Chief Executive Officer
Ken Nolen began his career with Process Equipment in 1989. Prior to starting at Process Equipment, Ken worked for Vulcan Materials Company Chattanooga Division as a quality control engineer and APAC Sarasota Inc. as a project engineer and General Division Superintendent for various major road construction projects in South Florida. From 1989 until 2007, he held various positions within Process Equipment including: estimator, project manager, account technical sales, regional sales manager, and VP of sales and marketing.
He was named President of Process Equipment in 2008. For the next 7 years, he led the company through our expansion into new service and production areas, focusing on continued excellence, success, and customer satisfaction while integrating our company values into every decision.
In 2015, Ken became the Chief Executive Officer of ProcessBarron. He continues to use his extensive knowledge of engineering design, material testing, and equipment operation to lead our company with honesty, excellence, and reliability.
Ken received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Alabama.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Tim Iori joined ProcessBarron as our Chief Operating Officer in 2020. He was promoted to President in 2022. Tim has many years of expertise in global business operations, integration, cultural change management, product line strategies, and global growth strategy. Tim started his career at GE in the Operations Management Leadership Program. After graduating from this program, Tim served in operations, quality control, engineering, and plant and general management roles across the globe.
His technical and business background enables him to effectively align ProcessBarron’s operations with our goals, culture, and vision.
Tim received a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.
Chief Revenue Officer
Ken Buttery is ProcessBarron’s Chief Revenue Officer. Ken has proficiency in mechanical and electrical engineering and extensive knowledge of industrial manufacturing and field services. Prior to his role at ProcessBarron, Ken worked for GE in several field services and management areas, including as an engineer, sales manager, sales director, sales general manager – Americas and commercial executive. His unique engineering, sales leadership and business intelligence experience enables significant process improvements in the commercial organization at ProcessBarron.
Ken is also a member of the Forbes Business Development Council.
Ken received his Bachelor of Science in Power Engineering from Maine Maritime Academy.
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Callahan joined ProcessBarron as Chief Financial Officer in 2023. Jennifer was extensive experience in international accounting and finance. Prior to joining ProcessBarron, Jennifer worked at GE as a leader in finance, controllership, FP&A, business strategy, operations, and ERP system excellence.
Jennifer’s ability to lead both the finance and technical aspects of business provides exceptional analysis for operational advancement.
Jennifer received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Information Systems from Western Michigan University.