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Management Team

Don Garretson, Quality Manager, Engineered Polymers Division

Don Garretson is Quality Manager for TSE’s Engineered Polymer Division (EPD). Don is responsible for overseeing the quality system within EPD.

Don originally comes from the automotive industry, with over 20 years of experience in quality and production and 10 years in Corporate Procurement for the financial services industry. Don received his B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Project Management from Colorado Technical University.  Don is a trained Six Sigma Green Belt with lean manufacturing.

He is married to his lovely wife, Connie, with two wonderful sons, David & Jacob. Don enjoys cruising in his convertible, biking and spending time with his wife exploring life in St. Petersburg.

Massimo Cerboni, Global VP of Sales, Millathane®/CASE Specialty Products

Massimo "Mo" Cerboni is the Global VP of Sales, Millathane®/CASE Specialty Products. Mo has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA in International Business from the University of Connecticut.

Mo spent most of his 25-yr career with Uniroyal Chemical/Chemtura, holding various positions in process engineering, purchasing, and technical sales. Mo also worked for Lion Copolymer in new business development, before joining TSE in 2010.

Mo brings extensive experience in the sales and marketing of chemicals and polymers to the rubber industry.

Fred Costello, V.P. Sales, CASE Division

Fred Costello is V.P. of Sales for our CASE Division.  A Michigan native and family man, Fred brings a wealth of sales & marketing knowledge and experience to TSE, having served as Marketing Manager for Yokohama Industries Americas, Inc.'s Sealant Division for the past 8 years.  Prior to that, he served as Sales & Marketing Manager for Jesco Products Co. (Meter, Mix and Dispense Equipment) for 25 years. 

Fred is very excited about the new challenges that TSE presents and looks forward to the opportunity to grow the CASE Division.

Randy Tacchio, ERI & Materials Manager

Randy is ERI & Materials Manager for all of TSE’s divisions. The material management department handles inventory control and material handling functions in all facilities.

Randy started with TSE in 2018 and has over 20 years of experience in inventory control and materials management, including 13 years at a high volume manufacturing facility in Akron, OH. He received his BA in Organization Management from Malone University. He enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling, fishing, golfing and attending local events.

Tim Carson, Plant Manager

Tim Carson is TSE’s Plant Manager.  Tim handles all Maintenance, Building Issues and Plant Equipment. He and his crew keep the TSE machine running.

Tim started with TSE in 2011 and has over 40 yrs experience in all fields of Construction, Maintenance and Building Repairs, including over 25 years at a large Chemical Plant in Saint Louis.

Tim married his lovely wife, Linda, in 1974.  They have one daughter, Lynn, who resides in Missouri. Tim enjoys riding his Harley, fishing and relaxing at home with Linda and their two Boston Terriers, Lexi and Gracie.

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