Leading Designer and Manufacturer of Nitrogen Generators
At South-Tek, we design, engineer and manufacture on-demand Nitrogen generation equipment that delivers the exact purity and flowrate applications require. Our team is committed to providing innovative, highly engineered, quality, and cost-effective Nitrogen Generator systems to meet our customer’s requirements.
Along with superior service, our team takes the time to better understand each particular application, allowing us to provide perfectly tailored solutions that continually surpass our customer’s expectations.
With a commitment to ongoing research and development, South-Tek has created patented and patent-pending technology that maximizes the longevity and efficiency of Nitrogen Generation Systems. South-Tek not only provides the best customer support and user experience in the industry, we’re also the most innovative.
South-Tek Systems Team
The entire South-Tek Systems team takes pride in delivering superior products to our clients.
Our industry-specific Sales Team are the go-to Nitrogen experts for various industry applications and processes. South-Tek’s knowledgeable team can adeptly assist clients in selecting the South-Tek N2 generator that produces the exact Nitrogen purity and flowrate their application needs.
With a strong focus on research & development, South-Tek’s Engineering Team is the backbone of the company. Yielding some of the most innovative designs in the industry, South-Tek’s engineers continuously strive to deliver the best Nitrogen generation solutions.
A proud US manufacturer, our in-house Production and Quality Teams carefully assemble and test each system. We ensure each generator that leaves the South-Tek warehouse will exceed our client’s expectations.
With a long system life of 18-24 years, our Service Team is here to answer any questions along the way. We make it easy to quickly connect via email, a call, virtual trouble shooting or an onsite visit with a certified technician.
President & CEO
Mr. Bolleyer drives the company’s strategic vision and fostering a culture of accountability and productivity. Under his leadership, South-Tek demonstrates adaptability to changing market conditions and maximizes growth opportunities.
With a diverse background spanning public, private equity, and family-owned global businesses, Mr. Bolleyer has excelled in complex sales environments, catering to consumer, commercial, and industrial markets. His track record as a change agent highlights his ability to facilitate business, culture, and organizational transformations.
A consistent theme in Mr. Bolleyer’s career is his dedication to sustainability and operational efficiency. He consistently pursues projects aimed at optimizing residential, commercial, and industrial operations while promoting energy and water conservation. This commitment stems from his belief that sustainable and profitable business growth generates value for customers, employees, and shareholders. His mission is to make a positive impact and improve the lives of those connected to the business.
Mr. Bolleyer drives business growth through a combination of innovation, team building, and fostering relationships based on trust and collaboration. Strategic thinking, combined with an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, has consistently produced results.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Bolleyer served as the VP and General Manager of Eemax. He has also held various leadership positions at Elkay Manufacturing, Kohler, and GE.
Mr. Bolleyer holds an MBA in General Business and a BBA in International Business from New Mexico State University.
Vice President of Finance
As the VP of Finance for South-Tek Systems, Mr. Jernigan is responsible for the company’s global finance activities, assisting in developing corporate strategy and directing implementation. He contributes financial and accounting information, analysis for operational business decision making, and serves as a key business partner to ensure divisional objectives are in line with organizational objectives.
Jernigan has over fifteen years of financial leadership experience, mainly in the manufacturing sector. His past experience includes time at Smithfield Foods, The Logistics Company, and PolyQuest.
Mr. Jernigan earned a BS in Accounting with a Concentration in Financial Analysis from North Carolina State University. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina and is also licensed as a Chartered Global Management Accountant by the AICPA.
Vice President of Operations
With over thirty years of experience in manufacturing operations, Mr. Marsicano directs South-Tek’s production, procurement, quality, and service teams. His role involves guiding the development and implementation of streamlined operations and cost-effective systems to address both current and future needs for our customers and organization.
Trained in Lean Principles and Management by Shingijutsi Consultants in Japan, Marsicano has played a pivotal role in leading Lean Enterprise transformations for renowned companies, including Pratt & Whitney, GE Aviation, GE Global Nuclear Fuels, the Barnes Corporation, and B/E Aerospace. His expertise extends to managing the successful launch of various new products, as well as designing safety and quality programs such as PSM and AS14000 quality. Marsicano is also the architect behind Lean Train the Trainer programs.
A Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Connecticut, Marsicano brings a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience to his role at South-Tek.
Director of Sales & Marketing
As the Director of Sales & Marketing at South-Tek, Mike spearheads the strategic and tactical execution of initiatives geared towards customer acquisition, growth, retention, and enhanced overall customer experience. His role involves cultivating high-performing teams across South-Tek’s sales, sales management, sales operations, customer service, and field service departments.
With over 30 years in the B2B sector, Mike is a distinguished senior sales and general management leader with a history of consistently achieving financial objectives. His track record includes successfully launching new products, expanding market share, and leading sector account penetration in competitive global sales landscapes. Throughout his career, Mike has demonstrated his ability to drive revenue generation goals, offering adept leadership in sales, operations, and financial management for both mature and start-up companies.
Mike’s experience spans various ownership models, including family, private equity, start-up, and public companies. He has contributed to the success of diverse organizations such as Butcher’s, JohnsonDiversey, Waxie, DebUSA, Swisher, and Urethane Innovators.
He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Maine.
Director of Engineering
In his role as the Director of Engineering, Mr. Banks oversees all research and development endeavors, encompassing technology development, support for existing products, and the creation of new products. He takes charge of setting objectives, project planning, establishing timelines, and turning the Engineering Department into a growth engine.
With a robust background, Banks brings more than two decades of experience in product and technology development to his current position. His professional journey includes notable stints at Ingersoll Rand, Rain Bird, and Newell Brands, where he has consistently demonstrated expertise in leading engineering initiatives, which span the commercialization of innovative products and technologies, value engineering, and efficient management of lab operations.
Banks holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, earned from Purdue University.