North American Sales Managers

Sylvia Rochon

Director of Sales – North America

  • 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.

Keith Ulrich

Regional Sales Manager - Eastern United States

  • C: 516.286.1859
  • E: keith.ulrich@airtechniques.com
Keith Ulrich joined Air Techniques as a Regional Sales Specialist in November 2011. As a Regional Sales Manager, he is responsible for sales in the eastern region of the United States. Mr. Ulrich’s sales career spans 25 years in the dental industry. Prior to joining the company, he held positions at Benco Dental and Henry Schein, two leading dental distributors in the United States. Mr. Ulrich holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in Pennsylvania.

John Mancus

Regional Sales Manager - Central United States

  • C: 570.357.3902
  • E: john.mancus@airtechniques.com
John Mancus started his career in the dental industry in August of 1996 with Schick Technologies. He has held positions at several dental suppliers and distributors including: American Dental Technologies, Leventhal Dental Supply, Patterson Dental, and Benco Dental. Mr. Mancus joined Air Techniques in March 2014, where he is currently the Regional Sales Manager for the central portion of the US and manages 6 Territory Managers. He is a graduate of Wilkes University with a BA in Communications and additional concentrations in written and broadcast journalism, marketing and English. Mr. Mancus has been an active ski instructor for over 30 years and achieved certification in 1987. He has a family background in cooking and enjoys spending time cooking with his 3 children.

Joe Bunney

Regional Sales Manager - Western United States

  • C: 281.299.4493
  • E: joe.bunney@airtechniques.com
Joe brings with him over 20 years of industry experience with Vatech America, KaVo Kerr dental and Siemens/Pelton & Crane/Sirona. Throughout his experience, Joe has held Regional Sales Manager and District Sales Manager roles, focusing on digital products and imaging solutions. He has been recognized as an award-winning sales leader, by increasing revenue, building territories and converting new business. Joe received his Bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic for Business-Marketing.

North American Territory Managers - Canada

J-P Grondin

Territory Manager - West Canada

  • C: 604-889-4441
  • E: JP.Grondin@airtechniques.com
J-P brings with him 14 years of progressive experience in the dental industry. For the last 9 years, J-P held the role of Territory Manager for Sirona Dental Systems GmbH/Densply Sirona. Prior to, J-P held the position Equipment Sales Specialist at Henry Schein Canada. J-P holds his Bachelor's degree in Classical Studies, Political Science, from University of Manitoba.

Bill McKeon

Territory Manager - Central Canada

  • C: 647-242-1883
  • E: Bill.McKeon@airtechniques.com
Bill McKeon joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in December of 2017, and has over 15 years of experience in the dental industry. His previous experience includes working as a Territory Manager at DentalEZ and at SybronEndo. Mr. McKeon is excited about the new technologies and products that Air Techniques is introducing to the market, which will help dentists improve their patient care and practice workflow. He majored in Urban Geography and Business at McMaster University, where he graduated with honors. In his spare time, Mr. McKeon enjoys playing golf, traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with his family and friends. His philosophy is “you miss 100% of the shots you do not take…so go ahead and take some shots.”

North American Territory Managers - East

Kathryn Ashley

Territory Manager - Long Island, NYC

  • C: 631.260.2130
  • E: kathryn.ashley@airtechniques.com
Kathryn Ashley joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in October of 2017.  She has over 9 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for KaVo Kerr Group as a Special Markets Academic Regional Sales Manager and Territory Sales Manager, as well as for Biolase as a Territory Sales Manager. Ms. Ashley is most excited about providing the best solutions to dental practices throughout her territory.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Syracuse University, and enjoys cooking for her family and friends, being outdoors whether it is running a new trail or skiing in the Rockies, and loves spending free time with her husband and children.  A favorite quote that Ms. Ashley lives by is, “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

Ryan Goldberg

Territory Manager - CT, NYC, NJ

  • C: 516.519.0589
  • E: ryan.goldberg@airtechniques.com
Ryan Goldberg joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017. He has over 12 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for Sirona and Align. Mr. Goldberg was previously a clinical educator and trainer in CAD/CAM.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Central Connecticut State University.

