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Management team

meet management team

Michael Walach is Quest’s founder, president, and CEO. Originally from Czech Republic, Michael first immigrated to Canada where he worked for Coburn Industries. In 1985 he relocated to Largo Florida where he opened Walach Industries, a company producing optical supplies. Michael opened Quest in 2004 and has since has experienced incredible success. Today, he continues to run Quest as intensely as the first day, drawing from a combined 4 decades of optical experience in both retail and lab settings.

Ilona Ostrowski is Quest’s Chief Financial Officer. Originally from Poland, Ilona began her career in the United States shortly after graduating from the University of Gdansk (Poland). After immigrating to the US in mid-1996, she was initially recruited by the internationally renowned law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham, and Taft in New York City. In 2014, she joined Quest lab as part of the accounting team and worked diligently to increase the profitability of the company.

Zachary Mason is Quest’s newest member of the the management team. As Director of Marketing and Communication, Zach is the elctronic voice promoting the Quest brand in a vibrant and multifaceted manner. He hold a Master’s in Political Economy from the University of South Florida and is an officer in the Florida Army National Guard.

Greg Boruta is Quest’s Vice President of Operations. Originally from Poland Greg has been with Quest since its inception 14 years ago, climbing the ranks from apprentice to lab manager through the mastery of all the necessary skills for lab managers across the globe. Immigrating to the United States in 1996 after studying marketing at the internationally renowned WSB National Louis University in Nowy Sacz, Poland he began his career at Walach Industries learning the ins and out of optical tool manufacturing.