Team

Frank Cumbo

President & CEO

Frank Cumbo serves as President and CEO of Denton Vacuum providing Denton Vacuum a strong and focused leadership experience and skill, leveraging his over 25 years’ global executive experience in defining business strategies and selling innovative new products in the capital equipment, scientific instrumentation and aerospace markets. Frank has served in senior Sales, Marketing and… Read More

Brian Desmarais

Vice President, Technology

Brian drives Denton Vacuum technology efforts to include platform and engineering support for revenue projects, new application & product development, and developing technical collateral in support of commercial activities, monitoring new technologies and assessing their potential to become new products or services. Brian comes to Denton with 30 years of experience as an accomplished international… Read More

Ellen Carson

Chief Financial Officer

Ellen oversees full P&L and budget adherence for Denton Vacuum, to include cross-functional leadership of financial, HR and IT. During Ellen’s 30-year-plus financial oversight at Denton, Ellen has continually improved Denton Vacuum financials through strategic planning and execution in financial analysis and its reporting, process improvement, organizational development and structure, budgeting, project management, international operations,… Read More

Colin Quinn

Vice President, Sales & Service

Colin Quinn serves as Denton Vacuum’s Vice President, Sales & Marketing responsible for driving sales and market success in the global thin film technology marketplace. Leveraging a strong and long-tenured background in plasma source technology, Colin Quinn has served in many senior level sales, marketing and business development roles, including those with Advanced Energy, Veeco… Read More

Dave Konopka

Chief Technologist

Dave Konopka is Denton Vacuum’s Director of Technology. Dave provides process engineering leadership in the area of thin film deposition technology, testing and developing new or modified process formulations, defining processing or handling equipment requirements and specifications, and reviewing processing techniques and methods applied in the manufacture, fabrication and evaluation of thin film technology products… Read More

Shirley Huston

Vice President, Operations

Shirley is Denton Vacuum’s current Vice President, Operations overseeing all daily operations of the plant from 6S, production planning, procurement, manufacturing, and shipment. Leading our Lean efforts of time-based growth strategy in a continuous improvement environment. Shirley has 25 years of driving Lean principles from concept, to the factory floor, through shipment to the customer;… Read More