Our Sales Team

Dan Fortner Dan Fortner

Territory Manager
Dan Fortner serves the Indianapolis Metro area and contiguous counties as a South Central Company Territory Manager. With 26 years’ experience as a TM, Dan has been with South Central since 2007. Dan’s other HVAC industry experience includes roles as Branch Manager, Certification Instructor, and Technical Service Advisor. His specialties include HVAC, Ice, and Refrigeration, and he excels in commercial quotation and duct design. Dan is anxious to use his vast knowledge and experience to help your business succeed

Dave Clawson Dave Clawson

Business Manager-Food Service
Dave supports food service customers throughout the state of Indiana, as well as working closely with inside and outside South Central sales staff.   Dave first began working part-time at South Central in 1996, while pursuing a degree at Ball State University. That part-time job lead to an inside sales position, and eventually to outside sales territory responsibilities. Dave covered the western and northern part of Indiana until 2006. At that time, Dave transitioned to the position of Foodservice Equipment Specialist, where he remained until his current appointment in 2013.   Dave has a vast knowledge of all food service business, and would like to help you plan your company’s strategy.

Kent Thompson Kent Thompson

Territory Manager
Kent’s territory includes south central Indiana, from French Lick to Martinsville - and Bloomington to Terre Haute. He started as the Bloomington area Territory Manager in 2005, and then spent 2-1/2 years as Branch Manager at the Columbus branch.  Kent’s specialties include: commercial and residential HVAC and Mitsubishi ductless, including several successful City Multi projects.  He is eager to help you solve your HVAC/R problems.  Let Kent use his years of experience to help you grow your business.


Tony Ritchie Tony Ritchie

Territory Manager
Tony's territory stretches along the entire northern half of Indiana from Indianapolis to South Bend. His areas of expertise include Manitowoc, Servend, and Delfield food service equipment and supplies, along with 3M (Cuno) water filters. Tony joined South Central’s Muncie branch in 1994, working in the warehouse and handling deliveries.  He was then promoted to counter sales, before becoming a Territory Manager, a role he has served in for 16 years.  Being a 22-year veteran with a broad background for South Central, Tony is well qualified to help you with any aspect of your business.

Troy Foist Troy Foist

Territory Manager
Troy is based out of the Columbus office, and serves the southern Indiana region from Edinburgh to Madison, and from Greensburg to Salem.  Troy is a South Central veteran, joining the team in 1983.   His years of experience as Inside Sales Representatives prepared him well for his current Territory Manager position.  Because he is a Tempstar Technical Service Advisor a Ducane Distributor Service Representative, and is NATE certified, Troy can handle all your troubleshooting needs.   Troy’s extensive technical expertise and HVAC experience are sure to help you succeed in your business.

Aaron Dowd Aaron Dowd

Territory Manager

Aaron's territory covers the Eastern section of Indiana from Connersville to Huntington. He serves customers from the Muncie and Marion locations. Aaron joined the South Central team in 2009. He started in the delivery role and learned the trade, from there he moved to an Inside Sales Rep and into his current role as a Territory Manager. Aaron is knowledgable in residential HVAC, ductless, refrigeration and ice. He is eager to put his knowledge to use in order to help your business grow.