Meet Our Leadership Team

Why is Phoscrete exceptional? It all starts with exceptional concrete products and exceptional people.

Every Phoscrete Team member practices the value of listening to you to understand your needs before we propose solutions.

Phoscrete isn't always the best solution to every problem, and we are honest about that. If you need to repair damaged concrete, there's a good chance that Phoscrete is a good fit for some of your projects.

We manufacture products you can count on to work consistently with every batch. Quality control touches every company process.

We respect your schedule, and we deliver on time.

Installation support coordinates with your team to meet and discuss best practices to perform successful concrete repairs specific to your project. We educate your team to be equipped with the right tools and to be prepared with clear expectations.

 

Jeano, Inventor of Phoscrete Concretes

Jean Tremblay
Founder
1941-2017

Jeano was co-founder of Stellar Materials, Phoscrete's parent company. He is the inventor and original patent-holder for Phoscrete's MALP technology. He designed the original formulas and best practice installation methods for all three Phoscrete flagship products HC (horizontal/Castable), VO (Vertical/Overhead Patch), and SG (Shotcrete/Gunite Spray)

Jeano had an amazing career and lived a colorful life. He loved Credence Clearwater Revival and Bloody Marys. Our cartoon mascot was designed based on his likeness (beard and pony tail included). Today, he soldiers on as a proud and still animated member of our team.

Brian Mintz, General Manger, Phoscrete Corporation

Brian Mintz
General Manager
brian@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 719

Brian began working for Phoscrete's parent company in 2003. He became SVP when Phoscrete spun off as a separate corporation in 2011. He became General Manger in 2017 when Jeano passed away.

Brian is a respected leader in the bridge and pavement preservation community. He is a voting member of ICRI Committee 320 – Materials and Methods, an industry member of NTPEP RSCP committee, and vice chair for industry of TSP2-Bridge southeast regional partnership. Brian is also chair of the TSP2 Innovative Technology Demonstrations (ITD) Working Group; whose mission is to open the path for innovative solutions to the preservation community.

Brian graduated from The University of Michigan with a Bachelor of General Studies degree, and now he is finally a General (Manager).

Brian loves his job leading Phoscrete, and he cherishes time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His meditation practice is 50 years old. He enjoys beach activities, concerts, and festivals (Pearl Jam is his favorite), and sipping quality tequila.

Kyle Bartfay, Sales Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Kyle Bartfay
Vice President, Sales
kyle@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 1117

Kyle joined Phoscrete in 2017. He previously worked with fast-paced, high-volume sales companies.

Kyle manages our sales employees, manufacturer’s sales representatives, and distributors around the world

Kyle leads our State DOT Maintenance and Asset Management market outreach.

When not working at Phoscrete, or working out, you may find him with an IPA in hand. He enjoys jam-band concerts (especially Umphrey's McGee), rooting for the Dolphins, and spending quality time with his family.

Don Visel, Installation and Support Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Don Visel
Installation Leader
don@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 626

Don joined Phoscrete in 2013 and holds the all-time world record for mixing the most pails of Phoscrete.

Don's many years of experience in concrete and construction make him a perfect fit to support our customers on installations large and small. He is also involved in our product and installation Research, Development, and Implementation.

He enjoys Spanish music: rumba, Flamenco, classical guitar, and the Gypsy Kings (just don't call them his favorite!).

In his free time, Don loves spending time with his wife and his daughter, hunting and boating, He roots for the Detroit Lions, enjoys Coors Light, and digs Led Zeppelin.

Erica Gerhart, Operations Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Erica Gerhart
Operations Leader
erica@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 1201

Erica began her career with Phoscrete in 2015, and helps our company grow in all aspects, managing Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Manufacturing.

Erica graduated from The University of Central Florida (Go Knights!) with a psychology degree. She launched her career in advertising, working for several advertising and marketing agencies before finding her home with Phoscrete.

Erica loves hanging out with family and friends - especially her children, Hudson and Hazel! She practices yoga, and enjoys wine and live music (her favorite is the Foo Fighters).

Jorge Giro
Quality Control Leader
jorge@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 919

Jorge joined Phoscrete in 2021. He previously worked for a large asphalt and aggregate company.

Jorge manages quality control, supports order fulfillment, and coordinates research and product development.

He enjoys Spanish music: rumba, Flamenco, classical guitar, and the Gypsy Kings (just don't call them his favorite!).

Jorge believes the Miami Dolphins will become Super Bowl champions in his lifetime, preferably sooner rather than later!