BIOGRAPHY

James E. Rhodes

VP – Engineering/R&D/QMS, Chairman

Jim Rhodes,

VP of Engineering / R&D / QMS

James “Jim” Rhodes has been affiliated with PESCO since the company’s inception in 1970. 

Jim earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University, with honors.

His duties have ranged from Staff Engineer, Quality Control Manager and Engineering Manager.  Jim currently oversees all engineering functions, research and development and quality management.  He holds numerous patents related to oil and gas production equipment.

Mr. Rhodes has always had a passion for serving the community.  He has served on numerous church boards and committees for virtually his entire adult life.  He is a licensed soccer coach and coached youth soccer continuously for 15 years, along with intermittent coaching involvement with youth basketball and baseball.  He served on the San Juan College Foundation Board for 17 years and is currently active on the NMSU Foundation Board and the Connie Gotsch Arts Foundation Board, which provides financial support for numerous arts-related endeavors in San Juan County, New Mexico.

Jim has numerous interests and hobbies.  He is a musician and has been the bass vocal soloist in Handel’s “Messiah” – performed by the San Juan Symphony.  He also plays the trumpet and is currently playing with Celebration Brass, a local quintet.  He enjoys golf, bicycling, hiking, nature photography and fly fishing on the world-famous San Juan River.  He ties his own flies.

Jim has been married to the lovely Arna since 1979 and has two children, Ben and Sara.

Kyle Rhodes,

President and CEO

Jim Rhodes,

VP of Engineering / R&D / QMS

Linda Rodgers,

Chief Financial Officer

James Simmons,

Chief Information Officer

Randy Large,

Chief Operating Officer

John Byrom,

Business Development Manager

Michelle Wilcox,

Senior Engineer

Larry Baugh,

Facilities and Assembly Operations Manager

Craig Curry,

Success Manager

Watson Benally,

Superintendent PESCO Main Plant

Chuck Howard,

Superintendent PESCO South Plant

DJ Martinez,

Master Electrician

Renaldo Yazzie,

Drafting Manager

Shane Galloway,

Quality Control Manager

Nashota Yazzie,

Human Resources Manager

Matthew Weaver,

EHS Manager

Paul Gonzales,

Security Manager

Contact PESCO

5680 Highway 64
Farmington, NM  87401

505.327.2222