Meet our Employees

Charles Johnston Jr.


Charlie began work at Powell's alongside his Father at a young age.  In 2010 he bought the business from his Father, and has helped build the company to what it is now.  In his spare time Charlie enjoys spending time with his family especially his two daughters. 



Brenda Johnston

Office Manager

Brenda has been working for Powell's Plumbing for more than 40 years now.  She handles everything office related from job tickets to payroll.  Brenda has 3 kids (one of which is the owner of this company) and 6 grandchildren.  In her spare time Brenda enjoys relaxing on the beach, doing latch hook, jigsaw puzzles and playing bingo.  She is also a long time member of the Game Horse Association of NJ.

Dallas Zeilman

Assistant Office Manager

Dallas has been an employee of Powell's Plumbing for 4 months. She had worked for her grandfather at Ace Heating and Air Conditioning whom we have the privilege of knowing. Her job in the office is assisting  Brenda with a lot of office work and also works alongside Charles typing up estimates and contracts.  Dallas is the go to person when you are looking to remodel a room or simply replace an old fixture.  She has 1 son and enjoys spending time with him and her fiance when she is not at work.  Dallas also enjoys going to the beach and going out with her family.


Service Technician

Mike has been with Powell's for a little over 2 year now.  His favorite aspect of the job is handling all of our service calls.  In Mike's down time he enjoys taking care of what we call his "mini farm" where he has goats, chickens, and grows his own vegetables.  Mike also enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children.


Service Technician

Freddy has been with Powell's for over 2 years now.  Although Freddy is new to Powell's he is not new to the HVAC world as he worked for ACE Heating and Air many years before coming to work at Powell's.  Freddy is definitely our Duct Work specialist and can make anything we throw his way.  During Freddy's spare time he likes to go out hunting and fishing.



Service Technician

Jesse is our newest employee at Powell's - he has been with us a little over a year now.  Jess is excited to learn all aspects of our business and has been a great addition to the Powell's Team!  In Jesse's spare time he love to hang out with "little man" John. We are excited to welcome Jesse to our Team!


Service Technician

Dan has been with Powell's for 6 years.  He also completed the Plumber Apprenticeship Program through the United State Department of Labor.  Dan enjoys     during his spare time.


Service Technician

Ryan has been with Powell's Plumbing for 2 years.  At work Ryan enjoys doing rough ins and HVAC work.  Ryan is a car enthusiast and enjoys going to car shows in his off time. 


Service Technician

Octavio has been working for Powell's for 8 years.  He enjoys working on our heater and a/c jobs, whether it be a simple repair or a new install.


Service Technician

Dave has been working at Powell's for 10 years.   Dave enjoys HVAC work whether it be a new system install or service and repair work.   In his spare time Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and son, and playing video games.