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Gary Stidsen

Product Manager

Gary has been at Restek for more than 20 years and has played an instrumental role in developing many key products and numerous customer solutions for laboratory workflows. During this time, he has served in various marketing and R&D positions including the Innovations Lab Manager, Product Manager for both the GC Columns and Air Sampling, and Director of Research and Innovation, where he was responsible for all aspects of research and new product development. Currently, Gary is the Sample Handling Business Manager with growth and profitability responsibilities for the Reference Standards, Sample Collection, and Sample Preparation product lines. 

Prior to Restek, Gary worked for 17 years for an environmental laboratory, holding positions as Technical Director and Laboratory Manager.

Gary graduated from Norwich University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management from Phoenix University.