Dudley Guice, Founder & President

Dudley Guice, Founder & President

Mr. Guice has invested the entirety of his 35-year career serving his community from the state to the local level. His career began teaching mathematics at Alcorn State University, during which time he also sat on the Faculty Senate. Mr. Guice also effectively served...
John Bickel, Founder & CEO, Lieutenant Colonel

John Bickel, Founder & CEO, Lieutenant Colonel

Mr. John Bickel has direct experience in all aspects of existing and start-up manufacturing. While at Corning Inc., Mr. Bickel was involved in the scaling of the global fiber optics business. He also started Corning’s photonics division (fiber optics connectors) and...
Kristen Cooper, VP of Sales & Marketing, Project Manager

Kristen Cooper, VP of Sales & Marketing, Project Manager

Ms. Cooper has extensive experience in sales, marketing, analytics, and account management with a range of companies from Fortune 500 organizations to start-ups. Ms. Cooper has relevant P&L responsibility and experience in the consumer goods and agribusiness...

Kevin Purcell, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Kevin Purcell has more than 25 years of industry experience including senior financial positions as CFO, Controller and Director for multiple public and private companies. Mr. Purcell also served for a number of years as a management consultant at KPMG. He has...

F. Bert Means, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Means has more than 25 years of experience in broad areas of business and technology consulting.  He has worked with over a dozen Fortune 1000 companies both in the U.S. as well as internationally and has developed a deep understanding of corporate sales,...

Drew Evan Stewart, VP Commercial Development

Mr. Stewart has nearly 30 years of experience in sales and marketing and real estate development. A native Texan, Mr. Stewart has enjoyed significant success in both private and public real estate arenas. He possesses considerable understanding of construction...