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Our Team

Tom Worrell, Owner & Founder

 

Kim Goodyear, Vice-Chairman

As vice chairman of Worrell Water Technologies, Kim Goodyear is responsible for the company’s daily operations as well as for day-to-day operations of other companies under the Dharma Group umbrella. Goodyear reports directly to Chairman Tom Worrell and serves as his right hand, overseeing  a variety of functions including staffing, financial operations, real estate acquisitions and legal affairs.

Charged with putting Worrell’s vision into action, Goodyear works directly with contractors and attorneys representing the firm and serves as a liaison with business partners. A licensed building contractor in New Mexico, Goodyear also has oversight of the company’s construction and historic property renovation projects. She sees her most important role with the company as being able to ensure that the right people are in the right jobs, whether they’re employees or contractors.

Prior to joining the company in 1995, Goodyear honed her strong organizational skills while working in a series of positions, including serving as risk manager for Worrell Publications. She has also worked in the insurance and telecommunications industries. 

Goodyear has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida Atlantic University and is a graduate of executive programs at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. 

Ken Harrison, Vice President Research

Ken is responsible for all research activities at our Charlottesville, Virginia laboratories.  Prior to joining Worrell Water Technologies Ken was a Research Associate in the Innovation and Technology Group of Reckitt Benckiser, Inc.  Ken holds nine joint and independent patents.  Ken holds a B.S. with High Honors in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton University, 1986.