employee bio's

Somes-Nick & Company Employee Biographies

Bill Dwyer

with Somes-Nick since 1978

Previously he worked for Coppus Steam Turbine Company in Worcester, MA.
A native New Englander and graduate of Norwich University (BSME), Bill is the token Red Sox fan, and is an outside salesman that covers Central Illinois and Central Indiana.

Tom Nick

with Somes-Nick since 1980

He is a graduate (barely) of Rose-Hulman (BSME).
Before coming to Somes-Nick, he worked for Ingersoll Rand and Graham Manufacturing. Tom handles eastern Iowa and several key accounts in the Chicago metro area.

Greg Nick

with Somes-Nick since 1985

He is a graduate of University of Illinois-Chicago (BA).
Greg covers key accounts in the Chicago metro area as well as Wisconsin for us.

Sandy Irmen

with Somes-Nick since 1988

Sandy is the Office Manager and handles all Accounts Payable/Receivables, she is also our Steam Turbine parts specialist.
She claims to have the longest commute, and is usually the first one in unless she has a 10 foot drift to contend with.

Ed Erminger

with Somes-Nick since 1989

He is a graduate of Purdue University ('81 BSMET).
Prior to joining S-N, Ed spent 2 years as a Sales Engineer with Spirax-Sarco, and 5 years as QC and Field Service Mgr with Allied Valve Industries. In addition to assigned accounts in the Chicago Area, Ed’s territory includes Northern Illinois, Northern Indiana and Michigan(LP).

Mary Cody

with Somes-Nick since 2000

Mary is a Customer Support Specialist with an emphasis on order entry and expediting for the OEM and Distributor clients.

George Dwyer

with Somes-Nick since 2011

He is a graduate of SIU-E with a Communications degree.
George is a Customer Support/Inside Sales Specialist and develops the majority of our proposals.

Rob Nick

joined the Somes-Nick team in the summer of 2013.

He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Marketing, and also represents the 3rd generation at Somes-Nick.
Rob handles our projects and start-up/service work in the Chicagoland area. He also covers outside sales for us in parts of Iowa, southern Illinois, & eastern Missouri.

Rob Brennan

joined Somes-Nick in Fall of 2014.

Rob Brennan is a 18 year veteran of the steam industry.
Rob specializes in high efficiency, on demand steam boilers and steam system management. Rob handles boiler sales and accessories in Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska.

Gus Nick

joined Somes-Nick in Fall of 2017.

He is a graduate of The University of Kansas with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and also represents the 3rd generation at Somes-Nick.
Prior to S-N he worked with Halliburton as a field engineer in hydraulic fracturing. He currently works outside sales throughout our territory.

Our personnel averages over 20 years of experience in the application engineering of this equipment. Feel free to give us a call if we can be of help in meeting your plant and process equipment needs.