Meet the team

The Rypos leadership team uses its decades of experience to find the most efficient, cost-effective solutions to the problems facing our customers every day. Our executives have deep knowledge of our customers’ applications, allowing them to respond nimbly to whatever new challenges come their way.

Meet the people who have kept our intelligent particulate filter system technology at the forefront of the emissions control industry for over 25 years.

Leadership team

Paul Anderson

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Anderson

Chief Executive Officer

Paul joined Rypos as president and general manager in early 2021 before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2022. He handles the day-to-day leadership of the business, guiding the management team and company through the next phase of corporate growth. With more than 25 years in strategic sales, marketing, and general management in the United States, Canada, China and Europe, Paul brings significant global experience to the team. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on marketing and finance from York University.

Una Crowley

Chief Financial Officer

Una Crowley

Chief Financial Officer

Una joined the Rypos team in 2010, managing finance, IT and human resources at Rypos. With over two decades experience in finance, Una has worked in manufacturing and distribution environments and also spent five years managing ERP implementations for Exact Software N.A. Una has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the National University of Ireland.

Gerry Maynard

Director of Engineering

Gerry Maynard

Director of Engineering

Gerry developed three-axis stabilized satellite communications antenna systems for shipboard and land mobile use and triaxial magnetic heading/reference attitude system for USN drone aircraft at KVH Industries. He also developed deep sea pressure vessel electronics enclosures at Bluefin Robotics and a combined UV/ozone disinfectant system for swimming pools at Hayward Industries. When Gerry joined Rypos as Director of Engineering in 2013, he brought 30 years of experience as a design engineer in defense, communications, marine robotics, and consumer products to the team. He earned a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics from the University of Rhode Island.

Peter Guzman

Director of Customer Service

Peter Guzman

Director of Customer Service

Peter joined Rypos in 2009 as Director of Customer Service. In his 35+ years of experience in the diesel power industry, he has held a series of positions in engineering, engineering management, technical service, and product development. He earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech University.

Paul Castano

Director of Operations

Paul Castano

Director of Operations

Paul joined Rypos in 2024 as Director of Operations with over 30 years of experience in manufacturing operations and management. Over the years, he has gained valuable leadership and technical experience with progressive responsibility and skills across multiple industries. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Manufacturing and Quality Improvement certifications from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Aleck Del Prado

Marketing Director

Aleck Del Prado

Marketing Director

Aleck joined Rypos’ leadership team in 2022. He has 15+ years of marketing strategies, brand awareness, and management experience in a variety of industries, serving most recently as Marketing Manager for Cleaver-Brooks. Aleck received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Management from Florida State University.

Board of directors

Peter Bransfield

Executive Chairman

Peter Bransfield

Executive Chairman

Peter is a serial entrepreneur who has focused his career on helping unique technologies find their role in the commercial marketplace. Prior to his role at Rypos, he was CEO of Applied Analysis, a remote sensing company specializing in supporting military intelligence operations, and founder and CEO of Altair Avionics, which supplied flight-critical data recording and management systems for commercial and military aircraft. A graduate of Lehigh University and frequent speaker to entrepreneurial forums in the Boston area, Peter has served as a board member at several private technology companies.

Stephen Watson

Board Member

Stephen Watson

Board Member

Steve Watson is a private investor and founding member of Walnut Venture Associates, concentrating investments in early-stage information technology companies in the New England area.

Murray Beach

Board Member

Murray Beach

Board Member

Mr. Beach is the President of Business Consulting Group. Mr. Beach has over thirty years of experience in valuing businesses, rendering fairness opinions, providing expert litigation support, and in negotiating, structuring, and closing mergers and acquisitions, financings, strategic alliances, and joint ventures. Over his career, he has closed over 100 M&A transactions and over 100 financings with companies in the Technology, Healthcare, Consumer Products and Financial Services industries. Prior to founding Business Consulting Group, Mr. Beach was a Managing Director of TM Capital. Prior to that, he was the President and founder of Boston Corporate Finance, a boutique investment banking firm focused on providing merger and acquisition, capital raising and general advisory services to global companies in the technology sector. Prior to BCF, Mr. Beach was a Group Head of Corporate Finance for KPMG, serving Technology clients of KPMG around the globe. Before joining KPMG, Mr. Beach was the Head of Investment Banking at Advest, Inc. and also managed Advest’s Technology Team. In addition to his Investment Banking duties, Mr. Beach was a Member of the Board of Directors of Advest, a member of the Executive Committe, was President of Advest Capital, Inc. and was responsible for establishing both a Venture Capital fund and a buyout fund.

Mr. Beach has been an expert witness on the valuation of companies, their stock and intellectual property on many occasions, testifying in both Federal and State Courts. Mr. Beach has served on the board of numerous companies and organizations and has advised many companies on their strategic development and direction. He has also served as President of the Connecticut Venture Group and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Technology Council. He earned his CPA in 1983 and is registered as a principal with FINRA. Mr. Beach is a member of the National Association of Certified Business Valuation Analysts, the Institute of Business Appraisers, and the American Society of Appraisers.

Mark Kryder

Board Member

Mark Kryder

Board Member

Mark H. Kryder is University Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and previously Senior VP of Research and CTO at Seagate Technology.

Daniel Corcoran

Board Member

Daniel Corcoran

Board Member

Dan Corcoran is a Managing Director at MCRC, providing mezzanine and equity capital to Massachusetts-based manufacturers, distributors, healthcare, technology, and services industries.

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