Bob started by doing deliveries for Dave back in 1987. Since then he has worn every hat at Dave’s World. A huge fan of local people and business, he finds great pleasure in employing many people with good paying jobs. When he isn’t working hard to make Dave’s World the best place to work he enjoys spending time with his family and riding bikes.
Born and raised in Milo, Dan is an entertainer, thrill-seeker, entrepreneur, and recently a grandfather with a passion for spreadsheets and budgets. A lifelong learner (and Dave’s oldest son), Dan enjoys cycling, performing at the Center Theatre, and gigging with his Americana band.
Matt started in the appliance repair business in 1994 when he was hired at Grant’s Appliance in Dexter, Maine, at the age of 14. He then started Scott’s Appliance when he was 18 and ran that for 8 years before becoming a Dave’s World owner in 2006. The year 2006 was the first time he laid eyes on a heat pump with inverter technology.
HVAC Sales Team
Cindy came to Dave’s World with over 26 years in customer service and has now worked at Dave’s World as an HVAC Location Manager for over three years. Cindy loves spending time with her family, reading, and boating while at her camp on Sebago Lake.
Jay Sweeney recently joined the Dave’s World team by accepting the position as our Windham Location Manager. Prior to joining our team Jay had a very successful sales career in the pay TV business. He shares in our belief that heat pump technology is the future of all your heating and cooling needs. Jay welcomes the opportunity to meet with any of our “Awesome” customers at our Windham location and while you’re there join him for a cup of coffee.
Jay enjoys fishing with his great-nephews and taking daily walks with his Lab “Bella”.
He and his wife Debbie reside in Lyman.
Shane is an outside sales representative for Dave’s World covering the northern half of Maine. He brings more then 20 years of sales experience to the awesome Dave’s World team. Shane prides himself on finding the right solution for both your heating and cooling needs as well as your budget. This leads customers to know they have made the right choice with both Shane and Dave’s World.
Shane, his wife, and their four boys live in Bradley; he spends most of his free time with his kids at their many activities as well as coaching some of their sports teams.
Adrian works as an outside sales representative, meeting with our customers in their homes to find the right heat pump and the right solution to their heating and air conditioning needs. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maine. He brings 34 years of sales experience, an easy going style, and a passion for heat pumps that makes our customers confident they have made the right choice.
Adrian and his family live in Windham, where he enjoys motorcycle touring, occasionally swinging a golf club, and spending time with his special needs grandson.
Kendall works in our Sales Department and brings years of experience in the Heating and Cooling industry. He has been selling and installing heat pumps for 10 years and enjoys helping people design and implement the most efficient method to heat or cool a space. He strives to give each customer the time and attention to detail that they require to ensure a perfect fit for their individual home or business.
Kendall lives in the Sugarloaf area and spends his free time snowboarding, hiking and enjoying all that Maine has to offer.
Kyle works as an outside sales representative throughout Central and Coastal Maine. He enjoys working with his customers explaining how heat pumps work, saving them money and keeping them comfortable.
Kyle and his wife live in Winslow, where they enjoy their growing family of three daughters, a son, and their five young grandchildren. They love visiting with family and friends, traveling with the motorcycle or convertible. Their hobby is making homemade wine which leads to many friends and neighborhood gatherings.
Raised in Deer Isle, Sophie is a lover of all things creative, especially sewing, playing music, and painting. In 2015, her husband accepted a teaching job in Guilford and they made the move to Dover-Foxcroft. She joined the Dave’s World team in August of 2017 as a Heat Pump Administrative Assistant and fell in love with the heat pump world. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, crafting, and spending time with her husband and her cats. If you ever need a consultation or an installation scheduled, just give her a call!
HVAC Install Team
[The largest team we have; also the hardest to track down as they are installing heat pumps all over the state all of the time! More of their biographies coming soon.]
Jeremy started working for Dave’s World in 2013 as an electrician installing heat pumps and recently moved up to become the Operations Manager. He has always loved being part of this team and traveling the beautiful state of Maine meeting our awesome customers! When he isn’t with the install team perfecting awesomeness he enjoys hunting, golf, spending time with family, and going to church.
Harry joined Dave’s World in June of 2015. He is Certified in EPA Universal, natural gas and propane and NORA Bronze certified. Harry attended school at NTI and SMCC and now splits time as a heat pump installer and service technician for Southern Maine.
Harry has one kiddo he loves to spend time with riding dirt bikes, quads, snowboarding and fishing when he’s not being a heat pump hero at Dave’s World!
Conrad has been installing heat pumps with Dave’s World from the beginning. He is a family man, an outdoorsman, and an artist. Conrad feels it is his job to make your day better. He looks forward to bringing his experience to your install.
Chester joined the Dave’s World team in 2017 and is an E.P.A. Certified Universal Refrigeration Technician. Chester is a proud member of our Dover-Foxcroft install team and is eager to build Dave’s World awesomeness into every installation. Chester is a father of four and a dedicated husband. He loves the outdoors, raising food for the table and doing home projects with his favorite list maker.
Electrician since 1992, serving the New England area for over 20 years.
HVAC Service Team
In November 2014 Mark was brought on to the Dave’s World team after spending several years as a product support rep for the company. In his first year with the company Mark worked in the sales dept as a heat pump sales and design specialist in the field. After a year on the job the company had grown significantly and the need arose for a dedicated heat pump service manager. In November of 2015 Mark accepted the position of service manager, a position he holds to this day. In his down time Mark enjoys playing music and spending time with family and friends.
Craig is our heat pump wizard; he can fix anything! Craig joined Dave’s World in 2014 when he moved from southern New Hampshire. He has been in the HVAC world for 20+ years and has been an owner, project manager, foreman, and worked with a union located in Boston.
Jeremy is 26 and hails from Millinocket, Maine. He joined the Dave’s World Team in 2014. He and his wife just had a beautiful baby girl. He enjoys the outdoors like hunting and fishing.
Matt was born and raised in Sangerville and joined Dave’s World in 2017. When he’s not working he likes to spend time at camp with his two sons, hunting, fishing and doing pretty much anything involving being outdoors. Matt also enjoys using his free time as a volunteer firefighter and EMT.
Jim Started with Dave’s World in July of 2016 after originally being a customer. He now handles scheduling service calls for the HVAC Service department.
Prior to Dave’s World, Jim spent 35 years in maintenance for various paper mills concluding with a 12-year stint at Sappi Paper in Westbrook ME.
When not at work Jim enjoys spending his time doing photography and computer work at home.
Home Store Team
Ashley joined the Dave’s World team in 2016 as the resident Heat Pump Princess! While retaining her HPP status, she now divides her time between HVAC and Home Goods at Dave’s World. She is the HVAC Location Manager for Dover, as well as the Merchandising, Warehouse, and Delivery Manager for Home Goods. Ashley graduated summa cum laude from Husson University in 2011 receiving her MBA. She comes to Dave’s World with a very diverse background including experience in Logistics Management, Marketing, Human Resources and Customer Service. When not at work, Ashley enjoys traveling, baking, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends. She is always up for a challenge and a good laugh which makes her a perfect fit for Team AWESOME!
Gregg Buzzelli joined the Dave’s World team in 2015, bringing over 30 years of cabinet experience with him. In fact, before the age of ten he was often found building cabinets with his dad in the garage of his Cedar Grove, New Jersey, home. From that point his training expanded into areas such as design, installation, and professional finish-work. While living in New Jersey, Gregg managed an elite, award winning kitchen and bath design center, and designed and installed beautiful custom kitchens, bathrooms, libraries, and more, completing small and large scale projects from renovations to home additions and new construction. There, he specialized in unique designs, and stunning finishes, and completed projects that were nothing less than picture perfect. After moving to Maine in 2006 to further his education, he continued his design career as the Project Specialist for Interiors at Lowe’s Home Improvement before joining the Dave’s World team.
Mike resides in the local Dover-Foxcroft area and manages a high volume of service calls every day. With calls coming in from Jackman to Old Town, from Rockwood to Burnham and many places in between, Mike’s day is never dull! Whether you’re calling about dishwashers, washing machines, microwave ovens, hoods, or refrigerators, Mike is ready to provide exceptional service! Mike enjoys working with each Dave’s World customer and feels lucky to be able to help as many people as he can.
Matt Spooner joined the Dave’s World team in 2012 as a flooring specialist and was soon promoted to sales manager. In late 2017, Matt made a conscious decision to put his focus back on direct sales, which his where his prowess truly shines. Matt follows in the footsteps of his father who has been in the flooring industry for close to 50 years. Though Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Husson University, he has been fully immersed in the flooring industry since 1998, and is known locally as “the flooring guru.” Matt has established strong, successful relationships with leading carpet and flooring manufacturers. He is a master at finding the best product for each client, having experience in every facet of the business, from measuring to installation. This expertise, coupled with the no-nonsense, client-centered sales model you will only find at Dave’s World, means the customer will receive the highest quality product for the best value, incomparable service, and complete satisfaction.
Margie Gutierrez joined the Dave’s World team on June 22, 2015. Margie lives in Dover-Foxcroft with her family Jeff, Nathaniel, Cheyanne, and Cameron. They are very proud to be a part of this wonderful community. She attended San Jose State, in California. She has 15 years Business Management experience and she found her niche in Dave’s World as a home goods sales associate. Margie strives to build lasting relationships with her clients and co-workers. She has every confidence that she will be successful in helping you with your home good needs. Thanks to all of you that have made Dave’s World and Margie’s success possible. Stop in, email or call and let’s start on your next project.
