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Management

IEM executives and managers have long-standing careers in the power distribution and systems industry. Most have worked at IEM for more than 20 years. We know the business and the value of dedication.

Ed Herman

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Herman is Chief Executive Officer at IEM, overseeing all operationsof all four global facilities.

Since 1990, Herman has been a part of IEM as a sales personnel, independent sales rep, principal owner of IEM, and now holds the position of CEO.

Prior to joining IEM, Herman held various sales roles for Westinghouse Electric Corp.

Herman's extensive experience and leadership provides opportunities for IEM to continuously improve across all job functions by driving a culture of excellence at all levels within the company.

Herman earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Clayton Such

Chief Operating Officer

Clayton Such is chief operating officer at IEM, overseeing operations for the Fremont, CA, facility.

Such joined IEM in 2011 and has over 10 years’ experience in the power and control systems industry in various senior roles in sales and engineering where he has developed over 50 MW and 75 MWh of distributed resource projects.

He is actively strengthening the IEM operation to reflect the Company’s growing design expertise and its ability to deliver custom equipment for larger projects.

He looks forward to bringing both his experience and passion for power system solutions to IEM and assist with process/product integration of all IEM business units and establishing IEM as the premier power systems/quality provider in the industry.

Such graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering.

Cindy Goodsell

Chief Financial Officer

Cindy Goodsell is the chief financial officer for the IEM Group of companies.

Goodsell has worked closely with IEM for over 10 years and joined the company in 2012 as part of their financial management team. Goodsell is responsible for overseeing the accounting departments as well as the corporate reporting and income tax filing requirements.

Goodsell, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 30 years of experience. Her strong analytical skills and extensive knowledge in the financial sector have helped support IEM’s growth.

Goodsell earned a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Don Kozerski

Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Don Kozerski is vice president of sales and marketing at IEM, managing all corporate marketing and sales support initiatives.

Kozerski has been with IEM since 1995 with previous experience at GE, Cutler Hammer, and Square D in various sales and sales management roles. He is actively strengthening the IEM brand to reflect the Company’s growing design expertise and its ability to deliver custom equipment for larger projects. His knowledge of the industry and the challenges facing IEM’s customers enable the Company to maximize its contribution on every project.

Kozerski graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Michigan State University.

Tom Cook

National Account Executive

Tom Cook oversees all IEM sales activity and reps in the Eastern Region of the U.S.

Cook joined IEM in 2008 after a 21 year career with GE in the electrical distribution industry. He’s responsible for expanding the role and awareness of IEM among east coast customers and partners.

Cook brings a well-rounded background to IEM that includes experience working at both a manufacturer and electrical distributor, holding a variety of positions in sales, sales management, marketing, general management, and operations management. This gives him a strong background on the market, products, customer requirements, competition, and complementary products.

Cook earned an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and a BS in Industrial Distribution at Clarkson University.

Guy Anderson

Vice President Sales and Operations - IEM Canada

Guy Anderson is vice president of IEM Canada, overseeing all Canadian sales and engineering operations.

Anderson joined IEM in 2007 after 12 years in sales, management, and research with Thompson Technology, Dirk & Price Engineering and Nova Solar Systems.

He's an expert in the design of control and parallel switchgear systems and is well versed with Canada's electrical distribution business requirements.

Anderson received a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Assiniboine College, Brandon MB Canada in 1993

Dan Hulme

Chief Technology Officer

Dan Hulme is chief technology officer at IEM.

He has been with IEM since 1992 leading IEM’s long-term technology vision.

Hulme pioneered the design and development of ERP software at IEM as well as a Metadata based architecture for user maintained database structures. Hulme has been instrumental in bringing dynamic and productivity-enhancing solutions to IEM.

Hulme earned a BS in Computer Science from Brigham Young University (BYU), Cum Laude.

Doug Kristensen

Managing Director - IEM Power Systems SA (Belgium)

Doug Kristensen is managing director at IEM Power Systems, overseeing operations for Battice, Belgium.

Kristensen has over 23 years’ experience in power systems switchgear and control experience in various senior roles in sales, marketing and product development.

He is actively strengthening the IEM operation to reflect the Company’s growing design expertise and its ability to deliver custom equipment for larger projects.

He looks forward to bringing both his experience and passion for power system solutions to IEM and assist with process/product integration of all IEM business units and establishing IEM as the premier power systems/quality provider in the industry.

Kristensen graduated from SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, AB with diplomas in both Power and Chemical Engineering Technology.

Frank Cavezza

Executive Vice President Operations - IEM Fremont

Frank Cavezza is executive vice president of operations at IEM’s main plant in Fremont, CA.

Cavezza is a cornerstone of the IEM management team.

He joined the Company in 1975 and is responsible for building an exceptional and experienced operations team that includes:
Greg Fitzgerald – Production Manager, 20 years;
Bob Strack – Design Manager, 30 years;
Don Kreitzer – LV Plant Manager, 45 years;
Dennis Sapp – HV Plant Manager, 30 years;
Tony Perreira – SM Plant Manager, 35 years; and
Bob Walter – QC Manager, 35 years.

His career includes time with Westinghouse and ITE, and Anixter Power (acquired by IEM in 1975) – but for Frank and his team, it’s all about IEM.