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

Aris Melissaratos

RMI Chair

Mike Galiazzo, Ph.D.

RMI President

Susan Ganz

RMI Vice Chair,

CEO, Lion Brothers

Anita Kassof

Executive Director, Baltimore Museum of Industry

C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Congressman, 2nd District

Cornelius Grupp

CEO & President, C-CARE, LLC

David Pollock

General Manager, Green Bay Packaging

Douglas Hamilton

CEO, Hamilton Associates

Jim Burnette

President, Alliance Engineering

Jim Glowacki

Director, Business Product Support, Textron Systems, Unmanned Systems

Jim Russell

CFO/COO, North American Millwright

John A. Olszewski Jr.

Baltimore County Executive

Kathy Klausmeier

State Senator, Baltimore County

Ken Sanchez

President, Chesapeake Specialty Products

Keith Miller

President & CEO, Strategic Factory

Luke Chow

President & CEO, Prime Manufacturing

Michael Kelleher

Executive Director, Maryland MEP

Michael Raphael

President & CEO, Direct Dimensions

Michele L. Whelley

CEO, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Leonard Howie 

Director, Baltimore County Economic & Workforce Development

Mike Binko

President, kloudtrack® & Founder, StartUp Maryland

Neill Christopher

Acadia Windows & Doors

Nick DeSimone

VP of Operations – Global Tools and Storage, Stanley Black & Decker

Randy Altschuler

CEO, Xometry

Sandra Kurtinitis

President, Community College of Baltimore County

Scott Wiley

President, Products Support, Inc.


VP of Manufacturing, Acadia Windows and Doors

Todd Sabin

Manufacturing Program Manager, Maryland Department of Commerce

Carlos Nakamichi

Engineering Director – Americas Supply Chain, McCormick & Company

April Richardson, Esq.

Managing Member, Food Opportunity LLC