EvapTech wants to serve as a resource for cooling equipment customers by being no more than a phone call or e-mail message away. We invite you to contact any EvapTech teammate directly for an immediate discussion to answer or address your cooling equipment question based on our expertise or our vast industry contacts.

The following EvapTech team members are a resource to you.


President - Don Dobney

Don is responsible for all of EvapTech’s operations and global expansion. Don is also involved in the sale and management of large scale cooling tower projects. These projects include both new and replacement tower applications and major reconstruction scopes of work.

Other responsibilities include strategic and annual business planning, risk management, product development, and interface with other EvapTech resources.

Direct (913) 428-1006
Mobile (816) 896-1395


Raymond Ho

Vice President International - Raymond Ho

Raymond is responsible for EvapTech’s Asia Pacific operations that cover the Asia Pacific and Middle East Regions. Raymond is intimately involved in the sales and marketing activities of EvapTech’s products and services. Raymond also coordinates internal manufacturing and strategic supplier resources to support the Asia Pacific operations.

Phone (60-3) 8070-7255
Fax (60-3) 8070-5731



Vice President Operations - Frank Jaksa

Frank is responsible for EvapTech operations including executive oversight of Project Management, Finance, Procurement, Human Relations, and Operating Systems. In addition, Frank is also responsible for the facilities at EvapTech's headquarters in Edwardsville, KS.

Direct (913) 428-1031
Mobile (816) 564-6477


David Bickerstaff

Vice President Construction - David (Mike) Bickerstaff

Mike is responsible for EvapTech's construction activities. Mike directs EvapTech labor estimating, field staffing, safety and quality training, and execution of projects in the field. Mike has been in the cooling tower business in many leadership capcities for over 30 years, bringing EvapTech a depth of experience that enhances our overall business.

Direct (913) 428-1023
Mobile (817) 907-9105



Vice President Engineering - Dan Reith

Dan supervises EvapTech’s engineering, design/drafting, and material testing activities. Dan's areas of expertise include design for fiberglass, wood, and concrete structures, water distribution systems, equipment inspections, and product development. Dan is responsible for assuring compliance to engineering standards and applicable design codes. Dan represents EvapTech in technical committees for the Cooling Technology Institute.

Direct (913) 428-1052



Vice President Sales - Kenneth Belz

Kenneth directs the Sales & Marketing team at EvapTech including regional Business Development Managers and Inside Sales Personnel.  Kenneth has 30+ years of cooling tower experience that is relied upon to customize solutions for each individual customer's needs.

Direct (913) 428-1060
Mobile (908) 303-7385



Vice President Business Operations - Bret Calkins

Bret leads EvapTech's financial and accounting group while also providing operational support and reporting for all departments.  Bret holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Washington University in St. Louis and began his career at EvapTech in 2010 as an Application Engineer within the Sales group.

Direct (913) 428-1022






Director of Power Product Development (Taneytown, Maryland)- Mark Huber

Mark's areas of expertise include thermal equipment sizing, and performance, testing and materials selection. Mark provides leadership for the EvapTech's product development team.

Office (410) 756- 2600