Greg began his career in this industry at Sun Tech (Sunoco), in the R&D Laboratory. After 10 years he moved to BR Instruments/BR International as sales and technical service manager. BR International was dissolved and ISL North America was formed. Greg held a number of positions culminating as President.
Greg founded Lazar Scientific, Inc. in 1998 as a company to service laboratory instruments in the petroleum/petrochemical industry in the midwest. Over the next several years the company grew to sell and service equipment for the entire United States. LSI has sold and serviced a number of product lines. Today LSI is the national distributor for Stanhope-Seta, Seta Analytics, and Orbis BV. LSI is also a regional supplier for XOS and has relationships with PSL-Rheotek USA, Tannas and King Refrigeration.
Greg’s philosophy is “We take care of our employees and our customers the business will take care of itself.”
E-mail: Greg@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Lora was born and raised in the Granger, Indiana area. Entrepreneurship is in her blood. Her great-grandfather owned a string of grocery stores in the area during the depression and her parents each owned successful companies before they retired. As a junior in college, she co-founded a plumbing company that is still in business today. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s in Business Management and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and joined Lazar Scientific on Sept 4, 2001. As the company grew, she became Office Manager. On a personal note, Lora has one adult daughter, Sarah, and a sweet little dog, Mille. She loves to paint, scrapbook and spend time at the beach!
E-mail: Lora@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Event Coordinator for Lazar Scientific
Office Manager for PSL-Rheotek
Holly has always called Northern Indiana home. She has an Associate Degree in Business from Indiana University. She has enjoyed learning varied industries from the ground up. In college she was a barista and was managing the café before graduation. She then began at a sign shop as inside sales and grew to managing two locations. She entered insurance as a customer service representative and left as a senior rep. She then joined Rheotek USA, Inc. as an Office Administrator back in April of 2013. She has grown with the company as it became PSL Rheotek USA, Inc. She is now the Office Manager for PSL Rheotek USA, Inc. and has taken on the responsibility of Events Coordinator at Lazar Scientific as well as assisting with daily office operations. At home, she is happily married to her best friend with whom she shares 5 wonderful children. They have 2 family dogs that entertain better than cable. She enjoys quiet time with family, walking her dogs, being near water and throwing parties – most especially the PSL Rheotek/LSI summer company picnic.
E-mail: Holly@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Michael was born in raised in northern Virginia. After finishing high school he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was twice deployed to combat zones in the middle east. Michael is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute of Lexington, VA, holding a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with minors in nuclear physics and naval science. While at VMI Michael was a platoon Lieutenant in the corps of cadets. After leaving the Marine Corps as a Sergeant, Michael spent six and a half years working for XOS as a field service engineer and a field service manager. During this time, he earned a professional engineer’s license from the Commonwealth of Virginia. During Michael’s time at XOS he developed several key service training and troubleshooting procedures. Starting January 2018 Michael moved over to the Lazar Scientific team as the service manager.
E-mail: Michael@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Field Service Technician
Steve was born and raised outside of Toledo, OH. After High school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was assigned to the Army Security Agency in Germany. After Military service, Steve completed coursework for an Associate degree in Electronic Engineering Technology in Southern California. He has 40+ years of Electro-Mechanical experience. He joined Lazar Scientific as a Field Service Engineer in July 2001 and currently resides in Huntington, IN.
E-mail: Steve@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-217-7020
Najib El Farji
Field Service Technician
Najib was born and raised in Morocco where he earned his High School Diploma and then attended the Professional Center where he obtained a diploma in Industrial Maintenance Electricity. After working a year in industrial maintenance he decided to further his education in computer programing and earned an IT – Software Development Specialist Technical Diploma from Infosys.
Right after graduating in 2012 he moved to the United States. Najib worked different jobs that never satisfied him and that’s what drove him to attend college in the US. In researching for a degree that would combine his previous skills he decided on advanced automation and robotics and has earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree with Certificates in Mechatronics Level I and Automation and Robotics Technology from Ivy Tech Community College. He joined the Lazar Scientific team in 2017.
E-mail: Najib@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Sales Territory Manager
Kevin comes to Lazar Scientific with 10+ years of laboratory management experience within the in-service lubricants and dairy quality control laboratory fields, which include: laboratory purchasing, instrumentation maintenance, quality control/quality assurance, research, and development. Performing onsite set-up, service, and applications development while working for a major ICP company, Kevin attributes his drive to provide quality customer support to years of being the customer.
Kevin joined the Lazar Scientific team in October 2013 and handles accounts for the Greater Midwest and Western States of the U.S. He has an in-depth understanding of ASTM, ISO, EPA and OSHA requirements with hands-on laboratory, and field service experience. Kevin is also a devoted family man, and father of two.
E-mail: Kevin@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Sales Territory Manager
Caroline has provided analytical solutions and dedicated customer service to the Southeast and Gulf Coast Regions for over 8 years. With her BA in Chemistry and Biology, she has devoted her career to client research and testing with a focus on characterizing the physical properties of materials and liquids. With experience on over 50+ instruments, she provides customer training and support in both laboratory and on-site settings for various industries (ie. Petroleum, Chemical, Pharma), academia, and government agencies. Her enthusiasm for supplying the best product solution and service possible to her customers has led to her continued success. When she’s not in her lab coat and safety glasses, she enjoys spending time at the beach and completing her various up-cycling projects.
E-mail: Caroline@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020
Sales Territory Manager
Matt graduated Indiana University with a degree in Psychology and chose to begin his career in territory sales working as a business development manager with an IT consulting firm in South Bend, where he worked for seven years. He then transitioned into the industrial environment as a regional manager working with large-scale renewable fuels processes. In 2016, Matt began working with Lazar Scientific handling accounts in the Mid-West/Atlantic region.
E-mail: Matt@lazarsci.com Phone: 574-271-7020