Harry Woebkenberg is Vice President of Marketing at Richards Industrials, leading the Marketing and Product Management efforts along with the Jordan Valve Product Manager. A long-time industry veteran, he joined Richards as Jordan Valve Product Manager in 2008. While managing the Jordan product portfolio Harry restaged the LowFlow line as a stand-alone brand. Prior to his time at Richards, Harry served in several sales and marketing roles in the fluid handling industry including Regional Sales Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Services Manager and Business Development Manager.
He values his time in the valve industry and believes it has positively impacted his life. In addition to the many lifelong friendships Harry’s developed over the years, he enjoys the opportunity to help end user customers identify high value solutions that make their work lives easier and less stressful.
Harry attended the University of Notre Dame and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Thomas More College. He is a member of the University of Notre Dame Monogram Club.
Food & Beverage Product Manager
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.
Lyle has been a part of the engineering team at Richards Industrials for over 20 years. he’s the project engineer responsible for new product development and technical support for three of the six Richards product lines. He has been published in Processing Magazine and Valve World. Lyle earned his degree from the University of Houston and moved to Cincinnati to join Richards in 1996.
Regional Sales Manager
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.
Regional Sales Manager
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.
Regional Sales Manager, Southwest
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.
Regional Sales Manager
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.
Regional Sales Manager, North America
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.
Regional Sales Manager, Asia
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.
Regional Sales Manager, Latin America
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.
Regional Sales Manager
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.
Regional Sales Manager, Europe
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.
Marketing Communications Manager
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.
Digital Marketing Manager
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.