Management Team

MetroTek's management team brings decades of diverse experience and a history of success. Combining business acumen with technical savvy, our leadership guides more than 150 talented employees to provide innovative products and solutions that enable our customers in industry, commerce, and government to have confidence in their energy infrastructure.

  • Reiner Jaeckle

    Reiner Jaeckle

    Chief Operations Officer

    Mr. Jaeckle, a 32 year veteran of the industrial/utility electrical industry, began his career in 1971 as an intern at Siemans AG. Early on in his career, he was exposed to large industrial projects involving both large scale power and automation projects. Mr. Jaeckle brings a well-rounded work history and wealth of experience to MetroTek that includes business development, operations, estimating and project management. Additional work experience includes management positions with Gilbane Constructors and Foster Wheeler, as well as over 30 years of energy generation systems experience. Mr. Jaeckle currently holds electrical licenses in multiple states as well as other industry certifications including BISCI, ISA, NATE, and is Solar IREC certified. Mr. Jaeckle is fluent in German and received a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Freiburg, Germany.

  • Rick Huxel

    Rick Huxel

    Electrical Engineer

    Mr. Huxel graduated from Penn State in 1973 with a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1980, Mr. Huxel was employed at British Alcan, Chemicals Division as Head of Electrical and Controls Systems at the NJ Zirconium Facility. In 1982, he took the position as Head of Electrical Engineering for Luxfer Corporation, and was responsible for 29 facilities worldwide. In 2005 Mr. Huxel was employed as an Electrical Specialist, with Bearings & Drives, Inc, to help build their new Electrical Division. Mr. Huxel was invited to testify in support of House Bill 2405.

    Rick joined MetroTek's engineering team in 2009.  His responsibilities include design and implementation of SCADA system, power system analysis, project engineering, and electrical power system modernization, solar energy grid connect design and implementation and utility system coordination. 

  • Michael Ressler

    Michael Ressler

    Project Manager

    Mr. Ressler is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry with a bachelors of science in environmental science. Shortly after graduation he left the central New York region to accept an internship position with MetroTek. After a few months he moved in the project management department and assumed responsibility of the green energy department, specifically material procurement, grant writing, utility interconnect procedures, and scheduling.

  • Ryan Wardlow

    Ryan Wardlow

    Director of Pharmaceutical Instrumentation

    Mr. Wardlow has 21 years of experience in the electrical and pharmaceutical industries. He currently oversees the installation and calibration of pharmaceutical processes and lab instrumentation. Mr. Wardlow has been with MetroTek for 8 years in a project management and supervisory role.

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