John Kuzman

Territory Manager - Southern GA, FL
  • C: 919.302.0795
  • E: john.kuzman@airtechniques.com

John Kuzman joined Air Techniques in May 2016 as a Territory Manager in South Georgia and Florida. He has been in the dental industry for 22 years, and has held sales positions at various dental suppliers and distributors, including: Huntington Labs, Patterson Dental, Benco Dental, KaVo and Gendex. Mr. Kuzman studied at West Virginia University and at the University of Charleston, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. In his spare time, he enjoys fitness training, golf, cooking, water sports, volunteer work, and all types of music. At 16-years of age, Mr. Kuzman had the honor of playing the trumpet for the Queen of England. He is happily married to his wife and best friend, Deb, for nearly 23 years.

Ryan Robinson

Territory Manager - NY, OH, PA

  • C: 585.474.5077
  • E: ryan.robinson@airtechniques.com
Ryan Robinson joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in August of 2017, where he is responsible for sales in upstate New York, eastern Ohio, and western Pennsylvania. He has over 13 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked as a Territory Representative at Patterson Dental, Benco Dental and Glo Science. Mr. Robinson will continue to strengthen existing relationships and foster new ones with dental practices and dealer partners. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, and holds an Associates of Applied Science from Monroe Community College.  Mr. Robinson is a proud father and enjoys spending time with his children, Brady and Ella.  He believes that "good leaders are good listeners, and good listeners are good leaders."

Barry Rubin

Territory Manager - DE, PA, NJ

  • C: 484.280.1365
  • E: barry.rubin@airtechniques.com
Barry Rubin joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in October of 2017, where he is responsible for sales in Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.  He has over 23 years of experience in the dental industry.  Prior to joining Air Techniques, Mr. Rubin worked for 3M Oral Care/ESPE America and for Allen M. Rubin, Inc., where he represented Air Techniques, Forest Dental, and MCC Dental Cabinets.  He often traveled to dental distributors and customers while in high school and college with his father, Al Rubin, who was an independent representative for Air Techniques for over 34 years.  Mr. Rubin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Syracuse University.  He enjoys going to his daughter's basketball games and cello concerts, cheering on all four of his local Philadelphia sports teams, watching movies, going to the beach, and spending time with his family and friends.  One of Mr. Rubin's favorite quotes is from Milton Berle, "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."

Robbie Salem

Territory Manager - MD, VA, WV

  • C: 804.310.4847
  • E: robert.salem@airtechniques.com
Robert Salem joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in August of 2017.  He has over 17 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for KaVo Dental, Benco Dental and Thompson Dental. Mr. Salem is proud to provide the very best experience for clinicians, dealer partners and colleagues.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University, and  enjoys golf, football, baseball and spending time with friends and family.

Mike Warner

Territory Manager - NC, SC
  • C: 919-482-5816
  • E: Mike.Warner@airtechniques.com
 

Mike Warner joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in December of 2017. With more than 15 years in the dental arena, he has worked with such companies as Brasseler USA, Benco Dental and Criticare Systems.  Mr. Warner has held positions as a Sales Executive, Sale Leader, Distribution Manager, and all facets of Field Sales.  He has been recognized throughout his career for sales excellence and leadership, but his greatest rewards are when he surpasses his customer’s expectations.  He graduated from North Carolina State University (Go Pack) and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife Aimee, 2 dogs, 3 cats and 8 chickens.  Mr. Warner will be covering the state of North Carolina, and hopes to become the go-to resource for his clients’ digital, utility equipment and merchandise needs.  He is committed to doing “whatever it takes” to earn his customers’ trust and business, and is most excited to introduce Air Techniques’ digital technologies to the dental market.  These introductions will enhance patient care, reduce procedure costs and improve practice workflow. In his free time, Mr. Warner enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, on the boat or in the mountains.  He has a remarkable knowledge of all types of music and is the ringer on trivia nights.  Test him out, you’ll be amazed!  His favorite vacation spots are Jamaica and Destin, FL where his wife grew up. His favorite quote is from Henry Ford, “You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” 

