Management

John Kahren - President

   

Day-to-day, John focuses on growing sales, developing strategic alliances, and working closely with sales representatives for the businesses. John spent most of his 30 year career with Peerless Pump. He held several positions for the company, advancing to Vice President for Sales and Marketing. He then joined Garlock Sales as V.P. of Sales and Marketing. In 2004, he became the V.P. of Sales and Marketing at SyncroFlo. In 2006, he became President of SyncroFlo. John is an avid golfer and a coach for his son’s Gwinnett Bulldogs Little League baseball team.

Darren Clark - Director of Commercial Services

   

Darren focuses on the commercial activities of Syncroflo, including the applications, contracts and aftersales departments. Darren has spent 31 years in the pump industry with SPP Pumps, and has held a variety of roles from Regional Sales Manager, Project Manager to Sales Manager – Oil & Gas. In 2016, Darren was appointed Director – Commercial Services and relocated from the UK to the USA with his wife Melanie. This is Darren and Melanie’s second time living in the USA, as they also lived in Atlanta between 2006 to 2008. Darren is a keen classic motorcycle restorer, and also a keen RC helicopter flyer when he has time.

Steve Bradley - Engineering Manager

   

Steve is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a registered professional engineer in the specialization of controls. He manages all the engineers, and oversees the third-party certifications.

Kim Blackwell - Customer Service Manager

   

After an award-winning career with Saturn and General Motors in Plant-wide Program Management, Kim has joined SyncroFlo to bring large program over-site to the Municipal, Irrigation, and Fire Protection divisions. She has over 20 years of Industrial & Efficiency Engineering, Operations Management, and Manufacturing experience. Kim is a graduate of the Georgia Tech in Industrial & Systems Engineering.