Management Team

Frank Stamatatos – President

Frank brings more than 30 years of international management experience to the SecureAire executive team. Most recently, he was Director of Business Development for StrionAir, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Carrier Corporation a United Technologies Company (NYSE, UTX).  Prior to its acquisition, StrionAir was a Venture Capital backed startup, which was turned around by the executive team.  Prior to StrionAir, Frank was Vice President of Business Development for Willis Group Holdings (NYSE, WSH) in New York City. Frank also spent 16 years with Pall Corporation (NYSE, PLL), culminating as Senior Vice President of New Business Development and Strategic Marketing. In his sales and marketing efforts, he developed multiple new markets and product lines for the company, growing businesses from zero to as much as $200 million. He has turn-around experience and has worked extensively in Europe and Asia. Frank holds an MBA in Finance from Hofstra University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University.


Don Hess – Vice President of Technology

Don is one of the Founders of SecureAire and the Inventor of PACT (Particle Accelerated Collision Technology) the base technology of the company.  Don has over 35 years of research and product development experience including 17 years with IBM Corporation (NYSE, IBM) where he focused on designing particle reduction solutions for manufacturing cleanroom applications.  In addition to IBM, Don has provided particle reduction solutions to companies that include Kodak, Texas Instruments, Motorola, Samsung, LG and Mitsubishi Electronics.  Don has written over 40 peer reviewed papers related to Circuit Process and Integration, Defect Control, Oxide Semiconductor Physics and Contamination Control in liquid, vacuum and air environments.  Don holds a Microelectronics Engineering Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he graduated first in his class.


Dr. Richard Salinaro – Vice President Materials Development

Rich brings a wealth of experience with more than 25 years in filtration materials and science to the SecureAire team. During his nearly 19 years with Pall Corporation (now a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE, DHR)), Dr. Salinaro served in the capacities of Research Scientist and Group Leader while culminating his Pall Career in the role of Corporate Scientist. As Corporate Scientist, Dr. Salinaro led teams in developing new surface chemistries and membrane materials that spread throughout all of Pall’s extensive businesses. Furthermore, his group was responsible for identifying ground breaking technologies to enhance existing Pall products and to facilitate entry into previously untapped markets.

Dr. Salinaro earned his PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from Yale University and a BS in Chemistry from Fairfield University.

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