John is the owner and president of our company and has grown up in the business. The company was founded by his mother in 1946, and John worked in the business from the age of 10, painting gas meters at first, then learning everything from the inside out. After receiving his BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University, he began working full time in company management.
Paul is the third generation of the Lewellyn family to manage Boonville Natural Gas Corporation and BNG Heating & Cooling. Paul graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Louis University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and in 2015 from Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration. Paul has been working in the family business since the age of 10, starting out mowing grass, then helping with gas line construction, and now as Vice President and Assistant Manager. Paul is married to his high school sweetheart, Hannah, and lives in Boonville with their son,Shane, and our beautiful "office dog," Riley. He enjoys camping, hiking, water-skiing, and brewing his own beer at home.
Lynnette joined the company in 2005, after a 35 year career in healthcare. She currently serves as Human Resources Manager and corporate Secretary.
Butch is a long-time loyal employee of Boonville Natural Gas. He started part-time with the pipeline construction crew and as a meter reader in 1988 while attending college. Butch has served as Utility Operations Manager for the company since 2005.He manages all safety systems for the utility and manages all the pipeline field operations of the utility.
Butch is a lifelong resident of the Boonville area, is a proud father to Blaire and Kyle, and happily married to Amy. Butch enjoys spending time with his vast network of family and friends, and takes joy in helping others succeed.
Jeff joined BNG in 2019 and brings vast experience from both contracting and distribution in the field of HVAC work. Before joining BNG, Jeff was our Bryant equipment factory representative for 15 years. Prior to that, he worked in the HVAC sales and Service industry for 25 years. Jeff and his wife Debbie live in the Tri-state area and have two sons.
Jenny joined BNG in 2018 after many years at George Koch Sons in the human resources department. Jenny has been instrumental in modernizing and organizing our human resources department, and she "mothers" all our employees like they are her own sons and daughters. Jenny and her husband,Brian, live in Boonville, where they raised their son. They are now empty-nesters and enjoying vacationing at the beach or in the mountains.
Greg joined BNG in 2012 as a commercial sales and installation professional. Greg is a journeyman HVAC technician with many years of experience, having worked for A.B. White & Sons, and Jack Frost for more than 25 years. He has also worked for several construction and facility management firms in the area. Greg is originally from Iowa, and now makes his home in historic Newburgh with his two grandsons.
Steve joined BNG in 2014 as a lead journeyman installer. He later became the residential field supervisor, monitoring all the installation crews. Now he serves as our Residential manager, over all residential new construction and replacement work. Steve worked at Jack Frost for many years before coming to BNG. He currently lives in Evansville with his son and his fiance, Shellye.
Stacey joined our team in 2017, and assists with all the office administrative functions. She is originally from the Vincennes area, but has lived in Boonville for many years. She enjoys spending time with her adorable granddaughter in her spare time.
Tyler joined BNG as a service Technician in 2015. In October, 2017, Tyler transitioned from being a full-time service technician to the sales arena and now serves as a BNG Comfort Consultant. He previously worked with two different contractors in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Tyler was born in Okinawa, Japan, but raised in Santa Claus, Indiana. Besides the local area, he has also lived in North Carolina, Bowling Green, and Indianapolis. Tyler enjoys kayaking, hiking, fishing, and deer hunting, and also helps out with youth wrestling teams. Tyler and his wife Jenna live in Newburgh.
Jake came to BNG in 2017 as a commercial installer. Jake has worked in a variety of HVAC postitions over the years in various local companies and is highly-qualified and experienced in all aspects of HVAC installation and service. Jake currently resides in Owensboro.
Josh rejoined BNG in 2021 as an installer, after a short break. Josh is a highly experienced technician, with many years of experience in all facets of HVAC installation. Josh was born and raised in Evansville lives now in Evansville, and has 1 daughter. He enjoys playing golf in his spare time.
Chad joined BNG in 2014 as a Journeyman HVAC installer. Chad was born in Evansville and lives on the east side with his three children. He enjoys volunteering at his church and with Tri-state Tres Dias, a local Inter-denominational Christian organization. He also enjoys just spending time at home with his family and at his children’s sporting events.
Wes joined BNG Heating & Cooling as a journeyman HVAC technician in 2011. He previously worked at Schindler Heat & Air in Newburgh. Wes is an accomplished technician and does service and installation for BNG. Wes lives in Boonville.
Austin joined BNG in 2015 as an apprentice HVAC installer. Today he is one of our install team leaders. He had previously worked at Lucas Oil and at Jack Frost. He was born and raised in Evansville and still resides on the west side with his fiance, Carissa, and his two sons, Kole and Michael. He enjoys working on cars in his spare time.
Derek came to BNG in 2017 as an installer apprentice. Derek previously worked at Vuteq, and in the lawn care business before joining BNG. He is completing his apprenticeship classes and will soon be testing for his journeyman license. Derek attended Tecumseh high school and lives in Elberfeld with his wife, Kendra, and their two sons Brentley and Wyatt.
Gary joined BNG as an installer in 2020. HE has many years of experience in the industry. Gary lives in Chandler.
Austin joined BNG as an intern in January, 2020 when he was a high school senior in the SW Indiana Career and Technical center HVAC program. Now he is an apprentice, taking classes to earn an HVAC certificate or associate degree in the future. We look forward to watching Austin grow into a very qualified installer and service technician in the future.
Brayden joined BNG in 2021 as an apprentice. Brayden graduated from Reitz high school and also attended USI for 2 years. Brayden was born and raised in Evansville, and enjoys spending his spare time with family, his girlfriend Katie, and his dog.
