Board of Directors

Catalyst Connection Board of Directors

Officers and Executive Committee Members

David Sweet, Chairperson President, Mecco Marking and Traceability

David Bonvenuto, Vice Chairperson Director, Tecum Capital

Lawrence Barger, Treasurer Principal, Manufacturing and Distribution, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

George Dickos, Secretary Partner, K&L Gates


Lori Albright President Stellar Precision Components, Ltd.

Keith Alves Market Manager, Commercial Banking Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Gregory Boyer Senior Vice President – Corporate Banking S&T Bank

Tricia Breeger General Manager, Electrical Distribution Division Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Gary Fedder Director, Manufacturing Futures Institute and Howard M. Wilkoff Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University

Jared Glover Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer CapSen Robotics

Doug Gudenburr Chief Operating Officer DMI Companies

James Jones Plant Manager Johnson Matthey

Ben Kessing President HyTech Machine Inc.

Tom Lewis President and Chief Technology Officer Lewis Environmental Services, Incorporated

Melissa Monarko President and Owner Metal Solutions, Inc.

Guy Natale Partner Baker Tilly US, LLP

Jorgen Pedersen Chief Operating Officer Sarcos Technology Robotics

Thomas E. Polacek Chief Operating Officer JWF Industries

Jason Rigone Executive Director Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation

Terrance Smith Executive Director of the Kennametal Center for Operational Excellence Saint Vincent College

Melissa Vecchi Executive Director J. V. Manufacturing Co., Inc.