Mark Rogers is a Past President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America. Mark is the Chief Operating Officer of West Chester Mechanical Contractors, an HVAC, service and plumbing contractor that serves the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. The company was named Plumbing & Mechanical’s 2017 Mechanical Contractor of the Year. Mark started out as a steamfitter in Philadelphia, then started West Chester Mechanical in 1996. The company specializes in private commercial work in the healthcare and educational arenas. The company is built on repeat business with a strong emphasis on a family atmosphere and outstanding customer service. When Mark started the company, he immediately got involved with MCAA, serving on a number of task forces that developed education programs. Eventually, he was asked to be Chairman of the Education Committee. Now the committee’s Chairman Emeritus, he serves as the committee’s representative on the Manufacturer/Supplier Council Executive Committee. He is a graduate of MCAA’s industry-leading Advanced Leadership Institute and the 2017 recipient of MCAA’s highest honor, the Infinity Award for Distinguished Service. In 2003, Mark was appointed to the MCAA Board of Directors. He currently serves on the President’s Advisory Council. He also serves as the President of the association’s foundation, the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF). Mark’s passion is education for everyone involved in our industry, and he continues to help develop programs and sessions for the association. Several of his company’s employees have also gotten involved nationally and locally with MCAA and its offerings and committees. Mark has voluntarily presented the “Real Cost of a Manhour” over 125 times over the past eight years to over 20,000 UA Members and continues to do so. He has also taught sessions on Jobsite Profitability at MCAA’s Field Leaders Conferences and also Leadership Sessions to the UA Business Managers/Agents and at MCAA’s Advanced Institute for Project Management in Austin, TX.