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Jim Bryan joins EASA professional staff

St. Louis, MO -- The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced the addition of Jim Bryan t...

St. Louis, MO — The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced the addition of Jim Bryan to its technical support staff.

Before joining EASA, Bryan worked for more than 20 years at Emerson Motor Company in St. Louis, MO. He began his career at Emerson as a product service engineer, providing field support for integral horsepower motor users.

Later, Bryan served as manager of Emerson’s Product Service Department, responsible for aftermarket technical support and warranty administration. Most recently, he was quality manager of Emerson’s Industrial Motors & Systems Division.

Bryan’s work prior to his tenure at Emerson included 12 years as an electrician, as well as service in the US Air Force. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University. He also has served as a volunteer member of EASA’s Technical Services Committee since 2004.


“Jim is immensely capable and we are confident he will be a tremendous fit for us,” said EASA president and chief executive officer Linda Raynes, CAE. “He will be a great addition to our technical services team.”

In his new position, Bryan joins EASA senior technical support specialists Chuck Yung and Tom Bishop, P.E.; and pump and vibration specialist Gene Vogel. Their duties include answering technical inquiries from members, developing and teaching EASA’s technical and educational programs, and authoring articles for EASA’s newsletter and for trade press publications.

EASA is an international trade organization consisting of approximately 2,000 electromechanical sales and service firms in 59 countries. Through its many engineering and education programs, EASA keeps members up to date on materials, equipment and state-of-the-art technology related to sales, service and maintenance of motors, generators, drives, controls, pumps and other electromechanical equipment. For more information, visit