R. Stephen Harshbarger
Mr. Harshbarger joined Sono-Tek in 1993. He was appointed President of the Company in 2012. As President, he directs the functions of Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Service, and Manufacturing Operations. Prior to assuming his present position, Mr. Harshbarger served as Sales Engineer, World Wide Sales and Marketing Manager, VP & Director of Electronics and Advanced Energy (E&AE) and Executive VP. In his years managing the sales organization he setup a worldwide distribution and rep network in 40+ countries consisting of greater than 300 individuals, with revenue growth of greater than 300% . He has over 20 years of experience in ultrasonic coating equipment for the electronics, glass, medical device and advanced energy industries and is intimately familiar with the technical application requirements, products, markets, and customers.
Prior to joining Sono-Tek he was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Plasmaco Inc., a world leader in the development of flat panel displays. In that position he established their distribution network, participated in venture capital funding, and introduced the first flat panel technology to Wall Street trading floors.
He is a graduate of Bentley University, with a major in Finance and a minor in Marketing.