Our Team
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Meet Our Team


Frances Grinstead

Frances Grinstead

Pathogend, CEO

National speaker, trainer and motivator for infection prevention in high traffic facilities. Chief Executive Officer of CURIS decontamination systems used in hospitals, educational facilities, transportation and many other markets. Founder of the national chain Pathogend Bio-Decontamination Services and Inventor of The Germ Stops Here public awareness campaign. An extensive ten-year career in high-level disinfection nationally and internationally with an emphasis on chemical and device decontamination. Author of A Critical Care Decontamination guide for Klebsiella Pneumoniae and coauthor of Simultaneous Decontamination of A Lab and a Biological Safety Cabinet. Board Member and legislative chair for American Professionals for Infection Control and Prevention. IICRA certified.


Richard Mullen

Richard Mullen

Pathogend of Delaware, President

10 years in biomedical decontamination products and procedures. Facility trainer of target-specific needs of specialized decontamination. Multiple certifications in IICRC, CURIS, bio-decontamination.

Bachelor of Science: Finance, University of Delaware


Vince Battaglia

Vince Battaglia

Pathogend of Georgia, President

20 years of experience providing Emergency Medical Service and Aviation Medicine both in the Civilian and Military arena. Military experience in Emergency K9 medicine as well as extensive training in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear explosives (CBRNE) and practicing Trauma Medicine in austere environments. Emergency preparedness trained and experience with highly contagious and commonly spread diseases overseas, including Small Pox Containment.

Certifications

  • OSHA instructor (501) and trained on the Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Classification and Labeling.
  • International Institute of Inspection
  • Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT)
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician

Toni  Gallira

Toni Gallira

Pathogend of New Jersey, President

7 years of experience in national laboratory decontamination as a Regional Bio Safety Account Manager. BSL2,3.4 work with an emphasis on procedures and protocols.

Bachelor of Science: Marketing, University of Delaware


Betsy Cirillo

Betsy Cirillo

Pathogend of New Jersey, Co-Owner

Betsy has experience in bio-decontamination of large facilities, EMS/commercial vehicles, schools, and residential buildings. She is OSHA certified in mold prevention, inspection and remediation, as well as OSHA certified as a Bloodborne Pathogen Certification Trainer. Her prior experience was in marketing and advertising for an award-winning news organization and modern media company. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Montclair State University.


John Eklund

John Eklund

Pathogend of Delaware, Co-Owner

John has 30+ years of experience at a Fortune 500 science company whose values include a commitment to health and safety, respect for people, and highest ethical behavior and whose product lines include nutrition and health, people protection solutions, and safer food production.
John’s roles have included senior level IT and Finance positions managing projects of all sizes to drive effective solutions for customers and businesses.

Bachelor of Science: Accounting, MBA, University of Delaware


Reece Openshaw

Reece Openshaw

GermChamps (Utah), President

An expert in chemical and biological decontamination. Award winning Best of 2016 West Valley Janitorial and Environmental Services for decontamination and disinfection service, with added specialization in Meth Decontamination.

Bachelor’s in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
MBA, University of Phoenix

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