NAES Bolsters Turbine Services Division


NAESsm Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces new project services team members to the Turbine Services Division. NAES has incorporated new management, sales, proposal, and support personnel with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences into its Turbine Services Division. Russell James, Rob Broglio, and Rick Stanford have joined NAES as project services manager and business development managers, respectively. In addition, Debi Patrick has joined NAES as proposal manager.

James brings nearly 30 years of field service experience in turbine overhaul and installation to the turbine field services management team. His diverse background in gas and steam turbines adds a key element to the estimating and field service departments. With extensive experience in scheduling, planning and project management of turbine outages for major IOU owned coal and gas fired plants, he brings the knowledge and background necessary for providing the quality of service expected by NAES customers.

Broglio has over 20 years’ experience in new installations, as well as retrofit of power generation facilities, both in field and design engineering, in addition to business development and EPC project negotiations. His diverse background, industry knowledge, and customer contacts are a key element to expanding NAES presence in the power generation market.

Stanford’s 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas and power industries, with emphasis on rotating equipment and upstream markets, brings broad managerial experience to NAES rotating equipment and repair services. His background enhances NAES ability to interface with plant personnel and management to ensure timely project completion across the markets NAES services.

Debi comes to NAES with 25 years of power industry experience with an emphasis on maintenance and construction projects.  Her broad experience in estimating and managing projects for power producers, contractors and engineering firms strengthens the relationships NAES has with its customers.

Headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, NAES is the world’s leading provider of comprehensive services to industries that generate or consume power. For over 30 years, NAES has specialized in providing services centered on safe, reliable, and cost-effective performance including operations and maintenance; retrofit and maintenance services; on-site turbine inspection/overhaul services; staffing solutions; and customized services designed to improve plant and personnel effectiveness. NAES is owned by ITOCHU International Inc., the U.S. affiliate of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU is among the world’s largest corporations. Learn more at