Eugene Branch

Management Team


Glen Goins

General Manager

Analytical Automation Manager with experience in all phases of PLC, CNC, HMI and SCADA systems. Highly adept at driving production development efforts for existing products and the creation of new products. Extensive experience in precision manufacturing, wood products, and automotive industries. Skilled in a variety of engineering environments and capacities from design of complete industrial automation projects, to implementation, troubleshooting, and management thereof. The “go to person” when things need to get done. Experience within the retail field garnished skills to effect good customer service. Experience within the computer sciences, employee training, and safety & security fields allowed for an appreciation of internal controls. Experience within the manufacturing field while applying engineering duties in mechanical, electrical, environmental, and process control disciplines, established him as a “cradle to the grave” problem solver.

Sarth Larkin

Project Manager

Sarth has a BA in Business management from Linfield College, and has been a certified Project Management Professional for ~ 4 years now. 


He enjoys: Buddhist practice, motorcycling, water sports, downhill skiing and good food. 


Sources of pride: his 2 kids, and the electric El Camino he built a few years ago.

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Chris Rodriguez

Pricing and Estimation Manager

10 year’s experience in water/wastewater and 5 years in his estimating role. He has 2 children that keep him on his toes. Were heavily into sports and recreation. I enjoy spending my time with my family.

Tim Spencer

Financial Controller

Tim is the Financial Controller for TAG.  He is responsible for all accounting, cash management, & personnel related to the company.  He has degrees from Oregon State University and Linfield College in business and accounting and over 38 years business management experience.

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Christina Spencer

Accounting Technician

Christina joined The Automation Group, LLC in 2020 as an Account Technician.  She has worked for the Federal and State governments, and the private sector supporting accounting departments for over 18 years.  She provides assistance for essential accounting, administrative, and clerical support for the business.  

She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alaska, Anchorage.  In her off time she enjoys her family, plays tennis, and teaches equestrian disciplines.