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!)

SYSTEM DESIGNER

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” – Matthew 7:13-14

After obtaining an Associate Degree in Applies Electrical Technologies from Vatterott College, Kevin spent many years as a field installer for electrical control systems. He eventually moved to working with AutoCAD to assist with panel designs. Kevin enjoys visiting client locations and working hands-on directly with clients. His goal is always to provide a solution with limited mistakes.

Personal Passion
His daughter being more successful than himself.

Biggest Accomplishment
Large design for a Biopharmaceutical client. Worked on a team that built a double tank control system on a mobile gas rack with a high voltage panel. This included 3 panels on a cart with gas piping. All equipped with quick disconnects.

Surprisingly Good At
Figuring out how things work.