Our Team and Leaders

Merion Pump & Equipment Co. is a manufacturer’s representative and distributor of centrifugal pumps, pump systems, boilers, burners, hydronic accessories, cooling towers, heat exchangers, motors and motor control. Founded in 1990, Merion has established a strong presence in the HVAC and Industrial marketplaces, serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey & Delaware.

Bill Gormley
Principal

Bill started in this industry in 1984 after graduating from Widener University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and later earning his EIT certificate. His passion for the industry grew, and in 1990 Bill became one of the founding partners of Merion Pump & Equipment Company. Bill's broad expertise in servicing commercial building and industrial manufacturing systems lead to 31 years of industry sales leadership.  Merion Pump & Equipment focuses on the sales and service of centrifugal pumps,  pumping systems, fiberglass cooling towers, gas-fired & dual fuel boilers & replacements, electric motor controls and variable frequency drives,  hydronic accessories, heat exchangers, filters and solids separators.  Bill enjoys bowling and golf, and is an avid fan of the Eagles, the Phillies, the 76ers, Notre Dame Football, and St. Joes Basketball.  He coached youth sports for many years and loved every minute of it.

P: 610-825-5040
E: bill.gormley@merionpump.com

Christopher Pepe
Principal

Christopher has spent 26 years in the commercial/industrial heating industry spending time in nearly every aspect of the industry. He graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering. Christopher brings with him sales, marketing, and project engineering and management experience gained from working for large equipment manufacturers.  Christopher has also been in leadership and business development roles working with several independent,  industry-related HVAC specialty businesses.  Christopher enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.

Craig Yung
Outside Sales & Troubleshooter

Craig joined Merion Pump & Equipment in 2010 after serving as President of Mechanical Piping Corp - a mechanical contracting business specializing in boiler, chiller, cooling towers and pumps replacements servicing commercial and institutional clients.  Craig is well versed in a broad array of pumps, cooling towers, boilers, replacement burners, heat exchangers, controls, VFD's and more.   Craig earned his BSME from Lehigh University and received additional, specialized training through the Local 420 Steamfitter Apprenticeship after college.  He has mentored several successful steamfitters over the years and lists ' my marriage to my wife of 40 years' as a great accomplishment.  Craig enjoys skiing and racing sailboats in the Chesapeake Bay.

P: 610-825-5040
E: craig.yung@merionpump.com

Chris Boyle
Aftermarket Account Manager for End User and Wholesale Accounts.

Chris Boyle has been in the industry since 1989, starting his career at the Frank Kristal Company.   He has been with Merion Pump and Equipment since 1990 and specializes in MTH Pumps (Regenerative Turbine Pumps for Boiler Feed and Fire Protection Jockey Pumps).  Chris went to Lower Merion High School and later graduated from Kutztown University with a degree in Business Marketing. 

P: 610-825-5040 (Office)  610-209-7506 (Cell) 
E: cboyle@merionpump.com

Matthew Vaughan-Newton
Mechanical/Plumbing Equipment Sales

Matt brings 7 years of experience as a Sales Engineer in the HVAC/Plumbing Industry.  He received his BS in Marketing from Chestnut Hill College. Matt loves Philadelphia sports, especially the Flyers. He enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his family - and especially his two daughters.

P: 610-825-5040
E: matthew.v@merionpump.com

Stan Stankiewicz
Inside Sales | Assistant Office Manager

Stan joined the Merion Pump and Equipment team two years ago, bringing with him 12 years of experience in the supermarket retail and banking industries. Stand earned his B.S. in Business Administration from St. Joseph's University.  He enjoys golfing, bowling, all Philly sports and spending time with his family and friends.

P: 610-825-5040
E: stan.stankiewicz@merionpump.com

Kevin Brace
Sales Engineer

Kevin brings 17 years of sales engineering in the plumbing industry to Merion Pump and Equipment.  He specializes in the sizing and selection of water heaters, hot water recirculation pumps, domestic booster pumps, sump, effluent and sewer pumps. He is a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) including being on the Executive Board the last 4 years and an instructor for the Water Heating Design Course for the ASPE Plumbing Design School. Kevin is a graduate of West Chester University.   He enjoys family trips to major league ballparks, 20 and counting!  Playing the saxophone with a local band (Runnin' Late) and playing music at his church.

P: 610-825-5040
E: kevin.brace@merionpump.com

Julie Wallace
Business Manager

Jullie has been in the business management field for over 20 years.  She enjoys traveling, crochet, and painting landscapes.

P: 610-825-5040
E: Julie.wallace@merionpump.com 

Neil Venart
Engineered Sales Specialist

Neil brings close to 40 years of construction engineering and engineered sales to the Company specializing in helping companies select energy efficient equipment like cooling towers, pumps, P&F heat exchangers, VFD's, system skids,  and designing solutions for heat transfer challenges.  Neil is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology and has had many courses in contract law.  Being on the design team in power plant modulation was one of his major accomplishments.   Neil enjoys playing bridge and fishing in his free time.

P: 610-209-7503
E: nvenart@merionpump.com

Tim Torrens
Service Manager

Tim graduated with a Power Plant Technology degree from The Williamson Trade School in Media, PA in 1991 and has been working in the power generation/ fluid pumping industries ever since.  Tim joined the Merion Pump and Equipment team in 2000 and has helped many, many customers ever since.  Tim's specialty is designing custom controls for specialty pumping systems and commissioning those systems in the field.  Tim currently oversees packaged pumping systems and is the Quality Control and Service Department Manager for Merion Pump and Equipment.