Ann Scanlan | 

Technical Director / President / Founder

Ann founded Herzan in 1992 in Orange County, California. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and her MBA from the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Ann has over 25 years experience in the field of vibration control, including leading the Melles Griot vibration control division and working at Herz Co. LTD. Ann oversees Herzan’s engineering and new product development activities. Ann’s hobbies include truffle farming, beekeeping, sailing, and spending time with family (especially her new granddaughter).

Reid Whitney  | 

Director of Sales & Marketing 

Reid joined Herzan in April of 2011 as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Reid is responsible for managing sales activities for Herzan, setting the marketing strategy for the company, and elevating the overall user experience for its customers. Reid’s hobbies include watching the 49ers on Sundays, listening to technical podcasts about new technologies, and spending time with family and friends. Paralleling his duties at Herzan, Reid is working towards his MBA from the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine, focusing on product management and marketing strategy.

Cory Roush  | 

Production & Quality Control Manager / Product Designer

Cory joined Herzan in May of 2011 as the Production and Quality Control Manager. He is in charge of leading production for Herzan products and ensuring all products delivered to customers meet Herzan’s standard of excellence. Prior to joining Herzan, Cory worked on high-performance street bikes as a welder and fabricator in San Luis Obispo, California (his hometown). Cory enjoys spending time with his family and sharing his love of outdoor activities with his daughter.

Tim Rather  | 

Office Administrator / Sales Associate

Tim joined Herzan in November of 2012 as Herzan’s production specialist and quickly became manager of Herzan’s logistical department and front office. Tim’s primary responsibilities include managing Herzan’s supply chain to deliver products on time, negotiating with vendors to sustain product pricing, and communicating with customers to ensure top customer satisfaction. Tim enjoys playing sports with friends, winning in Fantasy Football, and going to outdoor music festivals.

Guillermo Olarte  | 

Product Development Engineer

Guillermo joined Herzan in March of 2016 as lead product development engineer. He is responsible for managing new product development and improving various features of Herzan’s existing product line. Prior to joining Herzan, Guillermo worked in several highly-technical engineering firms, ranging from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Beckman Coulter, and Boeing. Guillermo enjoys spending time with his family, going scuba diving in exotic locations, and barbecuing with friends.

Meet-The-Team-Photos-300-by-300px-KrisKris Jones, EA  | 

Accountant / Bookkeeper

Kris joined Herzan in May of 2013 as the accountant and bookkeeper. She is responsible for Herzan’s administrative and financial duties including accounts payable, payroll, banking, and human resources. Kris became an Enrolled Agent (a federally licensed tax specialist) in 2002 and has worked in the accounting industry for over 20 years. She is currently pursuing a degree in culinary arts at Orange Coast College on a part time Basis. Kris’ enjoys volunteering at her local animal shelter and entering local BBQ competitions with her husband.

Meet-The-Team-Photos-300-by-300px-PepeJose Luis “Pepe” Saucedo

Production Assistant / Quality Control Specialist

Jose Luis (who enjoys being called Pepe) joined Herzan in October of 2013. He is responsible for Herzan’s production and quality assurance duties, focusing on optimizing the production process and delivering a high quality product and experience to customers. Pepe enjoys listening to a wide range of music, creating art through his paintings and metalwork, and enjoying time with family and friends.

Daniel “Danny” Wheeler  | 

Production Assistant / Quality Control Specialist

Danny joined Herzan in August of 2015 as a Production Assistant and Quality Control Specialist. He works alongside Pepe to ensure all products delivered to Herzan customers live up to Herzan’s standard of excellence. Prior to joining Herzan, Danny became a skilled mechanic and overall car enthusiast from the years spent with his father. Danny enjoys many outdoor activities, including: off-road racing, snowboarding, skydiving, and more.

Meet-The-Team-Photos-300-by-300px-JackJack Scanlan

Chief of Security

Jack joined Herzan in November of 2010 as the chief security pooch. He is in charge of protecting Herzan HQ and bringing smiles to everyone at the office. Jack enjoys going for walks and chewing on stuff.

Please do not send Jack an e-mail.