Mark Ludwig
Founder
Mark’s innovative designs are the heart and soul of the Loring brand. His creativity has led to a series of international patents, and has brought this company to the attention of roastmasters worldwide. Mark draws on more than 30 years experience in the design and engineering of packaging and food processing machinery. His entrepreneurial experience also includes a coffee roasting company and a contract tea packaging business.
Gordon Tredger
President
Originally from Toronto, Ontario (Canada), Gordon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Commerce and Economics from the University of Toronto. He then began his career in the Finance group at Motorola Canada. He went on to hold roles such as Director of Finance and Vice President of Operations with Photovac Incorporated (Toronto), General Manager at Perkin-Elmer (Wilton, CT), Vice President of Instruments & Integration at Argonaut Technologies (Redwood City, CA), Vice President of Analytical Instruments at Varian, Inc. and President of Solar Energy at Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
Dennis Vogel
Director of Marketing and Sales
Dennis brings 20 years of combined experience in marketing, product management, and branding. He has previously held management roles at industry-leading companies including Cisco Systems and Linksys, as well as successful startup Zep Solar. Vogel earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Missouri State University
Andrew Ward
Director of Manufacturing
Henry Perez
Director of Engineering
Originally from El Centro, California, Henry earned a BSME degree from Cal Poly and MSME from UC Berkeley. He then began his career at IBM, performing computer simulations and designing hard disk drives. He went on to hold roles such as Engineering Manager at General Dynamics, Director of Technology at the EcoGreen Group, Director of Manufacturing Engineering at Western Digital, Director of Engineering at Seagate Technology and Operating Manager at Agilent Technologies.