Management Team

Nick Kissing
Hex Valve Engineer

Nick Kissing joined Richards Industries in 2011 as an Engineering Co-op. He performed five co-op rotations at Richards and, in 2015, started full time as the Hex Valve Engineer. Nick earned his degree in Mechnical Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati.

Charles Page
Vice President of Business Development

Charles joined Richards Industries in 1996 after serving 14 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a tank officer. He left the service as a Gulf War veteran with the rank of major. He began at Richards as a buyer and worked his way up to vice president of materials. In October 2005, Charles moved from the production side of the business to sales, where he became vice president, customer support and business development. Charles holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Doug Boily
Regional Sales Manager - Southwest Region

Doug has been with Richards Industries for more than five years, and he has more than twenty years industry experience. As regional manager, he’s responsible for sales of all six 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.

Tim Gainer
Regional Sales Manager, North America

Tim has been with Hex Valve for 15 years and he has more than 18 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.

Veerachoke Narasirilirk
Regional Sales Manager, Asia

  Veerachoke has been with Richards Industries since 2006. He has experience in industrial sales for more than 20 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.

Swapnanta Pattnaik
Regional Sales Manager, India

Swapnanta has been with Richards Richards since 2013. A dynamic, self-motivator, go-getter who always thinks the impossible is possible and always is ready to accept new challenges. His responsibility include marketing, sales and business development, training and support of the sales channel, identification of new and emerging marketings and the recruitment of new representatives and distributors. He has been in the industry for more than 21 years and operates out of India.

Brian Rice
Regional Sales Manager, Europe and Africa

Brian has been with Richards Industries since January 2008. Initially responsible for sales of all products in Europe, he has now taken on sales in the Middle East and Africa, where he looks after recruitment and support of the distributors. Brian has been in the valve industry for more than 35 years, and he has held senior positions within Valtek, Spirax-Sarco, and Parker-Hannifin. He’s an enthusiastic – but not very good – golfer, and a keen football (soccer to Americans) fan of Liverpool, his hometown.

Jorge Rodriguez
Sales Manager, Latin America

Jorge has worked with Richards Industries 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 14 years ago.

Steve Rogers
VIce President of Sales

Steve has been with Richards Industries for almost ten years. His responsibilities include managing the Regional Sales Managers and creating new business opportunities.

Kevin Schnelle
Northeast Regional Sales Manager

Kevin has been with Richards Industries for more than five years, and he has more than eight years industry experience. As regional manager, he’s responsible for sales of all six 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.

Tyler Schroeder
Regional Sales Manager

Tyler Schroeder started at Richards Industries 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.

Kyndle McMurry
Marketing Communications Manager

Kyndle has been with Richards Industries for more than 15 years. As marketing manager, she’s responsible for all marketing and collateral material for all six Richards product lines. Her duties include: trade-show participation, website initiatives, social-media programs, and print materials.