Matthew Warner came to join team AWESOME in 2014. He has over 14+ years of experience in the home goods world and LEGENDARY customer service. Matthew enjoys a busy household of 4 children and his amazing wife of 15 years. On his time off he enjoys teaching his youth group, leading both the cub and boy scout meetings, and any adventurous activity involving the outdoors. Come see him and experience the Dave’s World AWESOME!
Clarissa Taylor joined Dave’s World in July 2017 as a sales associate. Clarissa was recruited by one of our current sales team members, who knew she would make a perfect fit to the Dave’s World family. Originally from Dover-Foxcroft Maine, and a graduate of Foxcroft Academy (class of 2007), Clarissa currently resides in Milo with her husband of 4 years, Shane, and their bundle of joy Kenzie. With her business management degree, Clarissa has spent most of her working years in sales. As the newest face on the Dave’s World sales floor, Clarissa prides herself in taking time to understand her customer’s needs and wants, going above and beyond in an effort to provide the “WOW” experience her customers deserve. When not helping customers, Clarissa loves working on her new home and spending time with her loved ones. Clarissa has a way with people and always seems to bring an uplifting spirit to those she considers acquaintances, clients, and friends. If you are looking for an extraordinary customer experience, come visit Clarissa at Dave’s World in Dover-Foxcroft – where LEGENDS are born!!
Meet Shawn Merrill. You may know him as Squatch! He has been delivering appliances for Dave’s World since 2005. Fun Fact: He has never missed a day of work…so if you’ve had a DW appliance delivered then you can honestly say that you’ve seen Sasquatch! He really enjoys joking with customers and providing superior customer service. Shawn loves what he does and really likes the AWESOME people he works with at Dave’s World. When he isn’t lifting refrigerators, he enjoys snowmobiling, ice fishing, being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.
Mike has been a Dave’s World customer since he was a kid and his folks would take him shopping for toys and electronics at Christmas time. He was hired at Dave’s World in the summer of 2002 as the warehouse guy and has worked off and on for Dave’s World ever since. He became a full-time member of the DW Dynamic Delivery Team in 2014. When he isn’t delivering appliances, Mike enjoys spending his free time with his adorable 5-month-old daughter, Elizabeth. Mike also enjoys attending family functions, going to camp, fishing, hunting, ice fishing, and he especially Ioves going snowmobiling!
Meet Joe, Dave’s World’s Warehouse Guy! Joe hails from the town of Dexter and has been with us for going on 3 years . He helps keep the warehouses clean and organized. He also assembles the floor displays, handles building maintenance issues, fills in as needed for the delivery team, and occasionally assists the flooring department with installs. He’s a jack-of-all-trades! When not at work, Joe enjoys spending time outdoors. He likes to go camping, hiking, climbing, kayaking, and swimming.
US Cellular Team
Ashley was born and raised in Brownville Jct., Maine, and is a graduate of Penquis Valley High School. Ashley studied at the University of Maine Augusta and worked in the Early and Special Education field before finding her place at Dave’s World in 2013. She moved to her current role of U.S. Cellular Store Manager in 2014. Ashley strives to deliver and coach her team on legendary customer service, continuous improvement, and the values and visions of Dave’s World through integrity, hard work, dedication, growth, and passion. Ashley believes Dave’s World is a great place to work and do business and strives to provide a great experience every day for her customers and employees! In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, attending community events, enjoying day trips to anywhere with water, watching her boys play sports, exploring New England, and spending time outdoors.
Jeremy is a lifetime resident of Dover-Foxcroft and has been working for Dave’s World for 3 years. He has 15+ years of customer service experience and 3 years of U.S.Cellular consulting experience. Jeremy has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Kennebec Valley Community College and is finishing his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Maine at Augusta. He is a strong supporter of his local community, an advocate of shopping locally, and highly committed to promoting Maine business.
Smokey joined the Dave’s World team in June of 2016. He came to Dave’s World with a background in customer service and technology. He has held a variety of jobs in the customer service industry including incoming tele sales, management, retail sales, and elevated customer support. Smokey studied Computer Information Systems at the University of Maine at Augusta. When he is not providing legendary customer service and technical support he enjoys doing theatrical light design, and projection at the Center Theatre. He also enjoys coaching youth sports and being involved in the community.
Jasmane grew up in Charleston and is a Foxcroft Academy graduate class of 2005. Jasmane studied business management at South University and has worked in direct sales since January 2015 successfully. She joined Dave’s World in June of 2017. She strives to grow and learn through her amazing coworkers and team to offer legendary customer service to all. Jasmane loves working at Dave’s World because of its great teamwork, local convenience and unique individualized service. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family of 9 and close friends outdoors with cookouts, fires and community events. She also loves watching her kids play sports and tending to their pets.
Dylan was raised in Brownville Jct, Maine. He attended Brownville Elementary and Foxcroft Academy where he began to learn programming skills and graduated in 2012. Dylan worked as a web developer at the University of Maine in Orono during his career there and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Computer Science in the summer of 2017. He then began working in door-to-door sales before discovering a place at Dave’s World.