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ZEUS Scientific is your first choice for high-performing, easy-to-use clinical diagnostic solutions that we manufacture and develop to ensure optimal efficiency, accurate diagnosis, and better patient care.

US-based and family-owned, we offer an industry-leading menu of testing solutions developed with over 40 years of experience.

ZEUS Scientific offers flexible solutions for autoimmune and infectious disease testing across three platforms: ZEUS ELISA™, AtheNA Multi-Lyte®, and ZEUS IFA™. Our AccuCardia™ Test System enables fast determination of cardiovascular risk from a single blood test. ZEUS has designed its products with common reagents and common protocols that can help increase efficiency and streamline workflow in any lab. And it's all backed by the ZEUS Lab Experts, with over 85 years of combined scientific and clinical experience—and committed to supporting your needs.

Our Leadership Team

Our family-owned company is led by industry veterans who are committed to advancing patient care and supporting the communities we serve.

Our Commerical Team

Drawing on scientific expertise, technical know-how, and sales experience, our team is here to support your research, development, and commercialization needs—and deliver your success. Connect with us and uncover the possibilities for your lab or business.

Chris Howard, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA
Chris Howard, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA
President
Chris Howard, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA

Chris Howard, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA

President

Chris joined ZEUS Scientific in 2010 to lead all commercial activities within the company. This includes all sales, marketing, business development, technical service, customer service, and shipping and receiving. He has led the formation of the marketing program at ZEUS Scientific from the ground up. Previously, Chris held management positions in sales and marketing at various companies, including Becton Dickinson, Inverness Medical/Alere, Denville Scientific, and Eurogentec. He has also worked on a variety of clinical research projects for the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Chris has been conferred a bachelor's degree with honors in biochemistry from Bishop’s University in Quebec, Canada, as well as a master's degree in biochemistry from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. He also holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Mark Kopnitsky, B.Sc., M.S.
Mark Kopnitsky, B.Sc., M.S.
Chief Scientific Officer
Mark Kopnitsky, B.Sc., M.S.

Mark Kopnitsky, B.Sc., M.S.

Chief Scientific Officer

Mark has been with ZEUS Scientific since 1990, overseeing the development of an extensive line of in vitro diagnostic test systems. The current product line includes approximately 150 assays for a range of autoimmune disorders, infectious diseases, and other specialized markers. In addition to his research and development contributions, Mark oversees quality systems, regulatory affairs, and product development from assay conceptualization through regulatory clearance. He has submitted and cleared more than 100 IVD products through the United States Food and Drug Administration. Prior to joining ZEUS, he was responsible for the development and support of ELISA tests for Pharmacia Diagnostics (formerly Electronucleonics, Inc.). Mark holds a bachelor's degree in biology - secondary education from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, and a master's degree in microbiology with an emphasis in molecular genetics from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Travis Smyre
Travis Smyre
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Travis Smyre

Travis Smyre

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Travis joined ZEUS in 2021 to manage our global sales efforts. Previously, Travis held management responsibilities in sales, marketing and commercial management at various companies including Siemens Healthineers, DiaSorin and Bio-Rad Laboratories. He has over thirty years of experience in the in vitro diagnostic marketplace primarily focused on autoimmune and infectious diseases. Travis holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

Barbara Alexander
Barbara Alexander
Director of Commercial Operations
Barbara Alexander

Barbara Alexander

Director of Commercial Operations

Barbara joined ZEUS Scientific in 2022 as the Director of Commercial Operations, overseeing the Customer Service and Shipping teams. She brings with her more than 25 years of experience leading customer service and sales teams in delivering excellence. Barbara is passionate about the customer, and her focus is always on improving the customer experience. She has worked for various global manufacturers and spent more than 10 years in the medical device industry. Barbara received her Associate of Arts in Business Administration and her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Rutgers University School of Business.

Alicia Barrett, MT (ASCP)
Alicia Barrett, MT (ASCP)
Technical Service Manager
Alicia Barrett, MT (ASCP)

Alicia Barrett, MT (ASCP)

Technical Service Manager

Alicia Barrett, MT(ASCP) joined ZEUS Scientific in 2020 as the Technical Services Manager where she leads the ZEUS laboratory support, technical support, field technical applications and instrument applications teams in their daily operations. She has worked in Clinical Diagnostics since 2000 at various companies in multiple customer facing technical and sales roles. Her background has included products in clinical chemistry, immunology, HPLC, autoimmune and infectious diseases specializing in ELISA Methodology and Diagnostic Instrumentation. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, certified as an ASCP Medical Technologist and is currently  pursuing an Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Project Management at Columbia Southern University.

 

Ron Cruver
Ron Cruver
Business Line Manager-Vector Borne Diseases
Ron Cruver

Ron Cruver

Business Line Manager-Vector Borne Diseases

Ron Cruver manages ZEUS’s Vector-Borne Disease Business Line and joined the company in 2020.  Ron brings over 25 years of industry experience working with in vitro diagnostic medical devices.  His past roles included senior positions in product development, marketing and national account management.  He specializes in infectious disease serology testing with an emphasis on tick borne diseases.  Ron has a bachelor’s degree in Recombinant Gene Technology from the State University of New York at Fredonia.