Management

Management 2017-10-06T16:04:44+00:00

Darren Fillmore

Chief Water Engineer & Project Manager  Mr. Fillmore serves as Chief Water Engineer & Project Manager for SWIIM. He leads the technical deployment team, evaluates agricultural fields and makes water conservation and measurement recommendations for the company’s client base. As part of his duties, he manages simultaneous projects in multiple agricultural regions and contributes to multi-disciplinary product development team.

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Donald Sanborn

Chief Software Architect  Mr. Sanborn serves as Chief Software Architect for SWIIM. He leads software development and integration at SWIIM. He has spent over twenty five years developing commercial engineering and mapping applications for a myriad of companies. For twenty three years, Mr. Sanborn has acted as a consultant providing custom application development services and has brought a number of applications to market for clients.

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Victor Montaño

Senior Project Manager  Mr. Montaño serves as Senior Project Manager for SWIIM. He leads the deployment team responsible for in-field and regional instrumentation. He and his team are responsible for equipment installation, maintenance, calibration and its data reliability. He and his team are responsible for equipment installation, maintenance, calibration and its data reliability. He manages simultaneous projects in multiple agricultural regions. He is directly responsible for hiring, training and supervising field technicians and assuring that project deadlines are met.

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Jason Scheibel

Director of Sales  Mr. Scheibel serves as Director of Sales for SWIIM. He leads the sales and business development teams company-wide, focusing upon nurturing existing relationships in addition to developing new business channels.  Most recently, Mr. Scheibel was the National Sales Manager for an Ag Tech startup where he developed, managed a team of sales professionals across the United States.

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Harry Ferdon

Regional Sales Manager  Mr. Ferdon serves as Regional Sales Manager for SWIIM. He leads direct sales activities in established SWIIM regions. He joined the team with the goal of educating growers on the importance of comprehensive measurement and management of their water balance using the advanced methodology & instrumentation available from SWIIM.

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Robert Scott

Instrumentation Manager  Mr. Scott serves as Instrumentation Manager for SWIIM. He leads instrumentation acquisition and deployment for SWIIM. His experience includes 34 years with Motorola Communications and Electronics. During his tenure there, Mr. Scott led multiple assignments beginning with territory sales of 2-way radio communications, eventually leading to commercial markets.

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Ben Palen

Director of Operations  Mr. Palen serves as Director of Operations for SWIIM.  He is responsible for day-to-day management, working closely with team leaders to assure execution of SWIIM’s business model.  Prior to joining SWIIM, Mr. Palen was a senior consultant for HighQuest Partners. He is a fifth-generation farmer with more than 30 years of experience in farming operations, acquisitions, due diligence on existing ag portfolios, tenant negotiations, evaluation of farming arrangements, land sustainability practices and water/mineral rights.

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