About A&E

Over 2,500 industrial automation solutions delivered

How We Help

Meet The Team

Michelle Reitz

Michelle Reitz, Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

SCADA | PLCs | Process automation | Industrial networking | Project scoping

Cares About:

Developing creative solutions to complex problems | Asking probing questions | Customer and process success

Roger McFall

Roger McFall, Senior Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

Project management | Design, implementation, and management of automated control systems | Programming, installation and start-up in manufacturing environments | Focus on continuous improvement, reliability, adding value, and responding to customer needs

Cares About:

Family | Sports (especially college football) | Helping others

Gary Hughes

Gary Hughes, Senior Team leader

Areas of Expertise:

Project management and construction management for electrical and automated controls | Instrumentation and electrical design, commissioning/start-up | Electrical troubleshooting

Cares About:

The competition – works hard, plays even harder | Helping others and setting the right example | Loves decorating the office for Halloween and Christmas

Matt Hirsch

Matt Hirsch, IT Director

Areas of Expertise:

IT Architectures | Security | Cloud for industry | DevOps | Networks | Virtualization | Databases | Security | ERP | Automated deployments

Cares About:

Continuous learning | Technology evangelist | Innovation | Sharing knowledge | Teaching | Tinkering

Joshua Ruppe

Joshua Ruppe, Senior Team Leader

Areas of Expertise:

Control systems automation | Project management | Dad jokes

Cares About:

Solving customer challenges with technology | Listening and providing thoughtful feedback | Eliminating pain points

John Ables, Director of Business Development

Areas of Expertise:

Electrical and Automated Control Systems | Project management | Concept and scope development | Detail design and documentation | Proposals and estimates

Cares About:

Learning how things are made | Intrigued with the nuances that each client implements in their manufacturing processes to give their product an edge against their competition | Delivering well-documented systems that provide value to the client for years

Wright Sullivan

Wright Sullivan, President

Areas of Expertise:

Far less than he thinks (humility) | Passionate research, taking deep dives into varying subjects | Revolutionizing modern manufacturing

Cares About:

People | Making the present better and the future awesome | “How it all works” behind the curtain | Bad puns and groan-inducing humor