Who we are?

Loren Frendt, principal consultant, Sustainable Resources Institute, LLC. He also has other business interests including Loren Frendt & Affiliates (LFrendt.com). He was for 20 years the president of Hammons Products, Inc, the manufacturer of custom skin care products for industrial and institutional markets, previously a vice president for H.B. Fuller, and president of Duo Sanitary Supply. He attended Anderson University in business management. In addition, he is a certified project manager.

Jim Staneluis, principle consultant, Sustainable Resources Institute, LLC. He also has other business interests including Acorn Counseling LLC (acorncounselingllc.com). He previously was president and CEO of Centrite Corporation, executive vice president of Franklin International, and held previous positions technical and management positions at Avery International, PPG Industries, Uniroyal, and BF Goodrich. He has a PhD in psychology, Northcentral University; MA in guidance and counseling, Bowling Green State University; MBA, Weatherhead School of management, Case-Western Reserve University; and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton. He currently is licensed in Ohio as a Professional Engineer, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed, and Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Advisory Board

Julian Gravino, retired president and CEO of EISC, Inc. Previously, he was vice president of Advanced materials Division at Battelle Memorial Institute, He has also held executive positions with Globe Industries, Blasius Industries and Eaton Corporation. During his career, he has been involved with the establishment of strategic partnerships and international business ventures, including new manufacturing companies in Australia, research joint ventures in Europe, and strategic business alliances in Japan. Having earned his undergraduate degree in engineering physics from Columbia University, Mr. Gravino received his EMBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Peter Hug, founder of Recombinant Innovation, received an undergraduate degree in History and a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, both at the University of Cincinnati. He did postdoctoral work on HIV infection at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. In 1999, he began work at Master Chemical Corporation in Perrysburg, OH where he developed metalworking fluids while also pursuing basic research in bio stability, foam control, and lubrication. In 2005 he left Master Chemical to start his own company, Recombinant Innovation. Since then, his work has focused on developing solutions to problems in the lubricants and industrial fluids industries.

Jim Matzinger, program coordinator for The Northwest Ohio Green Products Center. Previously, he was community development specialist for WSOS, consultant for EISC, and had various technical management capacities in the glass industry. He holds an associate degree, Mechanical Engineering Technology; Bachelor's Degree, Technology Management, and Master's Degrees in Economic Development from the University of Toledo. (http://www.nwohiogreenproducts.org/


Robert Schultz, Adjunct professor, Jackson Community College, Washtenaw Community College, and Northwest State Community College. Bob is the principal of Bottomline Training Solutions. He has 35 plus years in maintenance of Tier ! automotive manufacturing plants, State of Michigan Master Electrician, and trained by Mazda Training Center, Hiroshima, Japan. Website: http://www.Bottomlinetrainingsolutions.com

Email: Schultz.bob@wildblue.net

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