Phase One Technologies Design and Applications Engineer 1998-1999
Rudolph Technologies Optical Systems Engineer 1993-1998
Projectavision Optical Design Engineer 1992-1993
US Army ARDEC Optical Systems Engineer 1988-1992
Carlos Guajardo, VP Business Development
B.S. in Mathematics from State University of New York.
28 years with Spectral Systems (Manufacturing Manager, Technical Sales Manager, CT Site Manager)
Instrumental in the development of polishing processes for halide crystal and Potassium Bromide
Oversaw the market growth of Spectral from infancy to one of the premier suppliers of Infrared Optics
VP and Partner in Spectral Systems today
Josue Prince, Operations Manager
Graduated from Ridley Lowell Business and Technical schools in the Electrical Systems Technician Program, 2012
Completed the Lean manufacturing and 5S program, 2010
Optical Technician Level I, Spectral Systems LLC, 2004-2005
Lead Optical Technician, 2005-2008
Lead Optical assembly and testing, 2008 – 2011
Process Engineer Level I, 2011-2014
Increased production by 25% with new processing and techniques
Process Engineer Level II, 2014 – 2017
Process Engineer Level III, 2017- 2021
Production Manager, 2021
Responsible for all aspects of manufacturing infrared optics including every level of the manufacturing process
Laura Francomano, Human Resources Manager
Katharine Gibbs School of Business NYC- Certification ‘89-’91
Metromedia/Abovenet- White Plains, NY Ethernet-High Bandwidth Infrastructure Solutions- Primary Role- Purchasing Supervisor- dark fiber optic/ IP service contracts. At that time, Metromedia was the largest Metro service for supporting markets in 10 of the US largest cities and 4 of the largest in Europe. Over 61,000 route miles of dark and lit fiber (over 4.6 million fiber miles)
Became a permanent member of Spectral Systems, October 2005 – Primary role: Purchasing Supervisor-all material/consumable products and inventory control
Smiths Detection Acquisition- retained Purchasing position and became the Spectral site HR Generalists for (NY/CT) including Payroll and Personnel for Smiths Detection 2007-2012
Obtained Master Certificate in HR Management – Villanova University
MBO of Spectral Systems February 2012
HR Manager, 2012 – present (Benefits, personnel, payroll, recruiting , training and all comprehensive HR)
Laurie Robinson, Accounting Manager
Bachelor of Science in Business Economics, SUNY College – Oneonta, NY
Watson Laboratories in Carmel, NY from 1995-2011 in increasingly responsible accounting positions, including Plant Controller since 2008.
As Plant Controller, directed the accounting functions for the $62 million site regarding cost, general accounting, financial analysis and fixed assets.
Led the Quality Group on new inventory procedures and led the Employee Activity Committee managing company events.
Joined the Spectral Systems Senior Management Team in February, 2012 Primary role: Accounting Manager, including shipping, IT and logistics.
Responsible for all aspects of the accounting function including monthly close of P&L and Balance Sheet, Invoicing, Receiving, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Inventory and Fixed Assets.
Provide support to outside CPA firm on all audits and tax planning issues.
Participation in Executive Staff meetings and Quality Initiative Project Teams.
Matt Zabko, Curved Optics Site Manager
20+ years in Optics manufacturing and metrology.
Optics Metrology Applications and Business Development for North America, AMETEK Taylor Hobson from 2014-2020
Diamond Turning Supervisor, Janos Technology from 2001 – 2014
Setup Machinist, GS Precision from 1998 – 2001
Competent diamond turning programmer using DIFFSYS software for aspheric, diffractive, spherical lenses, and 2 and 3 axis mirrors and freeforms.
Vast knowledge of optical metrology and manufacturing.
Strong Understanding of optical engineering principles, theories, and principals.
Knowledgeable in the principals and practices of lean manufacturing.
Article published in a national publication
Laser Focus World, Oct 2018 – “Asphere Fabrication: Deterministic Polishing uses Multiwavelength Interferometry for Metrology”