Mitch Jacobs

President/CEO

Joined V-TEK July 2010

Mitch Jacobs is the President and Chief Executive Officer of V-TEK, Inc. He assumed the role of President/CEO in April 2016 after 6 years as the Sr. Vice President of Finance & Operations.

As President and CEO, Mitch is focused on growing, developing and directing all facets of the business with an emphasis on fostering a collaborative team, encouraging innovation, product development and continued growth.

With over 20 years of Executive Management experience, Mitch leverages his extensive financial and operational background to establish and lead the company in achieving its vision, strategic and financial objectives.

Mitch is the proud father, cheerleader and part-time Uber driver for two active kids. When he has time alone, you will catch him binging on his favorite HBO series and partaking in a glass of wine…or two…or three.

Mitch holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Minnesota State University, Mankato


 

Christina Hogan

Vice President

Joined V-TEK in August 2007

Christina is the Vice President for V-TEK Inc. playing a key role in the company’s overall performance, leading organizational strategy, promoting operational effectiveness and elevating company performance through innovative leadership. As the Vice President she is responsible for leading the internal processes for promoting and ensuring V-TEK’s compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and contracts, risk management and strategic workforce planning.

Joining V-TEK in 2007 Christina has extensive experience leading organizational transformations, driving large scale growth, talent acquisition and retention, leadership development, regulatory compliance and customer management.

Christina received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations with an emphasis on Conflict Management & Negations from Minnesota State University, Mankato and is currently completing her MBA with a concentration in HR Management at LSUS.


Mark Olchefske

Director of Engineering & Product Development

Joined V-TEK in October 2016

Mark is responsible for growing, developing and directing the technical facets of the business. With over 30 years of executive management experience, Mark focuses on fostering a positive atmosphere of growth through innovation, product development and quality improvement.

A proud father of five and grandfather of three, Mark relaxes by doing auto restoration and construction projects.He has also worked and taught in higher education, specializing in entrepreneurship and business creation.

Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, a MBA from the University of St. Thomas and is a doctoral candidate in business administration at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.


Matt Schindle

Customer Service Manager

Joined V-TEK in April 2018

Matt’s career has been spent in manufacturing and he has over 15 years of experience in Sales, Operations, and Customer Service. Matt’s focus is going to be on delivering an excellent customer service experience for all V-TEK customers.

Matt is a father of four! With what spare time he has Matt enjoys cycling and spending time at the lake fishing or tubing with his children.

Matt has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and General Business Administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato.


 

Jason Roering

Purchasing & Logistics Manager

Joined V-TEK in April 2016

As the Purchasing and Logistics manager, Jason is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain and keeping the business moving with parts availability by building great mutually beneficial partnerships with our vendors. Jason is also responsible for Logistics in addition to the team in the warehouse area including receiving and inventory control.

Jason is the proud father of 4 children who are very involved in various activities in the Mankato area. When not driving them to or from or watching or coaching these activities Jason enjoys taking in a sporting event or two with baseball being his top choice to be a spectator at.

Jason holds BAs in both Psychology and Spanish from St John's University, Collegeville MN.


 

Greg Lance

V-TEK Business Development Manager

Joined V-TEK in August 2015

After 20 years experience of managing Asia Pacific, Middle East and India sales teams for high technology companies, Greg is thoroughly enjoying his career here at V-TEK working with our electronic and semiconductor customers as well as supporting our worldwide distribution network for tape and reel packaging machinery. He loves the challenge of our industry and the opportunities to serve our customers needs for manual and automatic equipment.

When not out visiting customers or promoting V-TEK technology from one of his two remote offices (Minneapolis office and his aisle seat on Delta Airlines), he tries to hit the gym, head north to the cabin on free summer weekends, dig out his cookbooks to whip up a great meal or get out on some of the Minnesota biking trails to work off those extra pounds.

Greg has BS Degrees in Business Administration from the University of North Alabama and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Florida Atlantic University.


 

Emilie Prange

Controller

Joined V-TEK in November 2010

As the Controller, Emilie is responsible for internally and externally reporting the financial health of the business. Her 7 years of experience with V-TEK and expertise in Excel is utilized widely by the entire management team for analyzing the operational effectiveness of each department.

Emilie loves a good cup of coffee to start the day and is an official Kansas City BBQ Society Judge. She enjoys experiencing the great outdoors, and the adventures it brings, with her family. Emilie holds a BS in Accounting from Minnesota State University, Mankato.


 

Matt Wilson

Royce Business Development Manager

Joined V-TEK in September 2018

Matt has an impressive background in field applications engineering, global customer service and product development with over 20 years of experience specializing in the wafer segment of the semiconductor industry. Matt comes to V-TEK, Inc. from his previous role as Vice President of Global Customer Service at Rudolph Technologies (formerly August Technology), over the past 10 years he was a leader in product management ensuring wafer inspection equipment capabilities were aligned with market and customer requirements.

In addition, Matt has a proven record of facilitating long term business relationships with both customers and industry suppliers. His strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance V-TEK, Inc’s ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide quality, innovative products to the marketplace.