Robert Austin
President & CEO
Robert (Bob) Austin has 40+ years of engineering, manufacturing, and marketing experience in industrial instrumentation and control products. Bob's experience with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Anritsu, and Dover Industries, plus his engineering education at Seattle University and Stanford University bring just the right balance of technical and business expertise to the company.
Mark Ludwig
Founder
Mark’s innovative, designs are the heart and soul of the Loring brand. His creativity has led to a series of international patents, and has brought this company to the attention of roastmasters worldwide. Mark draws on more than 30 years experience in the design and engineering of packaging and food processing machinery. His entrepreneurial experience also includes a coffee roasting company and a contract tea packaging business.
Dennis Vogel
Director of Marketing and Sales
Dennis brings 20 years of combined experience in marketing, product management, and branding. He has previously held management roles at industry-leading companies including Cisco Systems and Linksys, as well as successful startup Zep Solar. Vogel earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Missouri State University
Andrew Ward
Director of Manufacturing
Michele Martin
Director of Finance and Administration
Michele has 18 plus years of experience at a controllership level. Including full cycle accounting, reporting and management as well as development, implementation and training of accounting policy and procedures for service and manufacturing industries.