Resource Management Associates, Inc.


With over 100 years combined utility and business experience, RMA managers have the extensive knowledge necessary to assure successful completion of any project.  They have the technical knowledge to understand the work and the experience selecting and managing people to assure quality results.  RMA uses its years of directly-related experiences to screen and select the best candidates available to meet our clients' needs.  RMA provides short resumes of pre-screened "best-fit" candidates for our clientsí review.

Milton F. Fyre, President
Portland State University:  B.S. Applied Science/Engineering
M.S., Public Administration 

Mr. Fyre, as founder and co-owner, is responsible for setting RMA corporation policy and strategic planning and operation of the "" and associated e-commerce business focused on connecting buyers and sellers of utility and industrial equipment and RMA's manpower business. RMA has facilitated sales totaling more than $300 million, many being handles directly by Mr. Fyre.  RMA presently (2014) has more than $800 million worth of power plant equipment listed on its web sites.

Prior to co-founding RMA (1995) and developing the Utility Warehouse website, Mr. Fyre served 5 years managing the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA's) construction organization with an annual budget of $25 to $100 million, 350 in-house employees and several hundred contractors engaged in the construction of power system facilities in five NW States.

From 1985 to 1988 Mr. Fyre managed BPA's Land and Environment organizations with more than 100 employees, 10,000 miles of right-of-way, and 700 land tracts.  Responsibilities included appraisal, acquisition, rights-of-way permits, condemnation, negotiation, timber, landowner liaison, environmental studies, assessments, and impact statements.

From 1981 to 1985, Mr. Fyre served as Policy Advisor to BPA's Chief Engineer and handled a wide variety of special assignments ranging from a transmission line feasibility study on the Caribbean Island of Dominica, to making business arrangements with organizations in Italy, Peoples' Republic of China, and other countries.  He also managed R&D activities and BPA's annual $8 million R&D contribution to the Electric Power Research Institute.

He served as Project Manager on several large projects including design and construction of BPA's energy-efficient Construction Services Building; a 50,000 sq. ft., $5 million facility. He also served as an internal consultant in the development of fiber optics and engineering business strategies.

Mr. Fyre, and his wife Pam, owned a residential land development company and presently own and manage residential rental properties. Mr. Fyre was a licensed realtor and a licensed construction contractor in Oregon. He spent 15 years in community services: 10 years as Chairman of City of Tigard Planning Commission, during which time a local issue was decided by the US Supreme Court.

Served 4 years in the US Air Force as an electronic technician working on fighter interceptor radar and infrared electronics weapons guidance systems.

Mr. Fyre has been married for 44 years and enjoys working, traveling and golfing.

Lane Kadel, Vice President
Pacific Lutheran University: B. A. in Business, Marketing

Mr. Kadel, co-owner, is responsible for the business development and marketing activities of the  firm.  In addition, Mr. Kadel assists in the day-to-day management, recruiting, power plant sales, and facilitation of all RMA business lines and opportunities. 

Prior to becoming a co-owner of Resource Management Associates in 2002, Mr. Kadel spent two years marketing and developing new business opportunities in the power plant and utility surplus sector with RMA.  Along with partner Milt Fyre, Mr. Kadel is responsible for sales of over $100 million and 500MW of Power Generation Assets.

Mr. Kadel spent twelve years in the family owned business Kadelís Auto Body, with varied responsibilities including General Manager, Store Manager, Marketing Director, Controller, and Estimator.  Kadelís Auto Body is an industry leader and one of t he largest collision auto repair chains on the West Coast.

Mr. Kadel was responsible for the strongest marketing program in the auto collision repair industry, helping to build and maintain a 1000 contact data base of regional insurance agents and companies.  While constantly working with the marketing contact group on a daily basis, Mr. Kadel managed and supported issues, meetings, classes, and company sponsored events.

Mr. Kadel held a position with Johnson Internationalís regional subsidiary company Continental Hardwoods, as a regional sales representative.  During his tenure Mr. Kadel held responsibilities that included profit and loss, inventory and warehouse operations, logistics, capital expenditures, and managing inside sales staff.

Mr. Kadel is an avid family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and their four children.  A dedicated runner and golfer, Mr. Kadel has participated in many regional road races and is a former NCAA Division III Golfer.


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