Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Steven Kent Rockwell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The ExOne Company. He has held this investment and position since 2008. Mr. Rockwell has been Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Venture Capital, Inc. since 1983. He operates or invests in a variety of businesses in addition to ExOne including Rockwell Forest Products Inc., Strata Products Worldwide (an underground mining services company), Appalachian Timber Service (supplying quality timber products for railroads), Strata Proximity Systems (providing proximity detection and avoidance systems for mining operations), and Pro Grass, LLC, (a synthetic turf supplier.)
Mr. Rockwell recently retired from Argon ST as Vice Chairman. Argon ST manufactures electronic intelligence, communications, and imaging systems for government and military applications. He is former Chairman, CEO, and President of two publically traded companies, Astrotech International Corporation, where he served from 1986 to 1997, and SensysTech as Chairman and CEO from 1998 through 2005, He also served as a Group President and member of the board of directors of Rockwell International Inc. from 1973 to 1983.
Mr. Rockwell earned a B.A. in both economics and business from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and attended graduate school at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
President and Chief Operating Officer
David Burns is President and Chief Operating Officer for The ExOne Company where he is responsible for worldwide operations. Mr. Burns received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from St. John Fisher College and his M.B.A. from The Simon School at the University of Rochester. He serves as Trustee for the Rochester Institute of Technology, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Executive Advisory Council for The Simon School. He is a former board member and chairman of The Association for Manufacturing Technology.
Chief Financial Officer
John Irvin is the Chief Financial Officer at The ExOne Company where he is responsible for all financial management and accounting matters. Mr. Irvin graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in accounting. He began his career in the audit department at the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. where he became a certified public accountant (CPA). Upon leaving Arthur Andersen & Co., he established John Irvin & Company, a certified public accounting firm.
More recently, Mr. Irvin served as President of PartnersFinancial, a leading national insurance producer group owned by National Financial Partners (NFP), a publicly traded (NYSE) diversified financial services firm. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Innovative Benefits Consulting, Inc. (IBC), an insurance consulting firm and wholly owned subsidiary of NFP. He was formerly Partner and Co-Founder of Mid Atlantic Capital Group and president of Mid Atlantic Insurance Corporation.
Mr. Irvin served on the Board of Directors of Argon ST, Inc., a NASDAQ traded firm, where he also served as Chairman of the Audit Committee until it was acquired by The Boeing Company in 2010. He currently serves on the PartnersFinancial Advisory Board and the American College Board.
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Ms. Dillon has served as our Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since March 11, 2013. From May 2012 through February 2013, she was a legal consultant on our IPO. She was previously a partner at two national law firms, Reed Smith LLP from 2002 until 2011 and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC from 1988 until 2002, where she became a partner after starting as an associate with the firm. Ms. Dillon was the former Chair, and currently serves as the Audit Committee Chair of the Allegheny District chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She is also a Vice President of the Wine & Spirits Advisory Council to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Lucas has served as our Chief Technology Officer since June 2012. He served in various positions from October 2001 to June 2012 at Touchstone Research Laboratory, a broad-based product development research facility that focuses on the development of nextgeneration materials and products, where he directed operations and research activities and served as Director of Operations from March 2010 to June 2012. From November 1989 to October 2001, Mr. Lucas managed product development for Lake Shore Cryotronics, a privately held developer of cryogenic temperature sensors and other instrumentation. He is currently serving on the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), an additive manufacturing center, governance board.
Director of ExTEC and Chief Information Officer
Robert (Bob) Wood is the Director of ExTEC and Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for direct metal printing operations worldwide and also manages global information technology. Bob was involved in the purchases, new construction and renovation of the ExOne’s North America branch offices which he also integrated into one global network.
Previously Bob was Owner, President and Senior Consultant for GT Systems where he provided consulting and development services to various Fortune 1000 companies with a staff of approximately fifty people. He also worked at Extrude Hone Corporation as their Information Technology Manager and at Westinghouse Electric as a Project Manager responsible for software development, systems engineering and project management for their Marketing Services Division.
Bob received his B.S. in Computer Science from Point Park College. He is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and received the Westinghouse Award of Excellence.
General Manager of ExOne Mid-Atlantic
Bio coming soon.
General Manager of ExOne Midwest
Terrence (Terry) Senish is the General Manager of ExOne Midwest where he is responsible for technical sales, shop management, program management and customer development. Prior to ExOne, Terry worked many years in prototype manufacturing with CAD/CAM/CNC. He also has extensive experience in industrial hardware and software sales, service and training, and tool and die manufacturing. He is the previous owner/entrepreneur of a rapid prototyping/3D printing sales and service company focused on industrial applications and education. Terry has a degree in Computer Numerical Control Programming.
General Manager for ExOne South
Bio coming soon.
General Manager of ExOne Northwest
Sean is the General Manager of ExOne Northwest, he has been with ExOne (formerly part of Extrude Hone) since 2003. Sean has served in various positions within the company including Project Manager, Production Manager, and Regional Manager. Prior to employment with ExOne, Sean spent 10 years serving in the United States Navy. Sean earned his degree from Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington.
General Manager of ExOne GmbH
Mr. Hoechsmann has served as General Manager of ExOne GmbH, a subsidiary of us, since 2003 and is responsible for operations in Europe . Mr. Hoechsmann is the inventor and co-inventor of certain AM technology covered by a number of our patents. In 2003 he co-founded Prometal RCT GmbH in Augsburg, which is the predecessor to ExOne GmbH. In 1999, he co-founded Generis GmbH, one of the first companies implementing 3D printing applications, in Augsburg, Germany. Mr. Hoechsmann has received a number of industry awards, including the OCE Printing Award from OCE Printers AG, the Technical University of Munich Award for 3D Printing and McKinsey & Company Start-Up Award. He is a member of the Association of German Engineers.
General Manager of ExOne KK
Mr. Yokoyama is the General Manager of Ex One KK, a subsidiary of ExOne since 2008. He is responsible for overall management of the Japan and Asia operations. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Technical Manager of Ex One KK. From 2004 to 2005, he was the Process Engineer for Extrude Hone KK.