Glebar Team
Executive Management

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Stephen Azaloff
Chief Financial Officer
(201) 644-2029
sazaloff@glebar.com

Stephen Azaloff is our CFO. For the past 6 years, he served in CFO and COO roles for manufacturing organizations, leading their finance, human resources, operations, and logistics functions. During his career, Stephen served in organizations ranging from $20 million to $4 billion with private equity, public, and private ownership structures. He holds numerous Lean Six Sigma and project management certifications. Stephen holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Computer Science, and Information Systems.

Email Stephen at sazaloff@glebar.com.

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Mark Scanel
VP and General Manager of Customer Care
(201) 644-2028
mscanel@glebar.com

Mark Scanel is the Vice President and General Manager of Customer Care and has been with Glebar since 2008. Prior to Glebar, he was a Field Engineer and Project Manager for a construction company while attending Fairleigh Dickenson University. At Glebar, Mark has worked in Assembly and Engineering and now serves as the face of Glebar service to our customers worldwide.

Email Mark at  mscanel@glebar.com.

 

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Joseph Denny
Engineering Manager
201-644-2045
jdenny@glebar.com

Joseph Denny is our Engineering Manager and has been with Glebar since 2017. Joseph joined Glebar as a Controls Engineer, playing a central role in advancing Glebar’s innovative grinding technology. Before Glebar, he worked as an offshore automation engineer. Joseph holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University.

Email Joseph at jdenny@glebar.com.

Non-Executive Directors & Senior Advisors

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John Bannayan
Senior Advisor to the Engineering Department
(201) 644-2030
jbannayan@glebar.com

John Bannayan is our Senior Advisor to the Engineering Department and holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, a BS in Engineering and a BA in Computer Science from Pacific Lutheran University. John is instrumental in driving Glebar’s product development efforts. He has earned several patents over the years relating to automation and machine controls. Since joining Glebar in 1986, he has been integral in reconfiguring the company’s internal business processes and has held several management positions ranging from production management to financial controls to operations and was Glebar’s President from July 2014 through June 2019.

Email John at jbannayan@glebar.com.

 

Sales & Business Development

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Mark Bannayan
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
201-644-2020
mbannayan@glebar.com

Mark Bannayan is our Vice President of Sales and Marketing and holds a BS degree in Economics from Northeastern University. Since joining Glebar in 1992, he has helped with production management and been a vital part of the Sales team, marketing our trade shows worldwide and leading our international sales. Mark implemented ISO-9001 and got Glebar certified in 3 months. Before Glebar, Mark was a part of the United Nations Development Program in the Middle East and was an Account Analyst for Boston Financial Data Services. 

 Click here to find your representative by territory.  Email Mark at mbannayan@glebar.com.

 

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Thomas Travia
Director of Sales, ECG
(484) 388-4364
ttravia@glebar.com

Thomas Travia is our Director of Sales, ECG and joins Glebar with over 43 years manufacturing and leadership experience. Thomas was the co-founder of Tridex Technology in 2013 where he served the last 7 years as Director of Business Development and Applications Engineering. Prior to Tridex, he spent 22 years at Everite Machine Products where he served in various positions to include Product Manager, Director of Sales and Business Development culminating as General Manager of Everite. Tom started his career in manufacturing as an apprentice at Mercury Tool & Machine and eventually became President and co-owner. Tom brings his expertise in Electrochemical Grinding (ECG) and manufacturing to Glebar to further advance our technology and provide new solutions to the medical, aerospace, tube processing and other industries.

Click here to find your representative by territory. Email Thomas at ttravia@glebar.com.

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Bob Moraga
Regional Manager
805-612-5948
bmoraga@glebar.com

Bob Moraga is our Regional Manager, covering the Western part of the United States and Mexico. He has 20+ years of experience in providing companies with machine tools for solutions in high-performance machining operations. He is a Certified Machine Tools Sales Engineer and has extensive industry knowledge in aerospace, automotive, energy, and life sciences. He also served as a machinist for 15 years, working across numerous equipment types, providing him exposure to numerous application types. Bob is a fluent Spanish speaker and has worked successfully in North, South, and Central America as well as Mexico.

Click here to find your representative by territory. Email Bob at bmoraga@glebar.com.

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Josh Wendrickx
Regional Manager
219-386-9192
jwendrickx@glebar.com

Josh Wendrickx is our Regional Manager, covering the Midwestern part of the United States. He is a Certified Machine Tools Sales Engineer who has experience in application development. He is accomplished in CNC, EDM, milling, and grinding technologies. Josh prides himself on being an asset to customers working with them long after delivery.

Click here to find your representative by territory. Email Josh at jwendrickx@glebar.com.

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Kathleen Haddad
Sales Support Specialist
201-644-9923
khaddad@glebar.com

Kathleen Haddad is our Sales Support Specialist and has been with Glebar since 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Montclair State University. During her time with Glebar, Kathleen has worn many hats working across the Accounting, Sales, and Marketing departments, supporting the CEO, VP of Sales and Marketing, and CFO. She also manages all of the tradeshows and events for the company.

Click here to find your representative by territory.  Email Kathleen at khaddad@glebar.com.

Customer Relations & Technical Services

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Mike Mainardi
Technical Services Manager
201-644-9908 (Service Hotline) or 201-644-2035 (Direct)
mmainardi@glebar.com

Mike Mainardi is the Technical Service Manager and has been with Glebar since 2007. Mike holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University. During his time with Glebar, Mike has worked in the Engineering and Technical Service departments, continuously striving to provide our customers with the top-level service that they deserve.  

Email Mike at mmainardi@glebar.com.

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Andres Picado Cruz
Customer Care Engineer
+506-8711-7948
apicado@glebar.com

Andres Picado Cruz is our Customer Care Engineer for the Costa Rica region. He began his career as a line technician and since 2009, has helped medical manufacturers transfer products and processes from the United States to Costa Rica. His focus included products that required grinding, including mandrels, leads, and guidewires. Andres holds an MS in Medical Device Engineering. His experience will help customers identify ways to achieve maximum efficiency from their Glebar machines.

Email Andres at apicado@glebar.com.

After Market Sales Team

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Marta Haedo
Customer Service Representative (Parts)
201-644-9902 (Parts Hotline) or 201-644-2022 (Direct)
mhaedo@glebar.com

Marta Haedo is a Customer Service/Inside Parts Sales Representative and has been with Glebar since 1999.  Prior to Glebar, she was working in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the O.A.S., (Organization of American States) touristic program. In her time at Glebar, Marta also worked as the Office Manager's assistant.

Email Marta at mhaedo@glebar.com.