Meet the Team

High Performance   High Integrity

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Kristin Zietlow

Principal Engineer

Graduate of Calvin College: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Emphasis. Expertise in successfully launching numerous products in the medical device, subsea robotics, automotive, furniture, and consumer goods markets.
Kristin enjoys doing anything outdoors, including hiking, playing volleyball, and coaching her kids' soccer teams. She is also into sewing, quilting, and doing arts and crafts with her kids, as long as it isn't making slime.

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Kaytlyn Ihara

Product Design Engineer

Graduate of Hope College: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Emphasis
Minor in Mathematics, Studio Art, and Japanese. 
Expertise in Prototyping, CAD modeling, project management, and furniture engineering and design. 
In her free time, Kaytlyn likes to work on home improvement projects and volunteer. She has two cats and is soon to be starting a saltwater coral aquarium. We’ll see how the cats like that.

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Michael Prus

Product Design Engineer

Graduate of Grand Valley State University: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Product Design and Manufacturing Emphasis. Expertise in Prototyping and Design, CAD, CATIA, Laser Cutting, Woodworking, and Inventing/Product Launch.
Outside of work, Michael and his wife enjoy traveling, completing projects around the house, gardening and getting together with friends and family. He also has a dog and a cat and enjoys golfing, playing video games, and working on cars.

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Drew Stafford

Product Design Engineer

Graduate of Grand Valley State University: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Design Emphasis. Expertise in graphic design, CAD, additive manufacturing, testing, and prototyping.
In his free time, Drew likes to spend time with his family and play with his younger nieces and nephews. He has boxed in the Michigan Golden Gloves tournament and also loves to draw.

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Chiranjibi Subedi

Electrical Engineer

Graduate of Grand Valley State University: Master of Science in Engineering. Emphasis in Electrical
Engineering. His areas of interests include embedded systems, IoTs and manufacturing controls. In his
free time, Chiranjibi likes to play soccer, watch sports on TVs, kayak, and listen to music.

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Sophie Phillips

Marketing Associate

Marketing and Advertising student at Grand Valley State University, graduating in the winter of 2021. 
In her free time, Sophie likes to binge The Office, enjoy the outdoors by exploring new hiking trails, and spend an unnecessary amount of time and money at Target.

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Abby Pearch

Product Design Engineer

Graduate of Hope College: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
Abby likes to go bouldering at Scrapyard Climbing, walk around downtown Holland and shop at the local farmers market, eat all of the delicious breakfast foods she can get her hands on, and go to the beach with her friends.

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Pratik Baldota

Team Lead, App Development

Graduate from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with Master of Science in Engineering, Design. Expertise in leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions with a strong focus on customer requirements and outcomes. Outside of work, Pratik enjoys reading books, watching shows, traveling with his wife, family, and friends. He loves exploring new places, cultures and food.

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Tim Zietlow

Business Development, Principal

Graduate of Grand Valley State University: Bachelor of Science, Business Management and Marketing Majors, Sales Emphasis. Expertise in marketing, sales, and product commercialization, having contributed to numerous successful widely known medical device launches.

 During his free time, Tim enjoys working on his blueberry farm, gardening, fishing, and spending time with his four kids, Anna (9), Emily (7), Miriam (5), and Caleb (2).