Karl has worked in the automated valve industry for 34 years, working 14 years for Emerson Electric at their Alco Controls division, and later for Emerson Process Management. He has worked at Richards Industries for over 20 years as Hex Valve and Bestobell Product Manager, Hex Valve Projects Manager and currently, as the Steriflow Product and Sales Manager. Karl is a 1983 graduate of the University of Missouri system having studied premed at the Columbia Campus, and Business Administration/Marketing at the St. Louis Campus. Karl is originally from Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and a proud graduate of Valle High School. Go Warriors – record for most Class 1 Football State Titles!