Andrew D.R. Nichols • Chief Executive Officer
Andy joined Elmet Technologies in August 2013. Prior to joining Elmet, Andy spent 26 years with Allegheny Technologies Incorporated and Waste Management Incorporated in Engineering, Quality, Operations, Sales, Marketing, and General Management roles covering domestic and international operations. Andy holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, an M.B.A. degree from the Atkinson program at Willamette University, and completed studies in international economics at New College, Oxford University.
Marc P. Lamare • Vice President, Sales, and Marketing
Marc joined Elmet Technologies in 1983 and has held a range of positions in engineering, project management, plant manager, sales, marketing, and business development. Marc’s responsibilities include global sales and marketing, customer service, and production planning. Marc holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine and an MBA from Texas A&M University in Commerce, TX.
John L. Johnson, Ph.D. • Vice President, Technology
Dr. John L. Johnson joined Elmet as Vice-President of Technology in June 2014. Prior to joining Elmet, Dr. Johnson was R&D Director for ATI Firth Sterling in Huntsville, AL, where he led a team of engineers for development of new products based on tungsten, tungsten carbide, and molybdenum powders, for process improvement of existing product lines for powder and sintered components, and for utilization of new raw materials for powder production. Prior to joining ATI in 2007, Dr. Johnson led product and technology development teams in Kennametal’s Breakthrough Technology group.
Dr. Johnson also worked for Alcoa Howmet (Morristown, TN), AMTellect (State College, PA), and Penn State University (University Park, PA) in engineering, research, development, and project management roles, mostly related to powder injection molding.
Dr. Johnson serves on the Editorial Boards of Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, and International Journal of Powder Metallurgy and is the Roadmap Chairman for the Metal Powder Industries Federation’s Technical Board. He is also a Fellow of the American Powder Metallurgy Institute.
Derek Fox • Chief Financial Officer
Dan Drinan • Director of Quality and Continous Improvement
Ron Bakos • VP Manufacturing
Bethany Turon • Director of Human Resources
Brandon Burgess • Director of Capital and Special Projects