Ann Scanlan | 

Original Founder / Technical Engineering Consultant

Ann originally 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 supports Herzan with technical engineering support and product guidance, ensuring consistency in technical and product proficiency. Ann’s hobbies include truffle/microgreen farming, beekeeping, sailing, and spending time with family (especially her granddaughter).

Reid Whitney  | 


Reid joined Herzan in April of 2011 as the Director of Sales and Marketing and has been elevated to the position of President in June of 2021 after acquiring Herzan from Ann (along with his partners Tabatha and Scott). Reid is responsible for Herzan’s strategic planning, business development, and employee management. During his time at Herzan, Reid received his MBA at UC Irvine, focused on Product Management and Marketing Strategy. Reid’s hobbies include watching the 49ers play on Sundays, listening to technical podcasts about new technologies, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Tabatha Jacobson  | 

Operations Manager

Tabatha joined Herzan in December of 2017 as Herzan’s Operations Coordinator and has since been elevated to Operations Manager. Tabatha’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. Tabatha enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and listing to her husband play music at festivals.

Scott Weinhardt  | 

Director of Engineering

Scott Weinhardt joined Herzan in July of 2019 after graduating from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, where he graduated with an Engineering degree focused on Mechatronics. Scott is responsible for Herzan’s product refinement and development, as well as technical field service. When not spending time with family and friends, Scott enjoys surfing, with a professional career in surfing prior to joining Herzan.

Kris 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-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.