Leadership

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Jennifer Verry

Jennifer Verry is responsible for overseeing the company’s Human Resources initiatives, systems and strategies including personnel issues, recruitment, training, policies and procedures, benefit administration, and payroll.

Her previous experience includes serving as Human Resources Manager for a private, Federal government sub-contractor.

E: JVerry@ushydrations.com
O: (570) 655-7755 X228

PRESIDENT & CEO

Joseph Lapchak

Joseph Lapchak has extensive experience in the banking and finance sectors.

With over 17 years of experience in the beverage industry, he oversees all phases of operations at USHydrations and serves as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee.


Executive Vice President & CFO

Senior Vice President

Shekhar Patel, Ph.D

Dr. Patel has worked at several top global food, nutritional, pharma/vaccines, and diagnostics companies.

He brings a wealth of management and technical knowledge of operations, health and nutrition to USHydrations, responsible for R&D and improving beverage product quality from a process engineering perspective.


Vice President, Strategy & Compliance

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Joseph Peters

Joseph Peters oversees USHydrations’ manufacturing and engineering operations working closely with global customers to ensure their exact specifications are met.

He has many years of experience in beverage manufacturing, including serving as plant manager or manufacturing manager at two high-speed bottling facilities.


Director of Operations

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Patrick Fisher

Patrick Fisher’s over forty years of extensive experience with several leading CPG companies, serves existing and potential customers well.

That experience included managing customers’ sales, business development, procurement, merchandising, finance, trade relations, transportation and supply chain.


Director of Business Development

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Jennifer Verry

Jennifer Verry is responsible for overseeing the company's Human Resources initiatives, systems and strategies including personnel issues, recruitment, training, policies and procedures, benefit administration, and payroll.

Her previous experience includes serving as Human Resources Manager for a private, Federal government sub-contractor.


Human Resources Manager

DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS

Joseph McGeer

Joseph McGeer is the longest serving employee at USHydrations and began his career with the company at its inception in 1999.  Joe is responsible for overseeing all warehouse operations, fleet management, and inventory control.

 


Assistant Operations Manager

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Rudra Upadhyaya

Rudra Upadhyaya is responsible for all engineering, maintenance and project functions.

With over 15 years of project management experience, he most recently served as Project Management Consultant, Advance Research for PepsiCo, Inc. in Hawthorne, New York.