Vice President of Operations
Peter Blume, President
At the beginning of his career, Peter Blume sold and supported proprietary data acquisition and control systems. He developed an enthusiasm for solving industrial problems and, in 1991, founded Bloomy Controls, a tribute to his grandfather's pronunciation of the family name.
Focusing on PC-based automation, Peter spent the next years designing automation and control systems for customers in the Northeast United States. His diverse experience includes automating the calibration of aerospace instrumentation; developing circuit board functional test systems; automating end-to-end production and test of electro-optical network components; automating the manufacture and test of fuel cells and power plants; and controlling chemical batch distillation processes.
Successful in building long-term relationships and exceeding customer expectations, Peter has grown the company, opening facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and a western US sales office in New Mexico. Today he focuses on executive leadership, strategic planning, building excellence across the business, and helping customers to strategically implement automation to increase productivity, improve quality, and reduce costs.
Peter is the author of The LabVIEW Style Book, the industry standard for LabVIEW development style. He has published technical articles in publications including Test & Measurement World, EE - Evaluation Engineering, EDN - Electronic Design News, and Desktop Engineering. He also is a frequent speaker at measurement and automation events.
Peter completed his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT). His custom M.S. curriculum included control systems courses from mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering programs as well as a thesis in fuzzy control.
Robert Cornwell, Vice President of Operations
Effective February 2017, after 10+ outstanding years of executive leadership at Bloomy, Robert Cornwell has taken the position of Director of Test at SpaceX. Therefore, we have an opening for a Vice President of Operations or COO. Interested candidates should visit our careers page for more information.
Robert Cornwell joined Bloomy Controls as Massachusetts Unit Leader in 2006, bringing more than 15 years of experience in the test and measurement industry. Before joining the company, Robert was a Senior Program Manager at G Systems, a National Instruments Alliance partner in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. In this role, he managed numerous large-scale test and measurement projects. His experience also includes managing the Automation and Software Engineering group at OCLI, a division of JDS Uniphase which designed, implemented, and maintained fiber optic test systems.
As Massachusetts Unit Leader, Robert built Bloomy Controls’ Massachusetts unit from a small consulting team into a full service office with turnkey systems manufacturing capability. In his current role as VP of Operations, Robert directs engineering, manufacturing, and business development functions at Bloomy Controls. His charter is to grow the company while improving company-wide processes and maintaining consistent profitability.
Robert holds a B.S. in Applied Physics with Semiconductor Electronics from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a National Instruments Certified LabVIEW Architect.
Mark Borezo, Controller
Mark Borezo joined Bloomy Controls in 2011 with over 25 years of broad-based experience in finance, accounting, and operations management. Before joining the company, Mark worked for both private and public sector companies in various manufacturing and service industries. These included Telecast Fiber Systems, Accellent Corporation, and Pioneer Consolidated Corporation. He has an extensive background in finance, accounting, order management, and credit/cash management. Mark is especially skilled in business systems development and implementation.
As Controller, Mark leads the office administrative team in all financial affairs, customer relations, human resources, and administrative functions. Mark's strong interpersonal and analytical skills make him a natural leader that ensures your overall experience with Bloomy Controls is a positive one.
Mark is a C.M.A. (Certified Management Accountant), and holds an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Assumption College in Worcester, MA. His B.S. in Accounting was completed at Nichols College in Dudley, MA.