Board of Directors


Founder & CEO of R-Water, LLC

Craig Franklin

Craig spent 26 years as Senior Vice-President of Advanced Products at Green Hills Software, which he built fromscratch into a $20M/year business unit. His clients included Ford Motor Company, ARM, Infineon, ST Microelectronics, and many Japanese companies. Before that, he worked on the Apollo moon shot and spent five years on the staff at MIT.

Van Gaskins

Van Gaskins received his Bachelors in Agriculture Economics and Masters of Agriculture in Ag Banking from Texas A&M University. He started his career as a Commercial Lending Officer for Texas Commerce Bank. Since 1993, he has been involved in several business operations, including his current pipeline business in the Permian Basin.

Kenneth Picache

Kenneth Picache established Chelan Advisors LLC in 2004. Until 2010, he was a founding member and principal of a successful real estate investment platform. From 2007 to 2009, he was a Partner of a $2 billion hedge fund. Prior to 2004, he was senior member of a leading real estate investment firm, and worked several years as an investment banker.

Jim Sartain

Jim Sartain and his companies serve thousands of properties in North America and globally, providing products that help improve their operations. Jim and his team provide valuable insight and expertise, as related to facility operations, helping R-Water in their efforts to give facilities the power to take control of their cleaning and disinfecting needs.


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