Leadership Team

Jeff Bause

Jeff Bause

CEO

Jeff has been with the company for more than a decade. During his career, he also served as Groome’s Chief Operating Officer and has extensive experience in the various lines of business within the company, including Catalyst Maintenance Service, HRSG, and Industrial Cleaning. Jeff holds a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.
Brad McGinnis

Brad McGinnis

COO

Brad is the former President and CEO of ExPro, Inc. He has four decades of leadership experience in both the Industrial Cleaning and Explosive Cleaning industries. His career has also focused on chemical cleaning, asbestos abatement, hazardous waste transportation, remediation, and painting and coatings, and he now serves as a COO for Groome Industrial.
James “Ken” Eddy

James “Ken” Eddy

VP of Operations (ExPro Field)

Ken has been the Regional Manager for Expro, Inc. for thirteen of his fifteen years with the company, and now is a VP of Operations for Groome. Ken has been in the Industrial Cleaning business since 1975, which includes water blasting of coal-fired utilities, vacuum work, water disposal, waste cleanup, welding, and mechanical work.

Paul Piatt

Paul Piatt

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Paul has worked in the EHS field for more than a decade in the following sectors: power generation, waste-to-energy, utilities, site development, marine construction, upstream/downstream oil & gas, and U.S. military and brings this experience to Groome. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST). He holds an MBA from Tarleton State University and a BA in Pre-Law from Bob Jones University. Paul served in the US Army.

Mike Jacisin

Mike Jacisin

CFO

Mike brings more than 25 years of experience in financial leadership positions of increasing scope and responsibility to his role at Groome. He has worked for more than a decade with engineering and other high-quality service companies. Mike has a BS in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Rod Hall

Rod Hall

VP of Sales

Rod is a co-founder of ExPro, Inc. and worked to build the company into a premier US-based explosive boiler de-slagging company. His extensive experience runs across industries that include waste management, power generation, chemical, and petrochemical; his roles have ranged from plant chemist to senior executive. His focus is on sales for Groome Industrial.
Andrew Parks

Andrew Parks

VP of Operations (ExPro Admin)

Andrew started working with ExPro in 2009 after a fulfilling career in law enforcement. He has 25 years of experience with explosives and currently serves as the VP of Operations for Groome Industrial. Andrew is passionate about his role within the Industrial Service business and eagerly shares his knowledge with the extended team.

Ryan Esposito

Ryan Esposito

Engineering Manager

Ryan has eight years of experience focused on the SCR industry for Groome Industrial. He specializes in the design, maintenance, and retrofitting of SCR systems in the power, refining, and petrochemical industries. Ryan holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University.
Steve Houghton

Steve Houghton

COO

Steve is well-versed in all the industries and services Groome represents ranging from HRSG and Refinery to Waste-to-Energy, and from Industrial Cleaning & Surface Coatings to Hangar Door Services. He has a track record of success in his sales and marketing roles at companies providing industrial supplies and services over his 16-year career. Steve holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Rowan University.

Robin Hartman

Robin Hartman

VP of Human Resources

Robin has been with Groome Industrial since 1982. During her tenure, she has worked in a wide variety of roles including Accounting Management, Business Insurance & Claims Management, EHS Management, HR Management, IT Management, Marketing Management, Office Management, Fleet Management, and Facility Management on her way to becoming a COO and now VP of Human Resources for the company.

Jim Hawthorne

Jim Hawthorne

Operations Manager

Jim serves as the Operations Manager for Groome Industrial Service Group and has been with the company for more than five years. Jim comes to Groome with a history in the Telecommunications industry, plus experience as a small business owner. He served in the US Army.
Jeff Bause

Jeff Bause

CEO

Jeff has been with the company for more than a decade. During his career, he also served as Groome’s Chief Operating Officer and has extensive experience in the various lines of business within the company, including Catalyst Maintenance Service, HRSG, and Industrial Cleaning. Jeff holds a BA in Economics from Rutgers University.
Mike Jacisin

Mike Jacisin

CFO

Mike brings more than 25 years of experience in financial leadership positions of increasing scope and responsibility to his role at Groome. He has worked for more than a decade with engineering and other high-quality service companies. Mike has a BS in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Steve Houghton

Steve Houghton

COO

Steve is well-versed in all the industries and services Groome represents ranging from HRSG and Refinery to Waste-to-Energy, and from Industrial Cleaning & Surface Coatings to Hangar Door Services. He has a track record of success in his sales and marketing roles at companies providing industrial supplies and services over his 16-year career. Steve holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Rowan University.

Brad McGinnis

Brad McGinnis

COO

Brad is the former President and CEO of ExPro, Inc. He has four decades of leadership experience in both the Industrial Cleaning and Explosive Cleaning industries. His career has also focused on chemical cleaning, asbestos abatement, hazardous waste transportation, remediation, and painting and coatings, and he now serves as a COO for Groome Industrial.
Rod Hall

Rod Hall

VP of Sales

Rod is a co-founder of ExPro, Inc. and worked to build the company into a premier US-based explosive boiler de-slagging company. His extensive experience runs across industries that include waste management, power generation, chemical, and petrochemical; his roles have ranged from plant chemist to senior executive. His focus is on sales for Groome Industrial.
Robin Hartman

Robin Hartman

VP of Human Resources

Robin has been with Groome Industrial since 1982. During her tenure, she has worked in a wide variety of roles including Accounting Management, Business Insurance & Claims Management, EHS Management, HR Management, IT Management, Marketing Management, Office Management, Fleet Management, and Facility Management on her way to becoming a COO and now the VP of Human Resources for the company.

James “Ken” Eddy

James “Ken” Eddy

VP of Operations (ExPro Field)

Ken has been the Regional Manager for Expro, Inc. for thirteen of his fifteen years with the company, and now is a VP of Operations for Groome. Ken has been in the Industrial Cleaning business since 1975, which includes water blasting of coal-fired utilities, vacuum work, water disposal, waste cleanup, welding, and mechanical work.

Andrew Parks

Andrew Parks

VP of Operations (ExPro Admin)

Andrew started working with ExPro in 2009 after a fulfilling career in law enforcement. He has 25 years of experience with explosives and currently serves as a VP of Operations for Groome Industrial. Andrew is passionate about his role within the Industrial Service business and eagerly shares his knowledge with the extended team.

Jim Hawthorne

Jim Hawthorne

Operations Manager

Jim serves as the Operations Manager for Groome Industrial Service Group and has been with the company for more than five years. Jim comes to Groome with a history in the Telecommunications industry, plus experience as a small business owner. He served in the US Army.
Paul Piatt

Paul Piatt

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Paul has worked in the EHS field for more than a decade in the following sectors: power generation, waste-to-energy, utilities, site development, marine construction, upstream/downstream oil & gas, and U.S. military and brings this experience to Groome. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST). He holds an MBA from Tarleton State University and a BA in Pre-Law from Bob Jones University. Paul served in the US Army.

Ryan Esposito

Ryan Esposito

Engineering Manager

Ryan has eight years of experience focused on the SCR industry for Groome Industrial. He specializes in the design, maintenance, and retrofitting of SCR systems in the power, refining, and petrochemical industries. Ryan holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University.

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