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Leadership Team

Gene Dorff

Chief Executive Officer

Gene joins Solmetex with over 20 years of experience within the dental industry. He began his career in dentistry with OraPharma, a division of Johnson and Johnson, as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he was instrumental in growing Arestin a ground-breaking periodontal infection therapy product which quickly became the market leader. At Dentsply Sirona for the past 12 years, he served as the leader of the Global Restorative Products Group and leader of the Global Dental Implant Products Group. In these roles he grew Dentsply Sirona through Organic new product development and Mergers and Acquisitions. Having managed Dental businesses in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions, Gene is an experienced international business executive. Combined with his experience in R&D, Product Development, Marketing and Supply Chain, his deep background in the global marketplace will help Solmetex expand to new markets and meet clinical needs with new product solutions.

“Solmetex provides outstanding high-quality products and service solutions to dentists, which I intend to expand to other products. We want to provide a broad range of water solutions to protect the patient, practice, community, and the environment. The goal is for Solmetex to be recognized as the solution provider for dental patient and practice water safety.”

Nick Mozzicato


Nick has been managing companies in the filtration and water treatment industry for over 40 years. Now in his 23rd year at Solmetex, he has guided his team to build a company that is the number one provider of Amalgam Separators in North America due to its excellent customer service and high quality reliable products.

Personal statement:I am proud to be part of an organization that is focused on implementing Green products into the dental industry to assist dentists with Best Management Practices (BMP’s), as well as, complying with the ever changing regulatory directives. Solmetex’s employees enjoy a work environment that emphasizes customer service while in a very supportive family atmosphere.  I take personal pride in that the majority of our employees have been with Solmetex for over 10 years.”

Lauren Nagel

Chief Operations Officer

Lauren has over 25 years of experience in the water treatment industry and has been with Solmetex since September 2000.  Since starting with Solmetex, Lauren has evolved with the company and has seen it through many transitions. She has extensive experience in accounting, finance, sales and operations.

Personal statement: “Working at Solmetex has allowed me to experience every aspect of business, whether it be accounting, sales or operations. Knowing we are helping the environment and providing total solutions to our customers makes me proud to be an integral part of this team.”


Bill Gerety

Chief Commercial Officer

Bill brings over 25 years of extensive leadership, marketing and commercialization experience across the consumer packaged goods, financial services and life sciences/healthcare industries to Solmetex, including Diageo, Capital One Financial, Boston Scientific and most recently Sirtex Medical, where he served as Vice President, Marketing focused on the US and Latin America. Overseeing all Marketing and Customer Experience initiatives for Solmetex, Bill and his team will focus on educating and partnering with physicians and their practice staff to optimize a responsible approach to waste solutions and handling.

Personal statement: “I’m proud to join an organization with a legacy of leadership in the dental industry, as well as a culture that fosters innovation and personal growth. Solmetex has been at the forefront of developing cutting edge waste solutions for dental practices, and I look forward to continuing those efforts as we explore new opportunities to apply our technologies. At Solmetex, a commitment to physicians, their patients and the environment, are the cornerstones of everything we do.”

Paul Janell

Chief Financial Officer

Paul joins Solmetex with over 25 years of financial and operational leadership within the healthcare market. As CFO, Paul will guide the organizations financial strategy through building teams and systems to support the company’s mission.

Personal statement: “I am extremely excited to be a member of the Solmetex organization that excels in delivering innovative solutions and unparalleled customer service within the dental market. I look forward to working with a great team to continue to build upon this strong track record while delivering service and value to our customers”

Kellie St. Onge

Director of Customer Service

Kellie joined Solmetex in 2010 and has a strong customer service background and extensive corporate training in customer and technical support. In her role at Solmetex, she is responsible for keeping every single customer happy and in compliance.

