management team

Jan Bauerdick


Born and raised in Germany, Jan moved to the US to attend college at Franklin University in Columbus. After graduating with Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems he joined an Internet startup as IT Director before accepting a position at HCP as IT Administrator in 2008. In 2011 he moved into the operations manager role, overseeing production, engineering and IT. Jan lives in Lexington, Ohio with his wife LeAnne and his 4 kids, William, Dominick, Katelyn and Landon. Aside from spending time with the kids, he enjoys traveling, boating, hiking and swinging a hammer on the weekend remodeling old houses. Working at HCP continues to be a fun and exciting experience with an amazing, hard-working, caring group of people.

Don Smith

Vice President

Kathy Hill

Human Resource Manager, PHR, SHRM-CP

Kathy has been an associate of Heating & Cooling Products for 23 years.  Currently, she is the HR Manager at both our Mt. Vernon & Byesville, Ohio locations and manager all aspects of the Human Resource and Labor Management functions.  She is certified by SHRM and HRCI and has extensive knowledge, experience and education within the Human Resource area.  Prior to becoming the HR Manager, she has held numerous positions at HCP including Safety Manager, Process Improvement Coordinator, Lean & Kaizen Facilitator and Payroll associate.  Kathy feels that our top priorities are to live our core values and be a mentor of our fundamentals to all HCP associates.

On a personal note, Kathy has 2 children, three grandchildren, a significant other and loves to travel, boat, read and watch football.

Mike McCutchen

Operations Manager

Michael has been with HCP since 2008 as the Finance Controller. His responsibilities include managing the accounting, purchasing and logistics departments, strategic analysis, and evaluation of new business opportunities. Michael has over 30 years of manufacturing related financial experience. He earned undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Economics at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Master of Business Administration from Ashland University. Michael’s interests include drag racing and deep sea fishing.