Hydrite Chemical Co.

The RITE Team™


Who is the RITE Team™?


Hydrite’s RITE Team is a group of experienced professionals tasked to enhance the technical support in the field to introduce innovative solutions that help address critical issues in the Food industry.

The RITE Team consists of a network of individuals strong in microbiology, membranes, CIP performance, product selection and troubleshooting.  This collaborative team supports our customers and our field to provide technical training, program development, and adjacent technology.




R Real-time response to meet the needs of our customers

I Innovative solutions that help maximize efficiency and quality

T Technical service and support to meet product and training requirements

E Expert professionals with over 300 years of knowledge and experience


Food Safety Team +
In-House Microbiologist

Chemists + R&D Laboratory


Equipment Support Team




Mitch Fay
Technology Director
22 Years

Joel Cook
SR. Technical Manager
36 Years

Kara Mikkelson
Food Safety Program Manager
26 Years

Billy Hughes
Intervention Program Manager
15 Years

Felicity Plansky
Membrane Program Manager
26 Years

Carl Garcia
Membrane Technical Manager
32 Years

Mark  Dunston
Membrane Technical Specialist
4 Years

Glen Giersch
ATS Manager
26 Years

Kerry Schemmel
Corporate Technical Manager
41 Years

Jim Spotton
SR. Technical Manager
36 Years

Terry Stout
SR. Technical Specialist
29 Years

Gary Martin
Application Technical Specialist
26 Years

Spencer Lightfield
Technical Manager
10 Years


17385 Golf Parkway
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045
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