Who We Are


Calvin Speckman

Dr. Calvin Speckman is the President of A/B Technologies. Calvin grew up on a farm, near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, and holds degrees from the University of Minnesota and Oregon State University. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1974, Dr. Speckman worked with basic and applied researchers in more than twenty countries. It was during this time that he formed the scientific foundation of A/B Technologies, established in 1982.

Dr. Speckman's training and education uniquely qualify him to take complex research findings and apply them to the needs of international agribusiness. Clients count on his knowledge of technology to put them ahead of the competition - today and tomorrow.

Dr. Speckman excels in translating scientific jargon into understandable language. He has put together a highly responsive, experienced staff to serve the needs of A/B Technologies' client companies. From the moment your order is received‚ by phone, fax or email‚ to the time it is produced, packaged and shipped, you are assured of professional, personal attention.


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Ryan Gardiepy

Ryan is the Operations Manager and the contact for technical customer service, he has been with A/BT since 1989. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1997. Ryan specializes in product development and customer service.

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Connie W.

Connie has been employed with A/BT since 1997. She directs and organizes all areas of the office functions. Connie loves spending time with her three children and their growing families. In her off time, she can be found on the many hiking trails around the Great Northwest with her husband.


Eddie LeRoy

Eddie has been with A/BT since 1996. His responsibilities range from computer/machinery/facility maintenance to production/inventory management and label design. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two sons.


Elsie N.

Elsie has been with A/BT since 2005. She has worked in the production department before stepping into the roll of Purchasing Production Assistant in 2018. Outside the office, she enjoys working with her husband in their photography business and spending time with family.


Jeannette B.

Jeannette has been with A/BT since 2012. She started in our production department then moved to the office in 2015. She loves all the beauty Oregon has to offer and enjoys walking her dog and spending time with family and friends.


Ashley T.

Ashley has been with A/BT since June of 2016. She started off in production but quickly moved up to the position of Production Supervisor. Ashley brings experience from several different industries. She is an outdoor enthusiast and when she is not camping she is spending time with her family and raising her son.