Meet our staff

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Bruce Whiting - President/OwnerPresident/Owner

Bruce Whiting

Bruce is the CEO of Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Inc. He grew up in Fredonia and Flagstaff Arizona near the Whiting family sawmills. After high school graduation, Bruce attended Brigham Young University and received his bachelor's degree in accounting. Three years later in 1976, he again graduated from BYU, this time receiving a Juris Doctorate from the law school. In 1976, Bruce was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and became Corporate Counsel for Kaibab Industries and later served for 13 years, as its President. He was also one of the founders and first CEO for, Inc. and, LLC. Bruce is not only an accountant and attorney, but also a Board Member and principal shareholder of Kaibab Industries, Inc. Bruce and his wife, Gail, have four children, ten grandchildren and reside in Watkinsville, GA.

Cameron Hobbs - Vice President/Plant ManagerVice President/Plant Manager

Cameron Hobbs

Cameron is Vice Pres. and Operating Plant Manager of Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Inc.. He graduated from Brigham Young University and received his bachelor’s degree from the Marriott School of Business with an emphasis in Finance. Throughout school he worked in the construction industry overseeing remodeling and restoration of damaged homes. After receiving his degree Cameron was hired by Golden Heritage Homes as a Project Manager for three years building semi-custom homes from start to finish. Cameron has worked for Electrostatic Spraying Systems for ten years. Cameron manages production of all quality products to fulfill orders to both national and international customers. In addition, Cameron oversees all purchasing and further development of Electrostatic Spraying Systems. Cameron and his wife, Katie, live in Watkinsville, GA with their four children.

Peter Gans - Director of Sales and MarketingDirector of Sales and Marketing

Peter Gans

Peter Gans has been with ESS since August 2002. He has spent over 35 years in sales and marketing and actively serves as the Director of Sales & Marketing. As such has spent his time at ESS traveling the world training and caring for our international customers and distributors.

Tracy Mulkey - AccountingAccounting

Tracy Mulkey

Tracy Mulkey has been the director of Accounting and Human Resources since 2014 and has 30 years of experience in the accounting field. She loves being a part of the ESS family and continually strives to maintain the standard of professionalism and service that embodies ESS.

Joel Hayes - Director of EngineeringDirector of Engineering

Joel Hayes

Joel Hayes, a Georgia native, is ESS’s Director of Engineering. With a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and nearly 20 years of manufacturing experience, Joel joined ESS in 2012. He now guides new sprayer innovation for ESS taking them from the drawing board to the shop floor. Joel draws on his extensive design, modeling and testing knowledge gained while working in industries as varied as lawn and garden equipment to fork lifts to race cars. His creative spirit and solid practical experience bring a fresh perspective combined with thoughtful usability to ESS sprayer design. Whether he is laying out a new sprayer design at his computer or turning a wrench on the latest sprayer model, Joel takes pride in seeing his designs through to a finished product ready for market.

Fielder Glass - Product DesignerProduct Designer

Fielder Glass

Fielder Glass is a Product Designer with Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Inc. since 2015. Prior to joining the ESS team, for over thirty years, Fielder worked for Briggs & Stratton Corporation, in McDonough, Ga. There he worked in the Model Shop, Engineering, and Production Ready for all new production models. Fielder studied at Clayton State University and Griffin Technical College where he perused machine shop application and the welding trade. He spent over twenty years within the Engineer Department as a Model Maker, Designer and Cad operator.

Chiara Wilhelm - Customer ServiceCustomer Service

Chiara Wilhelm

Chiara Wilhelm has been a part of the ESS family since 2014. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2013 with a B.A. in Communication Studies. Chiara has enjoyed being a part of the Customer Service, Shipping, Marketing, and Sales departments and looks forward to helping ESS continue to grow.

Rick Sutton - Shipping and Receiving Shipping and Receiving

Rick Sutton

Rick Sutton has been a part of ESS since 2000. He joined the U.S. Army Rangers right out of high school and then worked in the manufacturing field for 20 years. Rick has worked in most every department at ESS, and has proven to be extremely valuable and knowledgeable in his work. He is the head of Shipping & Receiving and hopes to retire from ESS in the future.

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