Starting as a research and development scientist when he joined Particle Measuring Systems in 1995, Mr. Mitchell discovered that he enjoyed working with customers to solve their problems. As a result, he became more involved in the commercial aspects of the business. After holding positions at the company in various other capacities, Mr. Mitchell was appointed president of Particle Measuring Systems. He has written and presented more than 25 technical papers around the world and is the inventor or co-inventor on 10 patents. Outside of work, Mr. Mitchell enjoys spending time with his family and golfing.
Mr. Cowan joined Particle Measuring systems in January 2016 and is responsible for the company’s Finance and IT functions as well as a dual role leading Business Development
Mr. Cowan has a degree in Business & Commerce from Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland) and is a member of the Association of Chartered Global Management Accountants. He has held various financial leadership roles throughout the past 15 years within various technology companies mainly in the Electronic Test and Measurement field. Most recently Mr. Cowan held the position of Senior Finance Director at Viavi Solutions.
When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family and both watching and participating in Soccer and Tennis.
Mr. Knollenberg provides performance-leading solutions to the microelectronics, display and industrial sectors. In his more than 15 years at Particle Measuring Systems, Mr. Knollenberg has held a variety of technology and leadership roles in product development, global applications and general management. In addition to his experience at Particle Measuring Systems, Mr. Knollenberg has held marketing and business leadership positions in the thin film vacuum process equipment industry. Mr. Knollenberg is actively involved in several nonprofit organizations. Prior to his professional career, he served with the United States Army. When not at work, he spends time in the mountains hiking, fishing and spending time with family.
At Particle Measuring Systems, Mr. Scialò appreciates a working environment built on fairness and trust. Before joining Particle Measuring Systems, he held positions as CEO at Biotrace MicroSafe, managing director at Biotrace International in the pharmaceutical division and founder and CEO of MicroSafe. With a degree in Biology, Mr. Scialò’s post-graduate training includes business administration, marketing management and resources management. Outside of work, Mr. Scialò enjoys spending time with his family, particularly his grandson, and cooking.
Mr. Lockhart has worked at Particle Measuring Systems for more than 25 years. Prior to his current assignment, he held positions in IT, engineering, operations, marketing and sales. Prior to joining Particle Measuring Systems, he was a mining consultant working with investors and small mine owners for opportunities and investments. He enjoys working with customers and using Particle Measuring System resources (employees, technology, expertise and global channels) to support customers. He has an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado Denver and spends his time away from work enjoying outdoor activities and spending time with his family.
Mr. Schindler is an analytical manufacturing leader focused on customer orientation and continuous improvement processes. He has worked for Particle Measuring Systems since 2006 and has nearly 17 years of experience in service operations from his previous leadership position as vice president of service center operations for Micro Motion, Inc. He has done graduate studies in Business from the University of Colorado and has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Arizona University. Outside of work, Mr. Schindler enjoys spending time with his family and training and hunting with bird dogs.
Mr. MacLaughlin is responsible for the technology development, commercialization, and sustaining improvement of product solutions, both technically and programmatically. His background includes leading worldwide multidiscipline teams on innovative designs in high-technology industries, such as aerospace and medical devices. Mr. MacLaughlin has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a M.S. in Engineering Management, holds PMP, CSM, and CRISC certifications, and has authored over 10 patents. Outside of work, Mr. MacLaughlin enjoys spending time with his family, triathlon, and is a volunteer firefighter.
Ms.Venincasa joined Particle Measuring Systems in May 2016 and is responsible for all aspects of Sales Operations. Ms.Venincasa has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a Minor in Marketing from Regis University in Denver, CO. Ms.Venincasa has held several positions over her career including various Accounting and Financial Roles, Systems Implementation Specialist and Sales Operations. Ms.Venincasa has also attended several Leadership conferences and is certified as a Client Associate for Miller Heiman. When not at work, she enjoys being artistic, being outdoors and spending time with her husband and dog.
Mr. Gromala has worked in a variety of roles during his more than 14 years with Particle Measuring Systems, including western sales manager, applications engineering manager and director of service. In his current position, he enjoys corporate strategy development and implementation with a focus on technology and intellectual property creation. Mr. Gromala’s career spans more than 25 years in the field of lasers and electro-optic technology, and he holds degrees in Engineering and Business. Outside of work, Mr. Gromala enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, playing the guitar and reading history books.
Mr. Kibe joined Particle Measuring Systems in April 2017 and is responsible for the company’s Legal function, while also serving as the Global Ethics Officer. Mr. Kibe has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy and has his Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law. Mr. Kibe served in the United States Army and worked in sales prior to law school. He has practiced law for the last 15 years with 3 years being spent at a law firm in Denver and the 11 years prior to joining Particle Measuring Systems supporting two Fortune 250 companies as in-house counsel. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports and enjoying the outdoors.
Ms. Routa has worked as the Director of HR for Particle Measuring Systems for the past 8 years. She has worked in a variety of industries, including financial services, manufacturing and start-ups. She has more than 20 years of experience in all disciplines of HR; specializing in benefit design innovation. When not working she enjoys outdoor activities; hiking and snowshoeing with her dogs.
At Particle Measuring Systems, Mr. Su helps secure safe pharmaceuticals for consumers in China, Hong Kong and Macao. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, reading, swimming and spending time with his family.
Claudio started his career as a high school chemistry teacher, but has spent the last twenty-three years working at a variety of companies including CaRli (a company he founded), MicroSafe (a business in which he was a shareholder), and BioTrace MicroSafe. Most recently he served as the Operations, Sales and General Manager for Particle Measuring Systems’ Italian subsidiary office before becoming the EMEA director.