Meet The Team

Caiman

Mascot/Marketing

Years at Cajun Comfort: 33 years

Favorite things about my job: “Making appearances on Cajun Comfort’s social media pages, trade shows, job sites, and community gatherings.”

Hobbies: Shattering customer’s expectations.

Comments from Keith: “Caiman is an extremely happy, always positive, friendly, polite, and professional mascot that sets the tone in our approach in conducting business.”

Keith L’Hoste

Keith L’Hoste

President / CEO

Years in industry: 45 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 33 years

Favorite part about my job: “Knowing we served our precious clients with Honor, Character, and Integrity.”

Family: Melissa (wife), Becky (daughter), Hannah (daughter), Hillary (daughter), 7 grandchildren

Hobbies: Vacationing with family, fishing, Saints games, helping co-workers be successful, helping the community.”

Philip Vaccaro

Philip Vaccaro

Comfort Consultant / Marketing / Sales Manager

Years in the Industry: 22 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 15 years

Favorite part about my job: “When a customer tells me how great of an experience they had when we provided them with a memorable service.”

Family: Madison (daughter) Miley (granddaughter)

Hobbies: Watching the Saints, Pelicans, Cubs & all LSU sports, Softball, Basketball, Fishing, Reading

Comments from Keith: “Philip came to Cajun Comfort shortly after Katrina with a drive to succeed in this industry.  He has demonstrated an extremely high level of character and Integrity while wearing so many hats at Cajun Comfort. Best of all he is part of my family and makes every day at work a better one.”

Hannah Cozzo

Administrative Manager / Customer Service Specialist

Years in the Industry: 12 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 12 years

Favorite part about my job: “I love that I get to work with family and people that are like family to serve our community the best way we know how. It makes it a more relaxed and enjoyable experience.”

Family: Chad (husband) Caden (son) Leighton (daughter)

Hobbies: Reading, morning walks with friends, watching my kids play sports, hanging out with family, exercising, planning vacations.

Comments from Keith: “Hannah has not only dedicated herself to helping customers and co-workers but handles many of the day to day needs of running a business. I am blessed to have her handling the finances of the business with 100% trust.”

Sheri Irick

Project Administrator / Customer Service

Years in the Industry: 15 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 11 years

Favorite part about my job:The people I work with.”

Family:Husband (Hauser), Son (Brecken), Daughter (Braelyn)

Hobbies: Crafting, Fantasy Football, Zumba, Vacationing

Comments from Keith: “I am blessed to know Sheri and her family for decades.  She brings a zest for perfection, a determination for satisfaction and it has been a pleasure to watch her grow as a co-worker and friend.”

Matt Nevling

Electrician / Generator Technician

Years in the Industry: 17 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 4 years

Favorite part about my job: “being part of this Cajun Comfort family.”

Family: Kristie (wife) Dylan (son) Lilly (daughter) Emily (daughter)

Hobbies: Fishing, Cooking, playing guitar

Comments from Keith: “Matt returns to Cajun Comfort with a wealth of knowledge and experience.  Beyond his vast knowledge and experience, Matt holds a State License in the electrical trade as well as a New Orleans license. Matt is a strongly dedicated person who we trust to manage the electrical department projects as well as handle the day-to-day activities.”

Scott Roussel

Electrician / Generator Technician

Years in the Industry: 22 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 20 years

Favorite part about my job: “I enjoy the family atmosphere. I look forward to the days we get to hang out and cook after work.”

Family: Christy (wife), Shelby (daughter), Cayla (daughter), Sean (son)

Hobbies: cooking, making andouille, fishing, working on old cars, family time

Comments from Keith: “If you want to enjoy a day at work, Scott is the guy to be with.  Scott is diverse with talent far more than his job title. Everything from Electrical, Generators, Fabrication, Welding, and Air Conditioning there is nothing he can’t do if he sets his mind to it.”

Jeremy Cousins

Electrician / Generator Technician

Years in the Industry: 12 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 12 years

Favorite part about my job: “I love the family atmosphere.”

Family: Hillary (wife), Rilynn (daughter) Vivian (daughter) Weston (son)

Hobbies: Boiling seafood, BBQing, carpentry, spending time with the family, home improvements.

Comments from Keith: “Jeremy is an up and coming star. He focuses on the end result of Shattering a Customers Expectation. Jeremy is a very talented person in so many aspects and is a huge asset to Cajun Comfort.”

Preston Duplessis

Logistics

Years in the Industry: 11 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 11 years

Favorite part about my job: “There is something new every day. I enjoy getting to meet new customers, and I also enjoy learning what is new and improved in the industry.”

Family: Tammy (wife), Chris (son), Matt (son) Ryan (son) Glenna (daughter), Cindy (daughter), Amber (daughter), & 10 grandchildren

Hobbies: hunting, fishing, spending time with family

Comments from Keith: “Preston is probably one of the most dedicated co-workers at Cajun Comfort.  I have been friends with Preston for over 2 decades and I know he is a person with a good moral compass.”

Brian Fahrig

Installation/Service/Electrical

Years in the Industry: 7 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 4 years

Favorite part about my job:working with awesome people and going to class to learn new things.”

Family: Marisol(Mom), Brian (Dad), Paige (Sister)

Hobbies: hunting, fishing, working out

Comments from Keith: “Brian is a truly knowledgeable person. He has grown to be a leader in this ever-changing industry and as he continues to learn his growth can only be limited by the sky. The Air Conditioning industry has gained so much technology and requires someone as dedicated and as intelligent as Brian to continue to strive in this atmosphere.” 

Shane McNeil

Service Technician/Install

Years in the Industry: 8 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 2 years

Favorite part about my job: “helping people in need and problem solving”

Family: Kandace (wife) Myles (son)

Hobbies: watching sports, golfing, hanging out with friends and family.

Comments from Keith: “Shane came to us looking for a better place to work. His high standards of ethics & strong moral behavior made him a good fit for our organization. Shane has proven his strong will to satisfy our customers and he continues to reach new levels of expertise every day.”

Eddie Patrick

Service Technician

Years in the Industry: 34 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 4 years

Favorite part about my job: “learning and working on new products, along with providing top quality workmanship.”

Family: Amanda (daughter) Eddie Jr. (son) Jonathan (son) 

Hobbies: Fishing, and shopping with my granddaughter.

Comments from Keith: “Eddie has been in the A/C industry for several decades.  He has been in many different positions in his years of experience and has tremendous knowledge of his trade.  Eddie also has a dedication to serve his customer and make them comfortable as quickly as possible.”

Kristin Blanchard

Service Technician/Installation

Years in the Industry: 3 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 1 years

Favorite part about my job: “making customers smile.”

Family: Mia (girlfriend)

Hobbies: watching sports, listening to music, spending time with family

Comments from Keith: “Kristian comes to Cajun Comfort as a graduate of River Parishes Technical Institute.  Not only has he started off on the right foot, but Kristian portrays dedication, ethical work behavior, and a propensity of personal and professional mannerisms.  He is well liked and at home with Cajun Comfort.” 

Austin Becnel

Electrical / Generator Installation

Years in the Industry: 1 years
Years at Cajun Comfort: 1 years

Favorite part about my job: “working with the people I work with and learning new things.”

Family:  Madison (fiancé) Miley (daughter)

Hobbies: Duck hunting, Working on my truck, Top Golf, Sports

Comments from Keith: “Austin is a very energetic and intelligent addition to Cajun Comfort.  His accelerated learning capabilities and willingness to do any job is a huge asset to us and our customers.”