Ron leads our Mechanical group with a focus on energy efficiency and optimization, performance and resilience, always seeking opportunities to adopt new HVAC technologies that will deliver sustainable operational savings. He is a past president of the Maine Chapter of ASHRAE. Dedicated to developing the next generation of engineers, Ron served as lead mechanical mentor with FIRST, the non-profit founded by Dean Kamen to inspire youth participation in science and technology. Spending time with his children is Ron’s first and foremost enjoyment in life. He’s also an avid outdoorsman who hunts, fishes and skis, and occasionally inspires Monday morning tales of sunken boats and overturned canoes.