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Employer Connections – TSC Air

To give you an insight into the types of companies that recruit successful RSI graduates, we have created these Employer Connection interviews. We recently spoke with Matt Kaczmarek, one of three partners who own TSC Air, a family run HVAC business in Tempe, Arizona. Thanks for your time Matt; before we start, please tell us […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Bryan Ellis

Bryan, 41, from Walnut Creek, CA, graduated from the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in March 2021. Thanks for your time Bryan; tell us about your career before coming to RSI? I previously worked in sales and education. I worked for Home Depot for many years selling to contractors and construction companies. After […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Chris Standifer

Chris, 39, from Phoenix, AZ, graduated the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in 2012 and completed the Mechanical Maintenance Engineering degree program six months later. Thanks for sharing your story, Chris. Did you have another career before RSI? I’d been working in the field for about six months when I came to RSI, […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Manyard Engle

Maynard, 60, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, is an HVAC Instructor at RSI, currently teaching Phase 8 – Advanced Troubleshooting.  Maynard joined RSI in spring 2020 and has been in the HVAC field over 30 years. Thanks for your time, Maynard. Tell us a little about your background and experience? I was 17 […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Seth Manuelito

Seth, 20, from Gallup, New Mexico, graduated from the nine-month Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program at RSI in February 2021. Thanks for your time, Seth. What did you do before you came to RSI? Out of high school in 2019 I got a scholarship to play baseball at a Christian school in Kentucky. I did that […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Hannah Ruebbelke

Hannah, 41, is a residential wiring instructor at The Refrigeration School. Hannah was born in Minneapolis, MN, but followed her family to Phoenix in 2005 when she realized she was the last one left there! Thanks for your time, Hannah. How long you’ve been teaching at RSI? About nine months. I started as an instructor […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet William Lee

William, 33, originally from Illinois, joined RSI in March 2021. He has a unique role with the school as an install instructor in a post-graduation class. Thanks for your time, William. Tell us what it is you do at RSI. I’m an instructor for the new B2B (business to business) install program. I take people […]

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