Connect with our team

Management

Jennifer Peters​
Branch Manager

Jennifer Peters

Axis HQ

Jennifer is our branch manager with more than 20 years of experience in industrial automation. Jennifer’s background includes experience in sales, customer service, accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources. Jennifer is dedicated to ensuring the best product selection and buying experience to our customers.
Joe Pitera
Sales Manager & Engineering Manager

Joe Pitera

South New Jersey | Axis HQ | Hudson Valley | Connecticut | Westchester | Orange | Rockland | Long Island | North New Jersey | New York City

Joe is our Automation, Drives and Motion Manager and Consulting Expert with over 25 years of experience in engineering and programing. He has worked in the consulting, engineering, training, service, support and repair ends on both the OEM and vendor sides. Joe has a strong working knowledge of many applications and considered an expert in converting, printing and packaging applications.

Outside Sales

Cynthia Kradjel​
account manager

Cynthia Kradjel

Axis HQ | Hudson Valley | Westchester  | Orange | Rockland | Long Island | New York City

Cynthia is our Account Manager covering NYC, Long Island and Westchester, NY with over 35 years of experience in capital equipment technical sales and applications, working with both end users and OEM clients to identify appropriate solutions and to manage projects through to successful implementation. Cynthia’s projects have spanned laboratory automation, process automation, collaborative robots and equipment specification for new plants as well as plant expansions in a wide range of industries including food, pharma, biopharma, dietary supplements, chemical and wastewater. Cynthia has authored hundreds of articles and contributed chapters to textbooks including topics on 21CFR11 and cGMP compliance.

Diego Quintana​
account manager & sales engineer

Diego Quintana

South New Jersey  |  Axis HQ  |  North New Jersey

Diego is our Account Manager covering the Central and North Jersey territories with more than 10 years’ experience in industrial automation sales on both the OEM and distribution side of the business. Diego is a solution driven sales engineer helping customers meet their commercial and technical requirements.

 

Bishoy Meseha
Sales Engineer

Bishoy Meseha

Axis HQ

Bishoy is our Account Manager covering the Central and South Jersey territories with more than 5 years’ experience in mechatronics engineering and sales.

Inside Sales

Kevin Forrester​
Inside Sales Representative

Kevin Forrester

Axis HQ

Kevin is an inside sales specialist with over 20 years of sales experience focusing on areas such as business development, customer service, vendor relations, account management and client relations.
Charles Lackey
Inside Sales Representative

Charles Lackey

Axis HQ

Charles is an inside sales specialist and logistics expert with over 20 years of experience in the industrial automation business. In addition to inside sales and logistics for Axis, he has worked in operations, accounts receivable, and the credit department. Charles’s broad experience allows him to provide exemplary service and support to our customers. Charles is a proud United States Air Force veteran and a graduate of Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ.
Megan Guerrero
Inside Sales Representative

Megan Guerrero

Axis HQ

Megan is an inside sales specialist with over 15 years of customer service experience focusing on areas such as client relations, credit management, auditing, and vendor relations. She has worked in the pharmaceutical, transportation, and eyewear industries. Megan is dedicated in providing excellent customer care to clients by going above and beyond which results in exceptional service.

Engineering

JR Cover
application engineer

J.R. Cover

Axis HQ

J.R. is an inside application engineer with over 30 years of experience is industrial automation. He focuses on specifying motion control systems whether PLC, PC or Motion Controller based. He is highly experienced in PLC’s, sensors and variable speed drives. J.R. has extensive knowledge of many industries including packaging, printing and semiconductor. His product knowledge extends to competitive lines.
Mike Driscoll​
Sensor And Vision Specialist

Mike Driscoll

Axis HQ

Mike is an application engineer with over 30 years of industrial controls experience, specializing in sensor and vision technology. He provides application support to the outside sales team, as well as focusing on key accounts and military and government projects. Mike is a proud United States Army veteran.
Sales Engineer - Power Distribution Division

Don Giannella

Axis HQ

Don is an outside sales engineer focusing on the power distribution industry.
Norman Raval
Automation Engineer

Norman Raval

Axis HQ  |  Hudson Valley  |
Connecticut  |  Westchester / Orange / Rockland  |  Long Island  |  North New Jersey
 |  New York City

Norman is our Siemens PLC specialist with 32 years of engineering experience in programmable logic controllers, programming, and Industrial Automation.
Eric Kozub
application engineer

Eric Kozub

Axis HQ 

Eric is an application engineer with over 10 years of experience in automation and controls accumulated in the packaging and wastewater industries. His abilities cover the range of a solution’s initial conception through final commissioning. Eric’s strengths include process improvement and cost optimization with a focus on maximizing the value of each solution.

Joe Abdelmalak​
application engineer

Joe Abdelmalak

Axis HQ | New York City | Long Island
Joe is an application engineer with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering from Stony Brook University. He uses his working knowledge of robotics, as well as other automation methods, for real world integration and application to further advance customer projects. He has already worked on a few collaborative projects with robotics, motion control, and vision.
Business Development

Sebastian Williams

South New Jersey  |  Axis HQ  |  Hudson Valley  |  Connecticut  |  Westchester / Orange / Rockland  |  Long Island  |  North New Jersey
|  New York City

Sebastian is our UL508 panel shop business developer and is responsible for your power distribution and control component needs. He is well versed in our operations, sales, customer service, and is knowledgeable about components pertaining to his product basket.
Service Technician

Kipling Joseph

Axis HQ

Kipling is our Service Technician with an Electrical Engineering Degree from Syracuse University. Kipling has experience with electrical installations, designing and building, repairs and troubleshooting.

Kevin Zarazua
Engineering Intern

Kevin Zarazua

Axis HQ

Kevin is an engineering intern currently pursuing a degree in Electrical and Computing Engineering at Rutgers University. Kevin is diligently working on updating programs on our customer demo units to meet today’s usability demands.