Owings, MD – Kelly Generator & Equipment, Inc. (KGE), announces new staff additions:

Ron Hartzel has joined Kelly Generator & Equipment of PA & WV, Inc., as branch manager. Prior to joining KGE, he had over 18 years of experience with Eaton in various Engineering and Management assignments. His primary focus was on MV Switchgear, LV and MV Transfer Switches and Molded Case Circuit Breakers.  Prior to Eaton, Ron worked for New England Electric in Westboro, MA for 8 years as a substation engineer, project engineer for the Distributed Control System replacement on the largest unit (690MW) in the system and finally as a program manager for a major transmission substation complex upgrade.  Ron graduated from Northeastern University in 1994 with a MS in Electrical Engineering and is an active senior member of IEEE and has served as the President of the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA).


Mel Goldsmith is the new Director of Product Support for Kelly Generator & Equipment, Inc.  Mel has over 30 years of experience in sales and operations with Ingersoll Rand, and distributors of MTU, Detroit Diesel, Allison, Freightliner and Caterpillar products.  Mel holds a MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters Degree from Loyola College, Baltimore.