Meet The Team

Leigh Ann Hoey

Leigh Ann Hoey

Chief Executive Officer, President
About Leigh Ann
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Leigh Ann Hoey, the daughter of Scientific Instruments founder John P. Hoey, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President since 2009. Leigh Ann was the Vice President of Finance of Scientific Instruments for 25 years prior to her current tenure as CEO. Leigh Ann holds a BS in Business Administration from Appalachian State University.

“I am very proud of our family owned and operated company serving various global partners and markets with our expertise in cryogenic measurement for over 50 years.”

Jack Sheldon

Jack Sheldon

Vice President
About Jack
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Jack Sheldon is an accomplished business executive with over 30 years of experience in Cryogenic Instrumentation, Sales and Operations. Mr. Sheldon dolds a degree in Business Management from Florida Atlantic University in addition to a degree in Industrial Electronics.
Kevin Nussair

Kevin Nussair

Director of Engineering
About Kevin
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Over 20 years of experience as Project Engineer, Design Engineer and Program Manager. Earned a MBA from University of Phoenix, along with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a member of National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), International Honor Society in Business and Project Management Institute (PMI), with Lean and Six Sigma training.
Adam Kurland

Adam Kurland

Technical Director
About Adam
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Adam has fifteen years of experience in cryogenic R&D. He offers expertise in project and experimental design, data acquisition systems, specifications definitions and testing, technical sales, marketing, and IT. Adam earned a PhD in Chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University, specifically on the study of atomic, molecular, and electronic interactions at the nanoscale utilizing scanning tunneling microscopy. He graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from Ithaca College. Adam is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Adam is also an avid jazz pianist, and can be found sitting in with various ensembles around town.

Specialties: Spectroscopy, cryogenics handling, materials parts fabrication/machining, ultrahigh/extreme high vacuum equipment design, operation and maintenance, systems integration, GPIB, IVI, LabView, remote interfaces, data analysis/mining, electronics, ISO compliance, instrument and technical support.

Phil Salazar

Phil Salazar

Global LNG Business Development
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Phil is a business executive with 30 years of experience in multi-disciplines including Applications Engineering, Sales & Marketing.
Mr. Salazat holds a degree in electronic engineering with a long extensive career in the world of process instrumentation, measurement & control, process automation and systems integration pertained to Oil & Gas, Energy and Chemical industries.
Irene Marrero

Irene Marrero

Financial Controller
About Irene
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Irene Marrero graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BS in Finance. Ms. Marrero has worked in the field of accounting for 20 years with a specialty in manufacturing and inventory control.
Romeo Cuvin

Romeo Cuvin

Quality Manager
About Romeo
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Romeo is a graduate of the Florida Atlantic University, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is our resident expert on topics including but not limited to manufacturing quality systems and industrial manufacturing techniques including LEAN & 6-Sigma.
Austin Capers

Austin Capers

Business Development
About Austin
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Accomplished business development professional responsible for the marketing and sales of SI cryogenic temperature sensors, temperature indicator and controllers, aerospace temperature probes and commercial aircraft temperature probe assemblies. Austin is a U.S. Army combat veteran and graduate of Florida State University. He serves as a board member for the Cryogenic Engineering Conference and the Florida State University Student Veterans Alliance Council.
Greg McLane

Greg McLane

Inside Sales Associate
About Greg
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Greg has been with Scientific Instruments since January of 2017. Mr. McLane holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a proud south Florida native.