Our Team

Troy Franklin:

Troy was born and raised in Castle Rock; after graduating as a Rocket he went on to LCC and earned his 2 year degree. Troy then moved onto Universal Technical Institute in Arizona to finish his degree. After 14 years in the HVAC industry Troy and his wife Molly decided to start their own business. Since then Troy has worked hard to build Denali into a company that puts its customers first. Troy truly loves working with his customers, and doing what he can to make sure they are well taken care of. Troy is a family man; he has 3 active boys and a wife who is always cooking something delicious. Troy has some other loves in life, they include: Alaska, The Seahawks, and the outdoors.

Pete Harrison:

Pete is from Union; a small town in Northeastern Oregon. He attended RSI; a trade school in Phoenix, AZ. Pete has been in the HVAC field for 19 years, the last 3 spent with Denali. Pete’s passion is for the commercial field in the HVAC industry. He believes that Denali’s employees are our greatest attribute and the fact that we are a small company; people tend to like that. Pete has been married for 21 years, with 2 kids; Ben is 17 and Emily is 11. He spends his weekends coaching his daughter’s fast pitch team, fishing whenever he can, and watching his favorite team; the Oregon Ducks!

Mike Rinker:

Mike was born and raised on a 3,800 acre wheat farm in Cavendish, Alberta. He has been in a variety of industries; he was a corporate executive, heavy equipment operator, and now a HVAC tech. Mike attended the Northwest College of Construction and LCC. Mike has been in the HVAC industry for the last 8 years, with Denali for the last 3. Mike is our residential specialist; he thoroughly enjoys interacting with our customers. He enjoys not only fixing our customers products, but improving them. Mike stays busy outside of work with his wife and their 3 children. He also enjoys sports, camping, and skiing.

Derek Bounds:

Derek has been with Denali since 2011, he spends his work week as our on the job tech at GP Wauna in Clatskanie, Oregon. Derek also attended UTI in Arizona, after he finished trade school he started his career in Phoenix. 3 years later he returned to his home town of Clatskanie, where he continues his career. Derek enjoys the responsibility that comes along with working at the Georgia Pacific Wauna mill. Derek is also a Seahawk and Duck fan; he enjoys cars, motorsports, hunting and spending time with friends and family.

Don Titus:

Don is Troy’s father-in-law came on board Denali in 2011. Don is unfamiliar with the word “retirement”. He has been a great asset to the company, as he will do whatever is needed. Don is our shop guy, part runner, coffee boy, filer, that extra hand and just about anything else we may need. Don only works part time, unfortunately, he is very valuable. Don retired from Longview Fire Department in 2005 and from Tri-Tex Oil Company in 2011. Don spends his spare time with his wife of 45 years, 3 kids and 8 grandchildren.