Todd Sirola, CEO
Todd Sirola has 30+ years of experience in corrosion control product and grounding equipment manufacturing and works with major power utility companies around the world. Todd is a serious promoter of the correlation between corrosion control and grounding by representation at dozens of international conferences and seminars, having made hundreds of technical program presentations. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from York University. He strives each day, to continue to create new products to solve the issues, the power utilities have, while helping to improve network reliability.
Greg Coulson, Key Account Manager
Greg Coulson has 20+ years of work experience and a broad background in key account management, business development, sales and communications. His extensive experience in managing and selling various product lines provides customers with optimal solutions for both commercial and industrial applications.
Melissa Brady, Business Development
Melissa Brady (Brady) is a Business Development professional with 10+ years of sales experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from CDI College. In 2018, Brady joined SAE Inc., where she provides reliable, safe and cost-effective electrical grounding and corrosion protection solutions that customers can confidently count on. Brady also has experience in educating North American utilities about the importance of preventing corrosion, protecting infrastructure, and ensuring personnel safety with proper grounding. She strives each day, to solve the toughest power utilities issues, while helping to improve network reliability.
Tracy Horne, Inside Sales Coordinator
Tracy Horne works closely with the sales team to provide optimal administrative support to members of the sales team. She is responsible for managing and updating client orders in Salesforce CRM as well as coordinating sales-related tasks. Tracy has 10+ years of sales and customer service experience. She has worked in various sectors which included waste disposal, consumer goods and recruitment. Tracy also features a formal education in General Arts and Sciences.
Rylan Boyd, Engineering Manager
Rylan Boyd is the Engineering Manager at SAE and is an engineering graduate from the University of British Columbia. Rylan has experience designing and implementing sophisticated grounding systems across Canada and the US, specifically for the telecommunications and power utility industries. Rylan also has experience in the design of cathodic protection systems for oil and gas pipeline protection. Corrosion mitigation is a focus of Rylan’s work and effective, long lasting and environmentally friendly solutions are a key aspect of his designs. Rylan is currently involved in projects involving industry-first solutions, changing the way telecommunications and power utilities protect their networks and assets.
Kris Cox, Utility Technical Specialist
Kris Cox has 30+ years of experience in generation, estimating, and construction — within the power utility sector. Kris successfully orchestrates, engineers, and develops a variety of innovative material products that are used to optimize performance and reduce operational costs. Over the years, he has lent his expertise to a variety of employers including Hydro One, Ontario Hydro, ABB Canada and most recently SAE Inc. A Peterborough native, Kris graduated from Fleming College with an associate’s degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
Chris Allison, Engineering Technologist
Chris is responsible for assisting in all grounding projects, both in-office and in the field, utilizing appropriate software to design grounding systems, and preparing all quotes for engineering services. He is also responsible for assisting in all Cathodic Protection related designs and installations. Chris has a formal education in Urban Planning Development and Electrical Engineering Technology.