Our Team

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Alan R. Hahnel

President / Treasurer

Alan Hahnel is the current President of Hahnel Bros. Co., a position he has occupied since 1995. As president, Hahnel has overseen the succesful merger of two family owned Roofing & Sheet Metal companies into one entity. Before joining HBC in 1981, Hahnel was Senior Engineer at Winfrey Structural Concrete in Boulder, Colorado. He earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytech Institute in 1974. Alan Hahnel is an active member of Rotary International, the Auburn-Lewiston YMCA Board of Directors, ASHRAE, and the Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council Board.

Business: Roofing / Siding

John A Ferland

VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER

John A Ferland has been employed by Hahnel Bros. Co. since March 1993. He was made Roofing Mechanic in 1996. He was promoted to Project Manager/Estimator in July of 2000 and later promoted to the Roofing Department Manager at our Lewiston Branch in September of 2007. In July of 2016, coinciding with our 100th anniversary he was promoted to Vice President and General Manager. In addition to his over two decades of training in the roofing and wall panel trade, he has completed the Maine Department of Labor OSHA Memic & Training Seminar, OSHA 10-Hour Course, OSHA & EM-385 Competent Person Certification and is also certified in First Aid and CPR through the National Safety Council. John is also a proud member of the Maine Air National Guard since 1992 and a former Treasurer of the American Legion Riders Post 153 Auburn, Maine. John resides in Auburn and is a proud Father of his son Spencer.

Business: Roofing / Siding

David McLaughlin

VICE PRESIDENT

David McLaughlin has been in the Construction industry for over 25 years. He started his employment with Bangor Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. in 1991 as a general laborer, worked his way to Supervisor, and later into a role as an Estimator Project Manager. He has taken several classes through the University of Maine in supervisory and project management skills. In 2005 Bangor Roofing and Sheet Metal Co merged with Hahnel Bros Co. In 2007 David was promoted to Roofing Department Manager at our Bangor Branch. In July of 2016, coinciding with our 100th anniversary he was promoted to Vice President. He has managed numerous projects throughout Central and Northern Maine. He enjoys hunting and the outdoors. He is an active member of the Mason’s. He is married to his wonderful wife Angela and has two great boys Anthony and Joseph.

Ryan Booker

ASSISTANT TREASURER

Ryan Booker joined Hahnel Bros. Co. in the year 2000. He has worked varying capacities within the financial management of the company since then. Starting as the company Accountant in 2000 he was promoted to company Controller in 2007. In July of 2016 coinciding with our 100th anniversary, he was promoted to Assistant Treasurer and currently holds that position. He is the current Treasurer of the Lisbon Junior Athletic League (LJAL), graduate of the Androscoggin Leadership Development Institute, and past president of the Lisbon Left Hand Club. Born and raised in Maine and currently residing in Lisbon Falls with his wife Denise and 3 children. Ryan also keeps busy coaching their youth basketball and baseball teams.

Business: Roofing / Siding

Location: Lewiston Branch

Paul Ferland Sr

Roofing Superintendent

Mr. Paul R Ferland Sr, Roofing Superintendant has been employed by Hahnel Bros. Co. since September 1968. No other current employee has been with the company longer. He was made Roofing Mechanic in 1977 and was promoted to Roofing Superintendant in 1995. In addition to training in the roofing and wall panel trade, he has also completed Maine Department of Labor OSHA Memic & Training Seminar. He is also certified in First Aid and CPR through the National Safety Council.

Business: Roofing / Siding

Location: Bangor Branch

Joshua McNutt

Project Manager/Estimator

Joshua B. McNutt, Roofing Department Estimator/ Project manager has been employed by Hahnel Bros. Co. since April 2012. He began working in the construction industry after graduating from the University of Maine in 2005 with an engineering degree in Construction Management Technology. He currently project manages and prepares estimates for both private and plan & spec projects out of our Bangor office.

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Location: Lewiston Branch

Jason McLaughlin

Project Manager

Jason McLaughlin is a graduate of Houlton High School Class of 2002. He was born and raised in Houlton, Maine. Mr. McLaughlin lived in Aroostook County up until January of 2011 when he moved to Winthrop, Maine to be with his wife, Kristy. He is an engineering graduate from the University of Maine in Orono with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Mr. McLaughlin was hired in 2012 as the Sheet Metal / HVAC Project Manager. He brings to the Sheet Metal Field Department his analytical thinking ability, organization skills and his past experience as a foreman for an earthwork contracting company. He manages all sheet metal and HVAC projects for the Lewiston Division.

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Location: Lewiston Branch

James Perz

ESTIMATOR

James Perz grew up in Sherman Maine moved to Auburn after graduating from Katahdin high school and started his career at Hahnel Bros Co shortly after in 2000. He worked in the sheet metal fabrication shop until 2008 and then became a member of the field crews until 2012 where he became an estimator for the sheet metal department in Lewiston. He specializes in bidding the mechanical sheet metal sections of plan and spec work, project management and coordination drawings.

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Location: Lewiston Branch

Gary Conant

Lewiston Shop Foreman

Gary began at Hahnel Bros Co in 1981 as a sheet metal shop apprentice. He went to a 4 year apprenticeship program through Lewiston High School Adult Education and graduated in 1985. Gary worked his way up from apprentice to sheet metal mechanic and later in 2001 was named to his current position as the shop foreman for the Lewiston facility. In 2003 he attended a sheet metal installers certification program and from 2003-2007 was our certified lead sheet metal instructor.

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Location: Bangor Branch

Greg Blethen

Bangor Shop Foreman

Gregg entered the sheet metal trade at the age of 18. He apprenticed in a small shop where he lived in Ellsworth Me. The proprietor of that shop had worked for Hahnel Bros Co back in the 60's. In 1979 Greg went to work for Bangor Roofing & Sheet Metal in Brewer, Me. Until 1981. In 1987 Greg returned to BRSM which was now located in Bangor, Me. as temporary acting shop supervisor while one of the managers was recuperating from a vehicle accident. In 2005 Bangor Roofing & Sheet Metal merged with Hahnel Bros Co. Gregg is currently the shop foreman of our Bangor Office.

Business: Roofing/Siding

Location: Lewiston Branch

Michel Mathieu

Project Manager/Estimator

Mike Mathieu returned as a Project Manager / Estimator for the Roofing Department in our Lewiston Branch in late 2015. From 1984 to 2000 Mike worked for HBC starting as a general laborer. He then became the power-shear operator and a drafting assistant. Then while attending UMO, he transferred to the Bangor Branch as an estimator for the sheet metal department. In 1990, he returned as an assistant project manager/estimator for the roofing department. Between 2000 and 2015, while representing other employers, he gained more experience as a project manager / estimator on various commercial, industrial, institutional and residential roofing and sheet metal projects located throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and the Mid-West.

Business: Roofing/Siding

Location: Lewiston Branch

Ryan Diehl

Assistant Project Manager/Estimator

Ryan Diehl worked in the Construction Industry, both Residential and Commercial, since 2007.He graduated with a BS in Construction Management at Fitchburg State University, Massachusetts in 2011. Ryan learned to Downhill Ski last winter at Sugarloaf and absolutely loves it. He enjoys boating, camping, and the outdoors. He also enjoys Country Music and often attends concerts. Since January 2016 Ryan has been employed here at Hahnel Bros Co as an Assistant Project Manager for the Roofing Department at the Lewiston Branch.

Business: Sheet Metal / Custom Fab

Location: Bangor Branch

Andrew Nadeau

Project Manager

Andrew Nadeau was born and raised in Milford, Maine. He is a graduate of Old Town High School Class of 1998. He attended sheet metal and welding classes at United Technology Center in Bangor for three years while in high school. He graduated from Northern Maine Technical College in Presque Isle, Maine in 2000 with a diploma in sheet metal. Mr. Nadeau has been employed here since 2000 as an installer and later a foreman for the sheet metal field crews. In 2013 Andrew was promoted to Sheet Metal / HVAC Project Manager. Mr. Nadeau brings his many years of experience in the field to his position as Project Manager. From this experience, he offers knowledge of the trade, the ability to think outside the box to solve problems, close coordination with other trades, and dedication to the position. His position entails all management of sheet metal and HVAC projects in the Bangor office. Andrew resides in Glenburn, Maine with his wife and four children.

MILSUE A. MARTIN

SAFETY DIRECTOR

Millie joined on with Hahnel Bros. Co in April 2016 brining with her over 10 years of experience in Construction Safety and Health. She is certified to teach OSHA 10 hour and 30-hour Construction Safety Courses among many other safety topics. She is also First Aid/CPR certified. Her strong background in Fall Safety and communication makes her the perfect fit to the Hahnel Brothers Co. Family. Millie’s goal is that everyone comes to work each day, enjoys their work and that they return home to their families unharmed, happy and healthy.

Eric A Smith

Sales

In his current capacity as salesperson, Eric Smith has been employed with Hahnel Bros. Co. for the last three years. Before that, Eric spent multiple summers working as a helper in the field for both the Hahnel Bros. Co. roofing and sheet metal departments. Eric credits this field experience as a key strength in his ability to understand and communicate Hahnel Bros. Co. wide array of products and capabilities to customers. A 2013 graduate of the University of Maine at Orono, Eric holds a bachelor of science degree in Civil & Environmental engineering. Born and raised in Monmouth, Eric is a lifelong Maine resident and enjoys spending his leisure time outdoors exploring the great state of Maine. If he is not hiking Katahdin or enjoying Acadia National Park, Eric stays active playing in a number of men’s sports leagues and is currently a part of a fast pitch wood-bat baseball league and a men’s recreational basketball team. As a member of the Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Club, the American Society of Professional Estimators, and the American Society of Civil Engineers, Eric takes his responsibility to serve his state and community very seriously. Through service to the community and stewardship of the values that have enabled Hahnel Bros. Co. to stay in business for the last 100 years, Eric dedicates his time to self-improvement and is a self-described lifelong learner.