Bob has been in the critical power systems industry since 1984. He worked on the installation of first MGE UPS, then Emergency Power Engineering, in the USA. He fabricated components for PDU’s and UPS installations. Bob moved to direct sales of equipment in 1988. He has experience with outside sales, technical support, project management, applications engineering and service management. He is also fluent in the application of UPS, Engine Generators, Surge Suppression, Emergency Lighting Inverters, Electrical Distribution Systems in AC and DC power Systems, and all aspects of Mission Critical Environments. Bob enjoys his dogs, auto racing and engines in general, die cast construction model collecting, tropical fish, wood working and glass blowing.
Janis has been in the critical power systems industry since 1994. She enjoys working with all customers and loves working with people from all over the world with diverse backgrounds and cultures. Janis has a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago and has a passion for reading and gardening.
Vic has been involved with sales of electrical power distribution systems and equipment throughout his career with industry leaders such as Square D/Schneider Electric, ABB, and Cooper Crouse-Hinds. He has sold everything from basic switchboards and panelboards, to complex LV and MV switchgear, busway, motor controls, and substations. He has successfully sold to contractors, consulting engineers, EPC firms, OEMs, and end users; sometimes all of them for the same project. Within these firms, he has called on all levels of the organization from project managers to presidents. In addition to direct sales efforts, he has sold through wholesale distribution and independent manufacturers’ reps.
Vic’s most recent experience was selling Piller Rotary UPS Systems for critical power protection of enterprise and colocation data centers, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, and industrial manufacturing.
Vic holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Southern Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University. He is a member of the Midwest, Lake Michigan, and Southeast Michigan 7×24 Exchange chapters.
Originally from Chicago, Vic and his wife live in the nearby suburb of Lisle. Outside of work, Vic likes fishing, boating, cycling, and golf. He also enjoys traveling and tasting the fare of local establishments wherever he goes.
Matt has been in the electrical industry since 2014 where he started with Graybar Electric. His experience began in inside sales calling on existing customers as well as new leads, with his accounts ranging from Industrial, Electrical Contractors, Institutions, Healthcare, and Government organizations. Having had access to sell over half a million products between five hundred different manufactures at his disposal, Matt developed a strong generic skillset within the market. After nearly two years at Graybar, Matt took his experience into an Outside Sales position with Doeren Sales & Associates. While covering a three state area himself, he grew sales within the territory and developed several lasting relationships with Electrical Distributors, Electrical Contractors, and Specifiers.
Matt’s hobbies include lifting weights, playing organized sports, traveling, and being involved with his church in Minnesota.
Taylor is an awarded salesman with over 6 years of experience. Having worked with a wide variety of product from shoes to cellular devices to automobiles, he brings his adaptability to the A5PS team. Taylor values relationships with his customers above all else, and strives for excellence when serving his customers. Taylor likes to keep active both in body and mind. He engages in various physical activities such as running, Frisbee golf, and martial arts. He has also been trained and self-taught in several different musical instruments such as trumpet, piano, guitar, and ukulele.
Sylvia has been in the critical power systems industry since 2006. She has been in the customer service oriented industry for over 20 years, and providing excellent customer satisfaction is her goal. Her main passion outside of work is to rescue and find a forever home for as many homeless or abused dogs and cats as possible.