Executive Team

Brian Rosen

Brian Rosen


As one of the first employees of Gleason Technology Brian acted as VP of Sales, overseeing the sales team and onboarding of new clients, before transitioning to President in 2015. Prior to joining Gleason, Brian spent nine years building his own Safety Supply Distribution Company, which focused on selling a full line of safety products targeting the retail food industry. Brian holds an MBA from LaSalle University and earned a bachelor’s degree degree from Ithaca College in 1990.

Nick Watson

Nick Watson

Vice President of Technology

A proven leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, Nick is responsible for the conception, development and maintenance of the RiskLimiter Inspection Suite platform.  Prior to joining Gleason Technology, Nick was co-founder of Entropi Software LLC, a boutique software development firm that specialized in the development of mobile and cloud based applications. He has a master's degree in Engineering Management from Robert Morris University and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Waynesburg University.

Mike Burgo

Controller and Vice President of Operations

Mike has been with Gleason Technology for six years originally joining the company as Controller. Mike has expanded his duties to Vice President of Operations, overseeing the day-to-day operations including customer support, field installation and training staff. Mike earned a BA in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh.

Gretchen Kirkwood

Gretchen Hoefling

Vice President of Sales

With over 15 years of sales experience in the risk & safety and hospitality industries, Gretchen oversees the acquisition and onboarding of larger national accounts. In addition, she oversees and manages the growth of the current Gleason Technology sales team. Gretchen earned a BA from Shippensburg University and received a BS in culinary arts from the Restaurant School.