Get to know our team.
Loman’s management team is made up of several knowledgeable, talented, and friendly individuals who each play a critical role in our mission of client satisfaction and the improvement industrial automation. Each member brings to the table a unique set of skills and experiences that help provide the support our clients want and the solutions they deserve. We value our exceptional management team and so will you.
Co-Founder & CEO
After graduating from Commercial Electronic Institute in 1972, Robert (Bob) Lowe spent 19 years in plant automation at Alumax Aluminum. In 1991, he co-founded Loman Control Systems with Gerald Forman serving in various roles including Vice President, Business Development and Engineering Management.
Bob also led Loman’s involvement in the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA), making Loman a Founding Member. He served on the Best Practices and Benchmarks committee for eight years. Bob was instrumental in designing the initial CSIA Certification audit, authored sections of the Best Practices Manual, and authored articles on audit preparation. After 18 years with Loman, he left to serve as CSIA’s Executive Director from 2009 to 2015. Bob returned to Loman in June 2015 as Loman’s CEO.
In his spare time, Bob participates in volunteering and various physical fitness activities. He also loves traveling, particularly in his RV, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Automation Solutions Architect
A graduate in Electronic Design Engineering, Brian Rajotte worked for 10 years designing circuitry and printed circuit boards for Galt Controls and York International. In the eight years following, Brian owned Red Lion Automation where he designed circuitry for new product releases for multiple OEMs. Brian designed a complete warehouse paperless picking system for Westfalia Technologies and implemented 3 warehouses before Westfalia Technologies made him manager of its controls division. At Westfalia, Brian designed all of the controls for multiple completely automated storage and retrieval warehouses and programmed their robots and palletizer products. He managed the panel shop, programmers, and subcontractors at Westfalia’s job sites.
After leaving Westfalia, Brian went to work for Berk-Tek, a Nexans company as the plant’s senior controls and automation engineer, programming new controls on over 30 lines. Brian was also responsible for the vision systems, robotics, the plant-wide data acquisition system and statistical process control. When Brian was given the opportunity to manage the engineering department at Loman, he gladly accepted it. He served as the engineering and client relations/sales manager until taking on the new role of automation solution architect in September 2017.
Brian has a sound recording studio and composes his own original rock songs. Brian plays electric, acoustic, and bass guitar on all of his originals and is currently working at improving his keyboard and drumming skills.
Electrical Department Manager
Originally from Johnstown, PA, Devon Rosenbaum moved to Lancaster County in 1995 after graduating from Triangle Tech with an associate’s degree in Specialized Technology. He joined BJ Baldwin Electric in 1995 and worked in electrical construction until he joined Loman Control Systems, Inc. as an electrician in 1999.
As Loman’s electrical department grew, Devon was named Shop Supervisor in 2010 and in August 2015 was promoted to Electrical Department Manager. As Electrical Department Manager, Devon is responsible for scheduling and managing jobs, as well as hiring and managing electrical staff. Devon is a skillful electrician who applies his knowledge and expertise to his staff. This expertise is clearly reflected in the top of the line panel building that sets Loman above the rest. Clients can always rely on a quality product provided within the contracted timeline.
Outside of work Devon enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.
Safiyah Abdul-Salaam has always enjoyed business administration. When she was just 14 years old, she started her first job as a receptionist, managing administrative tasks. She graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College (H.A.C.C.) with a degree in Business Management in 2011. She has worked in the Engineering Industry for 9 years, which includes IT, National Defense, Environmental, Waste-Water Remediation, and Industrial Automation.
Safiyah joined Loman Control Systems in June, 2014 where she contributes her efforts, time, and skills to various areas of management including Administrative Management, Vendor Relations, Budget Management, Operations Management, Data Management, and Financial Management. Safiyah loves being a member of Loman and has learned a lot from the other members of the management team. She welcomes challenges and takes them head on. Her desire to see others and Loman thrive makes her a strong asset to the team.
Safiyah loves spending time with her son, cooking, traveling, networking and meeting new people, dance, and art.
Client Relations Manager
Heather got her start in the in the hospitality industry. Eventually taking a position as Director of Sales and Marketing and later, establishing and managing a new upscale inn in Lancaster County.
After taking several years away to concentrate on being a full-time mom, Heather returned to the working world by taking a part-time, shared position as Office Manager at Loman Control Systems in 2011. She moved into a newly created sales support position in the summer of 2014 and is now engaged in the ever-evolving role as Client Relations Manager. She enjoys being involved in the new and proactive sales and marketing vision Loman has put forth and is delighted to be contributing to the evolution of Loman as a Company.
At home in Lancaster, Heather enjoys entertaining family and friends, gardening, music, and painting.