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P. Welch Goggins, Jr.
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director

P. Welch Goggins, Jr.Mr. Goggins was promoted to the office of President and Chief Executive Officer of Cleaver-Brooks, Inc., and was elected as a Director effective April 1, 2005. Mr. Goggins was Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from January 2004 until his promotion to Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Mr. Goggins served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing since April 2000. Mr. Goggins began his career in 1975 with Industrial Boiler Company, which Cleaver-Brooks acquired in 1992 and, prior to his promotion to his current position, served in various sales and marketing, operational management, and executive positions within the Company. Mr. Goggins holds a BA in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. He served as chairman of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) from 2006 to 2007.

John C. Oakley
Chief Financial Officer

JohnOakleyMr. Oakley joined the company in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. Throughout his career, Mr. Oakley has served in senior financial positions for both publicly traded and privately held companies. Previously, Mr. Oakley was President, Chief Financial Officer and Director for Flanders Corp., an air filtration product manufacturer based in Washington, N.C. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer at Nexxus Lighting and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director at Home Meridian International. Mr. Oakley began his career as an Audit Supervisor with Arthur Andersen, LLP. He gained experience working as Corporate Controller for Collins & Aikman Floorcoverings and as Treasurer for Pulaski Furniture Corp., where he managed banking relationships, treasury and tax functions. Mr. Oakley earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a licensed CPA.

Earle Pfefferkorn
President, Packaged Boiler Systems

Earle PfefferkornMr. Pfefferkorn joined the Company in March 1997 as part of the Aftermarket Products Group. Mr. Pfefferkorn was promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Distribution Sales in 2003 and has served as President of the Packaged Boiler Systems Division since 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pfefferkorn held engineering, marketing, and operations positions in the heat transfer and metal fabrication industry. Mr. Pfefferkorn is a member of the board of directors of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and is a member of the ABMA and the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners. Mr. Pfefferkorn holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.

Robert St-Denis
President, Engineered Boiler Systems

Robert St. Denis 120x160Mr. St-Denis joined the Company in connection with our acquisition of NATCOM in 2001, where he served as President of our NATCOM Division, overseeing the integration of the NATCOM burner technology throughout our product lines. In 2005, Mr. St-Denis was appointed to the position of President of our Engineered Boiler Systems Division. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. St-Denis served as President of NATCOM, which he co-founded in 1988. Mr. St-Denis has more than 30 years of experience in the industrial combustion business, and has established and developed markets for NATCOM burners in more than 15 countries worldwide. Mr. St-Denis also owns a contracting business, SD-Combustion Ltd., which is involved in the service, light assembly, and installation of boilers, burners, and related equipment. Mr. St-Denis holds a degree in Business and Instrumentation & Control from Valleyfield College and a degree in Mechanical / Electrical and Building Contracting from the Canadian BCI.

Mike Valentino
President, Packaged Burner Systems

Mike Valentino_ExecMr. Valentino joined the Company in 1989 as the Director of Research and Development for the Cleaver-Brooks Division. Mr. Valentino became President of the Packaged Burner Systems Division in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Valentino worked for Power Flame, Inc., for nine years as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Valentino has also held various engineering positions at Ludell Manufacturing, Kemco Systems, and Allis-Chalmers. Mr. Valentino holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University.
   
Jim Lowell

Senior Vice President, Operations

Jim LowellMr. Lowell joined the company in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Operations. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Lowell was the Vice President of United Technologies' GR&C business unit, which produces lifesaving detection and alarming equipment. From 1998 to 2010, he held roles of increasing responsibility in the General Electric Company, spanning materials management, operations, plant management, and culminating with responsibility for multiple site operations at GE Energy. He began his career with Exxon Corporation as a Marine Engineering Officer, where he traveled globally from 1990 through 1998, focusing on power generation and propulsion. Mr. Lowell earned a BS in Marine Engineering from the Maine Maritime Academy. He holds a First Class Stationary Engineer's License as well as a USCG First Engineering Officer's License.

Paul M. Anderson
Senior Vice President, Strategic Sales and Marketing

Paul AndersonMr. Anderson joined the company in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Strategic Sales and Marketing. Previously, he held the position of Vice President of Marketing, Product Management and Research Development for the SKF Lubrication Business Unit. SKF purchased Lincoln Holdings Enterprises in 2011, where Mr. Anderson held the position of Global Vice President of Marketing and Product Development. Mr. Anderson began his career at Ingersoll-Rand in 1993 as an Application Engineer. He advanced through the company, serving in a number of sales, marketing and managerial positions across the United States and Canada. When Mr. Anderson left Ingersoll-Rand in 2007, he was Director of Aftermarket for Hussmann in the Americas. Mr. Anderson holds a BA in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and earned his MBA in Marketing and Finance from York University in Toronto.