Team

Growing in breadth & depth of knowledge

Part of what makes Sapphire Technical Solutions a global leader in light measurement technology is the team designing, building and driving our business forward. Without these individuals, we wouldn’t be where we are today.

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michael piscitelli, CEO

The company's owner, Michael Piscitelli, is an Electronics Engineer with a Master's Degree in Computer Science. Michael has been working in the automotive and aerospace industry for 26 years, developing electronics and software systems for many of the key automotive and aerospace lighting companies domestically and abroad. As the sponsor of the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineering) J1330 Photometric Laboratory Accuracy Document and an active member of many SAE J-documents committees and task forces, he is committed to the progress of technology in the photometric industry.

Connect with Michael on LinkedIn & mpiscitelli@sapphirests.com


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cindy mcguffin, business director

Cindy joined the STS team in January 2009. She is originally from Southern West Virginia, but has lived in the Charlotte area since 1991. She has a BS/BA from West Virginia University and obtained her CPA certificates from West Virginia and North Carolina. While she does have public accounting experience, the majority of her business background is in managing a small business.

Connect with Cindy on LinkedIn & cindy.mcguffin@sapphirests.com


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Drew Brown, director of operations

Drew Brown is the Director of Operations at STS. He oversees our inventory management, project management and assemblies. He is responsible for internal optimizations and identifying efficiency gains within our internal and customer-facing systems.

Connect with Drew on LinkedIn & drew.brown@sapphirests.com


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ron wathan, Lab manager

Ron Wathan is our Lab Manager and brings a wealth of experience to Sapphire Technical Solutions. Before coming to STS, Ron worked for 27 years in the automotive lighting industry. His main responsibilities are performing equipment and light source calibrations, product testing, acquiring and maintaining laboratory accreditation, and assisting with the design, development, and implementation of test systems.

Connect with Ron on LinkedIn & rwathan@sapphirests.com



Interested in joining our team?

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