Bob joined Halbar in 1986 coming from Beckman Industrial, a Division of Emerson Electric. There, he was worldwide Sales and Marketing Manager with product line responsibility for Beckman’s high-volume, widely distributed resistive products.
Bob did his electrical engineering work at California Polytechnic University and received his MBA with emphasis in marketing and finance from San Diego State. Bob is a member of the American Marketing Association, past member of the ERA Board of Directors Pacific Northwest Chapter, and has completed the 3- year Professional Manufacturers Representative Course (CPMR).
In 1989, he began Halbar PNW, the predecessor to Halbar-RTS where he continues as President/CEO.
Jim joined the Halbar-RTS team to provide additional sales and technical support to our valued customers in Northern Washington, Boise, and Western Canada markets. Jim has been with Halbar-RTS for more than 18 years and has over 23 years experience as a Manufacturer’s Representative in the NW market. Prior to his days as a rep, Jim was completing his Electrical Engineering degree at Oregon State University.
Jim is a past President of ERA Cascade Chapter, and past member of the Northcon board. He has obtained his three year Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative degree, and completed the ERA Chapter Officer Leadership Training course. Jim and his family reside in Duvall, WA. He enjoys camping, hiking, golf, racquetball, and coaching his kids’ sports teams.
Toni joined the Halbar Team in 1992; she is currently the Distribution Sales Manager. She spent thirteen years in education and over five years in outside sales. Toni is a major help in closing sales and keeping good communication lines with our distribution partners.
Toni is a graduate of San Diego State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science and has completed her master’s coursework in Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Blair has been with Halbar since 2001, and has won several industry awards in his time including Sales Representative of the Year. Blair has worked as an Account Manager for a large Seattle area aerospace manufacturer focused in the Commercial Aircraft industry.
Blair attended Western Washington University and completed his degree in International Business. Adding to his International skills, Blair is near fluent in Japanese, a handy skill in today’s business environment. Blair covers accounts from downtown Seattle south through the Rainier valley, the Spokane/Northern Idaho territory, and western Montana. Blair and his family live Snohomish, WA. He enjoys soccer, snowboarding, golf, and his two children Emma and Evan.
Randy joined Halbar-RTS, in 2000, bringing his energy and enthusiasm to the Oregon sales territory. Randy has a proven background in project management, team building and creative problem solving. He is a graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management with additional course work in Mechanical Engineering. Randy has received Sales Rep of the Month as well as Sales Rep of the Year for 2 of our major lines.
Randy and his wife have lived in Beaverton, Oregon for the past 15 years. His kids, now both married, join in on family camp-outs and bike rides with their empty-nester folks. Randy is also active in his church and a landscape painter with multiple gallery showings.
During Dustin’s time at Oregon State University, he studied Energy Systems Engineering. This degree specializes in Mechanical and Industrial engineering with a heavy focus on business, which is a great combination for a technical sales representative here at Halbar. He enjoys traveling and spending his time outside as much as possible. His hobbies change depending upon the season which is not unusual in the Northwest. In the summer he enjoys wakeboarding, hiking, golfing and in the winter he enjoys snowboarding.