Who We Are

We believe that it’s more than just products.

It’s understanding the mission requirements and then providing the best tools to achieve mission success.

Sometimes Life Sets us on a Path…

Almost 20 years ago there were anthrax attacks in the US. The call for decontamination technology to counter the attack was issued. Industry answered by rapidly upgrading and adapting commercial technology to address the problem.

As a direct result, a team dedicated to addressing chemical and biological decontamination threats was established by an Ohio company.

This team developed numerous technologies including multiple generations of vaporized hydrogen peroxide decontamination systems to demonstrate efficacy, scalability, and dependability.

Today this team is the heart of M2DCON, and we continue to search for the best solutions for decontamination of chemical and biological threats.

Our Team

Tim Meilander

President and CEO | Business Development | Mechanical Engineer

Throughout his career, Tim has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to driving organizational excellence and delivering superior results. With his sharp business acumen, he has transformed M2DCON Corporation into a powerhouse in the industry, successfully steering the company towards unprecedented growth and global expansion.

Tim’s leadership style is characterized by a strong emphasis on fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and employee empowerment. He believes in creating a conducive environment where each team member is encouraged to think creatively, take calculated risks, and contribute their unique skills and expertise.

Prior to founding M2DCON Corporation, Tim held several senior leadership positions in renowned companies, accumulating a wealth of experience across Defense, First Responder, and Life Science sectors. His track record of successfully navigating complex business challenges, driving sustainable growth, and building enduring partnerships has earned him widespread respect within the industry.

Tim is a graduate of Akron University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Beyond his professional achievements, Tim is known for his commitment to corporate social responsibility. He actively promotes environmentally sustainable practices and philanthropic initiatives within The Boy Scouts of America, and encourages the company’s active engagement in making a positive impact on society. Tim, an Eagle Scout himself, is the proud father of Two Eagle Scouts, and shares time with his wife exploring the world.

Iain McVey

Chief Operations Officer | Chemist | Innovator

Iain McVey is an accomplished industry chemist and visionary leader, widely recognized for his expertise in chemical research, development, and technological innovation. With an unwavering passion for pushing the boundaries of science, Iain has made significant contributions to the field, driving breakthrough advancements in decontamination technology, processes and sustainable decontamination solutions. Iain earned his Master’s of Science in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Denver and is an author on over 25 US Patents related to decontamination technology.

As the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the company, Iain plays a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s research and development strategy, as well as leading manufacturing operations. He spearheads cross-functional teams of talented scientists, engineers, and researchers, guiding them towards groundbreaking discoveries and fostering an environment of innovation.

Under Iain’s leadership, the company has achieved remarkable milestones. His relentless pursuit of innovative decontamination using Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor has resulted in the development of rugged, field ready decontamination systems for the Defense Industry, as well as regulatory compliant decontamination systems for medically regulated industries.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Iain is a strong advocate for collaboration and knowledge sharing. He actively engages in partnerships with academic institutions, government agencies, and industry peers to foster a culture of open innovation and to drive collective progress towards a more sustainable future. Iain spends time away from the office enjoying time with his family.

Deborah Gessell-Lee, MS, PhD​

Director of Quality and Regulatory | Microbiologist ​

Deborah is a distinguished PhD scientist and accomplished pharmaceutical quality executive, recognized for her exceptional expertise in translating science into practical and sustainable solutions for pharmaceutical and medical device organizations. With a proven track record of success, she has made significant contributions to the advancement of medical device commercialization, spanning research, development, manufacturing operations, facility expansion, quality and regulatory compliance.

Deborah obtained her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Texas Medical Branch, focusing on pathogenic mechanisms of emerging infectious diseases.

Throughout her career, Deborah has held various leadership positions within renowned pharmaceutical and medical device companies. As a quality executive, she has consistently demonstrated an unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety in drug manufacturing processes and medical device manufacturing. Her keen attention to detail and meticulous approach have helped streamline operations, reduce risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Deborah is widely regarded for her exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to implement innovative strategies to optimize quality. Her strong analytical mindset and scientific acumen enable her to identify potential bottlenecks, mitigate risks, and improve efficiency in production processes. She is known for their outstanding leadership skills, fostering collaboration among cross-functional teams, and driving impactful change within organizations. And, along the way, Deborah also became a Patient Safety Centric Professional with a passion for aseptic operations and all things microbiology!

In addition to their executive role, Deborah actively contributes to the scientific community through extensive speaking engagements and participation in the Parenteral Drug Association, where she serves as President-elect of the Midwest Chapter.

Beyond her professional achievements, Deborah is the proud mom of a United States Air Force Airman and two exceptional teenagers. Outside of work, Deborah spends her time with family experiencing new adventures.

Aaron Perkins

Senior Manager, Scientific Operations | Program Management | Chemist

Aaron is an accomplished chemist manager renowned for his exceptional expertise in the field of chemistry and his exceptional leadership abilities. With a strong educational background and years of experience, Aaron has made significant contributions to the advancement of chemical research and development of hydrogen peroxide decontamination systems, decontamination chemistries and detection sensors. His passion for chemistry, physics and innovation, and his meticulous attention to detail propelled him to the forefront of his field.

Recognizing his natural leadership qualities, Aaron transitioned into a managerial role, fostering a collaborative and motivating work environment, inspiring his team to reach new heights of scientific discovery. Aaron has been key to developing M2DCON’s R&D and Testing Laboratory, and implementing robust protocols and practices to ensure responsible chemical handling and waste management withing M2DCON, making him a role model for ethical and sustainable scientific practices. Aaron’s keen ability to identify emerging trends and technologies has enabled him to stay at the forefront of scientific advancements.

Aside from his managerial responsibilities, Aaron enjoys spending time with his family, and teaching his son’s about his passion for chemistry and physics.

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