EPTAM's Operations Staff

Mark Kemp

Chief Executive Officer

Mark brings over 30 years of leadership experience in business development, M&A, operations, supply chain and R&D, with deep expertise in the medical device space. Mark's background in building teams that rapidly scale manufacturing services businesses in both public and private sectors supports EPTAM's mission to become the solutions-oriented market leader in high-precision metal and plastic components for the medical devices, aerospace & defense and diversified industrial markets.

Russell Nadeau

Chief Operating Officer

With more than 25 years of manufacturing leadership positions in the automotive, medical device, military, aerospace, and valve industries, Russell has the expertise to define and implement continuous-improvement operating systems in large manufacturing environments. Russell earned an M.S. in management and strategic leadership from New England College.

Carl Annese

Chief Financial Officer

Carl joined EPTAM in 2015 after working for various privately held and multinational corporations; Carl's experience includes 25+ years in manufacturing. Carl received his BSBA in accounting from Suffolk University, Boston, MA and is a Certified Public Accountant.

James Nuelle

VP Advanced Surgical

James brings over 25 years of experience in the medical device space holding leadership roles in engineering, operations, and business development. James is responsible for leading the development of EPTAM's Advanced Surgical business, which includes robotic assisted surgical, minimally invasive surgical, biopharma, and molecular diagnostic devices. Mr. Nuelle earned an Associate Degree in Mechanical drafting and design and a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

Robert Wiedinmyer

Vice President, Business Development

Bob has more than 30 years' experience in the plastics industry, including 17 years at EPTAM Plastics. His previous positions include Director of Sales, as well as various sales, marketing, manufacturing, and quality control positions within the manufacturing environment. Bob received his bachelor's degree in management from Alvernia University, Reading, PA.

Jack Neenan

Director of Business Development

Jack brings over 25 years of Sales and Business Development in the Medical Device industry. Jack joined the EPTAM commercial team in January of 2021. Prior to joining EPTAM Jack has held sales leadership roles with both large and middle tier CMO's Jack earned his BSME from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston MA. Jack is passionate about utilizing his industry experience and educational background to develop value-based contact manufacturing solutions.

Shaun Francel

Director of Technology and Process Development

Shaun joined the EPTAM team in 2018 as part of the acquisition of Relius Medical LLC. He has 15+ years' experience in the medical device manufacturing industry working with many of the top global-leading OEMs. Shaun received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs.

Kevin Welch

General Manager, EPTAM Precision Plastics

Kevin joined EPTAM as General Manager for EPTAM Plastics. Kevin brings 17 years of manufacturing leadership experience in medical device, ultrasonic and marine industries. Kevin has extensive Lean manufacturing and Continuous Improvement experience. Kevin received his B.S. degree in Operational Management from Southern New Hampshire University.

Brent Weisenauer

General Manager, EPTAM Precision Metals

Brent brings with him a track record of success in Operations management and business leadership. He has been machining and grinding since he was 14 years old and has spent his career working in Medical Device, most recently in the position of President at Eva-Lution in Algola, IN. Brent has extensive experience in directing projects from inception to launch, consistently achieving revenue performance targets. He is proficient in developing and implementing strategies for sustainability, competitiveness, and profitability in our complex market. Brent combines strong technical knowledge and business acumen to devise solutions for operational excellence and business growth.

Gabe Harmelink

General Manager, EPTAM Precision Micro-Machining

Gabe joined EPTAM as part of the acquisition of Mendell in 2021. Gabe led the engineering team at Micro-Machining for over 25 years prior to stepping into the role of General Manager in 2022. He is passionate about developing an engaged and agile manufacturing team that is driven to bring the best to our OEM Manufacturers. Gabe earned his BS of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.

Robert Kolonia

General Manager, EPTAM Precision Molding

Bob has more than 30 years of experience in, injection molding for the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Automotive Industries. Bob is skilled in tooling design and possesses exceptional knowledge on a variety of injectable polymers. Bob received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Kerry Dubois

Director of Human Resources

Kerry sits on many EPTAM committees, including safety and employee activities, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She received her bachelor's degree in business administration and human resources from Southern New Hampshire University.