ARES Scientific

Our consultative process helps you identify and configure the best product for your application, guides you through the process of installation, and trains you to ensure proper use.

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About us

Since 2009 we have been helping the scientific community identify and implement the most innovative and sustainable products for their facilities. We are pleased to offer our clients a pre-qualified portfolio of premier manufacturing companies specialized in building the highest quality products within their particular area of expertise. Many of these companies hold the distinction of being multi-generational family-owned companies that have been in continuous operation for decades.
Today, we are proud to say that we have helped thousands of the most prestigious institutions and businesses accelerate medical breakthroughs and enhance the quality of their patient care. Our vision is to continue building long-lasting relationships with our clients and manufacturer partners and bring them together in their quest to improve the quality of life in our communities.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide sustainable and innovative products and solutions that accelerate medical research breakthroughs and enhance the quality of patient care.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity and Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement through Listening, Learning, and Education
  • Building and Valuing Long Term Relationships
  • Conscientious Contribution to our Communities
  • Mentoring Our Employees to Achieve Personal and Professional Excellence

Meet our leadership

Helping our clients succeed is our primary concern. In addition to helping select the proper laboratory equipment for scientific applications, we support our clients with facility layout, coordination and training.

President / Strategic Account Consultant

Drew Kevorkian

Drew Kevorkian graduated in 1997 with honors from Dartmouth College. In 2009, he founded ARES Scientific and brings over twenty years of hands-on experience representing scientific equipment manufacturers. Drew firmly believes that long-term business relationships are built on trust, and that trust must be earned. As a result, he has guided ARES Scientific in building relationships with customers and manufacturers that have lasted for decades.

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Vice President

Ryan Coutant

After earning a BA in Communications from the University of Connecticut in 1997, Ryan spent 15 years building successful sales practices across multiple technology-focussed industries. In 2010 Ryan joined ARES Scientific as a partner. He offers a unique approach to helping customers and organizations be successful with his ability to solve complex business and technical issues.

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Applied Research Equipment Specialist

Christopher Lodes

Over the past 20 years, Chris has developed a successful career in sales and management. Prior to joining ARES Scientific in March of 2018, Chris was a perennial sales performer with Ecolab. He prides himself in always being available for his customers and building long-lasting relationships through honest interactions and reliable customer service. Chris graduated Dean’s List with a B.A. in American Studies from Westbrook College.

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Applied Research Equipment Specialist

Vincent Romano

As a native New Yorker, Vincent is well versed in navigating one of the more challenging territories in the country. Vincent began his career at the prestigious Rockefeller University eventually becoming an Operations Manager in the vivarium. In 2014, Vincent joined Quip Laboratories as a field Service Technician and subsequently became a Biosafety Sales Representative. He has a deep understanding of his clients needs possessing the unique combination of having worked in a facility, as a service technician and as a sales representative.

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Applied Research Equipment Specialist

Michael O’Connor

Michael has spent over twenty years in various management and sales positions within the life sciences industry and joined the ARES team in March 2016. He brings the unique ability to build rapport and relationships by interacting effectively with clients across the entire business hierarchy, demonstrating awareness of their needs and responding with the appropriate solution. As a veteran of the United States Army, Michael’s talent to adapt and improvise in any setting lends to his objectivity and success in the field.

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Applied Research Equipment Specialist-States of LA, MS, Southern AL and Western TN

Eric Ice

After earning a BA in Political Science at the University of New Orleans in 1995, Eric has spent the last 26 years in Healthcare Sales. Those duties have included sales, service, and management of specialized medical equipment ranging from surgical to capital. Most recently, Eric was the Regional Sales Manager for Follett, LLC in the Southwest U.S. before joining ARES Scientific in 2021. Eric believes that business is about building relationships and trust with strong, unparalleled customer service.
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Applied Research Equipment Specialist

Teresa McKernan

After spending 28 years working in the lab and vivarium at management levels, Teresa is well-suited to help her clients meet their strategic requirements. She has managed renovations, new builds, and used and purchased a wide range of equipment for many different applications. Teresa holds a Veterinarian Technologist associate degree and a business degree in Veterinary Services Management. She is certified at the highest level as a Registered Master Laboratory Animal Technician with the Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS ACSAL). Teresa is a former representative of CALAS ACSAL to the Canadian Council on Animal Care as well as past-president of CALAS ACSAL. She is the proud recipient of the Charles River Canada award, considered to be the most prestigious award offered by CALAS ACSAL.

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Office Manager

Marie Russo

Marie was born in Brazil but moved to the US almost three decades ago. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French. Marie has a degree in philosophy and spent most of her career as a journalist seeking precision and fact. This along with other small business operations experience has served her well as Office Manager at ARES Scientific where she has managed office and accounting operations since 2019.

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Accounting Manager

Sunny Westervelt

Sunny has a BS in Forensic Science from UC Irvine and is bi-lingual. She has 15 years of forensic bookkeeping and financial consulting experience. Her passion for accounting has allowed her to think progressively about how to approach financial growth and problem solve. Sunny is the proud mother of 2 daughters and is pursuing a Masters degree in Forensic Accounting.

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Sales Support

Kim Powers

Kim Powers has been working in the animal care industry for the past 13 years. She graduated from John Brown University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from John Brown University. She has enjoyed assisting the sales team in helping to provide outstanding customer satisfaction. She understands the importance of providing exceptional service to those she supports; along with reminding them to have a few laughs every now and then.

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Marketing Specialist and Cannabis Vertical Sales Specialist

Josh Stabach

Josh graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in diagnostic genetic sciences. He is certified in cytogenetics from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Josh has spent the last 15 years as a senior scientist, in both clinical and research settings, along with 4 years of experience in laboratory management and startup-lab development. Combined with a passion for digital marketing and sales, he brings a broad range of cross-disciplinary experience to the ARES team.
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Manufacturing partners

With over 25 years experience working closely with scientific manufacturing companies, the ARES management team has gained valuable insight into the business practices that make companies successful. Prior to signing an agreement to represent a manufacturing company, we invest a significant amount of time researching and interviewing the company to ensure that our mission and core values are fully aligned.

Elite partners

Portfolio partners

The ARES difference

With 20 years of building relationships with industry-leading manufacturers, we have become a single source for the highest-quality, most innovative, ergonomic, and sustainable products. 

Our goal is to save our customers valuable time vetting complex products, configuring them properly for their applications, coordinating seamless delivery and installation, and accessing ongoing support.  

ARES representatives receive indepth product and industry training. We ask our customers the right questions to understand their needs and consult with them on their selection process.  This is why ARES Scientific has become a trusted resource for many of the world’s leading research institutions and patient care facilities. 

Our products

ARES Scientific offers a complete range of products for life science research, industrial facilities, biotech and pharmaceutical laboratories, hospitals and compounding pharmacies from over 20 different global manufacturers. 

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