Christopher R. Drew
President and Chief Executive Officer for Burnham Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Drew was appointed as President and CEO in 2023 after previously serving as President and COO of Burnham Holdings since 2019 and as a Director of the Company since September 2014. He has been affiliated with the Burnham Holdings organization since 1989. During his time with the company, he has held senior leadership positions with multiple company subsidiaries encompassing both the commercial and residential markets.

Mr. Drew is active within the HVAC industry on regulatory and government affairs issues. He is a Past Chairman of the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), one of the largest trade associations in the United States, and the primary trade association serving the HVAC industry globally. Additionally, he is on the board of the Economic Development Company(EDC) of Lancaster, PA, and sits on the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry Advocacy Committee.

Mr. Drew lives in Lititz, PA. He holds a BA degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA degree from New York University.


Nicholas I. Ribich
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

We are pleased to announce that Nicholas I. Ribich has been appointed Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2022. Mr. Ribich joined the Company after serving in a number of financial management positions with Harley-Davidson, Johnson Controls, and Arthur Andersen, LLP. He holds a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Melissa Devitz
VP of Human Resources for Burnham Holdings, Inc.

Mrs. Melissa Devitz joined Burnham Holdings, Inc. in 2019 as the Director of Human Resources. She was promoted to the position of Vice President of Human Resources at Burnham Holdings, Inc. in 2022.

She has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources.

Melissa received her Associate’s degree in Business Administration from
Harrisburg Area Community College, her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Capella University, and her Master’s degree in Human Resources from Saint Francis University.

Mrs. Devitz lives in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.


Paul Spradling
Vice President, Operations

Paul joined Burnham in February of 1995 and has served in leadership positions in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Most recently Paul has served as the President of US Boiler since January of 2009. Paul’s leadership at US Boiler has helped push it to new levels of success. Before that Paul was the President of Casting Solutions starting in January of 2002.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from West Virginia Institute of Technology. Paul serves as a past trustee of the Ohio Cast Metals Association, is active with the AHRI Statistics Committee and in his spare time enjoys hiking and road cycling.


Bryan O’Toole
Vice President, Sales, and Business Development

Bryan joined Burnham as President of Bryan Steam in July of 2013. Bryan moved to Lancaster in July of 2018 to become President of Burnham Commercial. In January of 2020 Bryan became the President of Commercial Industrial Thermal Solutions and had oversight of all three commercial businesses.

Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Geneva College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toledo. Bryan has been active in ABMA and serves on the heating leadership council of AHRI. Away from work, Bryan is an avid golfer.


Samantha Fugagli

General Counsel and Secretary

Sam serves as General Counsel and Secretary for Burnham Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining the company, Sam’s experience was diversified by her time as a transactional attorney at McNees Wallace & Nurick, and International Tax Consultant at Deloitte Tax LLP.

She received her B.S. in Accounting from Gannon University and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Western District of Pennsylvania and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Sam is on the Board of Directors of Family Promise Harrisburg Capital Region and Très Bonne Année. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, golfing and trying new restaurants.