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Curtis Agencies Ltd


Established in 1985, Curtis Agencies Ltd. has spent over 30 years aiding various clients throughout Atlantic Canada. Our well-trained staff members focus on providing the best mechanical and electrical solutions for our clients. From a complete data centre design to a residential heat pump installation, we can help you with the application.

Serving contractors, distributors, government agencies, and commercial/residential building owners, Curtis Agencies Ltd. is your source for air and power solutions for technical applications throughout Atlantic Canada.

Curtis Agencies Ltd. represents leading edge companies that provide technical solutions for a wide variety of business segments. Contact us to consult with one of our specialists about the products that meet your needs.



Rod Blake is the president of Curtis Agencies Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience with critical power applications in Atlantic Canada. His interests include fishing, diving, and basketball.


Melvin Skinner is a graduate of the Electrical Engineering Technology program at Nova Scotia Institute of Technology (NSCC-IT Campus). He has over 28 years of experience in the electrical and mechanical field. Melvin has been with Curtis Agencies Ltd. for over 11 years as a technical sales representative for Vertiv™ (Liebert®) Thermal Management Solutions. His past employers include General Electric and Atlantic Cat.

In his off time, he volunteers in his local community. Melvin is president of the South Shore District Soccer Association, a past board member with Soccer Nova Scotia, a board member with the South Shore Fieldhouse Society at HB Studios Sports Centre, a coach/registrar at Lunenburg United Soccer Club, and a race director for the Lunenburg World Heritage Site 5K Road Race. He also gets involved with other school community events.


Johanne is our administrative manager. She brings over 25 years of administrative and accounting experience and handles front desk responsibilities, order entries, accounts payable and receivable, liaising with staff, suppliers, and clients, Liebert® parts and warranty, and Thomas & Betts parts.

Johanne and her husband own and operate Budocentral Martial Arts Academy which includes Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Women’s Self-Defense, and Bully Proof on evenings and weekends.


Mark Kennedy is our electrical engineer. He graduated from Dalhousie University in 2002 and has spent 15 years in the construction industry on the contractor side of things including estimating, coordination, and managing industrial projects. He is customer focused and likes to interact with people and he is very organized.

Mark can assist from the design stage to budgeting and he likes to be asked questions to help understand your needs and will propose a solution.

In his spare time, Mark loves to watch and play hockey. His favourite team is the Boston Bruins.

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