Chris Angle is the equipment finance manager for Mechanics Bank in Walnut Creek, California. He grew up in Northern California and has management experience in multiple industries including agriculture, international logistics and finance. Angle received his bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of California and a master’s in international economics and finance from Brandeis University. Tom Angle is leiter technik/vice president, engineering, for Hidrostal AG in Neunkirch, Switzerland. He is also a member of the Pumps & Systems editorial advisory board. He may be reached at or +41 52687068.