Leadership - Laser 1 Technologies


Who We Are

Whether you need a single mockup, qualification prototypes or high volume production, we can support you through your design, engineering and production stages. We have the ability to provide you with fast turn prototypes and we can gear up for economical high volume production. Our Engineers can advise you on what the most cost effective manufacturing methods are for your product.

Our Mission

If you have a project requiring high quality laser cutting, machining, stamping or custom fabrication, then Laser 1 Technologies is the company for you. We have the resources and technology to meet your most complex cutting needs.

Don Walsh
Don is the Co-founder of Laser 1 Technologies and entrepreneur who is implementing his growth vision for the Company. Don has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in areas of machining, laser cutting, programming, and prototyping.

During his career Don has managed all production processes for small and medium size businesses. At Laser 1, in addition to his administrative duties, he coordinates technical aspects of production and prototyping.

Tad Kowalczyk
Chief Operating Officer
Tad joined the company in March of 2013 adding to the organization his extensive experience in organization of manufacturing processes and business development. Over 30 years of Tad’s managerial experience brings organizational depth required in today’s competitive environment.

Tad manages all aspects of operations, processes, and business development. Tad is an MBA graduate from the University of Florida.

Gary Eager
Gary is a great addition to Laser 1 Technologies team. He has over 36 years of experience in manufacturing and has worked in almost every area of production from the shop floor to Plant Manager position.

Gary’s great knowledge of manufacturing processes plays a very significant role in quoting methodology.

He enjoys interactions with customers and helping them with any issues regarding materials and production practices.

Adam Heifort
After spending several years in the agricultural industry, Adam joined Laser 1 in September of 2016. As a member of our team, Adam estimates jobs, programs Pressbrake, and operates equipment, when necessary. His versatility and commitment to excellence makes him a solid performer. Among many things, he values the opportunity to learn new skills, take on challenging projects, and build relationships.

Adam graduated from Alexandria Technical and Community College in 2011 with a degree in Welding.

Jackie Anderson
Office Manager
Jackie is an experienced bookkeeper and office manager. She has 13 years of experience in office management. Nine of these years she spent in mechanical and manufacturing environments. Jackie’s knowledge of manufacturing processes and her attention to details makes her an instrumental part of Company’s operations and support.

Jackie holds and Administrative Assistant Degree from Century College and Associate Degree in Applied Science from Century College.

Alexandra Walsh
Process Engineer
Alexandra joined Laser 1’s team to design and implement operational and production processes. She is passionate about everything she does working on numerous additional projects and assignments. Her understanding of process flows, lean manufacturing, and hard core production makes her an excellent addition to the team.

Alexandra is a graduate from Anoka Technical College with A.S. Degree in Mechanical Designing/Drafting. She is continuing her education toward Mechanical Engineering Degree at Century College.

Laura Walsh
Data Entry
Laura’s several years of experience in clerical positions makes her a valuable administrative support for Laser 1. Laura processes purchase orders, manages pre-production processes, and handles customer service issues. Her administrative skills and technical aptitude are instrumental in on-time deliveries.