About Us

Our Team

Martin Smego, President

Marty has over thirty years experience in growing sales with a focus on manufacturing solutions, taking Richmar from its infancy into new and thriving territories. His experience with engineering and sourcing facilitation gives his OEM customers a strategic advantage in their ever-changing manufacturing challenges. Marty has been responsible for helping successfully build Richmar Electronics Corporation and shape its strategy of custom engineering solutions with a primary focus on his customers’ bottom line. He is a 1981 graduate of the University of Iowa.

Dan Nichol, Vice President

Dan is involved in the management and development of our principals and in developing key customers that fit those principals’ core capabilities. Dan has over twenty-seven years of experience in engineered sales, calling on engineering and purchasing within medium to large OEM’s. In 1990 Dan founded Nichol & Associates, Inc., and grew it into a successful sales agency. In 2005 he merged his firm with Richmar Electronics. Dan is a 1984 graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Richard Smego, Sales Engineer

Dick has been involved in the electronics industry for over fifty-five years. As founder of Richmar Electronics Corporation, he has been responsible for successfully building a rep agency to one of the largest and most successful firms in the country. Managing through example of continued sales success, Dick’s tireless energy continues to be an inspiration. He is still active in bringing his customers the best solutions for their OEM needs. He is a 1956 graduate of the University of Iowa, Bachelor in Science and Electrical Engineering.

Patrick Yanahan, Sales Engineer & Marketing Manager

Patrick is responsible for all aspects of customer development, strategic marketing, and implementation of programs for our customers. Patrick has over fifteen years of experience as a regional sales engineer calling on engineering and purchasing departments in the technology industry to develop manufacturing solutions for our customer base. Patrick holds an M.B.A in Business Administration and a B.A. in Communications from Elmhurst College.

Delores Baeten, Office Manager & Inside Sales

Delores has been a member of the Richmar family for over thirteen years. She interfaces with both customers and suppliers on designs, purchase orders, quotes, sample requests, leads and problem resolution. In addition to Inside Sales, she is responsible for all aspects of office operations. She has over sixteen years of experience in Inside Sales and over twenty years experience in administration. She’s a 1978 graduate of Madison Area Technical College with an Associate Degree in Accounting.

Call a Richmar sales engineer to see how we can help you build your products better, faster and more economically. 630.968.0118.