Meet Brian Reed of Trane

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This month we learn about one of our newer members, Brian Reed of Trane. Brian is the Builder Development Manager for Trane and has been for 3 months. When asked why he enjoys his job Brian answered, “My job allows me to create an identity in the New Construction market for Trane, a segment that we have not focused on in the past few years.  It allows me to build something from the ground up which allows us to see tangible growth every day through the partnerships that we build with organizations like the AHBA.”











Being a member of the Asheville Home Builders Association provides me with opportunity to: 
Being a part of the AHBA allows me to build a partnership with a strong community organization that not only allows me to build brand awareness but also allows me to help them grow as well.

When you get “away”, where is away?
My ultimate getaway is to Walt Disney World.

 Two Truths – One Lie
– I played soccer competitively for 15 years and was invited to join the Olympic Development Program but was cut from my High School team.
– I have been in the construction industry in one form or another for 10 years.
– I have driven the entire US Interstate system.

If you HAD to do a song for karaoke, what would it be?
Lonely Eyes by Chris Young

Words to live by?
“Be Humble.  Be Hungry.  And Always Be The Hardest Worker In the Room.”  — Dwayne Johnson

As a kid, I wanted to be:
As a kid, I always wanted to be a zookeeper at the North Carolina Zoo.


Trane was started in 1885 and is the industry leader in reliability, durability and dependability.


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