Qualifications

Dedicated, experienced people.
The key to our success.


 


Todd Bishop: Owner, President
Todd has been a consultant and inspector within the industrial fiberglass industry since 1981. He graduated with a BS in composites technology from Western Washington University and has multiple patents and technical papers to his credit. Mr. Bishop actively leads BRER Technical, and has successfully completed projects in the paper, power, wind power, chemical and mining sectors.


Andrew Bishop: Electrical Engineer
Andrew graduated from Western Washington University in 2013 in Electrical Engineering. Andrew designs and builds circuitry for MFI and other BRER testing tools. He designed and built a CNC router and uses it to construct projects for the company including machining aluminum parts and his own circuit boards. He is a competent machinist, welder, fabricator and 3D draftsman. Andrew has been working for BRER since before graduation and has been active in field inspections since 2010. Andrew has been trained in our proprietary MFI / MMP technology, use of our in-house POIS software, ultra sonic technology, thermal technology, and x-ray for FRP.


Chris Kellogg: Senior Inspector
Chris completed BA studies at Portland State University. He has owned and operated FRP manufacturing companies since 1987 and has been with BRER since 2009 as a Sr. Inspector. He has an ACMA certification as a laminate technician instructor. He has multiple technical publications to his credit. Chris has been trained in our proprietary MFI / MMP technology, use of our in-house POIS software, ultra sonic technology, thermal technology, and x-ray for FRP. 


Shaun Pagels: Mechanical Engineer
Shaun has a Mechanical Engineering degree from LeTourneau University. He has worked with BRER Technical since 2010. Shaun is responsible for our in-house and contracted lab testing services and is heavily involved in the R&D of BRER software and technologies. Shaun has been working for BRER Technical since before graduation and has been active in field inspections since 2010. Shaun has been trained in our proprietary MFI / MMP technology, use of our in-house POIS software, ultra sonic technology, thermal technology, and x-ray for FRP.


John Landahl: Senior Inspector
John holds an AAS in Engineering Technology from Clark College, Vancouver, WA. John has been in the composites industry since 1974. He has held a position of shop superintendent, research and development technician, quality assurance manager, and national quality assurance coordinator for one of the most prominent shops in the industry. He has been with BRER Technical as a Sr. Inspector since 2012. John has been trained in our proprietary MFI / MMP technology, use of our in-house POIS software, ultra sonic technology, thermal technology, and x-ray for FRP.


Pranish Dutt: Lead Software Engineer & Project Manager
Pranish graduated from Western Washington University in 2014 with a Computer Science degree. Pranish is considered a “full stack” developer with skills ranging from software development on multiple operating systems, expertise in all well-known programming languages in use today, embedded systems, networking, concurrency, database administration, project management, Agile/SCRUM methodologies, advanced algorithms, web design, and software design with an unprecedented focus on maintainable software architecture. He has been writing code for over 10 years, with more than 6 years of experience in a professional environment. He has been with us since 2013 and has become familiar with BRER procedures and FRP technology. Pranish is an idealist with no bounds on what can and cannot be achieved — in his own words, “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.”


Jason Kennedy: Professional Engineer
Jason earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Portland and his Masters of Business Administration from Portland State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Oregon as well as other states. Jason has over 10 years of experience designing pressure vessels and piping with an emphasis on composite structures. He is also an expert in Finite Element Analysis, 3D modeling, and 2D drafting as well and many design and material codes and specifications. Jason joined the Brer Technical team in 2011 and has been trained in our proprietary MFI / MMP technology, use of our in-house POIS software, ultra sonic technology, thermal technology, and x-ray for FRP.