The committed and accomplished executives on the IACMI Board of Directors are the driving force behind the success of the efforts to create accelerated development and commercial deployment of advanced composites. This twelve member team is responsible for the leadership, management and oversight of IACMI. Board Members hail from universities, industry, national laboratories and federal, state and local governments.

Taylor Eighmy
Taylor EighmyVice Chancellor - University of Tennessee
Taylor Eighmy is the vice chancellor for research and engagement and professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Tennessee. He serves on the UT-Battelle Liaison Committee to Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He serves on the boards of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) and the UT Research Foundation.

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Stacey Patterson
Stacey PattersonAssociate Vice President for Research - University of Tennessee
Stacey Patterson is Vice President of the UTRF Multi-Disciplinary Office. In addition to her role with UTRF, she also serves as Assistant Vice President and Director of Research Partnerships in the Executive Vice President’s Office at the University of Tennessee where she is responsible for management and oversight of several state-wide initiatives within the office including the Volunteer State Solar Initiative, Tennessee’s EPSCoR research infrastructure program and Cherokee Farm Development.

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Patrick Blanchard
Patrick BlanchardFord Research & Innovation Center
Technical Leader – Lightweight Materials

Kristen Bloschock
Kristen BloschockStrategic Manufacturing Thread Lead in Advanced Materials
After serving as Research Scientist for System Planning Corporation, Dr. Bloschock joined Lockheed Martin, where she is currently Strategic Manufacturing Thread Lead in Advanced Materials. In this enterprise-wide position, she works to foster collaborations across the Lockheed Martin to accelerate manufacturing innovation.

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Craig Blue
Craig BlueDirector, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Suzanne Cole
Suzanne ColeAutomotive Technical Advisor and Roadmap Implementation Consultant - American Chemistry Council | CEO - Miller Cole LLC
Tom Drye
Tom DryeManaging Director - Techmer Engineered Solutions
Chassen Haynes
Chassen HaynesProject Manager - TN Department of Economic and Community Development
Chassen Haynes manages projects within the automotive sector for TNECD. Chassen came to TNECD from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce where he was the director of existing industry & special projects.

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Dr. Mark Johnson
Dr. Mark JohnsonDirector - Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Adele Ratcliff
Adele RatcliffDirector - Manufacturing Technology at DoD Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
Glenn Richardson
Glenn Richardson Managing Director - Jobs Ohio
Richardson joined JobsOhio after serving as Vice President of the Packaging and Driven Equipment Supply Chain Unit at Rolls-Royce Energy Systems, Inc. Previous to this, he was the Vice President and General Manager, Americas and China, for Dana Holding Corporation in the Off-Highway division. Richardson also worked for Honeywell in a variety of roles and across several business units.
Rani Richardson
Rani RichardsonCATIA Composites Product Specialist - Dassault Systemes
Rani Richardson brings technical expertise and extensive real-life mechanical engineering experience which includes composites and additive manufacturing design and manufacturing to her position as a CATIA Business Experience Consultant at Dassault Systèmes.
Eric Shreffler
Eric ShrefflerManaging Director, Automotive Office - Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Ian Steff
Ian SteffSenior Advisor - Nanotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Ian Steff serves as the State of Indiana’s Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing. Steff joins the IEDC, the state’s lead economic development agency, fresh from the nexus of technology, policy, and economics, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) in Washington, DC. At SIA, the voice of the U.S. semiconductor industry, he served as vice president of global policy and technology partnerships.

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Kelly Visconti
Kelly ViscontiTechnology Manager - Advanced Manufacturing Office at U.S. Department of Energy
Katie Woslager
Katie WoslagerAdvanced Industries Senior Grant Manager - Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Dr. Felix Wu
Dr. Felix WuSupervisory Program Manager - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Mustafa Yılmaz
Mustafa YılmazDowAksa Board Member
Mustafa Yılmaz graduated from Ankara University with a M.S. degree in chemical engineering. Same year he started his career in Etibank Ergani copper mining enterprise.

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