RYAN BERTRAM


“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge

After a 12 year-old Ryan visited the Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, he knew he wanted to part of how America makes things. With continued interest in the art and science of manufacturing, Ryan pursued his Bachelors in International Business at Calvin College. After graduating, he realized his dream of working with manufacturing by holding client relations positions throughout the manufacturing industry. At Malisko, Ryan enjoys bringing together the right people for the right job to tackle complex projects, and helping to bring the total solution to the client's plant floor.

Personal Passion
He likes spending time with his family and helping his children to blaze their own trail.

Dream Job
Build houses for Habitat for Humanity

Interesting Fact
He secretly likes the handy-man "fix-it" list his wife gives him every weekend. (Shhh! don't tell her that though!)

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

After graduating from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Briana knew automation was the right career path for her. She also has a minor in Spanish. While still in school, Briana was able to design HMI screen and work on PLC programming for a nationally known micro-brewery as well work on the Colorado State University Brewery project. Since graduating, she enjoys working with clients to develop screens and programming that allow them to work more efficiently and with fewer frustrations. The variety of projects and the industries in which she’s working makes every day exciting. Briana is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Personal Passion
She is passionate about getting young girls and women interested in the STEM field.

Surprisingly Good At
Water sports and corn hole.

Interesting Fact
Briana loves to travel and plans to go to every United States National Park. She also studied abroad in Chile for a summer.