RMI Board of Directors

The composition of RMI’s Board of Directors reflects our mission to engage key manufacturing stakeholders including manufacturers, academia, government and fellow non-profit trade groups.  This unique approach ensures that RMI is able to advocate broadly on behalf our manufacturing industry as well as the supporting manufacturing ecosystem to ensure our industry can compete and thrive in Maryland.

  • RMI Chairman Aris Melissaratos, Dean, Brown School of Business and Leadership, Stevenson University
  • RMI President Mike Galiazzo
  • RMI Vice Chairman Susan Ganz, CEO Lion Brothers
  • RMI Treasurer/Secretary John Raut, Lead HR/LR Representative, GM Baltimore Operations
  • Chris Desautels, Plant Manager, GM Baltimore Operations
  • David Pollack, General Manager, Green Bay Packaging
  • Jim Glowacki, Director, Business Product Support, Textron Systems, Unmanned Systems
  • John Freeburger, Vice President, Manufacturing, Holmatro USA
  • Neill Christopher, COO, Acadia Windows & Doors
  • Gary Moffatt, Vice President, Operations, C-CARE
  • Ken Sanchez, President, Chesapeake Specialty Products
  • Randy Altschuler, CEO, Xometry
  • Scott Wiley, President, Products Support, Inc.
  • Jim Burnette, President, Alliance Engineering
  • Phil Tulkoff, President, Tulkoff Food Products
  • Matt Turpin, President, Zentech Manufacturing
  • Michael Raphael, President and CEO, Direct Dimensions
  • Douglas Hamilton, CEO, Hamilton Associates
  • Annette Walter, President and CEO, Timber Industries
  • Luke Chow, President, Prime Manufacturing
  • Lester Miller, Vice President of Business Development, Strategic Factory
  • Dave Beatson, General Manager, Thorlabs Quantum Electronics
  • Guy Sheetz, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Medifast
  • Shannon Landwehr, Director, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
  • C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Congressman, 2nd District
  • Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County Executive
  • Allan Kittleman, Howard County Executive
  • Dallas Dance, Superintendent, Baltimore County Schools
  • Kathy Klausmeier, State Senator, Baltimore County
  • Will Anderson, Director, Baltimore County Economic & Workforce Development
  • Sandra Kurtinitis, President, Community College of Baltimore County
  • Anita Kassof, Executive Director, Baltimore Museum of Industry
  • Michael Kelleher, CFO, Maryland MEP