Michael Eldredge is one of the founding partners of American Sensor Technologies, Inc., a high-technology sensor developer and manufacturer where he is its Executive Vice President – COO / CFO and Chairman. Prior to the start of American Sensor Technologies Michael held various managerial and executive positions with such noted companies and American Cyanamid, Johnson and Johnson and later with Biosearch Medical Products and Measurement Specialties.
With a broad background in finance and administration, Michael leverages his talents and gained experiences in one of the most successful sensor companies formed in the past 12 years. He was awarded CFO of the Year in 2006 by the New Jersey Technology Council, Entrepreneur of the Year in 2007 by Ernst and Young and has been a finalist in the 2011 and 2012 NJBIZ CFO of the Year programs.
Michael’s believes that his professional standards have been key to his success. “When others say you will not succeed – prove them wrong. Always be proactive in your responsibilities and never take the attitude that something isn’t your job. Never put yourself above your staff, but rather mentor others and always be open to being mentored. Always be truthful and maintain the highest level of integrity. Keep in mind that greed always precedes failure.”
Gerry is a professional management consultant and principal of The Remington Group, LLC Manufacturing Management Consultants. He directs the firm’s practices in Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. Mr. Najarian is a business executive and management consultant with more than forty-five years experience in manufacturing operations and finance. Prior to his association with The Remington Group, he was a management consulting partner in a “big four” accounting firm and was the chief financial officer of a publicly held manufacturing and distribution company. On a recent leave-of absence from the firm, he served as the CEO of a surgical device manufacturing company.Mr. Najarian is a specialist in the economics of manufacturing operations. Much of his work as a consultant and executive pertains to the financial implications inherent in the organization of manufacturing and supply operations. With this focus, he brings a wide range of potential solutions such as Lean Manufacturing, Activity Based Costing, Supply Chain analysis and, ERP systems appropriately combined to create the optimal economic environment in client operations.Mr. Najarian is a frequent speaker and author on topics related to the economics of manufacturing and supply issues. His recent articles on procurement management, supply chain management and lean manufacturing appear in Mid Range ERP, IOMA Inventory Report, Financial Executive, NJBIZ and APICS The Performance Advantage magazines. He is active in such professional associations as The Association for Manufacturing Excellence, The Institute of Management Accountants, Financial Executives International of which he is a past chapter president and area vice president/national board member, and APICS, which he is a past chapter president. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Najarian received a BBA from Iona College and an MBA from the Baruch College of the City University of New York