Jonathan Young

Territory Manager - Utility & Monarch only: MA, RI & NH - All Products: ME & VT

  • C: 508.735.8729
  • E: jonathan.young@airtechniques.com
Jonathan Young joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in September 2017.  He has over 27 years of experience selling Dental Imaging Technology. His previous work experience includes Gendex/KaVo Kerr and Eastman Kodak as a Territory Sales Manager and Regional Manager respectively.  Mr. Young has extensive product knowledge, experience, and looks to create a strong Air Techniques presence in New England. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Vermont.  Mr. Young enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and 2 children. He also enjoys coaching baseball, playing golf, boating, and is an avid New England sports fan. Mr. Young’s philosophy is “If people like you, they will listen to you; if they trust you they will do business with you.”  

North American Territory Managers - Central

Tony Bilotto

Territory Manager - IN, OH, KY

  • C: 317.677.4344
  • E: tony.bilotto@airtechniques.com
Tony Bilotto joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in September of 2017.  He has over 9 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for KaVo Kerr, and Kerr Dental. Mr. Bilotto is most excited about helping clinicians improve patient care through the use of digital imaging and caries detection technology. He graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Education, as well as minors in Japanese and Multiculturalism. Mr. Bilotto enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and 3 children, playing golf, coaching hockey and doing CrossFit. One of his favorite quotes is from Tim Notke, “Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard!”

Thomas Brice

Territory Manager - ND, SD, MN, IA, NE

  • C: 319.430.4066
  • E: thomas.brice@airtechniques.com
Thomas Brice’s career spans 41 years in the medical sales field, of which 23 years has been spent in the dental industry. He joined Air Techniques in June 2015, and is responsible for sales in the North Central region of the United States. Mr. Brice holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa.

David Kniivila

Territory Manager - MI

  • C: 517-294-4875
  • E: David.Kniivila@airtechniques.com
David Kniivila joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017.  He is responsible for sales in the state of Michigan, and has over 8 years of experience in the dental industry, Mr. Kniivila previously worked for Kerr Dental/Danaher as a District Manager and Field Trainer and for Porter Royal as an Account Manager. He plans on establishing and growing the Air Techniques brand as the leader in the Michigan territory. A graduate of Michigan State University, Mr. Kniivila is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys waterskiing, downhill skiing, and boating. He lives by the quote, “If you are not living life with a smile on your face, it is your own fault. Change it.”

Ryan Schneider

Territory Manager - MO, KS, IL, AR, OK, Memphis (Metro Region)

  • C: 314.322.9310
  • E: ryan.schneider@airtechniques.com
Ryan Schneider joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in October of 2017.  He started in the dental industry in 2001, and has previously worked for Patterson Dental and Henry Schein. Mr. Schneider has extensive product knowledge and experience as a Regional Equipment Manager and Equipment and Technology Specialist, and is most excited about working with and educating dealers and clinicians on Air Techniques' product lines. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia, he enjoys competing in target and 3D archery, as well as hunting and fishing. One of Mr. Schneider's favorite quotes is by Steve Jobs, "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."

Matthew Schroeder

Territory Manager - WI, IL

  • C: 414.286.1019
  • E: matthew.schroeder@airtechniques.com
Matthew Schroeder joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in October of 2017, and is responsible for sales in Wisconsin, North Illinois and Chicago. He has over 4 years of experience in the dental industry and nearly 2 decades of outside sales experience.  Prior to joining Air Techniques, Mr. Schroeder worked as an independent manufacturer's representative in the dental industry. Previously, he spent 3 years as a pharmaceutical representative at Forest Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Schroeder holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, as well as a Master's degree in Theology/Counseling from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He enjoys woodworking and camping, and believes that "If you can't measure it, you can't manage it."

Chris Wade

Territory Manager - LA, TN (Central and Eastern), MS, AL, GA

  • C: 205.352.7886
  • E: chris.wade@airtechniques.com
Chris Wade joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in October of 2017. Mr. Wade has over 9 years of experience in the dental industry.  Prior to joining Air Techniques, he worked as a Territory Manager for Pelton & Crane, where he specialized in office design and sold patient chairs, delivery units, operatory lights and cabinetry. Previously, Mr. Wade was a CAD/CAM Specialist for Henry Schein and a Territory Manager for KaVo Dental, where he sold handpieces, soft tissue lasers, and surgical equipment. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Auburn University, and  has multiple interests, including: traveling, water skiing, scuba diving, snow skiing, and physical fitness. Mr. Wade believes, "You have one life to live. Live it well!"

