Meet our team

At our core, DetraPel® operates on individuality and inclusivity. We dream big, and support each other to achieve our independent and collective goals. With a desire for change and impact, we’re proud and excited to work in an environment that facilitates work and play through innovation, experimentation and compassion.

DAVID ZAMARIN
FOUNDER / CEO

Sneaker-head, serial entrepreneur, thrill-seeker and proud founder of DetraPel…

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TAREK TABBARA
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

As COO, Tarek is a key member of the DetraPel executive team, responsible…

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JUAN JARUFE
CHIEF R&D OFFICER

Juan Jarufe brings 35+ years of experience in the chemistry…

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JENNIFER SWANTON
FINANCE MANAGER

Jennifer brings her love of numbers and their unique ability to…

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CASEY WETZEL
CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Driven by hand-on experimental design, execution and data analysis…

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MELISSA JARUFE
RESEARCH CHEMIST

Melissa is an integral part
of the DetraPel team…

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GEOFF GREENHOUSE
OPERATIONS MANAGER

Geoff is DetraPel’s skilled Operations Manager who seeks out…

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ANIA SCOTT
MARKETING MANAGER

Ania’s passion for people is what
excites her most about…

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MAKAYLA MCKENNA
MARKETING COORDINATOR

As Marketing Coordinator, Makayla uses her creativity and…

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BECOME A PART OF OUR TEAM

Check out our careers page

We’re always looking for extremely talented and passionate people. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just graduated, we want to hear from you.  If you have admin, tech, marketing, sales, or financial skills, we want to talk. When you join DetraPel®, you become an integral member of our team of industry leaders.

If you’re looking to build your career and become part of our diverse and inclusive team of innovators, DetraPel® is looking for you. We are committed to fostering a collaborative environment where the opportunities are as expansive as the industries we serve.

What we do

Challenge traditional standards
Value relationships
Deliver safer protective coatings
Hustle
Encourage self development
Obsess over details
Debate over 3rd place in Go Karting
Expect excellence
Learn from our mistakes 

What we don’t

Put profit before people
Outsource
Say “impossible”
Create unnecessary waste
Turn down an Acai bowl
Neglect customer service
Settle for mediocracy
Accept outdated manufacturing standards
Have matching office chairs