Dave joined the company in 2004 and has led ESP/SurgeX’s operations, production, engineering, and customer service teams. Under Dave’s leadership, ESP/SurgeX has introduced over 30 new products, developed ten technology patents, and has expanded and improved our manufacturing capabilities. Dave has an extensive background in operations and engineering management at leading technology companies such as General Electric and MTS Systems. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Worchester Polytechnic Institute, a Masters in Business Administration from Baker College, is an active IEEE member, and is SPHR certified.
Rob joined ESP/SurgeX in 2010 with a wealth of experience in operational finance leadership. He is an experienced financial executive in emerging, high growth, and middle-market companies including private-equity funding and post-acquisition integrations. Prior to joining the ESP/SurgeX management team, he was the Vice President and Controller at Burt’s Bees Inc., a Partner at Rankin McKenzie, LLC, the Controller at TogetherSoft, and an Audit Manager with Deloitte & Touche. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fairfield University, is an avid swimmer, and loves cycling.
Dave has over seventeen years’ experience in the office equipment industry and has managed the ESP sales team for several years. Under his leadership, the company has nearly doubled its sales volume and has strengthened its position as the industry leader. Prior to ESP, Dave served as General Manager at ComDoc Inc. for eight years, where he was responsible for operations of the Albany, NY branch. Dave earned his Bachelors of Science in Administration from State University of New York College at Oswego. He serves on a local School Board, is a member of the John Birch Society, and is an active fundraiser to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.