Our Leadership

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Ronald Longley

President

Ronald Longley is Founder and President of CO2 Monitoring.  He started the company in 2016 using his knowledge and background in the construction industry and a vision to create the best carbon dioxide detection system on the market. 

He has received approval of licensing and qualifications for bulk carbon dioxide compliance. Certified by Chart Industries to install bulk carbon dioxide tanks, Ronald's experience installing and permitting bulk carbon dioxide tanks lead him to file a U.S. Provisional Patent for his own monitoring system, the Aerosphere.

Prior to starting CO2 Monitoring, Ronald ran a successful contracting business, Little Mountain Development. The company focused on high-end residential and commercial projects. He has held a contractor's license since 2004.

Before he began his construction career, Ronald was a knight in King Arthur's Knight's of the Roundtable at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino for eight years and studied Kinesiology at the University of Nevada. Las Vegas. He is married and has three children.

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Luke Longley

VP of Planning and Permitting

Luke Longley is the Vice President of Permitting and Planning at CO2 Monitoring where he uses his knowledge and understanding of the construction and carbon dioxide compliance industries to drive the company forward. Having been with CO2 Monitoring since its inception in 2016, Luke currently oversees all submittal, scheduling, permitting, and drafting contents pertaining to the company’s main body of daily operations.

Prior to CO2 Monitoring becoming an entity, Luke was with its predecessor, Little Mountain Development.  With Little Mountain, Luke worked through every aspect of the construction process from starting out as a laborer to ending in project management.

When Little Mountain began to focus on CO2 detection, Luke participated in all facets of the business from providing estimates to drafting plans as well as he gained experience working on the manufacturing line and installing systems. Luke is currently engaged to be married to his girlfriend Hallie.

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Michael Phillips

VP of Communications and Marketing

Michael Phillips is the Vice President of Communications and Marketing at CO2 Monitoring where he is responsible for Government Affairs, Public/Community Relations, and Marketing.

Prior to coming to CO2 Monitoring, he was Vice President of a water utility company.  Michael has extensive experience in working as an advocate at every level of government from local boards to the US Congress. He has represented a range of organizations from small business to Fortune 100 Companies, but also non-profits and associations.

Additionally, Michael has worked in management at a well-respected nonprofit and business membership organization. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Michael is married with one daughter.

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Scott Nielson

Chairman of Board

Scott Nielson was an executive officer of Red Rock Resort, Inc. (RRR) and its predecessors (including Station Casinos, Inc.) for nearly 27 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer.

His duties included overseeing the company’s development activities, government affairs, regulatory compliance and public relations. 

Mr. Nielson brings the experience from working at RRR and applies it to the guidance of the company as relates to regulatory compliance.

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Peter Hand

VP of Engineering

Peter Hand is the Vice President of Engineering at CO2 Monitoring where he is responsible for the design and manufacturing of the Aerosphere Carbon Dioxide Detection Systems. Peter attended Portsmouth University, England, where he graduated with an honors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 1974. In 1984 he co-founded a company manufacturing industrial controls for the gas turbine industry, with customers in twelve different countries.

After selling the company in 1990, Peter joined a device programmer manufacturer, and in 1992 moved to the United States to open a sales office for the company. In 1996 he was recruited by Infinity Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to design a new model of slot machine.

After two years with Infinity Group, he moved to Las Vegas to become the Engineering Manager for the US division of Japan Cash Machines (JCM), where he served for fifteen years before retiring to set up his own consultancy. In 2017, Peter met with Ronald to design the Aerosphere CO2 Monitor, and subsequently joined the company.