DUNEDIN, Fla., May 20, 2015 — Ocean Optics Inc. has two new vice presidents.
Steven Frey will drive development of technologies for next-generation applications of miniature spectroscopy as vice president of technology. He will lead the company's team of design and applications engineers in developing new products to meet global environmental, health care and resources challenges, promoting the power of spectroscopy to protect and improve quality of life.
He will also work with external partners in research to explore how new technologies can be developed into industrial solutions.
Frey worked previously for FAZ Technology Inc. of Orlando, Fla., where he was senior vice president of product development and delivery. He directed a team focused on the development of unique sensing capabilities, applying fiber Bragg gratings to spectroscopy and other novel techniques.
Prior to that, he worked for 27 years in Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Missiles and Fire Control division, where he held multiple roles including director of applied research and laser directed energy and section manager of systems engineering. Frey earned a master's degree in physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology and a bachelor's degree in engineering physics from Bradley University.
Meanwhile, Tony Keller will be responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, information technology and office administration as vice president of finance. As a member of the executive board, he will also assist in the strategic management of the company’s business, including sales, operations, engineering and finance.
Keller worked previously for Enpro Industries Inc. His most recent roles were with Enpro’s GGB Inc. in Longview, Texas, as global vice president of strategy and growth, and in Annecy, France, as global vice president of finance and IT. Prior to that, Keller was vice president of finance and IT with another Enpro company, Stemco LP.
Keller is an associated chartered accountant and has a bachelor's degree from University of Sheffield in the U.K.
Ocean Optics develops chemical sensors, analytical instrumentation, optical fibers and optics. The company is a subsidiary of Halma PLC.