Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

 

Jeano, Inventor of Phoscrete ConcretesJean Tremblay

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 Working Group; whose mission is to open the path for innovative solutions to the preservation community.

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

When not social distancing, Brian enjoys time with his family, meditating, relaxing on the beach, attending concerts and festivals (Pearl Jam is his favorite), and sipping single malt whiskey.

Don Visel, Installation and Support Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Don Visel
Installation Support Manager
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’ 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.

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

Erica Gerhart, Operations Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Erica Gerhart
Operations Manager
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 Logistics.

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

Erica is a social butterfly who loves hanging with family and friends – especially her best friend (her son)! She has a special love for yoga, wine, and live music (she loves the Foo Fighters).

Kyle Bartfay, Sales Manager, Phoscrete Corporation

Kyle Bartfay
Sales Manager
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 United States.

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

When not working at Phoscrete, or working out, you can find him with an IPA in hand, mowing his lawn, going to jam-band concerts (especially Umphreys McGee), rooting for the Dolphins, and spending quality time with his family.

Matt Keilson, Sales Engineer, Phoscrete Corporation

Matthew Keilson
Sales Engineer
matt@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 520

Matt began working for Phoscrete in 2018. His 10 years’ sales and engineering experience with DOT Bridge and Heavy Highway brings valuable technical expertise to our team, particularly with expansion joints and bridge and pavement preservation.

Matt leads our local agency market outreach.

Matt earned his degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Buffalo. He is the father of three beautiful boys and is a total jokester.

On the weekends, Matt enjoys sitting around a fire with friends, enjoying a nice bourbon. He roots for the Buffalo Sabres and jams to whatever’s playing. Matt has a special way of connecting with people, and loves talking…a lot!

Phil Garner, Southeast Sales Rep, Phoscrete Corporation

Phil Garner
Southeast Sales Representative
phil@phoscrete.com
561-420-0595 ext. 826

Phil joined Phoscrete in 2019. A seasoned (old) professional with more than 25 years industrial sales experience, he previously worked for several large construction products manufacturers.

Phil brings a methodical and organized approach to business development and customer service – a benefit to both Phoscrete and our customers. By clearly understanding customer needs,  Phil excels at recommending appropriate solutions, and consistently provides follow-up support.

Phil leads our airports, ports, and military market outreach.

When off-duty, Phil enjoys spending time outdoors – in the woods, on the farm, or underwater. The Marshall Tucker Band is his favorite, as is a good bourbon or rye.