In 1999, Harry W. Mowbray purchased City Air Mechanical, Inc in Bismarck, ND. He thought it was time to expand his family’s business. In May of 2000, his daughter, Heather Mowbray Jones graduated from Moorhead State University with a BA in Accounting/Business. Heather joined the management team at City Air Mechanical, Inc. She is the first woman of the Mowbray family to join into the mechanical contracting business. In 2004, Heather, along with her brother, Harry T. Mowbray, purchased interest in both Mowbray & Son, Inc and City Air Mechanical, Inc. She served as Vice-President at City Air Mechanical, Inc. In 2009, Heather became President of City Air Mechanical, Inc. In 2012, she was awarded ND Small Business Person of the Year. City Air Mechanical, Inc has established themselves in the Bismarck area with such projects as the ND State Penitentiary, Legacy High School, Sanford Assisted Living Center, Burleigh County Highway Dept. Maintenance Facility, Watford City High School, and City of Bismarck Public Works Facility. Heather has established herself to begin her family legacy with City Air Mechanical, Inc as well as serving as Vice-President of Mowbray & Son, Inc.
Harry W. Mowbray started working with his father at Mowbray & Son Plumbing and Heating, Inc as a teenager. His first job as an apprentice plumber was at Milton Young Towers in Minot, ND. Harry joined his father, Harry L. (Bud) Mowbray as a partner and a 3rd generation Master Plumber in 1972. Harry has been on the City of Minot Plumbing and Heating board, the ND International Building Code Review board, a member of the Minot Elks Club, Minot Y’s Men, and is active in maintaining the Triangle Y Camp. Harry is proud of all the numerous projects his company has been involved in. These projects include the Minot Water Treatment Plant, Trinity Health, Trinity Cancer Care, and several projects at Minot State University, Maysa Arena, Armed Forces Reserve Center and several Performance Contracts with Minot Public Schools, several schools in Minnesota, and the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center. He is also proud of the long standing history with the Minot Air Force Base. Some of the projects with the MAFB include the Pride Building, Security Forces, Fire & Rescue Station, four MAFB dormitory projects, and MAFB Building 475/547. Harry is semi-retired but continues to be involved as an estimator and advisor to both Mowbray & Son, Inc and City Air Mechanical, Inc.
President – Management, ME, Plumbing Estimator & Design, and Master Plumber
Harry T. Mowbray began working at Mowbray & Son, Inc when he was in high school. After high school graduation, he attended North Dakota State University where and studied Mechanical Engineering. Harry graduated with a B.A in Mechanical Engineering in 1998. Harry joined the company full-time as a field employee in 1998. After 5 years in the Local 300 apprenticeship program, he earned his journeyman plumbing license in 2003. In 2004, he became a full-time mechanical estimator, manager, and Vice-President of Mowbray & Son, Inc. In 2006, Harry T. Mowbray became a 4th generation Master plumber. In 2007, he became IGSHPA (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association) accredited installer. On January 1, 2013, Harry became the 4th generation President of Mowbray & Son, Inc. He continues under the 4th generation with such projects as MAFB BX, EOG Office & Warehouse – Stanley, both South Prairie School additions, MAFB dorms 205/207, MAFB Geo MAF, MAFB Control Tower/Base Ops, MSU Wellness Center and Dome Geo Conversion, Erik Ramstad, school additions for Longfellow, Lewis & Clark, and Edison, Ward County Courthouse Additions, Minot International Airport, Nedrose Public School, John Hoeven Minot Elementary, and Ward County Jail Expansion. Harry T. Mowbray also serves as Vice-President of City Air Mechanical, Inc, Bismarck, ND.