About Us

  • Entrepreneurial executive with a proven record for developing successful new businesses in various markets.


  • 10+ years working with the defense & aerospace optics market focusing on providing solutions for critical U.S. military optical requirements.


  • Active in the development and support of Grow Florida & greater Orlando HUBZone.
  • ERPOC’s seasoned executive with complete customer and product manufacturing knowledge, having worked up from the machining floor to management.


  • 15+ years with ERPOC building innovative advancements into our machining methods and processes.


  • Recipient of numerous customer satisfaction award from within the defense industry.


  • Board Member – Florida Photonics Cluster
  • 20+ years directly relating to the growth process of Silicon, Germanium and Sapphire in forms of Czochralski, Directional Solidification and steering next generation R&D of advanced Crystallization.


  • Integral role in supporting many successful start-up companies in Semiconductor, solar and optics industries through product growth stages.


  • BSME from New Hampshire College with disciplines in Material Science.
  • ERPOC’s experienced sales manager having worked for ASML, Special Optics and JENOPTIK providing technical solutions to customer’s demanding optical assembly and component requirements.  Also, helping younger designers properly specify and tolerance for precision manufacturing.


  • Customer focused and committed to delivering the values all customers must have – price, delivery, quality, and customer service.


  • BS Optics from the University of Rochester and MBA from the University of Connecticut


  • 20 years experience in silicon crystal growth within the solar and optical markets.


  • Experienced Trainer for crystal growth and related tools.


  • Complete maintenance & trouble-shooting background for CZ crystal growers, crop / wire saws and grinders.