Versa Team

Management Team


Jan Larsson

President and CEO

Jan is CEO and President of Versa Products Co., Inc. She focuses her leadership efforts on creating an organizational culture which embraces integrity, respect, quality, and change. Jan’s internal mantra is “Get it Right, Fast!”

Pete Shannon

Inside Sales Manager

Pete is responsible for all internal sales activities, including order entry and processing, technical sales, and customer service and is also Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Asia, South Korea, and Australia.

Bahram Nazmi

Engineering Manager

Bahram manages our engineering team and is responsible for new product development, product improvements and managing product compliance with international regulations and safety standards.


Michael Meinholz

Manufacturing Manager

Michael is responsible for our entire manufacturing operation including Product Assembly, Machine Shop, Shipping, and our Tool room.

John Hatcher

Director of Digital Technology

John is responsible for the Information Technology infrastructure, and administration and integration of all business systems and technical products. John is also driving our digital marketing efforts.

Matt Sparks

Global Supply Chain Director

Matt is responsible for sourcing, conducting contract negotiations with vendors, and directing the strategic activities of buyers.

Gus Badia

Chief Financial Officer

Gus produces all financial reports for senior staff and Versa’s Board of Directors, documentation for the auditors, and reviews all capital purchases, ensuring that Versa abides by all tax laws and accounting rules.


Jeff Hartman

Lean & Continuous Improvement Manager

Jeff drives our Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives across all aspects of our manufacturing operation. His specialty is improving Quality and Productivity in all aspects of Plant operations utilizing Lean Manufacturing Techniques.

Ron Morgner

Facility Operations Manager

Ron oversees all our Facility Maintenance activities, including our accomplishments in energy reduction and solar power generation. He previously managed our Manufacturing department.

Toni Shostak

Human Resource Manager

Toni is Versa’s Human Resource Manager and focuses on building and cultivating a productive and harmonious team.

Percy Perez

IT Manager

Percy is responsible for the Information Technology infrastructure, and administration and integration of all business systems and technical products.

Sales and Marketing

Rich Cecilione

Regional Sales Manager

Rich is our Regional Sales Manager responsible for the Gulf Coast, Arizona, New Mexico, and the Rockies and our Oil and Gas Industry customers.


Martin Sarginson

Regional Sales Manager

Martin is Versa’s Regional Sales Manager for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India, and is based in England.

Ernest Lim

Regional Sales Manager

Ernest is our Regional Sales Manager responsible for North Asia and Southeast Asia, based in Singapore.

Bob Zerella

Regional Sales Manager

Bob is our Regional Sales Manager responsible for the Midwest United States.

Christina Busanic

Marketing Communications Manager

Christina is responsible for Versa’s Marketing initiatives. 

Technical Sales and Service Support

Stan Antonowich

Technical Sales Manager

Stan is one of our Technical Sales Manager based in the US and helps Versa’s distributors and customers with technical documentation and product quotes.

Geoff Bekas

Technical Sales Manager

Geoff is one of our Technical Sales Managers based in the US and helps customers specify the perfect valve from our vast product line.


Aart Vos

Technical Sales Manager

Aart is our Technical Sales Manager serving our customers in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa and is based in our European office in the Netherlands.


Chris Welsch

Technical Sales Manager

Chris is part of Versa’s technical sales support team. He has more than 10 years experience in the fluid power industry in roles ranging from sales support to quality operations.

Patti Bandy

Customer Service Representative

Patti coordinates the ordering process with both Inside and European Sales.

Pat Ratchick

Customer Service Manager

Pat supports distributors throughout the United States and Europe with quotes, pricing, order status, and everyday issues.