Rhea has more than 20 years of marketing and management experience in commercial and industrial manufacturing. He was the former President of Astromec, Inc. (Carson City, NV) and former Director of Marketing and Planning for Emerson Electric (St. Louis, MO). Rhea also acted as one of the founding members of the Carson City Manufacturers forum. He also has experience in new product development, cost effective technical design, and lean process implementation. His special expertise is in electrical design, manufacturing flow, cost management, engineering management, and technical product marketing.