OUR TEAM

BOARD OF MANAGERS

CHAIRMAN

BRYAN KING

Bryan King, CFA, is a principal of Luther King Capital Management. In 2003, Mr. King established the LKCM Distribution Holdings oversight advisory board of operating partners. He also has served in various capacities on and alongside many other boards of both public and private companies as well as numerous civic organizations. Mr. King graduated from Princeton University, Texas Christian University, and the Harvard Business School. 

BOARD MEMBER

ANDY ZACHARIAS

Mr. Zacharias is a Partner of LKCM Headwater Investments. Mr. Zacharias previously served as Vice President for Pacesetter Capital Group, executing and managing private equity and mezzanine debt investments in the media, manufacturing and service sectors. Mr. Zacharias currently serves on the boards of RPS, Relevant Solutions, TestEquity, Resource Minerals and Applied System and Technologies.

BOARD MEMBER

RICHARD WOLF

Mr. Zacharias is a Partner of LKCM Headwater Investments. Mr. Zacharias previously served as Vice President for Pacesetter Capital Group, executing and managing private equity and mezzanine debt investments in the media, manufacturing and service sectors. Mr. Zacharias currently serves on the boards of RPS, Relevant Solutions, TestEquity, Resource Minerals, Applied System and Technologies.

BOARD MEMBER

JEFF SELDENRUST

Jeff possesses more than 30 years’ experience in the power generation industry. He holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering degrees from Texas A&M University. He is co-founder of a full-service company, S&W Energy Solutions, Inc. Jeff was the Manager of the Balance of Plant group for GE Energy Products. Jeff has been RPS’ Chief Technology Officer since its founding.

OUR TEAM

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

CEO/FOUNDER

RICHARD WOLF

Richard has more than 30 years of experience in the power generation industry. 

Mr. Wolf holds a BS in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University, he also served several years in the US Army Reserves. He served in several project management leadership roles with Stewart & Stevenson and GE Power. Richard has been RPS’ Chief Executive Officer since its founding.

VICE PRESIDENT – ENGINEERING

HARLEY ROSS

Harley has over 37 years’ experience in the power generation industry focusing mainly on packaging gas turbines and complete balance of plant engineering. Mr. Ross previously served as the Chief Engineer for GE Energy, Power & Water. Mr. Ross has led the development of several new gas turbine product lines including the Allison 501KB series,TM2500 mobile GTG sets, LM2500, LM2500+, LM2500 G4, and the LMS100. 

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER / FOUNDER

JEFF SELDENRUST

Jeff possesses more than 30 years’ experience in the power generation industry. He holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is co-founder of a full-service company, S&W Energy Solutions, Inc. Jeff was the Manager of the Balance of Plant group for GE Energy Products. Jeff has been RPS’ Chief Technology Officer since its founding.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

ED LONG

Ed possesses over 35 years of financial and operational experience in senior leadership and consulting roles. He spent several years in public accounting with Arthur Anderson. His power industry experience includes working as an internal auditor at Stewart & Stevenson and head of the commercial finance for GE Power’s global sales group. He also worked in the automotive, manufacturing, logistics, and recycling industries in various accounting or operational roles

VICE PRESIDENT – RELEVANT FUEL SOLUTIONS

VICE PRESIDENT – GLOBAL OPERATIONS

RON SICKELS, Ph.D

Ron is a leader in the Tank and Fuel Quality Management field. He’s laboratory certified on Biofuels, is an SP001 Aboveground Tank Inspector, an A-General Engineering Contractor, a B-General Contractor, and is certified in Hazardous Substance Removal. Mr. Sickels is a respected lecturer, speaker on renewable alternative energy, power generation, petroleum, and environmentally-integrated engineered solutions and strategies.

RUSTY BONNETT

Rusty’s entire career of more than 30 years has been in the power industry. He started as an Instrumentation and Control Technician with Stewart & Stevenson. He transitioned to site management then project management where he managed 45 project managers for projects ranging from equipment supply to turnkey EPC solutions. For seven years he managed GE Aero’s global execution team.

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL OPERATIONS
& MAINTENANCE 

ERNEST (Ernie) PIDO

Ernie has extensive experience in the Power Generation and Oil & Gas industries in areas of Engineering (New Unit / R&D), Marketing, Services, and Project Management. He has worked for large companies such as GE Power, Cooper Energy, Rolls-Royce Energy, and Siemens Energy. His most recent role before joining RPS / SWES was Project Executive overseeing the design, packaging, and testing of Siemens first mobile power generation package (SGT-A45 aeroderivative). This was done in partnership with RPS / SWES