OUR TEAM

Bob Bishop

Managing Partner

Carlton Davenport VMA Staff

CARLTON DAVENPORT

Managing Partner

Ryan Christian VMA Staff

RYAN CHRISTIAN

Managing Partner

Keenan Griffin VMA Field Engineer

Keenan Griffin

Field Engineer

Keith Black

FIELD ENGINEER

Tracy Grossman VMA Technical Engineer

Tracy Grossman

FIELD ENGINEER

Scott Becher

FIELD ENGINEER

Jim Barnett VMA Staff

JIM BARNETT

INSIDE SALES ENGINEER

Ron Garcia VMA Engineer

RON GARCIA

INSIDE SALES ENGINEER

Sierra Bishop VMA Staff

Sierra Bishop

Sales Administration

Kristin Hall VMA Staff

Kristin Hall

sales Administration

Mark Myers VMA Technical Engineer

Mark myers

Training Consultant

manufacturers rep

KEITH BLACK

Field Engineer

Keith is from Maryland and graduated from the Arundel Institute of Technology in 1986 as a certified Electronic Technician.  His first job was assisting Sales Engineers as an applications engineer with OPTIM Electronics.  OPTIM manufactured one of the first PC based data acquisition systems for static and dynamic testing.  He has an extensive background in Data acquisition, Telemetry, and ATE systems. He has worked as a Sales Engineer for over 30 years and is a great source of knowledge for many manufacturers.

He has always wanted to move to Colorado ever since skiing here as a kid.  His parents worked for DOD which allowed him to learn to ski in Austria at a young age.  He is also an avid Motorcycle rider in dirt, street, and road racing tracks.  His grandfather taught him to fly fish in the mountains of NM and he is looking forward to exploring the rivers and streams of the West.  Keith is very athletic and loves the outdoors.  Keith is in our Colorado office.

SCOTT BECHER

Field Engineer

Scott was born in Nebraska and moved to Arizona as a young kid having lived in the greater Phoenix area for over 40 years. Scott grew up in the Golf business working his way through High School and College where he graduated from Arizona State University with his Electrical Engineering degree. Since then Scott has worked in various positions as a Sales Engineer and Application Engineer in High Test & Measurement, Industrial Automation and lastly as Power Simulation for Utilities, Data Centers and Renewable Energy.

In his free time he likes to spend time with his two kids, Daughter (18) and Son (15) as well as his Girlfriend and her Daughter (15). When he gets a chance he likes to sneak a round of golf in with his friends or cook for his family whether it is traditional cooking or smoking a nice Brisket. Scott also enjoys all watching or playing almost any sport, that’s if you consider Golf, Bowling, Darts, and Billiards a sport along with Basketball/Football/Baseball/Hockey. Scott also enjoys traveling, having seen most of North America along with multiple Countries in Europe.

Brandi Fruge

Inside Sales Engineer

Brandi grew up in Katy, Texas.  She graduated from Colorado School of Mines with her Mechanical Engineering Degree in 2015. She previously worked for Schlumberger as a field engineer on frac locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and more. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, binge watching Netflix and spending time with her dog, Duke. Brandi is located in our Colorado office.

Tracy Grossman VMA Technical Engineer

TRACY GROSSMAN

Field Engineer

Tracy was raised in Arizona and served in the USAF as an Electronic Warfare Technician, completing an Electrical Engineering Technology Journeyman degree from Community College of the Air Force. After the Air Force he worked as a technician before getting his Bachelors in Computer Information Systems at the University of Phoenix. Tracy worked as a Computer Systems Engineering consultant before joining Orbital Sciences (now Northrop Grumman) in 2002, where he worked as an Electrical Engineer for 15 years designing and deploying systems to test and launch rockets. Tracy specialized in Telemetry Ground Systems for several years before becoming the Lead Electrical Engineer on the Antares Ground system design team. After Orbital, he worked as an Embedded Systems Sales Engineer, helping customers find the best solutions to solve complicated design requirements. Starting July 2019, Tracy is on Team VMA as a Field Engineer to continue building relationships and helping engineers find innovative solutions for high-reliability applications. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his friends and adult children and his hobbies include Trucks, Hiking, Camping, Hunting, Scuba diving, Motorcycling and church. Tracy is located in our Arizona office.

