Our Leadership Team
Tim York, President
He earlier served as Vice President of Wisconsin-based Standard Electric Supply Co. (1991-2013), where he created an automation sales/support organization that is credited for sales growth from $3M to $36M over the last 18 years.
Tim’s industry affiliations include the Association of High Technology Distributors (AHTD), of which he previously served as President. In 2003, he created AHTD’s Manufacturer Advisory Council and he developed the Automation Supplier Task Force for Affiliated Distributors in 2006. He is currently a member of the Distributor Advisory Council for General Electric Industrial Platforms as well as for ABB Drives.
Tim and his family live in Chilton, WI. He and his wife of 42 years, Jan, have raised two daughters.
Jeff Kubsch, Chief Financial Officer
Rob Stern, Vice President - Business Development
In 2002 Rob became VP of Sales and Marketing at Werner Electric, and in 2014, became Vice President of Business Development. In June 2016 he joined Power/mation in the same role overseeing automation specialists, marketing and strategic initiatives.
Bob Ricci, Vice President of Sales - MN, SD & ND
Bob has a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. In addition to his twenty plus years of experience in electrical distribution and automation, he worked for thirteen years at Jerome Foods (Jennie O’ Foods) designing automation systems along with managing the automation and electrical maintenance teams. Bob is also a Navy veteran.
Don Clutterbuck, Vice President of Sales - WI
Adam Jackson, Regional Director of Sales - IL, IA & NE
Mary Lou Groberski, Director of Human Resources
Brian Meyer, General Manager & Director of Engineering - Power/mation Solutions Group, LLC
Brian’s career spans twenty years in the automation industry developing, programming and designing several custom automated equipment for manufacturing. Brian has worked for several industries including medical devices, optics and extrusion. Brian has a passion for the automation industry and is excited to support each of our customers in their efforts to overcome automation challenges.
Sue Clarin, Director of Purchasing & Pricing Strategy
Jason Schlangen, Director of IT
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Whether you need one automation product or an entirely customized system, our leadership team and the employees they manage will provide you with the tools you need to run your operation smoothly.