Jeff Johnson – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2021 – The Year of the Ox

College: University of Toledo – Bachelor’s in English Education

Hometown:  Sylvania, Ohio

About Jeff:  My wife Stephanie and I live in West Toledo and love visiting our local Metroparks for hikes with Sirius, our Border Collie mix. In my free time, I love cooking (Sous Vide and smoking large cuts of meat are two recent favorites), traveling (we have a goal of getting to all the National Parks), photography (anything but people), and doing anything outdoors (hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, etc). I have been told that I have a very dry sense of humor and will fully admit to being a huge fan of dad jokes; the worse, the better!

Favorite Sports Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite Food: Mediterranean – the more garlic and lemon, the happier I’ll be!

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  Working for Nysus Solutions is going to allow me to work on three of my favorite subjects: Information Technology, Automation, and Manufacturing.  I love being involved in creative solutions that speed up processes!

Jennifer Rose – Office Administrator

Year you began at Nysus: 2021

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Jennifer: I have been blessed with a wonderful life partner, a great family and friends. My son Eric lives in Jackson, Michigan. My brother and his family live close by in Sylvania, Ohio. Ray and I travel every chance we get. We especially like the Willamette Valley wine country and the Seattle area. In my free time I have volunteered for Hospice and Red Cross as a First Aid/CPR instructor and disaster relief volunteer. 

Favorite Sports Team:  Ohio State Buckeyes (of course)

Favorite Food:  Italian

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions? Integrity matters. When you have an opportunity to work with great people (as those here at Nysus Solutions), people committed to their profession and helping customers achieve their goals, you know you are a part of something special.  I am excited to be a part of that. I feel the energy that can only come from the best and the brightest people in this industry, people that care deeply about their clients and each other. Great companies thrive because at their core, integrity drives their priorities and their actions. At Nysus Solutions integrity matters. 

James Knoblauch – Software Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2014

Why do you enjoy working at Nysus Solutions? There’s always something new and interesting to work on at Nysus Solutions, as well as amazing people to work with.  I cannot even remember the last time I got bored here.  It is pretty much my dream job.

What do you think sets Nysus Solutions apart from the competition? I think one of Nysus Solutions’ biggest strengths is our dedication to supporting our customer’s needs.  The level of support provided by Nysus Solutions in emergency situations is something that I have not seen in many of our competitors and I think that’s something that our customers appreciate about us.

Aaron Zettel – Automation Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BS in Electrical Engineering  

Hometown: Wauseon, Ohio

About Aaron:  I have spent my whole life living in my hometown where I still live today. For fun I like to go for long walks with the dog and fiancé and go to sporting events of my favorite teams. I also enjoy playing video games from time to time. 

Favorite Sports Team:  Michigan Wolverines

Favorite Food:  Pizza

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?   I love the team environment and how much they value every employee. I also enjoy new tasks and challenges every day that allow me to expand my knowledge of the industry.

Steffany Sass – Philanthropy Coordinator

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BBA, Finance/Management and MBA, Finance

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Steffany:   I enjoy spending time and making memories with my husband and our 3 kids. We have 2 pets, a funny dog and a crazy cat, that are currently learning to become friends. I love volunteering, baking and being outside and active with my family. 

Favorite Food:  Brussel Sprouts   

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  I am excited for the opportunity to help contribute to a company that is as committed to community involvement as Nysus Solutions. They are dedicated to their core values, that not only align with improving the success of their business, but also to the success of the communities in which we work and live. I am excited to join such a generous, compassionate and caring team.

Bradey Harris – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BS in Mechanical Engineering  

Hometown: Luna Pier, Michigan     

About Bradey:  I currently live in Toledo, Ohio. I really enjoy solving problems, traveling, and video games. I am also worked on F-16 jet engines in the Air Force National Guard. 

Favorite Sports Team: Michigan Wolverines and Detroit Red Wings

Favorite Food:  Italian

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  I am excited to finally be in a field I enjoy working in and with a group of individuals who are very welcoming. Everyone here is very knowledgeable and seem eager to help teach me everything they can.  It is hard to find a group I would be this excited to work with and I am looking forward to my career here. 

Steve Daviduk – Director of Software Development

Year you began at Nysus: 2014

Chad Montgomery – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2019

College: The University of Toledo – Mechanical Engineering Technology

Hometown: Medina, OH.   

About Chad: I enjoy hanging out with my two kids, the dog, and the wife. I enjoy doing projects where I can teach my kids things like working on cars or the house. When I get free time during the fall, I enjoy watching the Browns lose every Sunday. 

Favorite Sports Team: Sadly, the Cleveland Browns 

Favorite Food: Bacon

Why do you enjoy working at Nysus Solutions? The opportunity to grow and learn. One day I can be doing programming, the next project management, the next programming robots.  

What do you like most about working within the manufacturing industry? There is something new every day and it is rare that I am stuck doing repetitive things. 

Zac Wise – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2018

Hometown: Toledo, OH.

About Zac: When I am not working at Nysus I enjoy spending time with my wife of three years.   We don’t have any kids (yet), but our two dogs and two cats require plenty of attention on their own.  If I am not spending time with the family, I am probably found exercising or playing board/video games with friends.

Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Lions

Favorite Food:  Anything Mexican

What do you like most about working within the manufacturing industry?  I enjoy working in the manufacturing industry because there is always another problem to solve.  Working with a team to find a solution is a satisfying feeling and brings a sense of accomplishment with each successful project.

Why do you enjoy working at Nysus Solutions? I like working at Nysus Solutions not only because I like my line of work here, but because I thoroughly appreciate the team I am surrounded with.  It is encouraging to be able to work with a group of people who truly seem to enjoy what we do to help people, whether it be each other or the customer. If someone is on the phone helping a customer, it is not uncommon to see someone join in and try to assist in tackling the issue. The sense of teamwork and camaraderie is hard to come by in a workplace and is just one reason I am happy to be part of the Nysus team. 

Tony Noviski – Director of Project Management

Year you began at Nysus: 2019

College: The University of Toledo. 

Hometown: Sylvania, OH.

About Tony: Outside of work (which I do now love), I enjoy spending time with my wife, three great sons and our two dogs.  We enjoy time on or around the water with the rest of our family, along with playing golf whenever we can.  

Favorite Sports Team: There are many as I really love sports, but I love UF Football-Go Gators!

Favorite Food:  Again, there are many… A thick steak always tops the list.

How do you apply the Nysus Solutions Core Values (Be United/Be Passionate/Be Thankful) to your position?

Be United-Our team is the best, together we overcome many challenges and create great solutions together.  We unite with our customers to make sure that we create robust solutions that make them more efficient and accurate through their processes, therefore making them more successful.

Be Passionate-I/We pour everything we have into our products; our entire team is passionate about creating custom solutions that work for each of our customers.  We do not stop until we know it is right.

Be Thankful-I am thankful for the opportunities with our customers and never stop helping them to improve.  I am thankful for my team and will do whatever I can to help them.

What do you think sets Nysus Solutions apart from the competition?  Experience:  we have as much if not more than most of our competition.  Our combined experience allows us to design solutions that work the first time and last a long time.  Knowledge:  manufacturing is in our blood; it is what we do, and we are passionate about doing it correctly. We use our knowledge of multiple systems, launches, and processes to develop the right solution for our customers and work with them through launch and beyond.   Adaptability:  working through designs and systems can be tough at times, but we adapt with the changes and embrace change as another opportunity for success.