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THE HECTO TEAM

FACES BEHIND THE GROUP

John Bergida | President, Founder

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John Bergida is involved with all aspects of the business. He leads our R&D,  collaborates with partners and licensees on new products and applications, and assesses existing problems to create unique and meaningful innovations and technologies.

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David Leavitt | Chief Technology Officer

David Leavitt leads the development of our long-term projects including university partnerships, water treatment, membrane technologies, as well as development and filing of new patents and IP.

Corey Boddicker | Dir. Business Development

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Corey Boddicker leads the development of our sales verticals and of servicing to existing and new accounts.  He collaborates directly with our manufacturing and distribution partners to meet our clients' needs.

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James Redlinger | Project Director

James Redlinger collaborates with Hecto’s corporate and engineering teams to select new R&D projects. Through the application and practice of AGILE, he establishes timelines, deliverables, R&D budget, and assigns tasks to advance our company towards key milestones.

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Tony Bergida | VP Corporate Strategy

Tony Bergida handles our corporate strategy, public relations, and project coordination.  Previously, he worked for several legislators and managed a U.S. Congressional Campaign.

Michael McMahon | Director of Operations

Michael McMahon oversees the day-to-day operations at our Headquarters. He is responsible for implementing and analyzing project budgets, resource allocation, maintaining the company brand and image, safety supervision, and acts as the internal company representative.

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Tim Jackson | Prototyping Engineer

Timothy Jackson is our prototyping, mechanical design, thermal analysis, and testing engineer.  He specializes in 3D printing, automation, and creating proof-of-concept models. 

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Paul Helgemo | Prototyping Engineer

Paul Helgemo brings a unique blend of chemical and mechanical understanding together to our team. He specializes in chemical process simulation, process control, prototype design, prototype testing, 3D printing, and statistical analysis. 

Devlin Leavitt | Chemical Engineer

Devlin Leavitt manages the development of new intellectual property as well as key R&D projects. Devlin also coordinates research grants sponsored by Hecto Group at partner Universities. 

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Duncan Miller | Metal Welder, Fabricator

Duncan Miller specializes in welding and fabrication. He collaborates with mechanical engineers on the fabrication, assembly, and testing of prototypes and products our company is developing.

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