Les Zellan – President, Head of Product Sales
A graduate of Carnegie Mellon, Les has been in the Motion Picture film and digital video industry since his early days as a theater lighting specialist. Les taught lighting design at the University of Missouri before starting his first equipment Distribution Company in NYC in 1979. In 1986, NJ based ZGC was officially launched and has continued to thrive and grow under his expert guidance, innovative planning and breadth of industry knowledge. Les divides his time between the USA and meeting with customers around the globe.
Guy Genin – Technical Director
Since helping establish ZGC, Guy has been applying his passion and technical expertise to develop and evaluate new technology and to expand the services ZGC provides its customers. Guy applies a treasure trove of knowledge and a careful attention to detail to every aspect of the business, whether he is designing, servicing, or repairing equipment, or training and helping customers.
Christine Brnic – Vice President - Sales
Since joining ZGC more than 14 years ago, Christine has developed a widespread and loyal customer fan club. Known for her enthusiastic and friendly service and her willingness to go the extra mile for each customer, Christine brings her expert knowledge of ZGC’s product line to every transaction, making sure each customer gets the equipment they need, when they need it, at the best possible price.
Eric Johnston - Sales - Americas
With 20 years’ experience representing the biggest names in professional cinema equipment, Eric will now be concentrating on sales for the Americas region. He is a sales professional who is intensely customer focused and brings with him a passion for the motion picture industry and its art. Eric animated his 1st short film at the age of eight and is an Associate Member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
Rich West. – Technical Support Representative, Photographer & Graphic Designer
With a degree in Photography from RIT's College of Graphic Arts and Photography, Rich spent over twenty-five years managing his own professional color lab and digital imaging center before joining Team ZGC in early 2007. Rich has taught several photography classes in and around NJ and has exhibited photographs throughout the tri-state area.
Daniel Silva de Carvalho. – Technical Support Representative, ZGC-Cooke Brasil Servicos Assistência Técnica Ltda
Daniel operates out of ZGC-Cooke, our new service center in San Paulo Brazil, offering full service on all Cooke, Zeiss, Angenieux and other professional cinema lenses. Contact him by phone at 55 (11) 99 465 3551 or email: email@example.com
Olsiana Habazaj - Accounting Coordinator
Olsiana is a friendly, detail oriented and highly organized professional whose primary duties are to manage the daily financial operations of ZGC. She helps ZGC customers connect to the resources they need and ensure all transactions are accurately completed and communicated.
Patti Greene - Marketing Manager, Webmaster, Engineer
Patti joined the ZGC Team in 2011, and uses her experiences as an engineer and community college professor along with her education in engineering management and her over-active curiosity to get involved in as many of ZGC’s engagements as possible.
Barbara Lowry – Advertising Placement
Barbara brings a varied marketing, administrative and sales background to the company. She has been an active, daily participant in the inner workings of ZGC since 1998, when websites were the new must-haves, and the Canon XL-1 first came on the scene and opened up the realm of digital film capture to every aspiring filmmaker.
Ricardo Monte – Lens Technician
Since 1984, Ricardo has been servicing cameras and lenses. He joins ZGC in 2017 as lens technician working in Florida.