Gerald Towery (Jerry) was born in Delano, California, attended local schools, and worked in his father's shoe repair shop.  After high school graduation, he attended College of the Sequoias in Visalia.  He started his career in air conditioning as a draftsman on his 20th birthday in 1955. 

He attended engineering classes at Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, NY and excelled in the air conditioning industry.  He was pursued by several companies and corporations in his career, which culminated the starting of his own business Towery Air Conditioning in 1981.

Matt Towery started in the construction business working for his dad at Towery Air Conditioning, doing residential and commercial estimating and project managing.  In 1994, he went to work in the building industry. 

In June 2002, Matt started his own building company, Towery Homes.  Upon the death of his father, Matt became President of Towery Air Conditioning.  A year later, Matt has been joined by his first born son, Daniel Towery.