Meet The Team

Air Techniques’ employees are a diverse and talented workforce, who provides outstanding service all year round. Our team is strategically trained to ensure we meet the needs of our customers.

Our corporate headquarters, located in Melville, New York, is home to our executive office, human resources, engineering, technical service, marketing, manufacturing, purchasing, customer service and quality assurance departments, along with a state-of-the-art factory where our entire product line is manufactured.

Management Team

Esteban Reinhardt

Chief Operating Officer and General Manager

Esteban Reinhardt joined Air Techniques, Inc. in February of 2019. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the Operations space, from supply chain, to order management, and customer support. He has worked in operations for over 20 years, working for Festo Corporation/Festo Pneumatic in the United States and Mexico. Esteban has also worked as a Consultant with well-known clients, helping them with major Operations projects such as distribution center set up, B2B and B2C strategy and supply chain.

Frank Napoli

Vice President of Operations

Frank Napoli joined Air Techniques, Inc. in June of 2014.  He brings over 2 decades of experience managing facilities and successfully developing strategic initiatives through the utilization of lean enterprise techniques. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Napoli was Vice President of Operations for Misonix Inc., where he  was responsible for all facets of production.  Mr. Napoli holds a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology.

Sylvia Rochon

Vice President of North America Sales & Marketing

  • C: 514.214.8383
  • E: sylvia.rochon@airtechniques.com
Sylvia Rochon joined Air Techniques in August of 2017.  A graduate of Harvard Business School, she joins Air Techniques with nearly 20 years of progressive experience and success with dental digital products. Most recently, Ms. Rochon held the position of Regional Sales Manager, Eastern Canada at Dentsply Sirona, where she was responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities.  In her spare time, Ms. Rochon likes to wake board, ski and cook.

Domenic Arnz

Director of International Sales

  • C: +49.152.2271.2980
  • E: Domenic.Arnz@airtechniques.com
Mr. Arnz  brings many years of international dental equipment sales experience with him. He served as Head of Sales and Marketing for the last 4 years at SMACO, an EMS company. Prior to that he worked in different roles for Sirona and its subsidiary FONA. During his tenure there he lived for 3 years in China.

Stacy Melendez

Director of Finance

Stacy Melendez joined Air Techniques in October of 2018 as Director of Finance. She has an accomplished background with 20 years of finance experience, and 13 years within a manufacturing environment. Ms. Melendez most recently held the position as Controller for American Technical Ceramics and Sr. Accountant at Warren Resources. She is looking forward to being a part of Air Techniques’ growth and improving upon the existing processes. Ms. Melendez holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Hofstra University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching classic movies, and visiting Disney World. Ms. Melendez believes in the importance of effective change; "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got." – Henry Ford.

Joseph Latkowski

Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Joseph Latkowski joined Air Techniques in July of 2018 as Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs.  He has over 30 years of experience in Quality and Regulatory, which includes 12 years as Director of Quality and Regulatory at Invacare Corporation. Mr. Latkowski is formally trained in Quality Management Systems including; FDA Regulations QSR/cGMP, ISO 13485, MDSAP, Lean Manufacturing, and is a certified Six-Sigma Black Belt. He believes that “Quality is about having the right attitude, and continuously redefining World Class.” Mr. Latkowski is excited to build upon the existing foundation of Air Techniques’ great legacy, and continuing to raise the bar of awareness and importance of Quality and Regulatory. He is looking forward to bringing additional best practices to help maximize the talent of Air Techniques’ team. Mr. Latkowski enjoys spending time with family and friends along with cooking and listening to blues and jazz music.

Warren Cheesman

Director Of Research & Development

Warren Cheesman  has extensive experience as an engineering and business development professional, with a focus on process improvement, quality, and innovative product development. Mr. Cheesman is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds two Master of Science Degrees from SUNY at Stony Brook and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. His hands on approach to product development and R&D planning will compliment Air Techniques’ current organization efforts. Mr. Cheesman’s strong leadership skills will enable the further development of effective internal teams to continue to grow the Air Techniques brand of cutting edge products for the dental professional.

Carol Eckert

Director of CRM

Carol Eckert has over 30 years of B2B experience supporting sales organizations, focused on sales processes and customer experience. Prior to joining Air Techniques in July 2016, Ms. Eckert held numerous positions in customer support and sales operations at Olympus America and at Dentsply Sirona, developing their customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives for the Orthodontic business. Ms. Eckert’s responsibilities at Air Techniques include customer and technical support as well as CRM and sales analytics in alignment with the company’s sales and marketing efforts. A native to Long Island, she has strong ties to the community and is a member of many local associations.

Steve Schein

Director of Information Technology

Steven Schein joined Air Techniques, Inc. in September of 2014. He brings over 15 years of experience managing successful technology operations and initiatives and leverages his expertise in systems and infrastructure to deliver innovative solutions that are aligned with current and anticipated business requirements. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Schein was Vice President of Information Technology for ChyronHego, where he was responsible for internal IT systems and operations as well as IT infrastructure and service delivery for a global, 24x7 SaaS operation. Mr. Schein holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

Board of Directors

Martin Dürrstein

DÜRR DENTAL, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Joachim Eppinger

Dürr Dental, COO and Member of the Board of Directors

Stefan Pfanzelt

Dürr Dental, CFO and Member of the Board of Directors

Matthias Kuch

DŪRR DENTAL, VP BUSINESS OPERATIONS North America and MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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