About » Key Staff
Lex Grubner - Managing Director
Lex is a founding Director and major shareholder of RF Test Solutions. He a full time staff member with responsibility for the company's overall business, direction and customer satisfaction. Lex has 40 years engineering and sales experience in the New Zealand electronics and test & measurement industry. Prior to forming RF Test Solutions in 2001, Lex held business management positions with companies including Agilent Technologies, Hewlett-Packard and Philips. He started his career under the cadet program within The Civil Aviation Division of the Ministry of Transport (now Airways Corporation) and spent several years working in their instrumentation laboratory.
Mike Tecofsky - Laboratory Manager and Director
Mike joined RF Test Solutions in 2010 as a calibration and repair engineer. Having spent some time studying and travelling overseas, he most recently worked for UL, another IANZ accredited ISO 17025 calibration laboratory in Christchurch. In 2012 Mike was promoted to a Senior Customer Services Engineer and to Laboratory Manager in 2017. Mike is one of our laboratory IANZ Signatories. In 2019 Mike became a Director and Shareholder in the company.
Narrissa Bevan - Operations Manager
Narrissa is RF Test Solutions' Operations Manager and looks after the day to day operational and administration duties for the company. Prior to joining RF Test Solutions in 2007, Narrissa had extensive experience in customer service and administration. In 2019 Narrissa became a Shareholder in the company.
Dave Watson - Business Development Manager
Dave joined the team at RF test Solutions in September 2019 having just completed 11 years as the national telecommunications manager for Fire & Emergency New Zealand. Dave started his working career as a cadet at Civil Aviation and completed 15 years in their instrumentation calibration and repair laboratory. He also has experience in telecommunications sales and project management with the likes of Kordia, Sparkand Alcatel-Lucent.
Sales and Applications Engineer
This position is currently not filled.
Michael Taylor - Senior Customer Services Engineer
Michael initially joined our sales team at RF Test Solutions in January 2010 and moved to our laboratory as a Senior Customer Services Engineer in June 2012. He has over 30 years technical experience installing and maintaining telecommunications networks including HF radio, microwave radio bearers, fibre optic equipment, television bearers, data services and transmission networks.
Ronnie Gloria - Customer Services Engineer
Ronnie joined RF Test Solutions in May 2019 as a Customer Services Engineer and prior to this worked for NZ Police where he was a signatory in their IANZ accredited calibration laboratory. Before settling in New Zealand he worked for Telecommunications service providers in the Philippines responsible for installation, maintenance and project management of communications infrastructure. Ronnie has a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
Tristan Gibbs - Laboratory Engineer
Tristan works on contract helping us to manage the laboratory workload by providing specialist repair skills and calibration manpower as required.
Gina Tesoriero - Financial Controller
Gina joined RF Test Solutions in March 2019 as Financial Controller and manages all of our order administration, accounts payable and receivable, HR and payroll. Most recently before joining us she worked as the assistant to a sole practice accountant. Outside of work she is kept busy with family responsibilities and the development of a lifestyle property.
Shairae Taepa - Customer Services Technician
Shai started working for RF Test Solutions on a part time basis early in 2019 while studying at Weltec. She joins us formally for 2020 on compatible hours while finishing off her remaining couple of papers. Shai will be based in the laboratory looking after the administration requirements and carrying out some calibration and repair duties.
Dave Kelly - Customer Services Engineer
Dave Kelly joined RF Test Solutions Ltd in January 2021 as a Customer Services Engineer. Dave has an extensive background in repair and calibration of instrumentation having worked in the instrumentation laboratory of Airways Corporation for almost 20 years. He also spent around 20 years in the UK in Engineering and Management roles for an electronics design and manufacturing company.