Key Personnel


Our people have extensive experience in various disciplines such as power generation, marine propulsion, field engineering and customer service. The knowledge base is clearly reflected in their work ethic, devotion, attention to detail and outstanding services offered to customers.

Richard S. Clinton, President & CEO

Rick Clinton was part of the original executive team that started Vericor in 1999 and has held various positions including Director of Engineering, Vice President of Operations and Aftermarket and Vice President of Sales and Aftermarket during his tenure at Vericor. Prior to the formation of Vericor, Rick was Project Manager for Honeywell’s industrial and marine product portfolios. He joined Honeywell in 1995 after 12 years at Textron Lycoming where he held various engineering positions including mechanical design, test and project engineering. Rick has a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and a Master of Science degree in Corporate Finance from Fairfield University.

Troy Hoyte, CFO

Before joining Vericor in 2005, Troy Hoyte worked for Ellesse USA, a subsidiary of the Pentland Group PLC, as an Accounting Manager. Prior to that, Troy worked as an accountant for the Harvard Club of New York, and before joining the Harvard Club, he held various positions at National Bank of Industry and Commerce in Guyana. Troy earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Baruch College (CUNY) and an MBA in Finance from Mercer University.

Glenn Duffard, Jr., Vice President Supply Chain & Operations

Prior to joining Vericor Power Systems in January 2012, Glenn Duffard was Strategic Global Commodity Manager at GE Energy. Glenn joined GE Energy in 2000 and held various leadership positions in GE Energy’s Supply Chain Organization and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Prior to GE Energy, Glenn worked in Supply Chain at Ferguson Enterprises. Glenn has more than 15 years experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Glenn earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Finance from Louisiana State University.

Dr. Martin Engber, Vice President Engineering

Before joining Vericor in October 2014, Martin Engber was in charge of compressor development for the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan Engine at MTU Aero Engines in Munich, Germany. In Munich he held various management positions in Technology Development and Engineering for Aero Engines since 2000. Prior to joining MTU, Martin headed Thermodynamics and Blading for Steam Turbines at Siemens Power Generation. Martin earned his Master of Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) from the Technical University of Munich and received his Ph.D. in Turbomachinery Aerodynamics from the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich.

Dr. Umberto Marseglia, Chief Marketing Officer

In May, 2016, Dr. Umberto Marseglia joined Vericor as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Vericor, Umberto was VP of Global Business at Calfrac Well Services for 4 years, founder and board director of a successful E&P, SunGod Resources, Alberta President of the “Mexican Talent Network” and prior to that Umberto worked for more than 22 years at Schlumberger Oilfield Services where he held various key management positions in the oil industry in Latin America, USA, Europe, Africa and Middle East. His expertise includes power generation applications and several areas in the Oil & Gas industry including Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, Drilling & Stimulation services, Integrated Project & Risk management, Research & Technology development, Production Optimization, Operation in embargo and high risk environment Countries (Cuba, Iran Angola, Nigeria). Umberto received his degree as Doctor in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico of Milan (Italy) in 1988 and graduated in 2000 in School of Business Administration at Harvard University in Strategic Marketing.

Shannon Rogers, Vice President Programs & Aftermarket

Shannon Rogers joined Vericor in 2000 and has held various positions including Senior Manager of Programs and Aftermarket. While at Vericor, Shannon has managed the U.S. Navy SLEP LCAC Program, as well as several other key foreign and domestic programs. Prior to joining Vericor, Shannon worked as a Product Development Leader at Honeywell-Tucson where he was responsible for engineering development, manufacturing and testing of electric generators used in Marine, Aerospace, and Industrial Applications. Prior to that Shannon worked for Westinghouse at the Savannah River Plant and for various other defense contractors in the Washington D.C. area in support of the U.S. Navy. Shannon has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering and an Associate’s Degree in Humanities from Maine Maritime Academy.