Robert R. Emrich II, Managing Director
Following a tour of duty in the United States Marine Corp, Rob’s career began in the livestock feed industry in his home state of Nebraska. He went on to purchase the company and manage it for five years, sparking his interest in business leadership. Rob then gained further experience in the pump industry working with the mines and power plants in Colorado and Nevada. Just prior to joining the ElectraTherm team, Rob worked at Western Nevada Supply, a leader in the pipe, valve and fittings industry where he led the branch sales team for 15 locations, in addition to establishing a pump division. At ElectraTherm, Rob has led the market transition from prototype to fully commercialized units. He has helped put ElectraTherm on the map, leading the small-scale Organic Rankine Cycle industry. Rob has over 10 years with ElectraTherm, previously as the Sales & Marketing Director during ElectraTherm’s early years; since 2019, he serves as the Managing Director.
Tom Brokaw, Engineering Manager
Tom Brokaw has 20 years of experience as an engineer with an emphasis on product development. Since joining ElectraTherm, Brokaw has overseen the completion of several design iterations of the Power+ Generator™, including the integration of the BITZER expander and broadening the unit’s operating range in the B+ Design. He joined the team in 2011 from HyProSys, a research and development company where he managed various projects from idea conception to fabrication and execution. Prior, Brokaw served as Vice President of Research and Development at 6X7 Visioneering, where he assisted in the development of the company’s hydrogen production technology. He is a co-inventor of three patents, and received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno.