Micro Identification Technologies Inc. is a development stage company whose objective is to become a global leader in developing and marketing rapid systems and processes that detect and identify microbial organisms.
The company has developed a quick, cost-effective way to identify 23 different species of pathogenic bacteria, just mere minutes after completed culturing. It’s all done by laser light that is scattered off bacteria cells suspended in water, creating light patterns that are unique for each bacteria species. For more information on the company, please visit www.micro-imaging.com.
As with any other up-and-coming company, a top-notch management team will be key to its future success. Micro Identification Technologies has a solid management team in place as can be seen below:
David L. Haavig – PhD, Vice-President and Chief Scientist
Dr. Haavig joined the company in May 1998 as director of research and development. He has over 30 years experience in instrument design and computer software with applications in optical measurement and analysis. Prior to joining Micro Identification Technologies, Dr. Haavig was technical director and principal investigator on numerous government programs at McDonnell Douglas and Science Applications International Corporation.
Michael W. Brennan – Chairman and President
Mr. Brennan has spent has over 25 years within the computer industry and participated in the founding of four companies that successfully became publicly-held companies through IPOs. Three of these companies are listed on the NASDAQ – Computer Automation, Interscience and Symmetricom. One company is listed on the London Stock Exchange – Optim.
Victor A. Hollander – Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hollander was licensed to practice public accounting in California in 1958. In 1965, he established and was the partner in charge of the Los Angeles office of a large New York CPA firm where he specialized in audit and securities matters. In 1978, Mr. Hollander left and formed the accounting firm of Hollander, Gilbert, & Co. In 2002, he joined Weinberg & Company as managing director.
John Ricardi – Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Ricardi brings 30 years of experience in commercializing and developing businesses for high technology products and systems. He most recently served as vice-president and general manager of the Sensor Products Division at JMAR Technologies. At JMAR, Mr. Ricardi led the development and commercialization of the company’s water monitoring system from its conception.
Catherine Patterson – Vice-President and Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Patterson became the company’s secretary in May 1989 and has also held the position of treasurer from August 1984 to February 1986. She was appointed the company’s chief financial officer in June 1990. Ms. Patterson developed an extensive background in legal and financial capabilities while employed by General Motors.
Geoerge R. Farquhar – CPA Consultant
Mr. Farquhar is a successful executive in finance and general operations and worked for over five years with Price Waterhouse. During the past 30 years, he has served as chief financial officer, chief operations officer as well as president of two corporations, each reporting over $100 million in annual revenues. He has also been employed for over eight years by Micro Identification Technologies.
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