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Management Team

Thomas Ricciardelli: President/CEO 

tricca@selectech.com , 508-583-3200 x106

Mr. Ricciardelli founded SelecTech in 1993 with the mission of creating valuable products from recycled materials.   He has over 20 years experience with developing unique polymer blends to meet demanding technical requirements and holds several patents for products and processes using recycled materials.  He was the first to conceive of and develop an adhesive-free, interlocking static-control flooring system which paved the way for the StaticStop line of industry-leading ESD flooring products.

Mr. Ricciardelli has an MBA from the Sloan School of Business Management and an MS degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT. Prior to founding SelecTech, he managed the design, installation, and start up of a $5 million facility to recover and recycle plastics from medical waste. Mr. Ricciardelli also worked at the Business Development Group at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and as an environmental consultant with HMM Associates.

Michael King: Co-founder, Vice President/Operations

mking@selectech.com , 508-583-3200 x103

Mr. King, a cofounder of SelecTech, has over 15 years of experience in waste processing and recycling services and holds several patents in this industry.  Responsible for StaticStops production operations, he has overseen the development and growth of StaticStop’s manufacturing capabilities to become a multi-million, ISO 9000 certified, state-of-the-art operation.

Mr. King is also responsible for all of StaticStop’s material procurement and has developed a unique network of recycled materials that meet the demanding technical requirements of StaticStop flooring products.

Prior to founding the company, Mr. King served as the Deputy Director of Solid Waste with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and for three years as Associate General Counsel for Biomedical Waste Systems. He holds a law degree from Northeastern University.

Chris Hughes: Customer Service


Chris Hughes has 35 years of experience in the ESD flooring industry. He began his career with United Technical Products, one of the earliest innovators in ESD flooring. Mr. Hughes went on to work with several other established leaders in the flooring industry until 2013 when he joined SelecTech. Mr. Hughes credits the phenomenal culture at SelecTech to the great people and fantastic leadership there. Having the premier best in class ESD flooring and the only proven interlocking system that is made locally in New England is what he feels gives him the competitive edge.

A Massachusetts native, Mr. Hughes attended BU. An avid outdoorsman, he also enjoys college hockey, baseball and is a music enthusiast.

Joe Berkowitz: Sales Director


Joe Berkowitz comes to SelecTech after a seven-year tenure with Insperity as a Certified Business Performance Advisor. Not so coincidentally, SelecTech was one of his first accounts. Mr. Berkowitz holds a certificate in business evaluation from the University of Houston and attended UMASS-Boston. In addition to his time with Insperity, he has extensive experience as a C-level executive in the restaurant industry with Zoom Restaurant LLC and Bertucci’s Corporation. Mr. Berkowitz also served as a member of the Army National Guard.

Joe pursued SelecTech first as a possible client because of the people at the company. “I was really impressed with the quality of their products and their commitment to greener, more sustainable flooring products”.