Who Is Robin Rhodes? Alleged Hate Crime Attacker CEO Of NitroFreeze

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Robin Rhodes has skyrocketed into the news today because of an alleged incident that is said to have occurred at JFK airport.

According to the AP, Rhodes attacked a Muslim woman at the Delta Sky Club in New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, saying that Trump will "get rid of all of you." This is how they describe the event:

Khan told police that Rhodes came to the door and went on a profanity-laced tirade, asking her if she was praying, District Attorney Richard A. Brown said. Rhodes then punched the door, which hit the back of Khan's chair, he said. The 60-year-old Khan asked Rhodes what she had done to him and Rhodes said she'd done nothing, authorities said. He then cursed at her and kicked her in the leg, Khan told police.

Who is Robin Rhodes?

Robin Rhode (full name: Robin Alan Rhodes) is a businessman who runs a company called NitroFreeze Cryogenic Services.

The company, whose website has crashed due to traffic, does metal work and cryogenic work. This is how it is described on the website:

Nitrofreeze's mission is "Serving, enabling and empowering others is our greatest opportunity to make a difference!". Our company enhances tools and equipment for critical tasks; developing a competitive advantage for our client base.

Here is his biography from an event schedule:

Founder and President of Cryogenic Institute of new England Nitrofreeze Medical Device Deburring Robin Rhodes is the Founder and President of Cryogenic Institute of New England, Inc. which offers NITROFREEZE(R) Cryogenic Services. CINE was established in 2002 to develop and provide commercial cryogenic solutions to manufacturing companies. These services include cryogenic deflashing of rubber and plastic parts, dry ice cleaning of production molds and cryogenic treatment of metals for stress relief and material modification purposes. He was previously employed as President of several process based materials companies that supplied electronics manufacturing companies with resin systems and specialty metals. He also lived overseas when he was working as a product development manager for Philips (Industrial Automation Division) in the Netherlands.

NitroFreeze is based in Worcester, MA. Interestingly, the company makes a big deal about its values statement:

Integrity in everything we do

Exceed customer expectations

Respect, Dignity and Diversity in our workplace

Opportunity for our people

A safe and environmentally responsible company

To be a desired employer and neighbor within the community

Our management and employees share a common vision to exceed our customer's quality standards through excellence in workmanship and strict adherence to ISO 9001: 2008 standards. All team members adhere to the company's value system to continuously improve our products and services.

Robin Rhodes Social: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter

Robin Rhodes seems to have tried to cover his tracks very quickly and removed all of his online presence. This was his LinkedIn account, before it was deleted.

He did not appear to have Twitter or Facebook accounts. According to the FEC, Rhodes appears to have given money to James McGovern, John Kerry, and Scott Brown -- an interesting assortment of Republicans and Democrats.

NitroFreeze's social sites remain up. Here is their Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp. NitroFreeze's website appears to have been scrubbed of Robin Rhodes' name. Originally, it said this:

The Institute was formed during the technology transfer of NitroFreeze founder, Mr. Salews, to our present owner and CEO, Robin Rhodes. The Institute has evolved to include a comprehensive, renewable, multi-year Technology Assistance Agreement with a leading firm in the Cryogenic Tempering industry. This agreement includes cryogenic support, consultative services, access to databases and applications history. The controls developed by NitrooFreeze are modified extensions of the best commercial heat/cool controller circuitry available and accompanying computers.

That paragraph is no longer on the website.