Our Team



Jeff Opitz President

Jeff Opitz – President

As company President, Jeff is responsible for defining and implementing the business strategies at CeraMaterials. His other primary focus is building a team of people who deliver an exceptional customer experience. Jeff graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 with a degree in Economics and has always had a passion for leadership and entrepreneurship. During his down time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, reading, and playing guitar.
: 845-206-0494 | : jeffo@ceramaterials.com

Jerry Weinstein PhD

Jerry Weinstein – Materials Science Engineer, PhD

Jerry Weinstein, is the Founder of CeraMaterials and our in-house materials guru. Jerry has a PhD in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University with over 30 years experience, 46 US patents, and numerous publications & presentations. He has extensive experience working & consulting in fields such as advanced ceramics, graphite composites, heat treating, armor, aerospace, turbine engines, electronics, nano-composites, erosion/corrosion & whitewares.
: 518-701-6722 | : jerryw@ceramaterials.com

Philip Kent

Philip Kent – Materials Science Engineer

As a Materials Science Engineer who graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Philip Kent is responsible for all technical requirements relating to customer compliance, acquisition, and maintenance. He has 12 years of experience working on government, academia, public and private sector projects that require problem solving techniques and technical support, specifically in a hub and spoke system dealing with insulation and refractories. He enjoys spending time at the New Jersey Shore, being a Super-Dad of his two girls, a loving husband, and traveling the country.
: 845-206-0476 | : philk@ceramaterials.com

Malisa - office manager

Malisa Aurrichio – Office Manager

Malisa Aurrichio is our CeraMaterials office manager. Malisa maintains our accounts payable, accounts receivable, E-Commerce stores and order processing. An outgoing people person Malisa continues to develop new relationships & maintain existing ones with our customers. In her free time, Malisa enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons in the outdoors.
: 845-206-0471 | : malisad@ceramaterials.com

Bobby - Technical Marketing Specialist & Web Developer

Bobby Aguirre – Technical Marketing Specialist

Robert “Bobby” Aguirre specializes in sales, marketing, and full stack web development. A creative problem solver, Bobby maintains the company website, manages its social media presence, and troubleshoots all things tech. A true “people person” Bobby is constantly in search of new ways to connect CeraMaterials to its customers. In his down time, he enjoys the outdoors, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family and dog named “Rio”.
: 845-231-4959 | : roberta@ceramaterials.com

Kim Administrative Assistant

Kim Greene – Office Administrative Assistant

Kimberly Greene, better known to her friends and co-workers as ‘Kim’. You can find her helping out wherever needed. Processing orders, helping in the warehouse, getting shipments out on time and customer service are her main focus. Wherever there is a need, Kim is willing to step right in. She is definitely a team player and keeps the office laughing. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her three dogs, kayaking, photography and enjoying good food.
: 845-479-5199 | : kimg@ceramaterials.com