Dana Finnegan is President of New England Mechanical Services, Inc. His responsibilities include the development and implementation of management operating initiatives, as well as supervision of the company’s seven offices. These include Vernon, New London, and Trumbull, Connecticut; Palmer, Massachusetts; Pawtucket, Rhode Island; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Albany, New York.
Dana joined NEMSI in 1986 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Vernon Service group, following a nine-year career with Honeywell, Inc. He was assigned to Honeywell’s Hartford branch office, where he quickly rose from an entry-level salesman to Building Services Sales Manager. During his tenure at Honeywell, he held virtually all Business Services Sales positions, developing comprehensive expertise in the Building Services Market. In 1998, Mr. Finnegan was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed President in August of 2003.
Dana’s industry activities include serving as the Technical Education Coordinator for the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and as an instructor for both BOMA and Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is also a member of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA).
Dana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Central Connecticut State University and has pursued graduate-level studies at Fairfield University. He has also taken numerous courses in building automation systems, temperature controls, building mechanical systems, business management, and marketing.
The Personal Side
Dana lives in Hebron, Connecticut, with his wife and four sons. He has been an active member of his community, where he has coached youth baseball and soccer, and is the past President of the Hebron Soccer Association. He also co-founded the Mohegan Land Trust.