Thank you to the dedicated staff members and advisors

                     who were instrumental in the creation and launch of

                     The Composites Institute.

“Our participation in IACMI provides hardworking Hoosiers with the tools they need to create high-paying jobs and develop a skilled workforce critical to the growth and competitiveness of manufacturing in Indiana and the USA.”

– Ian Steff, Former IACMI Board of Directors Member and Chief Innovation Officer for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation


Craig Blue
Craig Blue Founding IACMI Chief Executive Officer
Blue’s vision and guidance provided invaluable strength in partnerships, innovations and momentum that continues to serve the institute today. He is now the Director for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Bryan Dods
Bryan DodsFormer IACMI Chief Executive Officer
While he served as CEO for The Composites Institute, Dods’ industry insight expanded opportunities and enabled IACMI to reach new markets. He is currently the Executive Director of the Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence for United Technologies Research Center.
Taylor Eighmy
Taylor EighmyFounding Board or Directors Chair for IACMI
During his time as the board of directors chair, Eighmy held the position of vice chancellor for research and engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is currently the 6th president of The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Mark Johnson
Mark JohnsonFormer Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) for EERE
Johnson’s oversight and guidance was key to the development and success of the institute.
Renae Speck
Renae SpeckFounding IACMI Chief Operating Officer
Speck served the institute as COO for three years and played a critical role in the establishment and leadership of the organization. She currently holds a position with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Ian Steff
Ian SteffFormer Chief Innovation Officer for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Steff was an integral leader on IACMI’s board of directors. He is now serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.
Kelly Visconti
Kelly ViscontiFounding AMO Technology Manager for IACMI
Visconti played an integral role in the creation and organization of the institute. She is currently a technology manager in the DOE Fuel Cells Technology Office.