Corporate Officers

  • Brett Walburn


    Brett joined dar-tech in 1991, as an instrument specialist. In 1993, he went to work for BYK-Gardner as a Regional Sales Manager, and was based in Texas and later North Carolina. Brett rejoined dar-tech in 1999, while continuing his role as Regional Sales Manager for BYK-Gardner. Brett became the company's President in December of 2012. His role within dar-tech is to ensure that our customers receive the highest level of service and support, that our principals have the most competent and connected sales team in the industries we serve, and that our team is excited about our business, and equipped to handle the changes that the market presents.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x120
    Fax: 216-663-8007

  • Jim Benduhn

    Senior Vice President

    Jim joined dar-tech, inc. in September of 1972. Previously, he was in purchasing for Sherwin-Williams for five-years and has a BBA from Ohio University. Jim's focus within Dar-Tech is on managing our relationships with National Accounts, as well as in researching new market areas.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x107
    Fax: 216-663-8007

  • Thomas Kramer, CPA


    Tom joined dar-tech, inc.. in March of 1998. Previously, he was at Ken-Mac Metals and Improvement Catalog. He has a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Toledo. Tom's areas of focus are consistently maintaining and improving key financial measurements, as well as overseeing and improving general business operations.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x115

  • Pete Marek

    Vice President

    Pete joined dar-tech, inc. in March of 1994 as a sales territory manager. He covers Northwestern Ohio. Pete graduated from the Cleveland State University.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x106
    Fax: 216-663-8007

  • Tommy Dressel

    Sales Manager

    Tommy joined dar-tech, inc. team in July of 2011. With 20+ years experience in the Coatings Industry, 16 of those in the sales of Chemical Raw Materials, he covers the Akron/Canton area and east in Ohio. Tommy is a member of the ACA,SPE,CCS, and ISCT.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x117

Sales Representatives

  • Siobhan Myers

    Regional Sales Representative

    Siobhan began with Dar-Tech in 2013. She has been in customer service and distribution for over 18 years. Siobhan's role with Dar-Tech is Regional Sales Representative.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x119

  • Jason Ciesielski

    Sales Representative

    Jason started with Dar-Tech in 2014. He has been an Outside Sales Representative for the past 8 years. He attended Canisius College in Buffalo NY where he received his B.A. degree. Jason represents New York and Pennsylvania.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x232

  • Keith Garvin

    Sales Representative

    Keith comes to dar-tech from Reichhold Incorporated. He has a background in sales, systems engineering, and lab tech services. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from a manufacturer's perspective, and has previously worked with distribution. Keith's territory is the state of Michigan as well as Northern Indiana.

    Phone: 800-228-7347, Ext. 236

  • Amanda Parsons

    Regional Sales Representative

    Amanda began her dar-tech career in September of 2018. She came to us with over thirteen years sales experience most recently in the packaging industry. She is based in Northeast Ohio and will cover accounts in the surrounding areas.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 ext. 235

  • Tara Weinmann

    Sales Representative

    Tara joined dar-tech in 2018 and is based in Northern Kentucky. She is a chemist, who comes to us with 4 years of sales experience from an industrial colorant/pigment dispersion organization. Prior to that, Tara worked for 11 years at a global lubricants company, formulating products for the HI&I industry. She has broad experience with the life-cycle of product development, from idea through lab testing, scale-up, and finally production. Tara is responsible for southern Ohio, Kentucky, southern Indiana and West Virginia.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 ext. 230

Inside Sales

  • Ted Pawlak

    Purchasing and Logistics

    Ted joined Dar-Tech, Inc. in July of 1998. He became the Inside Sales Representative for instrumentation, and his role has grown to include purchasing, logistics, and warehouse operations for Dar-Tech.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x104

Office Staff

  • Lydia Stevenson

    Customer Service Representative

    Lydia has been with Dar-Tech for 25 years. She is currently in our Customer Service group, and manages both Accounts Payable and Receivable.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x101

  • Yvette Kolar

    Customer Service Representative

    Yvette has been with Dar-Tech, Inc. in our Customer Service department for over 17 years. She has responsibility for processing orders, as well as sample coordination.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x109

  • Juli Kostal

    Customer Service Representative

    Juli is the latest addition to our Customer Service team. She began with us in 2013, and is responsible for processing orders as well as sample requests.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 x100

  • Hunter Gibson

    Hunter started at dar-tech in September of 2018. Her responsibilities include an administrative sales support role within dar-tech and working closely with our sales team and our principals on business development projects.

    Phone: 800-228-7347 ext. 118