Advisory board


Richard Newberry

KMC Controls


Richard Newberry, in his role as the CEO of KMC Controls® – spearheading innovative, intuitive energy management, IoT, and building automation solutions – leads all aspects of the company from corporate development and new product innovation to competitive strategy.

Since 2014, when he became CEO, Richard has faced numerous challenges, but he continuously works to intelligently analyze and overcome those obstacles through innovation. This spirit of innovation has made Richard and his team experts at transforming challenges into new opportunities. With his dedicated team, Richard develops customer-minded products using state-of-the-art technologies.

Richard and his employees are dedicated to the company’s mission of providing innovative and intuitive solutions from responsive and supportive people. It is because of this dedication that KMC is known for its market focus, creativity, quality and passionate employees.

Richard’s background includes more than 30 years of executive and general management experience in the building automation, energy, oil and gas, and technology manufacturing segments. Richard applies a total solution view to guide innovation at KMC and forge strategic partnerships with industry-leading technology firms.

Richard holds undergraduate degrees in Economics and Accounting from the University of Indianapolis and a Master’s degree in Business from DePaul University.