David Bobrek, Chairman & CEO

Mr. Bobrek has over 35 years of technical materials manufacturing and management experience. He has been the President of Blasch since 1989, and has directed the company’s growth through his vision of developing new markets and creating strategic plans to leverage the company’s technology. Mr. Bobrek earned a Masters in Communications from Syracuse University and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business for their Program of Management Development. 

Jack Parrish, President & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Parrish joined Blasch as Controller in June 1998. He was named Vice President of Finance in 2001, Executive Vice President in 2005, and President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Mr. Parrish earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the State University of New York (SUNY) Albany, as well as a BS in Accounting from SUNY Plattsburgh.

Ted Collins, Executive Vice President, Operations

Mr. Collins joined Blasch in 1992.  In 1995 he was given responsibility for directing all aspects of Blasch’s engineering as well as new product development. In 2006 Mr. Collins  was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Other positions held include Manager, Process Engineering; Project Engineer; and Plant Engineer.  Mr. Collins earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College.

Bill Johnson, Vice President, Procurement & Logistics

Mr. Johnson joined Blasch in 1988 as Plant Manager. In 2001 he was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Mr. Johnson’s education includes a BBA earned from State University of New York (SUNY) Albany, as well as several additional professional and management development courses from Union College, St. Rose College, Alfred University, and GE Manufacturing Management Program. 

Les Lak, Vice President, Operations & Systems

Mr. Lak joined Blasch Precision Ceramics in 2008 as the Vice President of Operations and Systems. Mr. Lak is responsible for the Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Research and Development Departments.  Mr. Lak has an MS in Plastics, as well as a BS in Plastic Technology from Lowell Technological Institute, Lowell, MA