Personal statement: “I feel strongly that Solmetex offers superior products and services.  We strive to make the customer experience as simple and worry free as possible. Our goal is to build a relationship with our customer to be an advocate and single point of contact for all support issues related to an environmentally compliant practice.” 

Kristin Ansted

Director of Digital, Trade & Compliance

Kristin brings to Solmetex over 20 years of digital advertising and campaign management experience from software and internet based businesses. She is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of all marketing and communications strategies for the company.

Personal statement: “My role at Solmetex affords me the opportunity to touch the many aspects of the business from product conception & design, to product release and onto the sales & marketing of premium dental products and solutions. It is rewarding to work for an environmentally conscious company which manufactures quality products.”

Brian Mergentime

National Director of Sales

Brian is responsible for supporting and managing the Solmetex salesforce across the United States and internationally. Brian has been in the dental sales for over 20 years, bringing diverse knowledge of the dental industry, which is invaluable in building relationships and leading Solmetex and the sales team to the next level.  

Personal statement: “I am thrilled to be working for a company whose focus is to protect our water and our environment. It is exciting to work with Solmetex’s fantastic salesforce and our dedicated inside sales team, who truly strive to provide the best experience to our customers and the field.”  

Richard Andrew Campos

Director of International Business Development & Sales

Richard is a Business Development, Sales and Marketing Executive with over 25 years’ experience in the domestic and international dental markets. Richard is high-energy and a results-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial mindset of achieving measurable results in critical markets for Solmetex. Richard will take Solmetex to the world stage and execute strategic global distribution initiatives in an ever-changing global business environment.

Personal statement: “I am honored and excited to join Solmetex: an organization that dreams big, works hard, and stays focused on achieving success by surrounding themselves with great people, great products, and forward-thinking initiatives to make our customers successful in protecting the environment.”

Amy Gagne

Director, Special Markets

Amy joins the Solmetex Team with over 25 years in the dental market. Early in her clinical hygiene career she recognized how important it was to bring quality, safe, and user-friendly technology to the dental team. Her career includes positions of growing responsibility at Envista (formerly Kerr), Henry Schein and most recently Zest Dental Solutions, and has created a path of high-growth organizations where her focus has been on expansion efforts in emerging markets.

Personal statement: “Now more than ever, the future of our environment is so important. Solmetex is a leader in environmental compliance and developing products that meet EPA Standards. I’m excited to be working with this growing organization and a team that recognizes the importance of simplifying the technology required to keep our dental partners in compliance with our newly launched Compliance Program.”

Megan Solo

Manager of Inside Sales

Megan brings over 20 years experience in sales, training and recruiting and is currently responsible for managing the Solmetex Inside Sales team. Key areas of focus include building and maintaining relationships with our existing customer base while leading the inside sales team to excel in their goals while educating and providing solutions to dental practices across the country. 

Personal statement: “As the manager for the Inside Sales Team, it has been exciting to represent ‘best in class’ products. For me, blending my interest in science and sales at Solmetex has allowed me to grow and experience many sides of our business, build relationships and support the sales team to achieve the next level of success. It is a privilege and joy to work with such an impressive team who is always working to help protect our water and our environment. This is the ultimate reward and experience.”

Jami McLaughlin

Distribution Channel Manager

Jami brings over 10 years of experience as a liaison for educational institutions including University of San Diego, Boston College and Tufts HNRCA in varying roles. From connecting angel investors and PhD students to collaborating top business executives coaching master’s students, Jami has actively been culturing partnerships within the business and educational world. In her current role at Solmetex, Jami is involved in the education and support to our dealer network. Jami manages the bridge between our distributors and the sales team, working closely with both to ensure a smooth partnership.

Personal statement: “I come to work with the knowledge that we are working to find new and innovative ways to protect the environment. What really makes this team unique is that not only is Solmetex the gold standard with our products but also the gold standard of people which I have the honor to work with. It is rewarding to be a part of a company that actively encourages individual and professional growth while doing our part to help protect the future of clean water.”