Meet the Approachable Experts®

Our Expertise

250+ installations

completed worldwide

1 Billion+ kWh

saved and counting

100+ years

combined experience

Our Founders

Mike Flaherty

Mike is tekWorx managing partner. Prior to founding tekWorx, Mike worked in the industrial automation field, and was most recently general manager of Parker-Hannifin’s international automation business. His product experience includes computer control and software technology for production and process machinery. Mike holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

Larry Tillack

Larry is tekWorx director of product development. Larry has extensive experience in control system design, control communications and networking development. Formerly responsible for R&D at a packaged system supplier, he developed a digital HVAC system control platform and the supporting design tools. Larry holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technologies from the University of Cincinnati.

Burt Rishel

tekWorx success is a direct outgrowth of our late co-founder’s intelligence and heart. Affectionately known to friends and colleagues as “Professor Pump,” Burt was a man dedicated to doing the right thing and helping others. His focus on customer support and care is forever intertwined with tekWorx guiding principles and the reason for our continued success.

Our Partners

Oklahoma Chiller

Air Performance Services, Inc


Temperature Control Systems

Join a community of recognized technology leaders and provide your customers with industry leading optimization solutions. By becoming a tekWorx integration partner you can expand your business opportunities in new lucrative markets. Plan, deploy and manage tekWorx solutions to increase profitability – for your business as well as your customer’s.

Become a Partner

Contact us to learn more about joining our Integration Partner Network or to be connected to a certified tekWorx Integration Partner.


We owe our success to our people. Our employees are driven, hard-working, and masters of their craft. We are always looking for committed, creative and collaborative people who want to solve new and interesting challenges and work together to make a difference.

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Approachable Expertise ®

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