North American Territory Managers - West

Jason Benson

Territory Manager - TX

  • C: 262.490.6301
  • E: jason.benson@airtechniques.com
Jason Benson joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in November of 2017.  He has previously worked for Digital Doc as a Sales Territory Manager and for Bergson Interiors as a Controller/Operations Manager. Mr. Benson is most excited about helping doctors by making it easier to provide excellent care to their patients. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Abilene Christian University. In his spare time, Mr. Benson enjoys hunting, fishing, snow skiing, reading and playing guitar. One of his favorite quotes is from Winston Churchill, "The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."

Scott Connolly

Territory Manager - WY, CO, AZ, NM

  • C: 303.249.6363
  • E: scott.connolly@airtechniques.com
Scott Connolly joined Air Techniques in January of 2017 and brings 28 years of experience in the dental industry. Mr. Connolly is excited to represent the Air Techniques brand as the Territory Manager for the Southwest area of the United States. He has held previous positions at Patterson Dental as an Equipment Specialist, at Henry Schein as an Equipment Specialist, and a Regional Territory Manager for Digital Doc. An avid Denver Bronco and Colorado Rockies fan, Mr. Connolly studied Marketing at the Metropolitan State college of Denver. During his free time, Mr. Connolly enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with his family.

Danielle Compton

Territory Manager - MT, ID, UT, NV

  • C: 801.631.9985
  • E: danielle.compton@airtechniques.com
Danielle Compton joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in September of 2017.  She has over 21 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for Jenson Industries, Dentsply, Benco Dental, and Dental Products Services. Ms. Compton is most excited about bringing awareness of all the great digital innovations that Air Techniques has to offer to clinicians. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in International Business.  She also attended the University of Alabama for 2  years (Roll Tide!). Ms. Compton is an equestrian who trains and competes in dressage. She and her family love camping, hiking and exploring the beautiful west, where she resides. One of her favorite quotes is from Mario Andretti, “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”

Jim Day

Territory Manager - AK, WA, OR, CA

  • C: 203.249.2630
  • E: james.day@airtechniques.com
James Day joined Air Techniques in April 2014, and has over 18 years of dental technology experience specializing in 2D and 3D digital technologies at Schick Technologies, Henry Schein and DENTCA 3D. Mr. Day graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He is a member of OSAP and the National Coalition for the Homeless, and he enjoys snowboarding, hiking, biking, camping and culinary arts. Mr. Day’s key to success is his family. He is happily married to his wife Erika and has a daughter Julia.

James Hopkins

Territory Manager – Southern California

  • C: 951.219.4192
  • E: james.hopkins@airtechniques.com
James Hopkins joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in January of 2018.  He has over 27 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for Carestream Dental, DentalEZ, Henry Schein Dental, and Patterson Dental.  Mr. Hopkins is most excited about bringing cutting-edge technology to dealer partners and dental clinicians, as well as growing his territory in Southern California. He served in the US Navy for 7 years as a Surgical Dental Technician, and attended Lock Haven University where he studied Business Administration. Mr. Hopkins is a professional dart player, having played on the USA team in Korea, Japan and Taiwan. He enjoys spending time with his wife Mary, daughters Maria and Olivia and granddaughter Ava, and he loves watching football (Go Eagles!). He lives by one of his favorite quotes, “Don’t sweat the small stuff!”

Teague Paratore

Territory Manager - Central CA, HI

  • C: 415.483.2483
  • E: teague.paratore@airtechniques.com
Teague Paratore joined Air Techniques as a Territory Manager in August of 2016. He began his career in the dental industry in 2005 as an Equipment Service Technician where he excelled, then quickly moved into sales where he continues to succeed. Mr. Paratore brings an extensive imaging background having worked for Gendex and Progeny, where he was promoted to Imaging Specialist. Mr. Paratore grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and studied Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He enjoys spending time with his family and the great outdoors.

