CBE Advisory Board

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Mike Acton

Associate Director: Engineering, Automation & Maintenance

AbbVie

North Chicago, IL

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Mark Bacchus

Senior Manager

Chemical Management Office, Product Regulatory Affairs

Ann Arbor, MI

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Bret Berry

Owner

Reliance Medical Systems, LLC

Bountiful, UT

Ruben Carbonell, Ph.D.

Ruben Carbonell, Ph.D.

Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Stuart Cooper, Ph.D.

Stuart Cooper, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Jeremy R. Cummings, Ph.D.

Jeremy R. Cummings, Ph.D.

CEO and Consulting Forensic Biomedical Engineering Expert
Cummings Scientific, LLC
Tallahassee, FL

Greg Flickinger, Ph.D.

Greg Flickinger, Ph.D.

Director of Manufacturing

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.

Charlotte, NC

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Cordell Hardy

Senior Vice President

3M Company

Maplewood, MN

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Richard King

Supply Chain Engineering

General Mills

James W. Ledbetter, Jr., Ph.D.

James W. Ledbetter, Jr., Ph.D.

Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc.

Houston, TX

Jason Maxwell

Jason Maxwell

Vice President of Operations
KaMin Performance Minerals
Macon, GA

Mr. Jason Maxwell is Vice President of Operations at KaMin LLC. Maxwell joined KaMin LLC (formerly J.M. Huber Corporation) in 2003, and has served in a variety of roles including Plant and Product Manager. Mr. Maxwell has over 15 years of industry experience and has previously held manufacturing management and engineering positions at Owens Corning Fiberglass, Alcatel and Transitions Optical. He currently serves on the FAMU/FSU Engineering Advisory Board and is the Chair of the Industry and Government Relations Committee. Maxwell serves on other advisory boards including the Georgia Mining Foundation Board and FAMU/FSU College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Board. Mr. Maxwell earned his M.B.A. from Georgia College and State University in 2009 and his B.S. in chemical engineering from Florida State University in 1999.

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Albert Ogoe

Reliability Leader

Dow Coatings & Performance Monomers

Deer Park, TX

Tiffany Rau, Ph.D.

Tiffany Rau, Ph.D.

Evonik-Degussa
Lafayette, Indiana

Tiffany D Rau, PhD currently leads the Fermentation/Large Molecule Development and Tech Transfer Team at Evonik-Degussa in Lafayette, Indiana. Tiffany has a wealth of global technical and managerial experience and expertise in process development, scale-up/scale-down, commercialization, manufacturing, and facility start-up from companies that include Eli Lilly, Pall Corporation, and GlaxoSmithKline. Tiffany has spent the majority of her career managing international teams and working on projects in the areas of biopharmaceuticals and industrial biotechnology. Tiffany has over 75 invited speaking engagements focused on delivering current and next generation products from R and D to commercialization/post-commercialization. Tiffany is also active in the scientific community and is Program Chair for the Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology meeting (2016, 2018) and has organized numerous sessions at the SIMB National Meetings (Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology) and ECI Cell Culture Engineering meetings. She is also part of the inaugural organizing team for ECI’s Microbial Conference in 2018. Tiffany is involved in academia and was part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Capstone engineering program for many years. She participates in Vanderbilt University’s Capstone program where she was the first industrial participant. She is also on Vanderbilt’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering External Advisory Board. Her students work in the past has focused on designing manufacturing facilities for biotechnology processes for example regenerative medicine, MAbs, and vaccines. AICHE’s National Design Competition Committee is chaired by Tiffany and she is part of the organizing committee for ACS/ESBES first annual Biotechnical Design Competition. Tiffany is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and earned her BSE degree in Chemical and Biomolecular engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

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Sean F. Scanlan

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.

Ponte Vedra, FL

Kevin Warner, P.E.

Kevin Warner, P.E.

Geosyntec, Inc.
Tallahassee, FL

Mr. Kevin Warner, P.E., is Principal Engineer at Geosyntec, Inc, a global environmental services company with an office in Tallahassee, FL. He was previously with LFR Levine-­‐Fricke (precursor to Arcadis), ABB Environmental Services, and Brown Testing Laboratories. He received his MS degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida State University in 1998 and he also has a MS degree in Civil Engineering. He has been a licensed professional engineer in the State of Florida for over 20 years. Over the past 26 years, he has evaluated, designed, and implemented well over 500 groundwater and soil remediation systems using various remedial technologies. He provides guidance for implementing operation and maintenance programs that optimize the performance of remedial systems. He also serves as an internal peer reviewer for remedial designs at ARCADIS and frequently conducts peer reviews of other consults remedial designs for major private and government clients. Mr. Warner has served on the External Advisory Board of the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering since 2002.