Management Team

Our recruiters are specialists who have extensive work experience within their focus areas and can help you connect with the leading companies in the nuclear power industry.

Tom McLain

Before establishing The McLain Group in July, 1999, Tom’s career within the nuclear power industry spanned 25 years. He has held positions in Operations, Radiation Protection, Training, Refuel/Outage and Human Resources organizations. The experience and knowledge Tom has gained in these organizations affords him an insider’s view and understanding of this industry. He can speak the language – all levels – all positions.

Gilbert Browne

Since joining the McAulay Firm in 1998, Gilbert Browne has conducted successful searches in multiple facets of the energy sector including nuclear and fossil generation, transmission & distribution, energy management and energy storage as well natural gas distribution.  He was a founding partner at Bernhardt Browne & Associates (2003) and joined forces with The McLain Group in 2014.

Bob Barron

Bob retired from Exelon in September 2015 from the position of Outage Director.  He has held numerous positions in the commercial nuclear power industry since leaving the US Navy in 1981. He acquired a reactor operator license and a senior reactor operator license.  Bob was the Fleet Manager for Integrated Work Management at Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, responsible for Outages, On-Line Maintenance, and Outage Services including Turbine and Reactor Services.  During this time he was co-chair of the Westinghouse Outage Optimization Meeting.  He was in this position until the merger with Exelon.  Bob held numerous positions at Millstone Power Station after joining Northeast Utilities including licensed operator, unit supervisor, shift manager and manager-On-line Maintenance.  Bob worked at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations as a senior evaluator operations before joining Dominion.

Donna Champagne

With 35 years in the electrical power industry, Donna has worked and interfaced with a wide variety of positions and organizations. This experience affords her a significant insight and understanding of what it takes to successfully staff positions in this industry. Changing careers is too important to be taken lightly. At The McLain Group we provide the level of service worthy of such an important change. We are passionate about our core values – honesty, integrity, commitment and a strong work ethic.