The Executive Team

Chris Hannah: CEO, President and Director of Business Development

Chris joined BluTree as the CEO and Director of a Business Development in November of 2019. Providing inspired leadership company wide and developing the organizations culture and overall vision has been an integral part of our goals and vision heading into 2020. He accepted the role of President in July 2020.

As the Director of Business Development, part of Chris’ role is to act as the primary spokesperson for the company in order to build alliances and partnerships with organizations within our industry.

With over 20 years experience in the Mechanical and HVAC industry. Chris will be looking to expand on a well established foundation of BluTrees’s clients. Incorporating new and high quality business strategy plans will ensure alignment with our short and long term goals and objectives in order to maintain BluTree’s client customer care model.


Ralph Kinnis: Founder & Design

Ralph is the brains behind the systems.  He has over forty years in the environmental business everything from greenhouses to terrariums to domed communities to medical grow ops.  Ralph is a problem solver and quickly analyzes and solves the environmental challenges.


Bert Kinnis: Chief Technical Officer

Bert is the computer genius that takes Ralph’s design and integrates them with proprietary software programing to provide the desired mechanical controls solution.  He has over 20 years of IT experience in programming, design, implementation and problem solving.


Jim Goertz, CPA (CGA): Chief Financial Officer 

Jim is the Corporate Secretary-Treasurer and uses his financial experience of 25+ years to provide strategy to the company and direction for the financial system. He maintains the supplier relationships for continued component manufacturing and oversees assembly and shipping of the systems.