Ed joined us in 2021 as an installer apprentice. He was born in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, and grew up in Newburgh, graduating from Castle High School. He currently attends IVY tech. Ed’s free time pursuits include gardening and landscaping (he loves to build ponds and other water features), as well as traveling and mountain biking. Ed says his goal is to leave every person he meets with a smile!
Derik joined BNG in 2021, after spending 5 years working in the automotive industry, and 2 years in sheet metal fabrication. Derik was born in Indianapolis, but grew up in Evansville, graduating form Reitz High School. Derik’s hobbies include trail riding, camping, and landscaping, and he says he likes to dance sometimes! Derik lives in Evansville.
Jonathan joined BNG in 2020 as a service technician. Jonathan attended South Spencer high school, USI and Ball State, and holds degrees in finance, an MBA, and an associate degree in HVAC and Industrial Technology from Ivy Tech. Jonathan previously worked at Habegger corporation and GR Freeman. Jonathan lives in Evansville with his wife Monica
Shawn joined BNG in 2016 as a service technician. He previously worked at Broerman & Sons as a service technician and installer. In 2020, he transitioned to warehouse Manager. Shawn is very detail-oriented and methodical as he services your HVAC systems, and with his years of experience, you can be sure you are in good hands when Shawn arrives at your home or business. Shawn lives in Newburgh with his wife Melissa and their children.
Jon joined us 2016 as a warehouseman, and has been learning the skills of fabricating and running the plasma table. He is now our main sheet metal fabricator. Jon lives in Chandler with his wife Samantha and their twin daughters, Kati and Dani.
Henry started working at BNG in June of 2012. Henry has been working in the heating and cooling business for over 37 years. Henry is a very versatile man-- after many years working as an installer, he has served as our warehouseman, getting all our jobs prepped and ready to go, and currently helps with our sheet metal manufacturing duties making the custom ductwork that sets our installations apart from the other guys. Henry was born in Evansville and now lives in Richland with his partner, Sheila, and his beagle, who he loves to take with him wherever he goes. Henry enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and horseshoes,
Bill joined BNG in 2014 as a Commercial Customer Service representative. Bill calls on our commercial clients to insure that BNG is able to meet their HVAC needs effectively. Bill was born and raised in Gibson County, and currently makes his home in Evansville, with his wife Joanie. He enjoys watching baseball, and participating in Bible study, playing with his three grandchildren, and mentoring young people. He also likes sweet tea, and salt water taffy!
Drake is the grandson of our relationship marketing representative, Bill. Drake is a very detailed-oriented young man and loves to help his grandfather make the rounds to talk with BNG’s commercial clients.
Debbie joined BNG in 2013 as part of the team from Brauns Appliance and Air Conditioning. Debbie is our installation and sales coordinator, managing customer appointments for new system installations. She and her husband, Darryl live in Richland, where they raised their two children. They are now empty-nesters with several grandchildren. Debbie volunteers for her community and loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys playing the piano, traveling, camping, motorcycle riding, baking and decorating cakes.
Kenny has been with Boonville Natural Gas since 1993. He is the Gas crew foreman and has over 20 years of experience. Kenny primarily works on gas line construction but can help our HVAC techs if needed. Kenny was born in Jacksonville, Arkansas, and now lives in Selvin, Indiana. He enjoys hunting and fishing. He has also spent time working with junior league football teams and volunteering at the Selvin Methodist Church.
Gary has worked for Boonville Natural Gas more than once. He first started here in 1983 in the HVAC department. In 1993 he left to work at GE Plastics, but he came back to BNG in 2002. Gary was born in Evansville and now lives in Chandler with his wife Brenda. Gary’s main hobby is his Harley motorcycle, but he also helps his wife at the Evansville Civic Theater, and volunteers at the Warrick Humane Society.
Jarrod joined Boonville Natural Gas in 2006. He handles the GPS mapping for the utility and assists with checking equipment for code compliance.
Jarrod was born in Louisville, but moved to Boonville at age 2. He is an avid UK basketball fan, and also enjoys hunting and attending car shows with his grandson, Jayden. They are members of the Mustang Mafia of Southern Indiana. He lives in Boonville with his wife Tera.
John joined Boonville Natural Gas in 2013. He assists with installation of gas lines for new equipment installations and with checking existing equipment for code compliance.
John enjoys spending time with friends and family. He lives in Boonville with his wife Hannah and their two children.
Jacob joined BNG in 2017. He graduated from Boonville High school and SICTC. Jacob was born in Evansville and grew up in Folsomville. Before joining BNG, Jacob worked 10 years at his family sawmill business, and 4 years with Ubelhor Tree Service. He lives in Boonville with his wife and their 4 children and two dogs. Fun fact about Jabob-- he can will his ears without touching them!
Marla began working at BNG in 2007. She is a customer Service representative for Boonville Natural Gas. and handles customer service here at BNG. Marla has lived in Boonville her entire life. She and her husband Donald recently became empty-nesters after their daughter Amy purchased her first home. Marla enjoys reading and music, and volunteers at her church and at Hope Central.
Emily began working at BNG in utility customer service in 2019. Emily is also Editor for Boonville View magazine and has extensive experience in publishing. We are grateful to have her experience at BNG.
Emily was born and raised in Chandler--only moving a couple of doors away from her parents--and owns a small wood-working business with her father. Emily and her husband George, her high school sweetheart, have two daughters, Chloe, and Callie. Chloe plays college softball in Illinois.
Riley is our mascot, office dog, and all-around fun-giver. She belongs to our Vice-president, Paul, but really "belongs" to all of us. She LOVES to play fetch, and delights all the little children who come into the office with her offers to play with them.