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Our Team

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
-Helen Keller

Scott Harrison

Chief Executive Officer

Scott joined Quala in 2017, and brings with him over 15 years of senior leadership experience and 30 years of managing operations. Prior to Quala, Scott held the role of CEO at both Rea Magnet Wire and Azure Dynamics and served as Group President at Hayes Lemmerz. His business success has been achieved by building great teams, focusing on establishing strong relationships with customers, and utilizing his deep operations expertise.

Terry O’Brien


Terry joined Quala in 2009, and brings with him over 22 years of industry experience. Between 1991 and 2008, Terry held various leadership positions within Quality Distribution (a leading provider of Bulk transport Services) including Sr. VP of Operations, Sr. VP of Business Development, and Sr. VP of Sales.

Marc R. Friedant

Chief Financial Officer

Marc joined Quala in 2017, and has over 30 years of financial experience across a multitude of companies and industries. Previously, Marc was Chief Financial Officer for Vogue International, Hardware Holdings and Clement Pappas Company and Managing Director for Penn Hudson Financial Group.

Erik Leto

Chief Operations Officer

Joining Quala in 2006, Erik has 15 years of industry experience. Prior to Quala, he held various roles within Quality Distribution including Business Analyst and Director of Central Planning. Erik was part of the team that, along with Mike Bauer, executed the corporate carve out of Quala and implemented the systems and processes necessary for Quala to operate as a stand-alone entity.

Edie Reaves

Vice President, Quality & Operational Excellence

Joining Quala in January of 2018, Edie has over 20 years of experience almost entirely from the automotive industry.   Prior to joining the Quala team, Edie was VP of Quality and Health, Safety & Environmental at Faurecia Automotive Seating, North America.  She has held numerous positions in manufacturing including Director of Operations for Wabash National Corporation, Wabash Composites Business Unit and Plant Manager in the Tier 1 automotive supplier space.  Edie believes putting people first, focusing on customer satisfaction and executing with a continuous improvement mindset is the key to success.

Paul Woodbury

Vice President, Human Resources

Paul joined Quala with over 9 years of industry experience. Prior to Quala, Paul was the Human Resources Manager at CEMEX and served as Human Resources Director for Quala, prior to being promoted from within to his current role as VP of Human Resources.

Eric Speiser

Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Joining Quala in 2017, Eric brings with him over 15 years of sales and marketing leadership experience. Prior to joining Quala, Eric held various roles including Area Sales Director for Waste Management (a world-wide industry leader in Environmental Services) and Director of Sales for The Cintas Corporation (a leading facilities service provider).

John Jolly

Executive VP,  Environmental Services

Joining Quala in 2016, John brings with him over 10 years of industry experience and expertise in business development through strategic, acquisition-based growth initiatives. Prior to joining the Quala team, John worked as the VP of Acquisitions and Regional Operations Manager for two of the largest logistics and bulk-liquid transportation service providers in the United States.

Jason Carney

Vice President – Information Technology

Joining Quala in 2017, Jason brings over 20 years of Technology leadership experience in a variety of industries including retail, consumer packaged goods manufacturing, and software product development. Before Quala, Jason was responsible for Information Technology at Vogue International, where he led the growth of its technology organization and systems through their successful sale to Johnson & Johnson in 2016. Prior to Vogue, he held various technology leadership roles at Catalina Marketing, Modiv Media, and Stop & Shop Supermarkets/Ahold USA.

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