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John has worked on my projects as a boiler specialist. We have hired John and Lipten two times, and are in the process of developing a third project.

Both times John has provide valuable advice and service to help us to convert boilers from coal to natural gas, to engineer a new economizer for an existing boiler, and to help us develop a plan for a boiler at the end of it's lifecycle.

John's attention to detail, and timely advice has made Lipten our supplier of choice for boiler systems. John has provided complete lifecycle support from capital planning to execution of replacement systems.

—W. Bernie Yeater PMP, CEM - General Motors

  MANAGEMENT TEAM

Jim Spencer, CEO
Jim has been an integral part of Lipten Company for over 25 years. Jim has extensive experience in all facets of the steam and energy industries. As CEO, Jim leads the philosophy, policies and practices of the company as well as being a key contributor in the sales and business development efforts.


Jim Marshall, President
Jim supervises Lipten’s overall operations, overseeing all departments and directing the day-to-day activities. He plays a crucial role in all aspects of Lipten’s EPC efforts and is a critical force behind Lipten’s commitment to the client and project execution excellence. Jim is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering.


John Ingraham, MBA, CEM, PMP, Vice President of Business Development
John leads cross-functional project teams composed of various engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical, controls, civil and structural), construction managers and project managers throughout the design, budgeting and proposal generation process. John has expertise in team leadership, data analysis and technical writing. John completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State University and received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from Wayne State University.


Frank Hrlic, P.E., MBA, Director of Procurement, I.T. & Contract Management
Frank manages corporate procurement, contracting and information technologies. In his 15+ years with the company, Frank has been a key influence in Lipten’s long term success. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer with the state of Michigan. Frank also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the prestigious Lawrence Technological University.


Mike Huntress, MBA, Engineering Manager
Mike leads the Lipten engineering department consisting of mechanical, electrical, controls, civil and structural engineers as well as Computer Aided Design (CAD) professionals. He is a senior engineer and manager with proven success in combining business and technical expertise to optimize processes, improve quality and reliability, control costs, reduce capital expenditures and maximize customer satisfaction for fortune 500 companies. He is a team leader adept at partnering staff capabilities with project requirements to ensure project efficiency and success. Mike effectively leads mission-critical projects providing significant value to Lipten customers. Mike has a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a member of several professional organizations including: International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).