Keenan Griffin VMA Field Engineer

KEENAN GRIFFIN

Field Engineer

Keenan was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Graduated from the University of Denver with his Electrical Engineering Degree with a Specification in Mechatronic Systems. With the need to problem solve and the love to work with people, Keenan has worked in technical sales for the manufacturing, construction, and security industries. From going outside to hike, snowboard, golf, run, or grill to staying inside to cook, read, or simply relax by sitting down to watch a good movie, Keenan loves to spend as much time as possible with his friends and family. Keenan is located in our Colorado office.

Sierra Bishop VMA Staff

SIERRA BISHOP

Inside Sales

Sierra has been with VMA for 4 years.  She previously worked in law enforcement/emergency dispatching for over 9 years.  She is currently going back to school get a bachelors degree in Art and Graphic Design.  She loves travelling and enjoys doing anything ‘artsy’, but especially loves watercolor and oil painting.  When she can she likes to catch a good live theater show. Sierra is located in our Colorado office.

Kristin Hall VMA Staff

KRISTIN HALL

Sales Administration

Kristin has been a part of the Vic Myers Associates team for five years now. Prior to her position as Inside Sales and Administration, she worked in the Construction Industry as a Project Manager. Needless to say, she has learned a lot here at VMA, and enjoys being a part of this company. In her free time, she values singing at church, card-making, and spending time with her husband and family. Kristin is located in our Colorado office.

Ron Garcia VMA Engineer

RON GARCIA

Inside Sales Engineer

Office Phone: 505-884-6878
Email: rong@vicmyers.com

Ron has worn several hats at VMA over the past twenty years, including inside sales, IT guru, webmaster and application engineer. As a recent empty-nester, Ron and his wife are spending more time on the road, exploring the Southwest. He is an avid sci-fi enthusiast, enjoys playing guitar and listening to jazz. Ron is located in our New Mexico office.

Jim Barnett VMA Staff

JIM BARNETT

Inside Sales Engineer

Office Phone: 480-345-6449
Email: jimb@vicmyers.com

Jim was born in Michigan but has lived in Arizona longer than most natives. He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and holds certifications in Network Administration and Network Security. Jim originally joined Vic Myers Associates in 1991 and has held a variety of positions. Among his interests are hiking, travel, and most things vintage including cars, music, architecture, and artifacts. Jim is located in our Arizona office.

Mark Myers VMA Technical Engineer

MARK MYERS

Field Engineer, Legend

There a few experiences in my life which I consider invaluable. They include earning my Boy Scout Eagle rank with considerable help and inspiration from my father, serving in the United States Submarine Service during the Viet Nam war, earning a black belt in a mixed style martial arts (it took me 25 years), completing a masters degree (16  years),  becoming a lifelong learner, being engaged in my faith, and ending up with some really good friends.  Professionally, I love being a helper, an ally, a facilitator, a problem solver and someone who is passionate about wanting my friends, my customers and my colleagues to be successful.  Life can be hard, life can be unfair and life can be extraordinary, all at the same time. Mark is located in our Arizona office.

Carlton Davenport VMA Staff

CARLTON DAVENPORT

Managing Partner

Office Phone: 505-884-6878
Email: abq@vicmyers.com

Carlton has traveled and lived all over the U.S. but chose Albuquerque as his home. Carlton and Nancy have raised 3 daughters, grown up and making their own lives now. He joined VMA in 1991 and is responsible for the day-to-day business side, supporting our sales efforts, doing whatever it takes.

BOB BISHOP

Managing Partner

Bob was raised in Minnesota. Graduated from Minneapolis Technical College with an A&P license. He worked at Rosemount Inc. for a few years and moved to California where he met his wife and gained valuable experience having sold to the test ranges, military bases, and contractors. Bob has been in Colorado serving the same customers for over 30 years. He enjoys muscle cars, travelling, golf and singing in a community choir. Bob is located in our Colorado office.

Ryan Christian VMA Staff

RYAN CHRISTIAN

Managing Partner

Ryan was raised in Mesa, Arizona, attended Gilbert schools and graduated from ASU in 2006 with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies. He went on to complete his MBA at the University of Phoenix Campus in Mesa. Prior to VMA, Ryan worked 5 years as a consumer sales consultant and then 5 years as Analyst at Orbital Sciences, now Northrop Grumman.   Outside of the office, Ryan loves to spend time with his wife, 10yr old daughter and twin 5 year old boys. Ryan loves to get outdoors to hunt & fish as often as possible, serves frequently with kids and adults at church and enjoys quality BBQ time with his friends and family. Ryan is located in our Arizona office.

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