Executive Team

TODD SNYDER Founder and President

Todd founded Tech-Optics in 1994, and has been instrumental in growing it to become the largest remanufacturer in the Southeastern U.S. Todd has been responsible for bringing in the vast majority of Tech-Optics' current customers. He recently began hiring key management and sales people, in order to grow Tech-Optics to the next level. Prior to starting Tech-Optics, Todd worked in the remanufacturing industry in a sales capacity. Todd also competed as a professional triathlete in the U.S. and Europe. He graduated with a BA from the University of Miami in 1993.

ROBERT LUCAS National Sales Manager

Robert joined Tech-Optics in January of 2011 as National Sales Manager. Robert has over 15 years' experience in sales and sales management. Robert is responsible for approaching and generating sales of our products and services to both new and current customers. Robert graduated from the University of South Florida in December of 1991 with a Bachelors of Science in Business/Finance.

Augustin Betancourt National Service Manager

Agustin has over 25 years of IT experience with extensive Management skills. He oversees daily operations in the service component of Tech-Optics, Inc. to ensure the continued success of our team of Technicians and the satisfaction of our customers. He is an experienced National Service Manager with a demonstrated history of working in Banking and Healthcare industry. Skilled in Analytical Skills, Government, Public Speaking, Software Documentation, and Healthcare Management. His combined technical savvy and business prowess make him a valuable asset to Tech-Optics’ service program and business development team as well as to our clients.

Tris Snyder Technology Solutions

As consultant to Tech-Optics Inc., Tris is responsible for the strategic and technological direction of the Print Management program, focusing on serving customers' needs in the present, while keeping an eye on developing and creating new services that will shape the industry's future.

With more than 14 years experience in the printer supplies and repair industry, Tris maintains a strong commitment to providing each and every customer excellent service.


David founded Tech-Optics in 1994. Prior to this, Dave ran his own ink jet sales and remanufacturing company for 10 years, and founded a cartridge sales and collection business in Mexico. He also had 30 years' marketing and general management experience with companies such as Gillette, Bausch & Lomb, Pentech, Libby's and W.R. Grace. Dave has a BA from Wesleyan University (1963) and an MBA from the Harvard Business School (1967).


Michelle has been with Tech-Optics since 2007. Michelle started in the accounting department and was promoted to Controller in 2011. She currently oversees the day-to-day financial activities and supervises the everyday accounting functions. She is also responsible for overseeing human resource decisions such as benefit packages, directly involved in negotiations with insurance companies for these benefits and for general liability and workman's compensation insurance policies.