About Kewaunee


  • Executive Officers
    Thomas D. Hull III

    Thomas D. Hull III
    President, Chief Executive Officer

    Thomas D. Hull III was elected President and Chief Executive Officer March 11, 2019. He joined the Company as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer on November 1, 2015, when he was also elected Secretary and Treasurer of the corporation. Prior to joining Kewaunee, he held several management positions with Ernst & Young in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1998 through 2011. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Finance, Accounting, and Information Technology with ATI Specialty Materials, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Donald Gardner

    Donald T. Gardner III
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

    Donald T. Gardner III joined the Company as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer on April 29, 2019, when he was also elected Secretary and Treasurer of the Corporation. Prior to joining Kewaunee, he was Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis of Victra, a portfolio company of private equity firm Lone Star Funds in Raleigh, NC. He served as Chief Financial Officer of component Sourcing International, a portfolio company of Argosy private equity in Charlotte, NC prior to his employment at Victra.

    Ryan Noble

    Ryan S. Noble
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing - Americas

    Ryan S. Noble joined Kewaunee on July 16, 2018 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Americas. Prior to joining Kewaunee, he has held several sales management positions to include James Hardie Building Products, Mission Viejo, CA (manufacturer of fiber cement building materials for construction industry), and AGC Glass Company, Atlanta, GA (glass and high performance coatings manufacturer for architectural, residential, interior, and industrial applications), Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Wausau, WI (metal and glass solutions for commercial buildings), and most recently served as Director of Sales, New York, NY for Dodge Data and Analytics.

    Elizabeth Phillips

    Elizabeth D. Phillips
    Vice President, Human Resources

    Elizabeth D. Phillips joined Kewaunee Scientific in August 2006 as Human Resources and Training Manager. She was promoted to Director of Human Resources in June 2007 and was elected Vice President of Human Resources in June 2009. Prior to joining the Company, she was Director of Human Resources for Vanguard Furniture Co., Inc., a manufacturer of household furniture, from April 2004 until August 2006.

    Kurt Rindoks

    Kurt P. Rindoks
    Vice President of Product Development and International Sourcing

    Kurt P. Rindoks, Vice President of Product Development and International Sourcing, joined the Company in 1987, as a product engineer. He was promoted to Director of Product Development in 1991, and then named Vice President in 1996. From 1998 to 2001, he served as General Manager of the Resin Materials Division. Since 2004, he has headed Kewaunee’s international parts sourcing efforts. Rindoks, as a member of ASHRAE (American Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) and SEFA (Scientific Equipment Furniture Association), has been involved with the writing of national industry standards. He is a contributing author for ASHRAE’s Laboratory Design Guide, Second Edition, 2015. 

    Mike Rok

    Michael G. Rok
    Vice President of Manufacturing Operations

    Michael G. Rok, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, joined the Company in May 2016. He has responsibility for all Kewaunee’s domestic and international manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Kewaunee, he served as a surface warfare officer in the United States Navy. After his military service, he held various manufacturing positions, most recently with Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company. His most current position there was Vice President of Operations, North America, for the KaVo Kerr Group of Danaher. 

    Lisa Ryan

    Lisa L. Ryan
    Vice President, Construction and Customer Operations

    Lisa L. Ryan joined Kewaunee Scientific Corporation in 2006 as a project manager and has been promoted several times over the years. She was promoted to Director of Construction and Customer Operations in July 2015 and in August 2018 elected to Vice President, Construction and Customer Operations. She began her career in the construction industry while completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Manhattan College and her MBA from Queens University. Over the years, she has acquired many certifications and affiliations within the construction industry.

    Sathya Murthy

    B. Sathyamurthy
    Vice President, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation Singapore Pte. Ltd., Managing Director of International Operations

    B. Sathyamurthy was elected Vice President of Kewaunee Scientific Corporation Singapore Pte. Ltd., the holding company for Kewaunee’s subsidiaries in India, Singapore, and China, in September 2014. He has served as Managing Director of International Operations, which includes responsibilities for all sales and operations in Asia, as well as sales efforts in the Middle East, since September 2013. Mr. Sathyamurthy joined the Kewaunee organization in 2000 as General Manager of India Operations and Kewaunee Labway India Pvt. Ltd. He was subsequently promoted to Managing Director of Kewaunee Labway India Pvt. Ltd. and Kewaunee Scientific Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.