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.

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.

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.


Rob Healey

Director of Global Sales

Rob Healey is Versa’s Director of Global Sales and is responsible for leading the sales team, developing and implementing sales growth plans, and fostering relationships with Versa’s global customers and distribution network.

Sales and Marketing

Rich Cecilione

Senior Regional Account Manager

Rich is our Senior Regional Account 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. 

Chris Salley

Regional Sales Manager

Chris Salley is Versa’s Regional Sales Manager based in Texas. Chris is responsible for relationship development with engineering firms and OEMs as well as supporting our distributors in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

Debbie Purdy

Marketing Manager

Debbie Purdy is Versa’s Marketing Manager. Debbie’s focus will be to continue to build brand awareness and drive sales in key markets and applications to broaden our product reach to meet business growth objectives.

Taher Fadloun

Regional Sales Manager

Taher Fadloun is Versa’s Regional Sales Manager based in California. Taher’s responsibilities include managing our distribution relationships and driving new business growth in the Western North America territory.

Technical Sales and Service Support

Stan Antonowich

Technical Sales Manager

Stan is one of our Technical Sales Managers 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.

Christine Greer

Customer Service Representative

Christine is part of the Inside Sales team and assists with order entry process and provides technical documents and quotes.