Meet Walick-Kemp & Associates of Tennessee

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Walick-Kemp & Associates, Inc. is the premier supplier of power protection and environmental control systems for mission – critical equipment and facilities in Nashville, Tennessee and beyond.

Our daily Goal is to be fully prepared to support our market end-users, engineers, contractors and all entities that are involved in designing and installing Liebert products throughout our market. We are committed to offering a superior product and unparalleled service after the sale.

About Us

Walick-Kemp & Associates, Inc., was started in 2005 as the Liebert exclusive representative for the Middle Tennessee market. Bob Walick, Owner/President of Walick-Kemp, has over 39 years of extensive experience with Liebert products and services.

Liebert Corporation, a Vertiv Company, is the world’s leading supplier of power protection and environmental control systems for mission-critical equipment & facilities.

Walick-Kemp & Associates, Inc. is committed to uphold Liebert Corporation’s long standing motto of “Keeping Business in Business”. The WKA Team has the collective experience that can offer customers of all applications the required technical expertise to properly apply complex power protection and environmental control products to support your mission-critical applications.

Meet The Team

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Bob Walick

President & Owner

Bob has over 39 years of Liebert experience, with the last 35 years being utilized in field engineering and sales for all of the Liebert products. He is responsible for the overall management of Walick-Kemp and serves as the sales engineer for high availability power protection and environmental control systems.

Bob is a 1981 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in with a B.S. in Econ-Management. He joined Liebert after graduation in the factory for manufacturing experience, only to be quickly moved into sales support administration.

Bob’s sales experience is 10 Years in the South Florida office followed by 10 Years in the Charlotte NC office as a partner in the firm. In 2005, The Nashville franchise opened and Bob acquired full ownership to date. Bob truly has done it all for Liebert Corporation since 1982.

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Triston Carroll

Account Executive

Triston is a Nashville native and has been a member of the WKA team since 2014. He began his career in the electrical industry in 1999 and he specializes in AC Power products, with a primary focus on UPS systems, Power Distribution, and Surge Protection.

In addition to supporting the local engineering community, he also works with electrical contractors and end users regarding the design, application, and deployment of mission critical solutions.

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Dustin McCombs

Channel Executive

Dustin joined us in September of 2019. Originally from Southern Illinois, he relocated to Tennessee where he graduated from MTSU with a B.S. in Recording Industry and Entrepreneurship. Dustin has many years of experience in the Channel Partner industry and brings that knowledge to continue a thriving IT Infrastructure business with resellers in Middle Tennessee and across the country. Dustin will be responsible for all of our Channel Partner driven business, helping our end users experience the major benefits that a true Partner can provide. 

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Drew Barnett

Inside Sales Manager

Drew joined us in May of 2009. He is originally from Columbus, OH where he graduated from the Ohio State University and worked at Liebert HQ. Drew brings over 15 years of experience with Liebert products and services to the team. He is currently responsible for Liebert’s precision air conditioning and thermal management product lines in our office, and is committed to Walick-Kemp Associates’ continued success.

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Stephanie Sturdivant

Service Contract Specialist

Stephanie, a native Nashvillian, joined the WKA team in June 2021. She has over 25 years of customer service experience and her role is primarily focused on UPS/Power/Cooling service contracts. She enjoys daily interactions with customers and looks forward to the continued growth and success of WKA.

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DeAna Bagwell


DeAna has been the accountant for Walick-Kemp and Associates since January, 2007. She graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a BS in Business Administration-Accounting. DeAna is a Nashville native and has been working in the accounting profession for over 25 years. Her background and experience provide our customers with excellent service and resources.

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Nora Stutt

Inside Sales Coordinator

Nora joined our team in July 2019. She graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2019, and originally is from Milwaukee, WI. She is currently in an inside sales role and focuses on supporting our outside team for Power and Channel Sales. She has a passion for problem solving and enjoys working with customers as a trusted advisor to find the best solution possible.