President & CEO
Mike Pelissier is President , CEO and 50% owner of Ocean Technology Systems. Although Mike is semi retired, he is heavily involved in product development and serves as the OTS historian. He is a former US Navy Diver and has years of diving under his belt (started diving in 1964). Mike is also an Emmy Award Winner for his involvement in a television show for ESPN called “Expedition Earth” filmed at Cocos Island in 1991. Mike enjoys fishing, diving, hunting, photography and editing. Mike likes spending time with his wife Cindy, daughter Renee, son-in-law Andy and grandchild Matthew. Mike also has a passion for competition shooting. He is an award winning Master Class USPSA/IPSC marksman. He enjoys traveling both domestic and internationally to IPSC multi-gun, pistol, and sniper type shooting matches.
Renee Pelissier Nelson
Renee Pelissier Nelson is the Operations Manager at OTS and is also presently helping fill the role as Sales Manager with heavy involvement of marketing and business relations. Her former experience includes artist development and marketing for Sony Music Entertainment as well as freelance writing for various magazines. Renee is married to Andy Nelson and enjoys spending time with her husband and baby. Her interests include photography, music, shooting and traveling.
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Cindy Pelissier is our General Office Consultant. She is familiar with all office functions and keeps her finger on the pulse of the front office. Cindy often fills in where needed. Cindy is also involved with Financial Planning. When possible, Cindy and her daughter Renee, like to travel with her husband on sales trips. Cindy is active in her Church, loves music and spending time with her family.
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Sandra brings 6+ years in the HR / Corporate Recruiting field. She’s worked in a variety industries from IT HR consulting, Security, Dental, and Manufacturing. 3 years in Banking and Loans with 2 years as an Operations Manager in retail.
Sandra keeps an active life style by participating in Indoor Volleyball and Softball. She enjoys adventurous activities like hiking, zip lining, hang glide and snorkeling. Her goal is to sky dive and scuba dive in the near future.
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Melissa is the Office Manager at Ocean Technology Systems. She came aboard early January 2017 and has 6+ years in office experience. Prior to working at OTS, Melissa was in the heavy equipment industry for 10 years, working for two of the nation’s largest companies in the industry : United Rentals and Penhall Company. Melissa held numerous titles with both companies; Inside Sales Rep, Cal OSHA Certified Safety Officer, Ives Certified Trainer for forklift and aerial equipment, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Office Manager. Melissa enjoys going on mini family vacations to Parker Dam with her children, socializing with friends and attending live band shows at local venues. She also enjoys road trips to classic car shows across the US.
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Accounts Receivable / Invoicing
Tawnya is our Accounts Receivable Clerk. She comes from the Banking Industry with 7+ years experience. Before working at OTS her and her husband owned their own Trucking company. Tawnya is married with three girls and three dogs. Outside of work she enjoys going to the river, family walks with their pups and watching her daughters play softball.
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Receptionist / Front Office Assistant
Yadira is the receptionist and front office assistant. She provides administrative support to accounts receivable and accounts payable. Before working at OTS she worked for 13 years at a non-profit organization as an administrative assistant. Now she enjoys working at OTS where she feels she learns new things every day. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her son and daughter. She likes going to the park with them and attending church every Sunday.