JOHN ZIMMERMAN - BSEE – General Manager

With 18 years of experience in the Switchgear Manufacturing business, John comes to Gulf Coast Power after 3 years as General Manager of Operations at Mid South Power Systems, a UL Listed Switchgear Manufacturer. Before going to Mid South, John spent 5 years with GE Marine Systems, working as a Sr. Project Engineer on numerous Integrated Diesel Electric Vessels and as the Lead Project Engineer on the 14,000 point Automation System for the Disney Cruise Lines. Prior to GE Marine Systems, John spent 7 years at Con Tech Power Systems, in varying positions of Engineering and Management.

JOE TAULLI - Engineering Manager

With over 30 years of experience in the Electrical and Switchgear Manufacturing industry, Joe comes to Gulf Coast Power after 11 years at Mid South Power Systems in varying positions of Engineering and management, completing his tenure as Vice President of Engineering. Prior to Mid South, Joe was Owner/Operator of Pro Electrical Service in Belle Chasse, LA, where he had 11 years Designing, Manufacturing, and Commissioning electrical Switchgear and rewinding of electrical motors/generators. Before Pro Electrical Service, Joe spent 8 years as a Field Service Technician for New Orleans Armature Works, one of the largest motor/generator shops in the south. This job consisted of fabricating and commissioning switchgear, rewinding, installing, and trouble shooting electrical motors and generators.

PETER LOETZERICH – Production Manager

With 10 years of experience in Production Management of Switchgear Assembly and Testing, Peter comes to Gulf Coast Power after 8 years with Mid South Power Systems, in varying positions of Shop Production and Management. Peter spent numerous years working his way through various positions as Fabricator, Busman, Wireman and Tester, finishing up as Shop Supervisor.

MARTIN SMITH – Field Service Manager

With 14 years of experience in the Switchgear Manufacturing, Startup and Installation, Marty comes to Gulf Coast Power after 1 year as Sr. Project Manager at Mid South Power Systems. Before going to Mid South, Marty spent 12 years with Con-Tech Power Systems in various positions starting in the Fabrication Department and finishing up as a Sr. Project Manager specializing in Marine Construction and System Startup.