Executive Team

Eric Larabee - Founder & CEO



Phone Contact 206 – 226 – 4581 

Industrial Designer with 16+ years of experience specialized in Prototype Development, Computer Aided Design and 3D Modeling. Secured Intellectual Property and US Utility Patents. Experience with Product Development, Ecological Design and Manufacturing. 7+ years experience with hydraulic systems for commercial applications. Supervised Commercial/Residential Construction Permits for municipalities and counties. Lead Systems Engineer for fire suppression systems: design, manufacturing, construction and inspections.

Bob Kerch - Chief Operating Officer



Phone Contact 314 – 650 – 2625

25+ years of International Experience on 5 Continents, New Product Development,Business to Market & Licensing, Expert in 3D Negotiating resulting in Marketing & Global Licensing for Seiko, Former - Director of International Business Development for Nike, President - Start up for PEG 13 years.

Monica Matulich - Marketing Director 

SR Vice President of PRHollywood, Marketing & Sales Consultant to Sikorsky Helicopter for whom she facilitated a $1.2B helicopter sale to the Turkish government. Senior Business and marketing consultant to Fortune 500 companies (Coca Cola, Disney). Brings 20+ years in Global Marketing Leadership / Business Development / Sales / Communications & Public Relations. Monica also has deep expertise in Go-to-Market strategies and partnership marketing in B2B and B2C. 

Dr. Harp Kang - Science Consultant 

PhD - Analytical Chemistry, Odor Control, 10+ Commercially successful products for Global Brands and Key Regional Brands in Asia/Pacific/Europe, Product Development Strategies, Innovations Development, Project (P2), Program Management & Analysis, Global Business Models for New Product Development, Marketing, B2B and B2C Experience.

Mike Reed - Engineer

Proof of Concept Prototypes 3D print specialist, production process, quality control, refining process, new product development and employee management. Conceptual designs for inventors and major companies. As seen on TV products and successful in getting products to HSN. Owner of Prolific LLC Product Manufacturing, Production Molds, Developer and Prototyping. Experienced with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry. Operate Membrane Bio Reactor plant. Processed lab work for EPA and DNR, Consultant with other municipalities involving odor control issues for Alliance waste control.

Duncan Auld - Mechanical Engineer

Boeing Tool Integration Analyst and Mechanical Design Engineer, System Administrator and Webmaster Experience, UMSL & Washington University in St Louis  BSME - Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, BLS - Computer Science, Industrial & Product Design, CAD, NX Unigraphics, A.S.M.E.  - American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


Eric Larabee

Shield Devices - President & CEO

Email - eric@shielddevices.com 

Phone - (206) 226 - 4587

WA - United States


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