Meet the Team

At YSI we're interested in more than just developing world-class instruments — we're also here to help you along every step of your project.  Our skilled support staff can help you make the most of your equipment and, in many cases, are cross-trained to quickly get to the solutions you need.  From making the right purchasing decisions to guiding your team in the field — we have someone with the knowledge to help make your project a success.

Below you can find more information about each support department and the knowledgeable YSI staff that who make it all possible.  They are eager to support your product over the course of its life-cycle.


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Cynthia

Director of Customer Services

Cynthia is the Director of Customer Services, which includes Order Management, Technical Support/Application Specialist, and Bench Services Repair. 

Need Support?

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm Eastern (GMT -5)
Phone: +1 (937) 688-4255
US: 877-726-0975
Fax: +1 (937) 767-1058
Email: info@ysi.com


 


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Heather

Project Manager

Heather joined YSI in 2003 as a Repair admin, later becoming the Repair Team Lead in 2008. In August 2013, she transitioned into her current role as project manager supporting all of customer service. Her main area of focus is efficiency gains and continuous improvement … which in turn will improve the customer experience.

Technical Support

Our Technical Support team is a diverse group of professionals with backgrounds as varied as the issues they field. Their main role is to support our customers with any concerns they might have about our instruments, but they do much more. Support also assists customers with demonstrations of equipment, customer training, installation support, and fact-checks many of our technical documents. If you have a specific technical question about any of our products, these are the people to ask.
 



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Technical Support Team Leader

Tom has been with YSI for nearly 10 years and has a background in Environmental Science. He worked for 4 years as a field technician for an environmental lab and then several more years running storm water treatment facilities at an airport. Tom specializes in supporting our EXO line of instruments and manages the Tech Support Team. 


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Ryan

Technical Support Representative
Ryan has been with YSI/Xylem Inc. for over a year.  He has a background in Environmental Science, GIS, and Archaeology and he worked in the field for more than 8 years.  Ryan is currently supporting both the WaterLOG and MJK lines of instruments.  


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Matt

Technical Support Representative

Matt has been with YSI for 13 years and has a background in electronics.  He worked in the YSI repair center for over 3 years, then an additional 3+ years as the Service and Operations Manager of the YSI Gulf Coast office. Matt specializes in supporting our EXO and WaterLog lines of equipment.


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Myra

Technical Support Representative

Myra has been working at YSI since 2010. She spent 4 years working in Repair before moving into her current position as a Tech Support Rep. Her main area of support focus is the Water Quality line of instrumentation including the IQ SensorNet and Aquaculture monitors.


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Sam

Technical Support Representative

Sam joined the Technical Support team in March 2015. She has her B.Sc. in Environmental Science from Ohio State University, and previously worked as an environmental specialist in the oil and gas industry. Sam specializes in supporting the EXO product line.   


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Ben

Technical Support Representative

Ben holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Wright State. He spent his college days working at an academic chemistry lab and a pharmacy before starting at YSI in 2014. Ben specializes in supporting YSI’s lab instrumentation.


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Tyler

Technical Support Representative

With backgrounds in ecology and biology, Tyler specializes in aquaculture and water treatment applications. He has worked as a research technician for several years at Ohio State’s Aquatic Ecology Laboratory before coming to YSI.

 

Order Management

Our Order Management team is the front line in getting you the equipment you need to get the job done. They handle just about everything from getting you a verbal quote to getting your product out the door. Beyond that, they are some serious globe-trotters — ensuring our exports are internationally complaint and tracking the movement of our products to customers all over the world. Do you have a question about pricing, product availability or lead times? This is the crew to ask.

 



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Christel

Customer Service Representative

Christel Borden joined the Customer Service Team at YSI in 2013.  Prior to joining YSI, Christel worked as a customer service representative for a publisher for 8 years and in the health care industry for 4 years.  She earned an associate’s degree from Clark State Community College and a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University McGregor in 2011.


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Sheldon

Customer Service Representative

Sheldon joined the Customer Service Team at YSI in 2013. He has a background in both international and domestic inside sales and customer service that spans over 12 years in different industries.


