William L. Vallett Jr., CEO, Lochinvar LLC


Bill Vallett Jr.Bill Vallett Jr. has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lochinvar since September 2011. He has profit and loss responsibility for the unit, which is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-efficiency condensing boilers for commercial and residential applications and high-efficiency residential and commercial water heaters.

A third-generation member of the founding family of Lochinvar, Bill has more than 30 years of service with the organization. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the business from 1992 until 2011 when the company was acquired by A. O. Smith Corporation. From 1984 until 1992, he was Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering.

Bill earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) School of Business. He is a member of the Board of Directors of AHRI and serves on the Executive Committee of the Hydronics Institute section. He also serves on the Board of Trust of Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN.