Meet Our Team

Meet the team that drives our success and continued growth. We are just one call or email away.

Paul Harper

Managing DirectorPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 14Direct: (201) 775-4569paul.h@zetapharm.com

Paul Harper has completed 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining ZETA in 2008, Paul was instrumental in growing one of the top ten U.S. generic pharmaceutical companies. He directed sourcing, supply chain management, purchasing, and supply side development for this multiple facility manufacturing and marketing organization. Paul holds a BS in Management from the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

Dante’ Snodgrass

VP Sales and MarketingPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 11Direct: (201) 775-4550dante.s@zetapharm.com

Dante’ Snodgrass has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked for both branded and generic pharma companies. His experience in the industry ranges from R&D development (formulation and analytical) to site compliance. He has served as a manager of Quality Control and Quality Assurance. At his last company Dante established a Corporate Vendor Qualification program for a multiple site diversified healthcare company. This program included on-site Quality audits for API and excipient manufacturers. Dante graduated from the Florida State University with a degree in Chemical Science.

Laleh Dashti

VP of Scientific Affairs & RegulatoryPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext.20Direct: (704) 209-4105laleh.d@zetapharm.com

Ms. Laleh Dashti graduated with a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from UNC with a thesis emphasis in computational and analytical chemistry at Cray Research Institute in Minneapolis, MN. Recognized by ACS, Laleh has over 18 of years experience in the pharmaceutical industry ranging from Method Development Chemist to Managing a Quality Control laboratory for both finished dosage and raw materials. Laleh also has years of experience as a regulatory affairs manager prior to joining ZETA Pharmaceuticals, specializing in ANDA development.

Rainer Hartmann

Executive Sales ConsultantPhone: (908) 879-4681Cell: (201) 315-4261 rainerh@zetapharm.com

Rainer Hartmann has over 40 years of experience in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry. He began his career at BASF, USA and spent several years at BASF in Germany. His responsibilities included Product Management and Sales of Intermediates, Vitamins and Excipients. Rainer joined Ganes/Siegfried as VP of Sales and Marketing with primary focus on List I products and controlled substance APIs. In 2000 Rainer founded Hartmann Pharmaceutical Services Inc. taking on the representation of Chemische Fabrik Berg (CFB) in the US. He joined the Zeta Team upon transfer of the CFB representation to ZETA Pharmaceuticals in January 2018.

Steve Smith

Senior Sales ManagerPhone: 201-930-4934 Ext. 21Cell: 423-331-7437steve.s@zetapharm.com

Steve Smith has almost 30 years of experience in Chemical Distribution. He has held various positions in Management and Sales servicing multiple industries including Pharmaceuticals, Food, Personal Care, Coatings, Compounding and Water Treatment. Steve received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Ball State University in Indiana.

Vince Tunzi

Senior Sales ManagerPhone: (815) 715-8863vince.t@zetapharm.com

Vince has represented some of the finest domestic and overseas manufacturers of chemical ingredients for over 25 years.   He has worked in the pharmaceutical, animal health and nutritional markets.  Vince’s “say what you do, do what you say” approach with his customers has allowed him to work with some of the largest multinational, midsize, small and start-up companies throughout the United States.  Vince was born, raised, and still lives in the Chicagoland area.              

Kristy Rupe

Operations ManagerPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 18Direct: (201) 775-4563kristy.r@zetapharm.com

Nastasha Orr

Supplier Relations ManagerPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 16Direct: (201) 775-4565nastasha.o@zetapharm.com

Amy McDonald

Accounting & FinancePhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 15Direct: (201) 775-4568amy.m@zetapharm.com

Ashley Hutchins

Sales and Marketing CoordinatorPhone: (201) 930-4934 Ext. 19Direct: (256) 607-3636ashley.h@zetapharm.com
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