My guest on the show today is Brian Lane, the President and CEO of Comfort Systems, a 3.6 billion dollar market cap company that provides mechanical and electrical services, including installation, repair and maintenance, to customers in the US. Brian became CEO in 2011 and over the last 11 years, has overseen very impressive revenue growth and stock performance. The company has consistently made acquisitions over the last decade but still has a ton of white space left domestically. Given Comfort Systems’ track record and runway for future growth, it was great to talk with Brian about:
The company’s acquisition philosophy and what it adds to the companies it acquires;
How the company is approaching a potential recessionary period in the US;
The process by which Comfort Systems has built up a recurring revenue base;
The structure of the industry from a competitive perspective; and
How the company is overcoming both inflationary and labor availability challenges.
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