Bioscience, Inc.’s leadership team is made up of some of the top researchers and scientists in the field of waste and wastewater treatment and monitoring.
We take pride in putting more than 100 years of cumulative experience to work for our clients – helping them solve problems, improve performance and streamline their operations.
Thomas G. Zitrides, President/Founder
Thomas G. Zitrides founded Bioscience, Inc., in 1984. He is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations, strategy, marketing and financing.
Before founding Bioscience, Inc., Zitrides served as the President/COO of the Cytox/Polybac Corporation and Manager, Industrial Wastewater Systems, at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He has published numerous technical papers in leading environmental magazines relating to the use of specialized microbes in wastewater treatment, bioaugmentation and the biological treatment of waste.
Zitrides is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is fluent in Spanish.
Richard D. Bleam, Director of Technical Services
Richard D. Bleam has been Director of Technical Services at Bioscience, Inc., since 1987. He is responsible for research and development of new products, technical sales support services and the customization of existing products.
Prior to joining Bioscience, Bleam was a Chemistry Instructor at Moravian College, Cedar Crest College and Lafayette College. He has also served as the Technical Director at Brandt Associates, Inc., Environmental Laboratories and a Soils Consultant/Certified Soil Tester.
Bleam has presented numerous technical papers in leading journals and at environmental conferences. He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Bluffton College.
Jay Barry Hill, Sales Manager
Jay Barry Hill has been Sales Manager at Bioscience, Inc., since 1989. Prior to taking the position, he spent 10 years with the company as a Production Manager and Research Scientist.
Before coming to Bioscience, Hill served as a Senior Gas Chromatograph and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Technician with Hess Environmental Laboratories.
Hill is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania.