Meet Our Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Grose has been involved in the Specialty Chemical and Water Treatment business since 1989. Comtech was founded in 1997 based on Mr. Grose’s passionate pursuit of solving big problems. As Comtech’s CEO, Mr. Grose is responsible for commercializing innovation for the company and its affiliates. Mr. Grose’s accomplishments have been recognized by large E&P companies, trade organizations and as an E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner.
Prior to founding Comtech, Mr. Grose was part of the Basic Industry group at Nalco Chemical specializing in raw and waste water clarification, boiler and cooling system treatment, and fuel oil additives for a variety of industrial accounts.
He is a long-time resident of the Pittsburgh area and attended South Park High School and the University of Pittsburgh. He currently resides in Washington, PA with his wife and two children.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Gevaudan spent eight years working with The Hillman Company and the last six years in financial leadership roles with local manufacturing and technology companies. In his current role as CFO, he is responsible for managing the finance and accounting functions, and is focused on building an efficient infrastructure to manage key business processes and contract compliance.
Mr. Gevaudan is a long-time Pittsburgh resident, having attended Central Catholic High School and earning his BS in Accounting from Duquesne University. He later earned his MBA at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He remains active in his community serving as a volunteer for Central Catholic’s Viking Victory Auction and as Finance Council member for Sacred Heart Church in Emsworth. He enjoys coaching girls’ basketball at St. James School in Sewickley, PA.