John J. Egan
Dr. John J. Egan, APC's co-founder, Chairman and CEO, leads APC's business strategy and operations. He has worked in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology sector for over 25 years, and has extensive management experience. Prior to co-founding APC, he conducted investment-banking services for the biotechnology and energy-related sectors in NYC.
Dr. Joseph W. Kolis
Dr. Joseph W. Kolis studied crystal growth at Bell Laboratories. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation Award for Special Creativity (1993-1994) and the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (1990-92). He has served on the Editorial Board of the journal "Inorganic Chemistry" (1997-2000), has been Chair of the Inorganic Division of the American Chemical Society (2002), and is an active member numerous scientific societies been an invited speaker at 80 international scientific meetings and is the author of over 155 scientific publications
Dr. Henry G. Giesber
Dr. Henry G. Giesber, Principal Scientist, studied under and received his degree in high temperature synthetic inorganic chemistry via hydrothermal methods from Dr. Kolis . He is responsible for all R&D, production and day to day operations at the facility. He is the 2001 recipient of the Norbert J. Kreidl Award from the American Ceramic Society, is co-author of over 20 scientific publications and is co-inventor of the hydrothermal growth of KBBF, USPTO 7,591,896.
Mr. Ronald L. Humphrey
Mr. Ronald L. Humphrey, a career retired optoelectronics executive, provides mentorship and business advice to management, and currently manages the marketing and sales functions. Mr. Humphrey has extensive industry contacts at all levels of management, from Optical Engineers who test our materials to company Presidents of potential customer organizations. Mr. Humphrey held various managerial positions including business development at Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Charlotte, NC, regional sales manager at Spectra-Physics, Inc., Mountain View, CA, sales and marketing director at Dantec Electronics, Mahwah, NJ, and engineer at Remington Rand.
Mr. Richard E. (Rick) Rentz, E.E.
Mr. Richard E. (Rick) Rentz, E.E., graduated from West Point Military Academy, received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and managed a $200 million intelligence collection program for the Army Signals Warfare Laboratory. In 1980 he resigned from active duty (Captain, USA) and continued management of over 20 engineers, whose primary customers were the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command and the NSA. In 1984 he entered private industry to manage classified programs for the DOD. Rick holds Top Secret security clearance and, as a consultant to APC, he plays a pivotal role in the introduction of APC's technology to agencies of the DOD as well as to Congress.