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Kelly

Customer Service Representative

Kelly started working at YSI in 2007 in the manufacturing and assembly areas.  She joined the Customer Service Team in 2014. Prior to joining YSI, Kelly worked in customer service for five years.


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Meredeth

Customer Service Representative

Meredeth began working in the Utah office in 2011 and joined the Customer Service Team in 2013. Prior to joining YSI, Meredeth worked in advertising for a newspaper for ten years. Outside of work she enjoys yoga and camping.


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Barb

Customer Service Representative

Barb came to YSI in 1987, and brought with her many years of customer service experience. Prior to YSI, she held positions as a licensed spectacle/contact lens optician, an office manager, customer service/order entry for a large grocery distributor, as well as dental assistant. She worked in YSI manufacturing before joining the customer service team. Away from work, Barb is an avid animal advocate.


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Betsy

Customer Service Representative

Betsy started joined the Customer Service Team at YSI in 2014. Prior to joining YSI, Betsy worked in several support roles for manufacturers for nineteen years. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ohio University.


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Michelle

Customer Service Representative

Michelle joined the Customer Service Team at YSI in 2015.  Prior to joining YSI, she worked in customer service for a label manufacturer for 4 years, and as a project/scheduling coordinator for 3 years.  She earned an associate’s degree from Sinclair Community College.

Repair Center

Many of our instruments are intended to be used in some of the harshest conditions known, but even the best designed equipment needs a little tender-loving-care. Enter our Repair Center staff, who have deep working knowledge of all the bits and pieces that make a YSI instrument work at its best. Send your equipment in for a regular check-up and let our experienced crew bring it back up to factory specification with preventive maintenance. Moreover, the repair team can also upgrade, calibrate, and otherwise ensure that everything is running nice and smooth with your YSI product.



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Bill

Repair Center Manager

Bill started with YSI in 1991 as a Repair Technician. He has held several challenging positions within the company such as R&D Test Technician, Technical Sales and Support Specialist, Repair Center Team Leader and Systems Engineer. In 2013, Bill became the Repair Center Manager. He has an Associate Degree in Industrial Engineering from Morehead State University, and an Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute, Dayton OH.


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Katie

Repair Center Receiving Assistant

Katie started at YSI as an assembler in 2011. She moved into the Administrative role within the Repair Center in late 2015. Her responsibilities within the Repair Center include receiving and picking orders, parts stocking and ordering, running daily and weekly reports, and communicating with customers in regard to their repairs. Katie earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Dayton in 2011.


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Jason

Sr Repair Technician

Jason has been with YSI since March 2013. He specializes in the service of all YSI WQS and Life Science products, as well as products for the AADI and MJK lines. Jason has earned a B.Sc. and M.S. in Geological Science from Wright State University and the University of Akron.


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Steve

Sr Repair Technician

Steve has been with YSI since March 2005, and has an Associate degree in Electronics and Applied Science. He specializes in the service of all WaterLog products, and is the back-up technician responsible to maintain the sensor calibration chambers for the WaterLog products, and he also has extensive knowledge of the 6-Series and EXO products.


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Joe

Sr Repair Technician

Joe has been with YSI since November 2000. He specializes in the service of all 6-Series and EXO products, and is also familiar with the WQS products.


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Paul

Sr Repair Technician

Paul has been with YSI since August 2014. He services all YSI WQS and Life Science products; as well as specializing in IQ SensorNet products.


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Tom

Sr Repair Technician

Tom started at DAA in April 2010, and then moved to Ohio to work at YSI in January 2014. He specializes in the service of all WaterLog products, and he is also the primary technician responsible for maintaining the sensor calibration chambers for the WaterLog products.


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Greg

Repair Technician

Greg earned an Associate’s degree in Computer and Electronics Engineering in 2010. He has been with YSI since May 2011, and specializes in the service of all 6-Series and EXO products. Away from work, Greg loves reading, music, cooking, and learning new things.


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Mark

Repair Technician

Mark has been with YSI since October 2014. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, previously worked for Intel Corporation, and has a B.A. in Marketing. He specializes in the service of all 6-Series and EXO products.


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Eric

Repair Technician

Eric has been with YSI since May 2011. He specializes in the service of all 6-Series and EXO products.

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