Tech24 Names Blake Kuhlenschmidt Vice President, Corporate Development  

GREENVILLE, SC – Tech24, the industry leader in commercial foodservice equipment repair and maintenance, recently announced that Blake Kuhlenschmidt has joined the organization as vice president, corporate development.  

In this role, Kuhlenschmidt will focus on identifying, evaluating, executing and integrating new acquisition opportunities and assisting with growth initiatives in accordance with Tech24’s vision. 

As an incoming vice president, corporate development, Kuhlenschmidt intends to collaborate with the Tech24 team to expand service capabilities and geographic reach through acquisition. “I was specifically drawn to the Tech24 approach of partnering with best-in-class service companies,” said Kuhlenschmidt, “and supporting these owners with the resources necessary for continued growth in their respective industries.” 

“We are very pleased to welcome Blake Kuhlenschmidt to the Tech24 family,” said Tech24’s CEO, Dan Rodstrom. “His strong understanding of service-based companies and his expertise in developing deep relationships with people across the industry will serve our organization in this period of phenomenal growth and forward motion.” 

A graduate of Indiana University, Kuhlenschmidt brings more than 15 years’ experience with mergers and acquisitions, finance and private equity to the Tech24 organization. Previously, Kuhlenschmidt served as director of corporate development for CoolSys, a national refrigeration, HVAC and energy management solutions provider with more than 3,000 employees based in Southern California. Prior to CoolSys, Kuhlenschmidt held similar corporate development roles for several private equity-owned service companies, including Hoffman Southwest and Brace Industrial Group.  

About Tech24 

Tech24 is the industry leader in commercial foodservice equipment repair and maintenance, providing quick and comprehensive repair and preventive maintenance solutions for commercial refrigeration, cooking, beverage and HVAC equipment. Founded in 1982 in Greenville, SC, Tech24 currently services over 50 major markets in 26 states from coast to coast and employs over 575 highly qualified service technicians that are equipped with the tools, technology and training they need to get the job done right. To learn more about Tech24, visit 

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