Meet Our Team

Jake Helgeson


As President of DMS, Jake leads the  overall business functions with an emphasis on Marketing, Sales, and Union partnerships as well as driving strategy, vision and corporate culture. He has background in technology sales since graduating from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. In his spare time, Jake enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing, bow hunting and hunting land management.

Contact Jake at 952-715-0089

Phil Gray

Partner and General Manager

Phil has led and delivered on complex projects from multi-million dollar homes to state of the art manufacturing facilities and everything in between.  With over 18 years of field experience and a Master Plumbing License, Phil has honed in his craft and looks to build upon the foundation that Davis Mechanical Systems has set forth in the market place. When not designing and running projects, Phil enjoys spending time with his children, wife Amy and smoking meats on his pellet smoker.

Contact Phil at or 651-900-9428

Craig Helgeson

Refrigeration Project Manager and Service Lead

Craig holds a Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University and has a diverse background.  He brings over 12 years of experience in the HVAC industry in all aspects of installation, service, and refrigeration. Craig leads the refrigeration team, commercial service department in addition to overseeing the company safety program. When he isn’t working on HVAC systems, Craig enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in his kid's sports. 

Contact Craig at or 507-330-0257

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Greg Batcher

Sr. Design Estimator and Project Manager

Experienced Mechanical Designer estimator with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture, construction & planning industry. Skilled in mechanical estimating, AutoCAD, HVAC, Engineering, Submittals, and Project Management. Strong engineering professional graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology.

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Jeremy Roethler

Project Manager/Estimator

Jeremy is a plumber/project manager and specializes in multi-family projects.  He has been with Davis Mechanical Systems for two years and has a degree for HVACR from Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo Iowa (heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration).  He also has 22 years experience in plumbing, including being a  Journeymen Plumber for 16 years When he is not plumbing, he enjoys hunting, fishing and the outdoors.  He loves spending time with his wife of 20 years and their 2 teenage children while attending their sporting events (hockey, baseball, softball, volleyball).


Nick Goodnature

Sales Operation Manager

Nick has worked in a manufacturing setting for 21 years, with the last 6 of them being a Supervisor of Quality Assurance.  Since joining Davis Mechanical Systems over a year ago, Nick  schedules service calls/techs, orders parts, sets meetings for project managers, and tracks the jobs.  He is married with 2 kids. and they enjoy watching Gopher football, making new meals on the smoker for friends and family and traveling when time permits.  He also watches his kids play hockey and cheers on his daughter's softball team with his wife.

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Miranda Pelant

Staff Accountant

Miranda has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from William Penn University and currently working towards a master’s degree in accounting with a specialization in business from Liberty University.   Since May 2021, she has prepared and reviewed financial documents, file taxes, and performed accounting tasks at Davis Mechanical Systems.   When not working, she likes spending time with family and friends, being outside, and bowling.


Paula Simon

Office Administrator

Paula has a background in customer service and manufacturing.  Since June 2022, she has been taking care of reviewing accounts payable invoices and making sure the team has everything in place for billing.  When not working with Davis Mechanical Systems, she likes to spend time at the lake. 


Callie McDonald

Administrative Assistant Intern

Callie has been with us since the spring of 2022 after graduating from Lakeville South High School.  She is currently attending the University of Mary in Bismakr, ND.  While at Davis Mechanical Systems, Callie works on construction project documents, tracking subcontractors, assisting project managers, coordinating office projects and communicating with the team and outside vendors. When she is not working or at school, Callie enjoys time with family and friends, being out doors, reading and playing sports.