Jay L. Schabel: Chief Executive Officer, MSEE
A serial entrepreneur with four start-ups on his resume, including the growth of one startup from no annual revenue to over $350mm in an eight year period.
Charles Grispin: Director of Technology, BS Chemistry
The inventor of RES Polyflow’s technology, Charles is the founder of two companies and has a detailed knowledge of recycling under U.S. and Ohio EPA hazardous waste rules.
Dr. Richard Schwarz: Technical Advisor, PhD Chemistry
Experienced professional in new product development and commercialization and science coordinator at the National Museum of Education.
Michael Dungan: Director of Sales and Marketing, BA Communications
Twenty-five years of experience in procurement, marketing, sales management and for-profit and non-profit executive leadership.
Robert Boyce: Director of Business Development, MA Transportation Logistics
Seasoned finance, business development and project management professional with 25 + years experience in national and international business at British Petroleum (BP).
Kavya Burugupalli: Environmental Engineering Intern, MS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cleveland State University (expected graduation May 2014). Kavya grew up in Hyderabad India and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India. Kavya has experience in waste treatment project work and currently serves as a Teaching Assistant at the Fenn College of Engineering at CSU.
David Dixon: Mechanical Engineering Intern, BS Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (expected graduation May 2014). David is an Atlanta GA native with an interest in the renewable energy field as a potential career path. At CWRU he captains the men’s cross-country and track team while maintaining a spot on the Dean’s High Honors List.
Board of Managers
Phillip Ashkettle – Chairman
Senior advisor at investment banking firm Falls River Group. As the former Chairman and CEO of M.A. Hanna Co. Mr. Ashkettle oversaw the merger with GEON to form PolyOne Inc. He has also served as President and CEO of Reichhold Chemicals, Inc. and held several senior management positions with Ashland Chemical.
Former President and CEO of Excel Polymers. Mr. Quinn has held senior leadership positions over a 30 year career in the petrochemical industry with GE Plastics US, GE Plastics Canada, Nypro and DuPont.
Principal of T.R. Stone Consulting LLC, a business strategy and mergers and acquisition advisory firm based in Ft. Wayne IN. Mr. Stone holds 30 years of senior management experience in the automotive and aerospace sectors and represents RES Polyflow equity partner Ambassador Enterprises on the board of managers.
Mr. Korff is Vice President and General Counsel at Quaker City Castings, a steel and iron foundry in NE Ohio. He has held numerous roles in the manufacturing world including operations, administration and legal. Geoff is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.