We Always Deliver


Who We Are

In 1954, Roger Lyons founded the Lyons Company as a residential plumbing and heating contractor with three employees, two trucks, and a $4,000 loan from Citizens National Bank. From those humble beginnings, the company has grown to employ more than 100 people and service Kentucky and states throughout the Southeast. Lyons has been known from the start for its skilled employees, its commitment to innovation, and its loyalty to customers and employees alike. Today's management team is proud to maintain that reputation.

Creating Value for Customers

This reputation was built on the company's proven track record of consistently meeting customer expectations with highly skilled craftsmen, engineers and service support personnel. At the center of Lyons' Mission is a commitment to create an environment for employees to be productive citizens. We provide opportunities for growth with skill development and the resulting Loyalty is our key to maintaining a superior team.

Lyons Company embraces the values of honesty and fairness in the way we interact with employees, vendors, subcontractors, and customers. Beyond keeping our commitments and meeting our contractual obligations, we believe in ‘giving more than is required.' This philosophy helps Lyons Company bring Legitimacy to every project and the working relationship we develop and strive to maintain.

Our Management Team

Tommy Lyons - Chairman of the Board

Tommy Lyons

Chairman of the Board

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Denise Lyons Dickinson - President

Denise Lyons Dickinson

President, Lyons Company

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Randy Edwards

Randy Edwards

President, Lyons Service

Randy attended Western Ky University and the Bowling Green State Vocational Technical College, receiving a diploma in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning in 1984. Having worked as an HVAC service technician for a local company, then moving to Lyons Service Company in 1990, Randy continued as a service technician before moving into project management in 1999, and Operations in 2007. In 2017, Randy became president of Lyons Service Company and holds a Master HVAC license and a Master Plumbing license.

Chad Childress

Chad Childress

Operations Manager, Lyons Service

Chad graduated from the Bowling Green Regional Technology Center in 1996 with a certification in the Air Conditioning Technology Program, and began employment with Lyons Service Company in April of the same year as an HVAC service technician. Chad’s interest and growing knowledge of building automation systems has led the company to become a leader in the region for the engineering, design, installation, and servicing of building automation systems. Chad holds an HVAC Journeyman and Master license, and is Tridium Niagara AX Certified.

Stuart Cook

Stuart Cook, P.E.

Engineering Manager

Stuart graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and began employment with Lyons Company immediately after. Stuart holds a Professional Engineering license in both Kentucky and Tennessee, and is a Licensed Mechanical Contractor in Tennessee.

Tom Haines

Tom Haines

Manager, Heavy Industrial & Distilleries

George Whitney

George Whitney

Operations Manager, Lyons Company

Donnie Franklin

Donnie Franklin

Control Systems Specialist, Lyons Service

Donnie has been a part of Lyons Service for over 17 years, starting as a Journeyman Technician performing service work and controls installations. Gaining experience and understanding in the design and functions of complete HVAC systems, he began focusing programming controls systems. Donnie has continued to lead our progress in HVAC automation, building automation controls, and energy management as part of complete system. Solidyne ICMS, Tridium Niagara, Mitsubishi City multi advanced training, Tridium Niagara 4, and EASYIO CPT certifications.

Jorelle Minor

Jorelle Minor

Safety & Training Manager

Jorelle is a Marine Corp Veteran with numerous academic achievements in various fields of study. Since joining Lyons Company in 2003 Jorelle has held many key positions within the organization. Most recently completing the OSHA 30 hour course and taking over the role as the Safety Manager.

James Watkins

James Watkins

Chief Estimator

James attended Eastern Kentucky University, majoring in Construction Technology from 1988 to 1992. After college James began his career working for general contractor in various roles which included project management, safety, and estimating. James has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry. James has received several certificates of training in various estimating software programs, which allow him to perfect his expertise as chief estimator for Lyons Company.

Pride in our daily efforts is the assurance of our success.

Lyons Company is an organization of people who have been brought together from a diversity of backgrounds, training and abilities to a common purpose.

That purpose is to provide an honorable, challenging and enjoyable work environment for all of the members of the organization enabling each of us to be good providers for our families and to be productive, contributing citizens of our communities.

Our strength lies in the integrity of our people. Our success will be measured by our commitment to these standards. Our growth and profits will be the by-products of that commitment.



Our team of Engineers hold key certifications, delivering functional, energy-efficient solutions for any size project.

The Engineering team at Lyons Company is dedicated to working with owners and vendors to deliver the most efficient and capable solution through a comprehensive list of services for industrial, institutional, and commercial needs.

  • Heating, Air Conditioning & Ventilation
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Process Utility Systems
  • Medical Gas
  • Chiller and Boiler Plants
  • Dust Collection and Fume Extraction
  • Engineering Services
  • Industrial Ventilation
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Clean Rooms
  • Energy Recovery
  • Seismic
  • Energy Audits
  • Energy Management
  • Sustainable Design


Our plumbers, tradesmen, and project managers have established a reputation for mechanical system installations reflecting the highest quality in workmanship.

In the critical stage when designs become reality, we bring proven procedures to execute objectives efficiently and, ultimately, deliver the best project value. The emphasis on training, skill acquisition and certification has produced a group of craftsmen that are second to none.

  • Plumbing
  • Pipefitting
  • Welding
  • Medical Gas
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication & Installation
  • HVAC Systems
  • Boilers
  • Chilled Water
  • Process Piping
  • Energy Projects
  • Pipe Spool & Process Piping Fabrication