Our team can help you with:

  • Growth and development of new or existing businesses
  • Define strategies to attract financing and help identify funding sources
  • Support sales efforts and deliver potential projects and/or strategic partnerships


Vortechs has assembled a team of highly experienced leaders.  A diversity of experience in corporate management, environmental engineering, project management, sales/marketing, fund raising, and other skills are represented in the current list of associates listed below. 


A key attribute of each associate of Vortechs is their team orientation to achieve organizational objectives both within and outside the company.  



Experience, Accomplishments, and Education

Jack Hamilton

Technical Director

  • 40+ years of academic and industry experience in the assessment and management of energy, environmental, and land management technology businesses
  • Director of the Univ. of Utah Energy Commercialization Center, and the Technology Commercialization Office
  • Environmental engineering, testing, earth sciences, and petroleum processes
  • 8-year Board member of the Utah Geological Survey
  • Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) in Utah
  • Won $1+M Department of Energy grant to create the Energy Commercialization Center
  • Served on Steering Committee for the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Department at the University of Utah
  • Served as Director of the Center for Land and Resource Recovery
  • B.A. in Geology, M.A. in Geochemistry, Ph.D in Environmental Management

Scott Dwire

Business Development Director


  • 30+ years of industry experience in sales/marketing, project management and energy efficient technologies
  • Program Outreach Representative in Nexant Demand Management Outreach Group for Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas
  • Owner of PCR, LLC where his experience in energy efficiency and building performance earned the 2010 Utah Building Energy Efficiency Strategies Contractor Award from Governor Herbert
  • Industry experience with ProActive Energy Concepts, Management Recruiters, Hercules Aerospace, Occidental Oil Shale, and Exxon Energy
  • LEED Accredited Professional - BD&C
  • “Build Green Utah” (Education Committee Chairman) Assisted development of the Build Green Utah Builder’s Program
  • Design and construction of high performance residential and commercial projects
  • B.A. in Environmental Conservation University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Manny Martinez

Sales/Marketing Director



  • 40+ years industry experience in sales, training, business development, planning and organizing start-ups, institutional and government relations
  • Owner of Value Homes Inc,
  • Industry experience with Convergence Communications Inc., CMH Homes, Transworld Telecommunications, Inc, Bridgeport Financial, Inc
  • Raised over $300 million of debt/equity financing and closed more that $300 million of asset acquisitions.
  • Organized start-ups in nine foreign countries
  • Managed and trained sales personnel to develop channel market strategies
  • Managed sales and marketing operations with emphasis on corporate and major business sales.  Maintained and moved channel sales to 40% of gross sales and maintained excellent relations with all customers.
  • Extensive experience in telecommunications and gas/oil wastewater treatment sales and marketing in Central American and South American
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish
  • B.S. degree in Organizational Communication