Hoyle Holt established the Hoyle Holt Refrigeration Co. in 1954. His son-in-law, Steve Wells, worked summers during college from 1965 to 1969 and joined the company full time after graduation in 1969. He purchased controlling interest in 1975.
The business was located at 19 A St. NW from 1954 until 1966 when it was moved to 201 W. Broadway. In 1985, the company moved to 710 W. Broadway. In 1985, the business added sheet metal and plumbing and changed the name from Hoyle Holt Refrigeration to Hoyle Holt Allied Services to reflect the broader scope of its work. Neil Stitt joined the company in 1988 as vice president and service manager.
In 2007, he became an equal partner in the business. We have from 20 to 30 employees with Neil Stitt overseeing all service operations. Steve Wells and Scott Petty share the responsibility of equipment sales and installation.
President Steve Wells married Penny Holt in 1967 and they have two children and four grandchildren. He has served on the boards for the Chamber of Commerce, the Ardmore Development Authority, YMCA, The Salvation Army, the Broadway House and American National Bank, He attends First Baptist Church where he has taught an adult Sunday school class for 15 years.