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ECCO Team

Bernard GizziBernard Gizzi
President
Over the course of 28 years in the Electronics Distribution Industry, Bernard has held various sales, general management, and executive management positions. Today, as President of ECCO he leads a team of dedicated, experienced and ambitious colleagues in creating a new kind of company in the electronics industry. Previously, he lead a design engineering & sales firm and managed sales and marketing teams at Newark/element 14, Premier Farnell, and Arrow Electronics where he started his career.
Michele Thelen
Michele Thelen
Office Operations & Controller

Michele has spent over 25 years helping businesses grow in the warehousing, logistics and print industries. Recently returned to Chicago from California where she worked with both large and small companies, she has a well-rounded, multi-disciplined background that will fit well in our high growth model. She joined the ECCO team in 2012 and has already contributed in various aspects of finance, HR, IT and Operations.

Kevin Hayes

Kevin Hayes
Quality and Operations Manager

Kevin Hayes, Quality and Operations Manager, brings more than 27 years in government contracting, quality, operations, and program management to the ECCO Team. Kevin has successfully developed and implemented quality programs for both large and small businesses – elevating efficiencies, accountabilities, and continual improvement processes. New to the team in 2015, Kevin seeks to make an immediate impact by qualifying ECCO for AS9100 certification Q1 2016.
Marc NatolaMarc Natola
Product and Purchasing Manager

Marc Natola, our Product and Purchasing Manager, brings 20 years of experience in electronic component distribution. He has touched several aspects of business while maintaining a heavy emphasis on procurement responsibilities. Marc’s background in sourcing high-end accounts and nurturing supplier relations are skills well utilized with ECCO. Prior to joining ECCO’s team, Marc spent 4 years as the Purchasing Manager of Nep Electronics.

Richard KorzyniewskiRichard Korzyniewski
Assembly & Facilities Manager

Currently, as a 26 year tenured manager of Warehouse and Assembly Production, Richard has day to day supervisory responsibility for getting things done ‘on time & in full’ with exceptional quality control and processes. Mr. Korzyniewski was instrumental in instituting ECCO’s ISO9001 program in 2001. He began his career at Western Electric in various operation roles and in 1987 joined ECCO. Additionally he spent 3 years in the Army, two of those years as a Lieutenant.