Management Team




Joseph Montano

President & CEO

28 Years

• Responsible for the overall leadership, management and operation of all aspects of the Delphon organization.
• Over 25 years of experience in the electronic materials industry with a background in chemical engineering, research & development, and sales & marketing.
• Joe joined Delphon in 2020 as President, previously served as Sr. VP for Intermolecular Inc. and Global Business Director for MacDermid Enthone’s Advanced Electronics.
• Appointed to President and CEO in 2022.

Tad Ericson


16 Years

• Responsible for leadership of Delphon’s accounting, financial planning, treasury, and tax functions as well as overseeing the company’s information technology group.
• More than 20 years of experience in corporate finance with 16 years in companies involved in the manufacturing and distribution of electronics and semiconductor materials.
• Joined Delphon in 2021. Previously served as CFO as well as other finance and commercial roles with MacDermid Performance Solutions in the US and Asia.

Philip Haseltine

Executive Consultant

24 Years

• Responsible for manufacturing operations across all Delphon companies, driving productivity and improved yield.
• Over 24 years experience in manufacturing leadership positions.
• Joined Delphon in 1998 and previously served in operations and manufacturing leadership positions in equipment and consumable businesses.
• Holds Lean Six Siga certification from Kellog School of Management and Founding member of COO Alliance.

Pradeep Mishra

Vice President Manufacturing Operations

15 Years

• Leads Delphon’s Operations activities related to Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Facilities, and Safety.
• Pradeep has served in numerous manufacturing leadership roles during his nearly 15-year Engineering and Operations career.
• He previously worked for biotech company Berkeley Lights, as the Senior Director of Hardware Operations. Prior to that, Pradeep worked for Delphon as the Director of Manufacturing Engineering. Pradeep also worked in the hard disk drive (HDD) industry in various engineering roles related to semiconductor wafer fabrication.
• He holds BS and MS degrees as well as an MBA from Washington State University and is a certified Black and Green belt in Six Sigma from ASQ.

Darby Davis

VP Sales & Marketing

27 Years

• Responsible for leading Delphon’s Sales, Marketing and Customer Service organizations to meet and exceed annual growth targets.
• 27 years of technical sales and marketing experience in the semiconductor backend materials and front-end capital equipment markets with expertise in account management, product marketing and product development.
• Joined Delphon in 1999 as International Sales Manager. Previously served as Asia Account Manager for Lam Research.
• Worked 14 years in Aerospace Industry as Structural Dynamics Engineer.

Raj Varma


27 Years

• Responsible for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating the company's technology resources, and leading R&D efforts at Delphon.
• Over 27 yr. experience in leading Technology & Innovation in polymers and process development across a wide range of industries.
• Joined Delphon in 2012 as CTO. Previously served as CTO at Neocork Technologies, and various leadership roles in R&D & Market Development at PolyOne/GLS Corporation.

Emmanuel Baisie

Director of Quality

14 Years

• Responsible for establishing and growing Delphons’ quality organization with functions encompassing continuous improvement, supplier quality, production quality, and customer quality & compliance.
• Over 5 years of strategic leadership experience in organizational quality, applying a Six Sigma mindset and advanced analytical engineering techniques to solve customer focused problems and drive manufacturing innovation.
• Joined Delphon in 2022. Previously served as Production Quality and Lab Manager at CMC Materials.

John McClain

Director of Human Resources

36 Years

• Directs all facets of the human resources function and employee lifecycle, including recruiting, retention, and employee relations/legal compliance, as well as overseeing compensation benefits, and payroll.
• Joined Delphon in 2022 with 30 years in senior Human Resources leadership roles in the insurance, veterinary medicine, and manufacturing industries.
• Shapes corporate human resources strategy and translates it into actionable steps to achieve organizational goals.

Jeanne Beacham

Executive Chairman of the Board

38 Years

• Serves an advisory role for Delphon
• Former CEO of Delphon, beginner her career here in 1994 and served as CEO from 1997-2021, prior to joining Delphon, served as Marketing Manager at Tencor Instruments and spent 10 years at IBM in Essex Junction, VT, in engineering and management positions.
• Received B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University
• Active member of Semi and National Association of Manufacturing (NAM) and C200 organizations