Our People, Our Culture

Ownership

Royden J. Lynch, Jr.

Founder & President

Mr. Lynch first discovered his passion and skill for this business in 1978 when he began working for a local controls service company. His experience inspired him to launch Computrols in 1983, with a strategy to deliver excellence in service. After spearheading the development of the first PC-based automation system for large buildings in 1986, he orchestrated the company’s expansion into electronics design and manufacturing. Mr. Lynch is the visionary of the company, often pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with technology. His current focus has been on sales expansion as well as cutting edge technologies like energy harvesting sensors and wireless technologies.

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Kevin Lynch

Co-founder & Vice President

Kevin Lynch joined Computrols leadership in 1985. He represents the operations and service arm of the company, and is the heart of Computrols service philosophy. His vast talent and wisdom resonate throughout the company, and provide an inspiration for a new generation of technicians. His field experience and unique perspective provide a wealth of ideas for developing staff. He regularly interfaces with the product design teams, giving valuable feedback on current products, and direction and insight for future products. Software ideas such as Hardware View, Channel Statistics, Equipment Templates and the specialized field Utility Software are just a few innovations to his credit.

Mike Donlon

Director of Research & Development

Mr. Donlon joined Computrols in 1989. He represents the technology arm of the company, and is responsible for directing all new product development. He actively selects the hardware and software platforms, development tools, and technologies used in Computrols’ products, and personally developed the now legendary DOS Computrols Building Automation System (CBAS). Most recently, Mr. Donlon’s focus has been on advanced graphics and system analytics.

Management

Drew Mire

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mire joined the Computrols family in August of 2008. Starting at an entry-level field position, he rapidly demonstrated his talent and passion for the industry. Promotions and relocations brought him from New Orleans to Tampa/Orlando and Houston. He graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, and was promoted to VP of operations in 2014 and Chief Executive Officer in 2017. “Drew” oversees our dealer program as well as all daily corporate, branch and remote job operations. You can read more about Drew’s career path here.

Bonnie Frey

​Secretary/Treasurer

Edward Rodriguez

Branch Manager
San Antonio, TX

Jose “Ramon” Torres

Branch Manager
Houston, TX

Robert Hand

Branch Manager
Washington, DC

Mike Clayton

Manager of
Strategic Partnerships

George Hingle

Technical Support Manager

No matter what kind of facility you manage, happy tenants and energy savings are always among the top of your concerns.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Computrols Company Culture

Computrols is a fast-growing company with firm roots in our founder’s obsession with providing superior service at every opportunity. Our team members collaborate with each other and our customers to ensure we remain a leader amongst our competition, constantly disrupting the status quo. We are a group of dynamic problem-solvers in an organization that allows us to influence change, no matter our seniority. Our team is passionate, thinks outside of the box, and thrives on our ability to be nimble.

Mission Statement

To deliver the most technologically advanced and intuitive solutions that make the environments that we live, work, learn, and play in smart, secure, healthy, and efficient.

Vision Statement

To be known globally as the premier solution in building automation due to the positive impact our solutions and services have on buildings and the people that operate them.

Core Values

Service

Our company was built on service and we continue to be passionate about providing unmatched support to our peers and customers.

Simplicity

Everything we create and everything we do is done with simplicity in mind.

Quality

We believe in delivering the very best, and we do.

Comradery

We work together as a unified team by holding each other accountable, acting with integrity, and being proactive.

Made in the USA Backed by a Lifetime Warranty

All products manufactured by Computrols are 100% designed, manufactured, and quality control tested at our corporate headquarters in Gretna, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. By having all aspects of the manufacturing process conducted under a single roof, Computrols is proud to offer a product that is manufactured in the U.S.A. and also offers the industry’s only lifetime warranty.