Stephen D. O'Brien, SVP

Stephen D OBrien 300Stephen D. O'Brien was named Senior Vice President of A. O. Smith Corporation and President of Lochinvar, LLC in April 2022. He joined Lochinvar as Chief Operating Officer in August 2021, overseeing the Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality & Product Services, Marketing and Business Development functions.

Steve originally joined the Company in 1997 as Sales Engineer for A. O. Smith Electrical Products Company, where he steadily progressed through sales and marketing roles, until being named Senior Vice President & General Manager - HVAC, Hermetic and Appliances in 2008. When the company was sold to Regal Beloit in 2011, he served as their Acquisition Integration Leader and Vice President for four years. From 2015 to 2021, he was Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Supply Chain for Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS), where he transformed channel strategy and product mix resulting in revenue and net profit growth.

Steve earned his MBA from the University of Dayton and BA in math and computer science from the State University of New York - Potsdam.