Plymouth, Michigan (January 2, 2018) – Michael B. Thomas, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, has accepted the position of Business Development Manager-Michigan with GEM Energy of the Rudolph Libbe Group. Thomas, who joined the Rudolph Libbe Group’s Michigan business development team in 2015, will now specialize in HVAC preventive maintenance and facility management for Michigan customers. He has over 25 years of industrial sales, management and marketing experience with a focus on facility equipment and upgrades. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. Thomas is a member of the Construction Association of Michigan, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, Ann Arbor Spark and the International Facility Managers Association. GEM Energy GEM Energy provides comprehensive services and technologies to improve customer business performance and reduce facility operation costs. GEM Energy’s expertise encompasses engineering, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance. Services include combined heat and power (CHP) systems, HVAC and plumbing, facility management, utility procurement, solar development, building automation controls and energy efficiency solutions. Facilities served are commercial, industrial, institutional and mission critical. GEM Energy is part of the Rudolph Libbe Group (RLG), a one-stop provider of construction services that range from site selection and financing to ongoing facility management. The full-service contractor, comprised of Rudolph Libbe Inc., GEM Inc., GEM Energy, Lehman Daman and Rudolph Libbe Properties, operates as one team. RLG is headquartered in Toledo with offices in Cleveland, Columbus and Lima, Ohio; Ithaca, New York and Plymouth, Michigan. For additional information, visit RLGBuilds.com and @RLGbuilds.