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 Chair Aris Melissaratos, Dean, Brown School of Business and Leadership, Stevenson University
  • RMI President Mike Galiazzo
  • RMI Vice Chair Susan Ganz, CEO Lion Brothers
  • RMI Treasurer/Secretary John Raut, Lead HR/LR Representative, GM Baltimore Operations
  • Jim Burnette, President, Alliance Engineering
  • Dave Beatson, General Manager, Thorlabs Quantum Electronics
  • David Pollack, General Manager, Green Bay Packaging
  • Jim Glowacki, Director, Business Product Support, Textron Systems, Unmanned Systems
  • Phil Tulkoff, President, Tulkoff Food Products
  • Matt Turpin, President, Zentech Manufacturing
  • 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
  • Kathy Klausmeier, State Senator, Baltimore County
  • Michael Kelleher, CFO, Maryland MEP
  • Lester Miller, Vice President of Business Development, Strategic Factory
  • Luke Chow, President, Prime Manufacturing
  • Sandra Kurtinitis, President, Community College of Baltimore County
  • 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.
  • Michael Raphael, President and CEO, Direct Dimensions
  • Douglas Hamilton, CEO, Hamilton Associates
  • Annette Walter, President and CEO, Timber Industries
  • Anita Kassof, Executive Director, Baltimore Museum of Industry
  • Will Anderson, Director, Baltimore County Economic & Workforce Development
  • Dharmesh Ved, Director of Digital Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Mike Binko, President, kloudtrack® and Founder of StartUp Maryland
  • Carlos Nakamichi. Engineering Leader, COTY