TEAM

John Miller-President

John has 25 years of experience as an executive in various industries. Mr. Miller was one of the early pioneers of the cellular telephone industry by joining U.S. Cellular Corporation in its initial startup phase. Mr. Miller was responsible for strategic planning and wireless telephone operations in the Pacific Northwest, Midwest and Southeast. In 1999 he was hired as Chief Executive Officer to develop startup strategies and direct the resulting operations for Eloqui Wireless, a new cellular telephone carrier.  Mr. Miller also has experience in the Energy Efficiency and Medical Software markets as a CEO and COO.

Robert Springfield-Vice­ President Research and Development

Dr. Springfield is recognized as one of the leaders in polymer science research and application. He has worked with companies such as Apace Research, Eastman Chemical, Wellman Inc, and Northrop Grumman among many others.  He received his PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mississippi.

Mike Tuck-Vice President Engineering Mr. Tuck, in addition to being a member of the leadership team at StyroPower, is CEO of ARMEC, an engineering, manufacturing and certification company located in Knoxville, TN. ARMEC is a specialty high precision, Department Of Energy Q classified design, manufacturing and certification provider. ARMEC operates in a classified VTR type facility located in Oak Ridge, TN. Mr. Tuck is responsible for the design engineering operations at ARMEC which includes management of licensed mechanical engineers and manufacturing engineering professionals. Projects Mr. Tuck has managed include design and manufacture of complex 5 axis machining products, complex 4 axis mill-turning abilities, wire EDM, sophisticated CNC grinding, certified weld programs and NDT testing (helium leak detection, dye pent, mag particle and weld inspection). Mr. Tuck is also involved in managing ARMEC’s abilities to dimensionally inspection, utilizing Zeiss scanning routines, processes demanding less than 40 micro-inch tolerances.