Rob Frantz, CEO
Since acquiring Kinetic Ceramics in 2016 and Autotrol in 2018, Rob has quadrupled the company's annual revenue, developed numerous R&D agreements with Fortune 500 companies and accelerated the development of the company's proprietary technology.
Rob brings extensive experience in creating and implementing innovative strategies, leading complex multi-million-dollar negotiations and managing diverse teams across the globe.
Rob holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Lucas Marrero, COO
Lucas has implemented more efficient and effective manufacturing processes, grown the team to more than 50 and created a corporate culture of collaboration and innovation. Additionally, he oversaw a cross-country relocation of the company’s headquarters and equipment to Philadelphia – laying the groundwork for future scaling of industrial operations.
Lucas has served in many leadership roles and has implemented executive strategic plans, overseen rapid acquisitions of emerging technology and managed global operations.
Lucas holds a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
John Tammi, CFO
John brings experience in manufacturing and services environments – managing high growth gained in settings spanning all stages of maturity, from start-ups to multi-national organizations. John has served as CFO of several emerging technology companies, where he led the development of strategies that resulted in exemplary operating performance, sustainable growth, and high multiple exits.
John holds a B.A. in Accounting from The College of William and Mary and an MBA from Columbia University. He is also a licensed CPA.
Carol Beausoleil, Head of Business Operations & Human Resources
Carol brings extensive project management, corporate communications, supply management and administration experience to the Kinetic Ceramics team. She has served in leadership roles overseeing procurement and implementing policies, processes and procedures.
Carol has a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Gwynedd Mercy University.
Marissa Feldman, Director of Marketing & Communications
Marissa has served in numerous senior marketing and communications roles, developing and executing marketing strategies and initiatives, while creating a consistent and effective message. She has extensive experience in advertising, branding, content development, digital communications, public relations and social media to increase sales and build brand awareness and engagement.
Marissa has a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.