Jeff Underwood

HOUSTON–RectorSeal® LLC, Houston, a manufacturer and distributor of quality HVAC/R, electrical and plumbing products, named Jeff Underwood as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Underwood also assumes the same position for RectorSeal’s parent company, CSW Industrials, Dallas.

Underwood replaces Gary Clark, who retired last October as RectorSeal’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Previously, Underwood assumed several positions at Goodman Manufacturing, Houston, including Vice President of Marketing; Director of Brand Management; and brand manager for Goodman’s parent company Daikin.

Besides overseeing general sales and marketing, Underwood will continue RectorSeal’s ongoing goals to: 1) establish holistic solutions with RectorSeal’s HVAC/R, electrical and plumbing distributor networks in North America to help contractors save time in installing and servicing equipment; 2) use technology and other services to expedite customer support for sales and technical questions, driving a culture of being easy to do business with; and 3)  provide distributors with additional value-added services focused around training and merchandising.  “Our goal is to help distributors educate contractors on how they can do their job more reliably and in a shorter amount of time,” said Underwood. 

Underwood was also a manager at business consulting firm, Bain & Company, Boston. He holds a B.A. in economics and government from University of Texas; and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago–Booth School of Business.