Chairman / Founder
In 1975, Ed Tangel and Bill Rogers formed Enercon to provide switchgear and control systems for the worldwide engine-generator set marketplace. They had immediate success in the Middle East which continued their export focus.
With his travels to visit Enercon’s customers all over the world, Ed learned that you must be able to understand and relate to the local cultures and honor their customs. In all relationships, integrity – being whole and complete, trustworthy and candid – is of most importance.
Ed served the country as a 1st Lieutenant in the Corp of Engineers during the Korean War and then moved on to complete his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at NYU. Ed has been married to his loving wife, Beatrice, for 64 years, has five children and seventeen grandchildren.
Chief Executive Officer
Larry joined Enercon in 1990 in the capacity of Marketing Manager and has held various managerial positions, including Sales, Engineering, and Product Support. In 2002 Larry was made the General Manager of Enercon and in 2007 he was named CEO.
Nick has held multiple roles at Enercon since 1999 and rose to the position of President in 2020. Nick oversaw the quoting, design, manufacturing, and testing of the Prime Power Unit in support of Raytheon's AN/TPY-2 THAAD Radar contract to the Missile Defense Agency. Under Nick’s leadership, Enercon has won numerous program awards for outstanding quality performance.
John Heth is the Controller of Enercon. He came to work for Enercon in August 2013. John attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and graduated in 1981 with a B.S. in Accountancy. John passed the CPA examination in 1981. With 38 years of experience in accounting – approximately 16 years in public practice and 22 years in private industry, primarily in manufacturing, John has been a great addition to the Enercon team!
Evan is currently the Chief Engineer for Enercon Integrated Defense
Solutions. Evan joined the Enercon Family in 1999, and is the mastermind
behind the engineering solution for the Prime Power Unit for the THAAD
Missile Defense weapon system which is deployed worldwide in support of
the US National Defense Strategy.
Vice President, Global Sales
After serving for over 24 years in the United States Army, retiring as Lieutenant Colonel, Lott joined Enercon in January 2020 to lead the company’s business development efforts within the defense industry. In 2021, Shaun's leadership responsibilities expanded and he now oversees Enercon’s global sales division which services over 110 countries.
He is a member of the Association of the United States Army, Air Defense Artillery Association, and the Military Officers Association. Shaun is based out of the Enercon's Huntsville, Alabama office.
Vice President, Integrated Energy Solutions
Paul has responsibility for our Integrated Energy Solutions business which produces custom switchgear & control systems for the power generation industry.
Paul joined Enercon in 2016 and initially served as the Director of Operations for our Genset Packaging Business. Prior to joining Enercon, Paul held a variety of positions in his 22 years with F.G. Wilson & Caterpillar, where he built deep expertise in Operations, Lean Manufacturing, & Supply Chain. He is a certified Lean & 6 Sigma Master Black Belt.
A native of Northern Ireland, Paul graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast with a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
Human Resources Manager
As an HR Generalist with 12 years of experience, she is skilled in managing the employee life cycle from recruiting to retirement. This role requires her to wear many hats, with responsibility for implementing company policies, maintaining regulatory compliance, and reporting, as well as benefits administration, to name just a few.
Angie has held various positions allowing her to gain knowledge about the industry and to reaffirm her passion and strengths that led her to her current role as Human Resources Manager. She began her career with Enercon 20 years ago in the Quality Department and was instrumental in helping Enercon become ISO 9001 Certified.
Commonly referred to as the company Cheer Leader, and "the Cruise Director," her objective is to create a culture that is one big family, all while contributing to the success of the company by achieving company goals.
Marketing, Sales, and Service
Director of Marketing
John has an intense passion for creating and implementing unique marketing strategies that consistently exceed the ROI expectations of all stakeholders. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising Design and a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University, and has over 20 years of B2B and B2C marketing experience.
Prior to joining Enercon in 2021, John held roles as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Associated Bank in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Vice President of Affiliate Marketing for Fifth Third Bank, Chicago.
Business Development Manager
Robert Stern is a career professional with 24 years of experience in contract manufacturing for consumer and commercial products, focusing on sales/marketing in addition to roles managing NPI, product development, manufacturing, and quality improvement.
His extensive knowledge of computer and electronic hardware and a passion for being hands-on throughout the process chain is an asset to his clients. Past roles include Product Development and Sales for the US Based/China MFG – consumer electronics firms, National Accounts Sales Manager/Business Development for MSI Computer, and Director of Operations for KL Fenix.
Robert is currently one of Enercon’s Qualified Manufactures Technical Representative for UL508A.
Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Anthony is exceptional at focusing on the customer, rather than the product being sold. He prioritizes relationships and brings teams together to identify and provide solutions that meet customers' needs.
Prior to joining Enercon, Anthony oversaw a team responsible for selling and providing learning solutions to Business Partners and B2B clients in North and South America. Past experience also includes managing Sales & Service for a Midwest super-regional bank and selling cash automation solutions nationwide.
Anthony is originally from Chicago and a graduate of Northern Illinois University. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management and a Masters in Management Information Systems. He enjoys spending time in nature, riding BMX, and promoting mental wellbeing.
Midwest & North East
Regional Sales Manager
Dave Kimmey is an experienced Regional Sales Manager, Applications Engineer, SalesForce Administrator, and Design Engineer.
Driven by partnering with his customers, he takes pride in providing the best results possible. As a Regional Sales Manager, his goals include teamwork, offering a solution with options, and providing the best communications possible.
In addition to his primary job functions, Dave has been recognized by being a Certified Salesforce Administrator for his extraordinary expertise in Salesforce.
Southeast Regional Sales Manager
Jared is an insightful, growth-centric, and proactive professional with a 30-year career in sales, business development, and marketing within the electrical industry.
His broad background is focused on original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, and industrial, commercial, and data center markets, with demonstrated expertise in conceptualizing and implementing practical solutions for his clients.
Jared possesses a strong ability to communicate in an effective manner at all levels of a project. His proven competencies in generating and initiating cost-effective plans and maximizing resources make him a valuable partner for complex power projects.
Product Support Manager
Kathy Anderson is the Product Support Manager at Enercon. She is dedicated to supporting both Enercon’s internal and external customers.
Kathy started her career at Enercon in the 1980s, worked at East Peoria Caterpillar in the 1990s, and came full circle back to join the Enercon team.
In her free time, you can find her enjoying family, reading a detective or spy novel, or VR gaming.
Product Support Representative
McKenzie Trout is the Product Support Representative at Enercon Engineering, where she manages Enercon’s part sales and service projects.
During her time at Enercon, she has been recognized for her dedication and motivation.
Prior to Enercon, McKenzie was a caregiver at Snyder Village, where she helped to assist with basic needs, assess medical needs, monitor medications, and provide housekeeping.
She attended Illinois Central College and currently lives in Peoria.