North American Special Markets Team

Patrick Strohkirch

Director of Special Markets

  • C: 262.894.1449
  • E: patrick.strohkirch@airtechniques.com
Patrick Strohkirch joined Air Techniques in August of 2017.  He has over 25 years of experience in the dental industry, both on the manufacturer and dealer side. Most recently, Mr. Strohkirch held the positions of Director of Special Markets and Regional Sales Director at Digital Doc, where he was responsible for sales strategy, brand development and business intelligence for Special Markets opportunities in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to that, he served as Territory Sales Manager, Digital Impressioning and CAD/CAM Dentistry at both Henry Schein Dental and Patterson Dental. Mr Strohkirch holds an MBA from Alverno College, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota, and he served in the military for 12 years. He is an avid hunter and enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children at their cabin in upper Wisconsin.

Justin Baumann

Special Markets Account Manager

  • C: 516.780.1245
  • E: Justin.Baumann@airtechniques.com
Justin Baumann joined Air Techniques as a Special Markets Account Manager in November of 2017.  A native to Wisconsin but resident of Buffalo, New York, he has over 8 years of experience in the dental industry.  Mr. Baumann spent the last 4 years as the National Account DSO/Group Practice Manager for Ivoclar Vivadent, working with many large DSOs, Community Health Centers, Institutions, and other smaller group practices. As a former Naval Officer, he enjoys exercising and pretty much any outdoor activity.

Shaun Taylor

Special Markets Account Manager

  • C: 516.780.1374
  • E: shaun.taylor@airtechniques.com
Shaun Taylor joined Air Techniques in December of 2017.  He has over 22 years of dental Industry experience.  In 2000, Mr. Taylor joined Henry Schein as a Field Sales Consultant in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. He was able to achieve several national awards and was consistently a top producer on a national level.  In 2013, he accepted a dual role as a Regional Account Manager and Special Markets Account Manager. He has strong relationships within the dealer network and has a true understanding of the business of dentistry. Mr. Taylor resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with his wife Rachel and 4 children: Leighton, Berkley, Cooper and Emery. In his spare time he enjoys golf, fishing and boating with his family.

Monarch Team

Carly Fish

Monarch Sales Specialist – Central

  • C: 815.302.3833
  • E: carly.fish@airtechniques.com
Carly Fish joined Air Techniques as a Monarch Sales Specialist in October of 2017, where she is responsible for Monarch sales in the central region of the United States.  She has over 15 years of experience in the dental industry.  Prior to joining Air Techniques, Ms. Fish worked as a Territory Representative for Patterson Dental, building and maintaining relationships with over 100 dental practices. Previously, she was a Technology Advisor for Patterson Dental, where she trained dental offices on digital products and software, including ScanX.  Additionally, Ms. Fish was a Professional Relations Coordinator for an endodontist. Certified in coronal polishing and sealants, Ms. Fish holds an Associates degree in Arts. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her amazing husband and amazing two sons, who are her entire world outside of work. One word you will consistently hear Ms. Fish say is "absolutely," as she maintains a positive, can-do attitude.

Lauren Hancock

Monarch Sales Specialist – West

  • C: 631.617.3088
  • E: lauren.hancock@airtechniques.com
Lauren Hancock joined Air Techniques as a Monarch Sales Specialist in January of 2017.  She has over 4 years of experience in the dental industry, and has previously worked for Engle Dental Systems and Surgical Esthetics. Ms. Hancock is thrilled to be a part of such a strong team during an exciting time in the company's history. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

International Sales Team

Edward Marill

International Sales Manager

Ed Marill’s career spans over 30 years in the dental market. He is responsible for international sales for Air Techniques with direct dealer responsibility in Japan, the Middle East, Central Asia and India, and manages 4 regional international sales representatives outside the US.  Prior to joining the company, Mr. Marill was Vice President of Sales for GAC Dentsply.  Mr. Marill holds a Bachelor's in Communications from Hofstra University.

