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Recovered Energy System TM
Recovered Energy is an outgrowth of the Industrial division of Lewis Mechanical & Metalworks, Inc. The resumes shown below and many of the projects shown in the Experience section of the website reflect the activities and experience gained as Lewis Mechanical. Recovered Energy is somewhat smaller and more focused but retains all the design and engineering capabilities of Lewis Mechanical.
Mr. Lewis has over twenty years of experience in management, accounting, financial reporting, business administration, mechanical contracting and fabrication, sales and marketing, and contract negotiations both domestically and internationally. Mr. Lewis currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Recovered Energy, Inc. Mr. Lewis was formerly employed as a CPA for Arthur Anderson and Company, as a Vice President of Finance of D.B. Western, Inc and as President of Lewis Construction Corporation and NextPath Environmental Services, Inc. Mr. Lewis has a successful history of developing successful projects and in growing businesses from the ground up. Mr. Lewis has been directly involved in all phases of the engineering and construction of over 20 plants in over a dozen different countries. Mr. Lewis has been responsible for all phases of operations for 2 of those plants. Mr. Lewis has a Bachelors and Masters degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and graduated summa cum laude.
Mr. Lewis has over 16 years of business, accounting, tax and management experience and is currently the CFO of Recovered Energy, Inc. Mr. Lewis was previously a tax partner for Deloitte & Touche LLP. In his twelve years at Deloitte & Touche, he assisted large multinational companies with international mergers and acquisitions, developed tax planning strategies and structures to minimize worldwide taxes and evaluated business opportunities for international expansion. Mr. Lewis left Deloitte & Touche, to join his family business, Lewis Construction Corporation, as a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His responsibilities at Lewis Construction Corporation included banking relationships, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and tax planning, and he was also involved in operational and new business development aspects of the company. Mr. Lewis is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors degree in accounting and a Masters degree in taxation.
Mr. Chandler is currently the Controller and Management Information Systems Manager for Recovered Energy, Inc. Mr. Chandler brings over 25 years of management experience as Controller, Administrative, MIS and Financial Director. Previously he served as controller for Lewis Mechanical and Metalworks, Inc. and as Director of Finance and Management Information Systems for Oregon Child Development Coalition and CFO of Tualatin Valley Mental Health Center in Portland, OR. Mr. Chandler has extensive background in computer and information systems development and implementation with ADP Information Systems. He has directed the design, development and implementation of numerous computer software packages and web sites. Mr. Chandler has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Operations Management.
Mr. Lewis has over twenty-five years of experience in designing, engineering, installing, programming and starting up control systems. Mr. Lewis currently serves as the Vice President in charge of Instrumentation & Controls for Recovered Energy, Inc. where he has applied his skills to the development of new products and services including the development of REI's Recovered Energy SystemTM. Previously, as a control engineer for Lewis Mechanical and NextPath Environmental Services, Inc., Mr. Lewis designed and installed the control systems for 4 complete chemical plants. Previously, Mr. Lewis worked with Westinghouse and other nuclear startup companies as a nuclear technician for 14 years. In that time, Mr. Lewis participated as an instrumentation technician and engineer during the startup of four commercial nuclear power plants.
Mr. DeCato has 23 years of supervision, engineering, and management experience in a wide range of fields including; mechanical, electrical, production, facilities maintenance, and construction projects. Now with Recovered Energy, Inc., Mr. DeCato's skills and experience are being applied to new and exciting projects such as REI's Recovered Energy SystemTM. During the last 10 years, while at Lewis Mechanical and NextPath Environmental Services, Inc., he was instrumental in the design, fabrication, and project management of several multi-million dollar projects. Mr. DeCato was project manager for the manufacture of (16) 45-ton rotary briquette presses. The 14 million-dollar briquette project was completed in a 6-month time period and was highly profitable. Mr. DeCato was the Field superintendent and technical advisor for installation of a 5 million-dollar chemical plant in local. During the last two years, Mr. DeCato has served as the R&D manager developing Oil/Water separation and other environmental technologies. Mr. DeCato has a proven capability to develop and complete projects.
Waste to Energy
Biological Waste Processing
Small Scale Gasification
Coal Gasification (IGCC)
Oil Water Separation
Offshore Platform Oil Water Separation