Jake Walroth

Jake Walroth

LowFlow Product Manager

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Jake Walroth joined Richards Industrial in 2017 as the LowFlow Product Manager coming from the Industrial Laundry industry. Jake assists Harry Woebkenberg with certain Jordan Valve responsibilities as well. Jake graduated from Miami (OH) University with a B.A. in International Relations and a Minor in Mandarin. He enjoys fly fishing, playing golf and touring the backyard/basement circuit with his band Milk Stevens.

Matt Miller

Matthew Miller

Chief Engineer

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Matt is the chief engineer for the LowFlow product line. Before being promoted, he worked on the new product development team while also providing technical support for the LowFlow product line. A native of Cincinnati, Matt attended Elder High School before studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati.  After graduation, Matt worked with a local engineering firm, Belcan, performing jet engine analysis before joining Richards Industries in 2016.  When he’s not at work, Matt enjoys running, playing soccer, and spending time with his dog, Boots.

Pamela Curtis

Pamela Curtis

Food & Beverage Product Manager

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Pam comes to us with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. She will concentrate most of her efforts in the Food, Beverage and Dairy markets, selling across our Richards Industrials product groups. Her sales career began with a local multi-turn valve manufacturer. She then made her transition into Industrial PVF distribution. She brings with her a diverse customer portfolio, spending many years working directly within the Food, Beverage, Chemical, Petro Chemical, MRO and many other industrial industries. She studied Business at the University of Maryland and is a member NAWIC, and IFC.

Garrett Ackerman

Garrett Ackerman

Regional Sales Manager

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Garrett joined Richards Industrials in April 2017. He is new to the valve industry but has experience in sales and service. As regional manager, he’s responsible for sales of all seven Richards product lines. His duties include: training and support of the sales channel, identification of new and emerging markets, and the recruitment of new representatives and distributors.

Tara Baker

Tara Baker

Regional Sales Manager

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Tara was promoted to the position of Regional Sales Manager in 2020. Tara was previously a Client Consultant at Richards. Her role will be to build, develop and lead a team of sales representatives focused on driving growth for our products lines including Jordan Valve, Steriflow Valve and LowFlow Valve.

Doug Boily

Doug Boily

Regional Sales Manager

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Doug has been with Richards Industrials for more than fifteen years, and he has more than thirty years industry experience. As regional manager, he’s responsible for sales of all seven Richards product lines. His duties include: training and support of the sales channel, identification of new and emerging markets, and the recruitment of new representatives and distributors.

Eliot Fischer

Eliot Fischer

Regional Sales Manager

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Eliot joined Richards Industrials in 2020 as Regional Sales Manager focusing on selling control valves, regulators, actuators and accessories for use in biopharma, chemical, food/beverage, petroleum, power generation, steel and related process industries. His duties include directing independent reps in coverage of OEMs and process industry users in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, DC, Virginia, West Virginia and Indiana.

Tim Gainer

Tim Gainer

Regional Sales Manager

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Tim has been with Steriflow Valve for twenty years and he has more than twenty-five years of industry experience. As regional manager, he’s responsible for training and support of the sales channel, identification of new and emerging markets, and the recruitment of new representatives and distributors.

Verachoke Narasirilirk

Veerachoke Narasirilirk

Regional Sales Manager, Asia

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Veerachoke has been with Richards Industrials since 2006. He has experience in industrial sales for more than 30 years in both sales and channels management. Veerachoke holds Bachelor of Science in Technical Education in Computer Technology from King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok. He based in Bangkok, Thailand to support representatives, distributors and customers in Asia-Pacific Region including training, identification of new and emerging markets, developing the markets, and the recruitment of new representatives and distributors.

Jorge Rodriguez

Jorge Rodriguez

Regional Sales Manager, Latin America

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Jorge has worked with Richards Industrials since 2008 as sales manager for Latin America. He grew up in Mexico City and moved to Guadalajara, Mexico in 1984 where he graduated from ITESO University with a degree in industrial engineering. He began his journey in the instrumentation business 30 years ago.

Tyler Schroeder

Tyler Schroeder

Regional Sales Manager

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Tyler Schroeder started at Richards Industrials in 2010 as an Inside Sales Correspondent. In 2014, Tyler was promoted to Marwin Valve Product Manager where he was responsible for the sales and management of Marwin Valve. In 2016, Tyler decided to transition to Regional Sales Manager and is responsible for the sales in the following states: Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan, Tennessee, Southern Illinois, Eastern Missouri, Arkansas, Northern Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, All of Canada less Alberta.

Simon Waring

Simon Waring

Regional Sales Manager, Europe

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Simon has experience as a project Engineer, has been in the process control industry for more than 15 years and the valve industry in particular, for the last 10 years.

He has held Regional Sales Management positions with both Burkert and Schubert & Salzer, GmbH, where he was responsible for the UK and Ireland.

Kyndle McMurry

Kyndle McMurry

Marketing Communications Manager

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Kyndle has been with Richards Industrials since 1998. She is responsible for brand management, marketing strategy and maintaining the corporate identity for Richards Industrials and the seven product lines. Duties include developing, evaluating and managing all websites; managing all aspects of trade show operations; and creating effective marketing collateral for websites, brochures, advertisements, and other communication materials.

Logan Moore

Logan Moore

Digital Marketing Manager

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Logan Moore is the Digital Marketing Manager for Richards Industrials. Logan started at Richards in 2014 as a Co-Op student during her undergrad years at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing, and went on to receive her Master of Science degree in Marketing from UC as well. Logan’s duties include: social media activities, managing digital marketing campaigns, customer communication efforts, lead generation management, content generation and new product releases.