Our Team

Executive Team

Mike Broeker - Epiphany CAO
Mike Broeker - CAO

Mike has over 30 years of engineering solutions, business strategy, and business operations experience in engineering, energy, and information technology. His responsibilities include wastewater treatment strategies, regulatory, strategic partnerships, and administration.

Mike has served in various executive leadership roles in the engineering and information technology industries. He served as the VP of Information Technology at Allin Consulting, VP of Engineering Systems at DDI, and was the President of Sierra Expert, a Pittsburgh based IT solutions provider that serviced oil & gas companies in the Marcellus Shale Basin.

Mike, a Pittsburgh native, holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

John Bininger - Epiphany Vice President Sales and Business Development
John Bininger - Vice President Sales and Business Development

John Bininger has 30 years of experience as an international sales manager specializing in professional selling, sales force management, channel management, and business development. He is an expert at building, rebuilding, leading, and motivating sales teams and channel partners to dramatically improve sales results.

At Epiphany, John leads business development, sales, marketing, channel and strategic partnerships. He also plays a key role in fundraising.

For many years, John has focused on energy technology and generation: conservation, demand response, solar, gas, GSA, renewables, alternatives, and big wind at Noble Environmental Power, Signal Energy, Doosan, and Nxegen.

Prior to his work in the energy sector, John was Director of Business Development at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Earlier in his consulting career, he led the Paris-based global sales and account team responsible for several aspects of IBM Software's successful sales re-engineering efforts throughout the world.

John earned his BA in Economics at Lake Forest College and studied at the University of Durham, Durham, England.

Jim Dietz, P.E. – Chairman, Board of Directors
Jim Dietz, P.E. – Exec Chairman & Interim CEO

Jim Dietz began as an engineering consultant to Epiphany in June of 2016. Because of his skills and expertise in the fields of engineering, business strategy, and international operations, he was elected to the board of directors in July of 2017.

Jim began his career as a Project Engineer at Koppers Incorporated, a large global producer of carbon compounds and chemicals for a variety of industries. During his 30-year career at Koppers, Jim held positions of increasing responsibility, including VP of European Operations and VP of Global Business Services and Technology. Jim is also the President of TwoPoint Solutions, a successful engineering consulting firm in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an Executive MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

Board of Directors

Tom Joeseph - Epihpany  Director
Tom Joseph - Director

Tom Joseph founded Epiphany in 2009 after developing an efficient solar distillation unit that served as the base technology behind Epiphany’s current technology suite.

Throughout his career, Tom has proven his expertise in engineering design, product development, project management, logistics, sales, and marketing. Tom began his career as a R&D Engineer at the Fluid Mechanics Research Laboratory (FMRL) at Florida State University. While there, Tom’s team was awarded contracts from NASA and the Office of Naval Research. It was during that time that Tom earned his first patent and made a discovery that changed a key aspect of supersonic engine design. Prior to Epiphany, Tom served on the executive team of two start-up companies that both quickly achieved substantial increases in market share, revenue, and operational profit.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida State University

Jim Dietz, P.E. – Chairman, Board of Directors
Michael Lindstrom - CEO Tasman Geosciences - Director

Mike joined Tasman in 2011 and is their Chief Operating Officer. He has over 15 years of environmental and consulting experience. Mike continues to develop Tasman’s business strategies and drive company growth within the remedial design, construction and operation divisions.

Mike has been instrumental in evaluating, designing and implementing innovative treatment technologies and construction techniques that have reduced potential environmental impacts and costs to Epiphany’s clients.

Specifically, he has developed a patent-pending streamlined chemical soil mixing process using various blends of hydrogen peroxide-based reagents to oxidize petroleum hydrocarbons.

Bob Auray - Advisor
Bob Auray - Director

Bob Auray joined the Epiphany board of directors in August of 2018. Bob has expertise in logistics, finance, and information management.

Bob has held many senior leadership roles at various large and successful corporations during his career. Bob served as the President of Siemens Itron Business Services and of Kuehne + Nagel. From 2006 to 2015 he served as President, CEO, and Vice Chairman of GENCO, a Pittsburgh based supply chain company. During his tenure at GENCO, the business increased revenues by 12% and earnings by over 20% that led to FedEx purchasing the company.

Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from New York University