Arthur Trapotsis, President and Chief Executive Officer, joined Consolidated Sterilizer Systems in 1999. In 2008, he acquired the Company from the original founder, Mr. William A. Barnstead. Mr. Trapotsis has over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience involving business development, brand building, and strategic planning. His extensive experience in the sterilizer industry has Mr. Trapotsis presenting at a number of conferences around the U.S., promoting “green” autoclave design features as well as emerging trends in the steam sterilizer market. His educational background is in biotechnology and business management. Mr. Trapotsis received his BS and MS in Biochemical Engineering from Tufts University and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. Mr. Trapotsis is a strong advocate of leading a balanced lifestyle of work, family, and fitness.