LEADERSHIP TEAM

Get to know the amazing people at Nutherm. We’ve built outstanding relationships with our customers, as we are always focused on providing exceptional service. Behind every successful business there’s a group of talented people, committed to success. Read all about our team below, and get in touch with questions.

Tom Sterbis

President

Mr. Sterbis spent the 90’s in the Nuclear Navy.  After separating from the Navy and earning his Electrical Engineering degree, Mr. Sterbis came to work at Nutherm.  Starting in the engineering department, he held various positions of increasing responsibility over the years.  Since April of 2013, Mr. Sterbis has served as Nutherm’s President.

Tom Sterbis

President

Wade Bowlin

Vice President

Mr. Bowlin graduated with a BS in Computer information systems.  His background ranges from Internet start-ups to Department of Defense contracting.  He started his career at Nutherm in 2001, became an owner in 2015, and now leads the business administration team.

Wade Bowlin

Vice President

Ray Newell

Business Development Manager

Mr. Newell joined the military directly out of high school.  Upon completion of a 24 year career in the United States Navy he joined the Nutherm Sales team in 2015.  Since June of 2019 Mr. Newell has served as Nutherm's Business Development Manager.

Ray Newell

Business Development Manager

Jack Blurton

Lab Manager

Our team of researchers are making important discoveries in our area of focus. While everyone is working in their particular field, our collaborative Nuclear Science Lab means that we are all working towards a common goal. Read on to find out more.

Adrienne Smith

QA Manager

Prior to joining the Nutherm team in 2006 Ms. Smith worked for a U.S. utility for 16 years in various capacities.  She received her B.S. in Nuclear Engineering in 1982 from University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana, M.S. in Engineering from University of Arizona – Tucson in 1989, and is a licensed PE in the state of Mississippi.

Adrienne Smith

QA Manager

Kyle Mitchell

Assistant Engineer Manager

Mr. Mitchell graduated in 2014 from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Mitchell joined Nutherm in 2014
as an Equipment Qualification Engineer. Since August of 2020, Mr. Mitchell has served as Nutherm’s Assistant Engineering Manager.

Kyle Mitchell

Assistant Engineer Manager

Jack Blurton

Lab Manager

Mr. Blurton has a degree in Industrial Electricity. In 2011 Mr. Blurton joined Nutherm as a Project Manager.
Mr. Blurton is also a Level II Test Technician and Level II Calibration Instrumentation Technician. Mr. Blurton was promoted to Production and Laboratory Manager in 2016.
He oversees all testing and production performed, as well as the calibration program.

Jack Blurton

Lab Manager

Eric Cermak

EQ Manager

Mr. Cermak has a degree in Automation and joined Nutherm Engineering in 2009.  He has served as Lead Seismic Engineer since 2010 and performed various seismic analyses and environmental qualification test programs. Mr. Cermak also serves as Nutherm’s specialist on Electromagnetic Compatibility testing for EMI/RFI immunity and emissions. In 2021, Mr. Cermak was promoted to EQ Manager.

Eric Cermak

EQ Manager

Rodger Edwards

Engineer Manager

Mr. Edwards started his Nuclear Career in 1997 with the United States Navy.  Upon separating from active duty, he graduated Southern Illinois University with a BS in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Edwards joined the Nutherm team in 2009, and has been serving as Nutherm’s Engineering Manager
since 2013.

Rodger Edwards

Engineer Manager