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THE ASAHI/AMERICA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM

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Shane McDaniel, Business Development Manager Team Leader: CEA, Entertainment, Oil & Gas

Following his time in the US Marine Corps as an aviation electronics technician, Shane began his career in the process instrumentation and control industry. For more than 15 years he has held roles in research labs, technical sales and service companies, and business development. Shane’s experience with instrumentation, valves, actuation and controls spans multiple industry segments including municipal water and wastewater, oil and gas, liquid transmission, steel, and chemicals. He is a certified trainer, uncompromising customer advocate, and passionate problem solver.

E: smcdaniel@asahi-america.com | C: 281-505-7884 | LinkedIn | Bio

Pat Higgins, Business Development Manager: Life Sciences, Food & Beverage, Institutional/Lab

Pat has over 30 years of experience with technical sales of semiconductors and products used in semiconductor manufacturing including high purity piping, valves and fittings. Currently he is in the high purity products group, which includes piping systems for semiconductor and life sciences applications. He is an excellent resource for information regarding the design of high purity water systems including material selection and advanced welding technologies. Pat has a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the University of Dallas.

E: phiggins@asahi-america.com | C: 617-833-5972 | LinkedIn

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David Stiles, Business Development Manager: Semiconductor 

David has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor and life science industries working with major fabs, OEMs and component manufactures. He has been with Asahi/America since 2017 as a member of the high purity products group, specializing in PVDF, PP and PFA piping systems and valves. He can aid in material selection and  system design as well as provide training in advanced welding techniques such as beadless and IR welding. David is an ASPE certified presenter and serves on the SEMI UPW task force.

E: dstiles@asahi-america.com | C: 360-921-8649 | LinkedIn

Mark Gore, Business Development Manager: Marine, Metal Finishing, Power, Pulp & Paper, Railroad

Mark has been with Asahi/America for 15 years as a district sales manager and transitioned to a business development manager in 2022 for Asahi/America’s environmental and industrial products group, which also includes water and wastewater treatment applications. His projects and tasks include life cycles - material selection, design, cost, and start up, as well as equipment selection and training with A&E's end users and contractors.

E: mgore@asahi-america.com | C: 617-686-0639 | LinkedIn

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Josh Goldberg, Business Development Manager: Automotive, Chemical, Mining 

Josh joined Asahi/America in early 2022. He comes to the company with over 20 years of polymer formulation and product development experience and 10 years in market analysis and technical product sales. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and Master of Science degree in polymer chemistry from University of Oregon. He is currently BDM for Asahi/America's environmental and industrial piping products for the western half of the US.

E: jgoldberg@asahi-america.com | C: 781-606-1394| LinkedIn | Bio

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