Horacio Gonzalez

International Sales Manager - Latin America

  • C: +521-55-4082-0778
  • E: Horacio.Gonzalez@airtechniques.com
Horacio Gonzalez joined Air Techniques in March 2016. As International Sales Manager, he is responsible for sales in Central America and the Caribbean. He has held sales management positions with Kavo Kerr Group and Fona Dental, and previously held the positions of sales manager and sales representative for multiple pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Gonzalez received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de Negocios ISEC, a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, and has taken post graduate classes in strategic sales management, project management and sales and marketing. He is a member of the Project Management Professionals at Mexico, and he enjoys playing the drums in a local rock band. The middle brother of three, Mr. Gonzalez is happily married and has a son.

Len Tanne

International Sales Manager - Asia Pacific

  • C: +61-423-821-641
  • E: Len.Tanne@airtechniques.com
Len Tanne has been in the dental industry for the past 14 years and was previously in the medical industry for the prior 12 years. Before joining Air Techniques in January of 2011, Mr. Tanne held positions at Sirona, Gunz Dental, Halas Dental, GE Medical Systems and Nucletron. In his current role as International Sales Manager at Air Techniques, Mr. Tanne is responsible for sales in Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. He received a trade certificate in Electronics from the Technical College of South Africa, studied Biomedical Engineering at INTEC College, received a Bookkeeping Diploma from Damelin Management Schools, and received certification as an ILS Paramedic from Sandton Emergency Services. Mr. Tanne is a member of the Australian Association, and he enjoys photography, boating, waterskiing and building model ships from the Victorian era.

Johnny So

International Sales Manager - Asia Pacific

  • C: +852-9456-6385
  • E: Johnny.So@airtechniques.com
Johnny So joined Air Techniques in January 2017.  As International Sales Manager, he is responsible for sales in the Asia Pacific region.  Mr. So has nearly 2 decades of experience in the dental industry.  He has worked with multiple dental manufacturers, including Adec, Vatech, Duerr, Midmark and Parkell, and he has also worked with Philips Sonicare. Mr. So maintains and continues to strengthen his relations with dealer partners and dental practitioners in his territory.  His key focus will be building a greater market potential in the Asian countries. Mr. So’s hobbies include running, playing Snooker, and watching movies.  

Application & Training Specialists Team

Tom Bach

Training and Development Manager

  • C: 516.924.1366
  • E: tom.bach@airtechniques.com
Tom Bach joined Air Techniques in March of 2000. His career with the company began as a Technical Service Supervisor and was promoted to Regional Sales Specialist. In his current role as Training and Development Manager, Mr. Bach is responsible for all product training programs for the company’s new hires, as well as for dealer sales representatives and service technicians. Prior to Air Techniques, he worked for his family’s construction company, was an auto/marine technician, and was a service manager at numerous automotive facilities, including: Midas, Toyota, Subaru and Volkswagen. Mr. Bach lives on Long Island with his wife and two sons.

Mitch Beckwith

Application & Training Specialist

  • C: 516.924.1367
  • E: Mitch.Beckwith@airtechniques.com
Mitch Beckwith joined Air Techniques in July of 1988. His career in the dental industry spans over 40 years. Prior to Air Techniques, Mr. Beckwith held positions as a regional equipment manager, regional service manager and installer/technician at Healthco Dental and as a branch manager at Huntington Dental Supply. A member of the Granites AC Club, Mr. Beckwith received his Electrical Degree from Queens College. In his spare time, he enjoys lifting weights, aerobics, yoga and playing softball. Mr. Beckwith resides with his wife Peggy in Staten Island and has a daughter and son.

Manny Gutierrez

Application & Training Specialist

Manny Gutierrez joined Air Techniques in June of 2018. He has over 13 years of experience in the dental industry and has previously worked for Patterson Dental and Benco Dental. Mr. Gutierrez has a vast range of experience installing and servicing state-of-the-art dental equipment and software. He is excited to share his knowledge with Air Techniques’ dealer partners, and to work with technicians to help them feel more comfortable with Air Techniques’ high-tech product line. Mr. Gutierrez graduated from Bronx Science High School and attended Hunter College. He loves to spend time with his family and enjoys being out on the water. One of Mr. Gutierrez’s favorite quotes is by H. Jackson Brown, JR., “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

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