EON PRODUCTS - Key Persons

Aliza Herrera

Job Titles:
  • Production Associate
Aliza Herrera is from Peru and has a degree in Business Administration. Aliza started in EON's Production department in 2014 and is fully skilled in manufacturing all our groundwater sampling products and suspension tethers. During her time at EON Aliza has become a U.S. citizen. Aliza is very sociable and helps create a good work environment for everyone, because she likes being part of the EON family and focusing her energy on making high-quality products for the environment. In her free-time Aliza enjoys reading and she is passionate about photography, loves to travel and meet new people. "The environment is not our property and we cannot destroy it. Rather it is everyone's responsibility and we must protect it" - Mohith Agadi

Angela Murphy

Job Titles:
  • Accounting Administrator
Angela is an alumna of Agnes Scott College and joined EON with 18 years of experience in operational accounting in manufacturing and service industries. With a foundation in Industrial Organizational Psychology, Angela brings a dynamic range of skills to the team. She works in concert with sales and operations to ensure accurate records for our customers and vendors. A nature lover, she is passionate about our role as stewards of the environment. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with family, gardening and exploring new hiking trails.

Brad Varhol - Founder, President

Job Titles:
  • Founder
  • President
Bradley has a bachelor's degree in Geology and over 40 years of experience working with groundwater and environmental products. In 1995, Brad founded EON Products, Inc. as a high service provider of instruments and supplies for environmental sampling, measuring & monitoring. In 1996 he added XRF instruments for identifying metal alloys and for hazardous metals in soil and consumer products. Brad holds three patents for groundwater sampling bailers and passive diffusion samplers. In 1998, he introduced the first commercial Passive Diffusion Bag Sampler (PDB), based on technology developed by the USGS. In 2001, Brad developed the SuperBailer multi-purpose disposable bailer and has assisted in the introduction of the HydraSleeve No-Purge Grab Sampler. In 2014 Brad developed and introduced the Dual Membrane Passive Diffusion Sampler (DMPDB) which extended the list of compounds suitable for passive diffusion sampling from VOCs to virtually any dissolved analyte. He is a member of the Interstate Technology Regulatory Commission (ITRC) on the 1,4 Dioxane and PFAS Teams, was formerly on the faculty of the Nielsen Environmental Field School and has assisted state and federal agencies in the review and update of groundwater sampling methods. Brad is a frequent speaker on the topics of; passive groundwater sampling, hand-held XRF and LIBS instrumentation for metals analysis and general environmental field instrumentation.

Cheryl Trudeau

Job Titles:
  • Manager
  • Shipping & Receiving
Cheryl Trudeau is the shipping and receiving manager at EON Products. She has extensive experience in the transportation and warehousing industry and is very knowledgeable in international and domestic shipping procedures. Cheryl looks out for our customers by making sure the products are packed for survival and in the most economical configuration. She lives with her husband and two rescue dogs, Willow and Bud. As if the ups and downs of shipping are not enough, Cheryl loves roller-coasters! She also enjoys spending time with her family, going to the park, vacations at the beach, and just relaxing on the back deck.

Debbie Varhol - VP

Job Titles:
  • Controller
  • Vice President
Debbie Varhol has a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech University. Debbie helped start the company in 1995 and contributed on a part-time basis while rearing her two children. Debbie manages EON's financial resources by working closely with customers and vendors to keep relationships and inventory healthy. Debbie enjoys hiking, bicycling, travel and spending lots of time making memories with family and friends.

Kenny Charlotin

Job Titles:
  • Operations & Rental
Kenny has a Bachelor's Degree in Technical Management, and also holds an applied science degree in Electronics. He started with EON in in 2009 as our Rental Equipment Technician and has continuously been involved in every aspect of EON. Kenny is a technical solid resource for our sales staff and customers. As EON's Operations Manager, Kenny oversees EON's production, shipping, Inventory, purchasing and still manages rental equipment. He has detailed knowledge of XRF analyzer operation and assists customers with XRF training, troubleshooting, and logistics. Kenny is always here and ready to help you with anything you need. Kenny is a dedicated husband, and father of two children and has a moonlight gig as a popular DJ.

Lynn Kricun

Job Titles:
  • Account Manager
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Customer Service & Sales Coordinator
Lynn is the sales coordinator and account manager at EON and is the 2 nd in command on custom tether projects. She graduated from the University of Maryland (FEAR THE TURTLE!!) and is a huge baseball fan (GO BRAVES!!). She spends any free time creating wheel thrown pottery (emphasis on thrown………) as well as cooking and a variety of other crafts. Just don't ask her to go outdoors…..

Michael Bersch

Job Titles:
  • Sales Representative
Michael is the Southeast Sales Representative at EON. Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Auburn University and lives in Georgia. He works closely with EON's customers for their instrumentation needs and rental equipment needs and is a resource for EON's customers. In his free time, Michael enjoys getting outdoors with his dogs and loves all sports, especially Auburn football and all Atlanta professional teams. Michael is always ready to help, and he provides great customer service to our customers.

Michael Gay

Job Titles:
  • Production Associate
Michael started with EON in 2013 as our Shipping and Receiving Manager and recently transitioned to a part-time role in the production department. Michael helped develop EON's packaging method for Pre-filled PDBs and helps manufacture the PDBs that are central to EON's business. Michael states, "some companies give lip service to team work, but at EON Products, we live it every day." His outside interests include astronomy, model trains and computer programming.

Rhonda Van Lede

Job Titles:
  • Sales Manager
Rhonda Van Lede earned her Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Florida State University. She joined the EON Team in 2012 and is active at both national and international levels. Her specialty is helping consultants develop sampling and monitoring strategies, especially selecting the proper equipment for; Groundwater Sampling, Gas Detection, Water Quality, and Elemental analysis using XRF and LIBS instruments. Rhonda is the company lead for PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane groundwater sampling projects and continues to provide her team with the latest publications and information on these contaminants of emerging concern. She is a member of the Georgia Association of Environmental Professionals (GAEP) team. In her free time, Rhonda loves visiting her family (especially her identical twin sister) in Sarasota Florida and enjoys all things outdoors: kayaking, hiking, fishing and visiting the beach. She also stays very involved in any and all multiple sclerosis fundraising and awareness events in honor of her husband Chris. Rhonda is always positive and happy to help customers and her community.