few dealers that has been selected as a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer and was awarded the Carrier President’s Award. The company holds membership with the Better Business Bureau as well as various trade organizations including ACCA, ABC, AGC and RSES. Field technicians are EPA certified and state licensed. Most are certified to the high standards of the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) program. The company also consistently achieves the Angie’s List Super Service Award. This is in line with Mike’s goal to stay up-to-date and well informed on all latest industry trends and provide only the best in service.