Houston, Texas, June 6, 2018 – Elite Controls, Inc. (ECI) announced late last week that Jason Berger will join the company as Vice President of Sales and Operations. Berger comes to Elite Controls after serving as the Corporate Director of Operations for Employee Owned Holdings, Inc. (EOHI), the parent company of ECI, Hydraquip, Inc., Gulf Controls Company, Inc. and Supreme Integrated Technology, Inc.
Berger joined the company in 1998 starting in inside sales, before moving to purchasing and managing operations for Hydraquip in 2003. When the company restructured to form the EOHI entity in 2007, he took the position of corporate operations manager and was promoted to director of corporate operations in November 2013. Berger has also served on the Hydraquip, Inc. Board of Directors from 2007-2018. In his time at the company, he has played an instrumental role managing the new ERP implementation in 2012, multiple facility additions, several major acquisition integrations, security and overseeing the IT, quality and safety teams.
“We are looking forward to having Jason on the team at Elite Controls,” says Scott Jones, President of Elite Controls, Inc. “We are the youngest company at EOHI, and have a lot of room to grow our sales – Jason has the ability to help us find new business as well as manage operations at the Houston office so we have an ability to deliver quality projects on-time to our growing customer base.”
“Jason has made a significant impact on our employee-owned company over the past 20 years,” says Richard Neels, President & CEO of EOHI. “He has done an excellent job managing our IT, security, and facilities and been a key player in acquisition integrations over the years. I am looking forward to the impact he makes as he takes on this new challenge with Elite to help them grow and serve new customers.”
EOHI is a 100% employee owned company based in Houston, Texas and the parent of Hydraquip, Inc., Supreme Integrated Technology, Inc. Elite Controls, Inc., and Gulf Controls Company, Inc. collectively doing business in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Florida, Colorado, Arizona & New Mexico.