meet our staff

CUSTOMER SERVICE


Jen Bayon
Customer Service  
Ph:  866-753-1113x108
Direct: 203-721-6872

Hobbies & Interests:  Watch Movies.  Listen to Music.  Play with my Son

JB’s Philosophy:  Understanding that maintaining a positive attitude is the key to making a difference. Being detailed oriented and strive to improve constantly.

Michelle Clark
Accounting & Human Resources
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 103
Direct: 203-528-0047
             
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  I love being on vacation in Florida & California with my family.  I am quite the dancer in my own mind.  I LOVE DANCING!

Mic’s Philosophy:  “Live life to the fullest, it’s the only time it’s okay to be so full of it!

Paula Gryga
Manufacturing


HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending time with my family, going to the beach, traveling, gardening, cooking, watching the Yankees, going to concerts and broadway shows!

ACCOUNTING

Margie Fish Metcalfe
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 110
Direct: 203-721-6881
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  I love my boys!  Watching my son grow up!  Spending time in Maine with my Family.  Hunting, Fishing, Hiking.

Margie’s Philosophy: Be Happy!

Tom Russell
Plant Manager
Ph:  866-753-1113x104
Direct: 203-528-0058

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Family.  Hunting.  Fishing.  Playing Hockey.  Going to the Beach.  Traveling.

Wilfredo Caraballo
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Family.  Dog Lover.  Listening to Music.

Shenny Husain
Sales Representative
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 109
Direct: 203-721-6875
 
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending time with my family, Watching Movies, Listening to Music and Dancing.  Foodie.

Shenny’s Philosophy:  “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

MANAGEMENT

Jack Porter Birtwell
President/Owner
Ph:  866-753-1113x102
Direct: 203-528-0002



HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending time with my family.  Boating.  Karate.  Playing Guitar.

Jack’s Philosophy:  “I’ve learned that my attitude about life determines life’s attitude about me.   When I woke up today, I chose to make it a good one; I think I’ll do the same tomorrow!”

Sita Kissoon
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Travel.  Listening to Music.  Meeting new people, seeing new places

Jane Birtwell
Information Technology

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending Time with Family & Friends.  Loves Baking.  Volunteering within the Community.

Brian Kirby
Customer Service
Ph:  866-753-1113x114
Direct: 203-721-6901

Hobbies & Interests:  Traveling, cycling, Hiking,. Anything outdoors, especially being by the ocean

 Brian’s Philosophy:  “I am truly here on earth to help my fellow man, my job as a customer service team member allows me the opportunity to help, teach and guide our great customers through many aspects of their projects.”


Gretchen Latoya
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Fitness.  Watching Cartoons.  Religion.  ANIMAL LOVER.

Kathy Vaughan
Customer Service
Ph:  866-753-1113x120
Direct: 203-721-6905

Hobbies & Interests:  I love playing Mahjong and Solitaire.  I like keeping up on current events and smelling the roses when I can.  I enjoy walking aerobics and living a healthier lifestyle!

Kathy’s Philosophy:  “Each day represents new opportunities.  Reach for them!  Grasp them firmly!  You and you alone make the difference between success and mediocrity or failure.”

Zulay Rodriguez
Assistant Plant Manager

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Watching Movies!  Spending Time with My Family!

Kathy Moran
Sales Representative
Ph: 914-629-0397
 
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Laughing with the people I love.  Kayaking.  Hiking.  Wineries.  Live Music.

Kathy’s Philosophy: “Dreams start as goals, goals become small daily actions, and before you know it…you’re there!  Never give up, don’t let fear get in the way!”



Richard Bardsley
Sales Representative
Ph: 508-414-3580

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Playing Golf.  Watching all local sports teams!

61 Mattatuck Heights Road | Waterbury, CT 06705

61 Mattatuck Heights Road | Waterbury CT 06705
customerservice@porterpreston.com

phone: 866-753-1113 | fax: 203-597-8828

​Steve Preston Gilmore
Vice President/Owner
Ph:  866-753-1113x101
Direct: 203-528-0001

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Snow Skiing.  Fishing.  Vegetable Gardening.

CUSTOMER/SALES REPRESENTATIVES

Barbara Dindyal
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  My Grandchildren.  Cooking.

Kenny De Carli
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Tae Kwon Do.  Gaming.

Gail Koerner
Sales/Customer Service Representative
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 100
Direct: 203-721-6863
                 
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Hanging out with my family and pets.  Listening to my kids sing and to the Grateful Dead.  Watching my favorite sports teams.

Gail’s Philosophy:  “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music”

​​Jennifer Treloar
Sales Representative
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 112
Direct: 203-721-6895
 
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  I enjoy reading and visiting the ocean with my husband as much as possible …It is where I am most at peace….I also love to cook, entertain, and spend time with my family, friends and my beautiful dog Macey … All I need is a warm meal, a glass of wine, and the laughter and company of those that mean the most to me.

Jennifer’s Philosophy:  “Life is not measured by the breathes we take but by the moments that take our breath away”

Tammy Puzacke
Customer Service
PH:  866-753-1113x113
Direct: 203-721-6896

Hobbies & Interests:  Gardening.  Outside adventures.  Relaxing on the beach with my husband.  Sports.  Shopping.  Traveling.

Tammy’s Philosophy:  “Every day is a new beginning.”

Eduardo Ortiz
Manufacturing
 
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  My Kids.  Sports.



61 Mattatuck Heights Road | Waterbury CT 06705

customerservice@porterpreston.com | 866-753-1113 | Fax 203-597-8828

 Ana Casalinova
Manufacturing

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:   Spending time with my family.  Watching TV.  Going out with Friends.

Pam Davanzo
Sales Representative
Ph: 866-753-1113 x 105
Direct: 203-528-0059

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending time with family & friends.  Boating.  Going to the Beach.  Reading.

Pam’s Philosophy:  Slow down and enjoy life.  It is not only the scenery you miss by going too fast…  You also miss the sense of where you are going and why…

Kimberly Velez
Customer Service
Ph:  866-753-1113x115
Direct:  203-721-6906

HOBBIES & INTERESTS:  Spending time with my family, Camping, Coloring, Talking.

Kim’s Philosophy:  “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…  It’s about learning to  Dance in the Rain.”

PLANT STAFF