Management

Agilyx has brought together a select group of technology, industrial, and alternative energy veterans in its quest to deliver an environmentally-viable and economical solution to the waste plastic and crude oil problems we face today.

Tim Stedman

Agilyx Chief Executive Officer

Tim Stedman

Agilyx Chief Executive Officer

About

Mr. Stedman is the CEO of Agilyx Corporation. Mr. Stedman has nearly 30 years of experience in polymer and olefins production, global supply chains, operations, business leadership, strategic development and implementation. Prior to joining Agilyx, Mr. Stedman was the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development for Trinseo where he was responsible for leading Trinseo’s mergers and acquisition strategy development. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President for the Plastics and Feedstocks businesses and Global Supply Chain for Trinseo. In this role, he was responsible for business leadership for Performance Plastics, Polystyrene, and Styrene Monomer. He also served on the board of Americas Styrenics, a Joint Venture between Trinseo and CP Chem. Before his time at Trinseo, Mr. Stedman spent over 20 years at ExxonMobil. His last role was as the Business Director for ExxonMobil Chemical’s Basic Chemical business ($8B rev) and prior to that he was the Site manager for the Fife Ethylene Plant. Mr. Stedman holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering with French from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, U.K., and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques, Nancy, France. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (U.K.). Mr. Stedman previously served on the boards of Petrochemicals Europe and the European Petrochemical Association and was also a member of the Energy and Climate Change Leadership Group of the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), Mr. Stedman represented Trinseo on the operating committee of the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council and is a vice president of the Steering Board of PlasticsEurope.

Joseph Vaillancourt

CYCLYX INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT

Joseph Vaillancourt

CYCLYX INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT

About

Mr. Vaillancourt is the President of Cyclyx International. Mr. Vaillancourt brings more than 25 years of operational, financial, and strategic experience in industrial, environmental and energy innovation and infrastructure development. Throughout his career, Mr. Vaillancourt has led in excess of $2 bil of debt and equity financings as well as M&A activities and has helped commercialize 15 environmental technologies working closely with large strategic companies and private equity firms in the energy and industrial sectors.

Prior to Agilyx and Cyclyx, Mr. Vaillancourt spent 15 years at Waste Management where he was one of the founding members of the corporate venturing group responsible for developing new and innovative growth platforms in the environmental, sustainability, solid waste, recycling, energy and cleantech sectors.  Mr. Vaillancourt has also held various roles in founding more than 10 companies in a diverse set of industries.

Mr. Vaillancourt holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Mr. Vaillancourt is an external advisory board member of the Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and has held Director positions in over 15 companies.

Russel Main

AGILYX CHIEF FINANICAL OFFICER

Russel Main

AGILYX CHIEF FINANICAL OFFICER

About

Mr. Main is Chief Financial Officer of Agilyx.  Russ has over 25 years of executive finance and operational experience with a track record of optimizing finance, operations, technology and profitability within highly complex global environments.

Before joining Agilyx, Russ was CFO of Abode Systems Inc., a DIY Home Security and Automation company and was instrumental in growing this startup.  Prior, he worked for Tyco International for over 23 years, assuming financial leadership positions in their corporate group and their North and Latin America divisions.   

Mr. Main holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics/Finance from Bentley University. 

Bill Cooper

AGILYX SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT

Bill Cooper

AGILYX SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT

About Bill

Mr. Cooper is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development of Agilyx.  Mr. Cooper brings over 20 years of investment banking and consulting experience working with growth companies.  He has raised over $6 billion in financings and worked on over $2 billion in merger and acquisition transactions. 


Before joining Agilyx, Mr. Cooper headed the Advanced Fuels, Chemicals and Materials practice at Wedbush Securities as part of its Industrial Growth Technology Group. He also spent a considerable amount of time working with Waste-To-Value and Energy Efficiency companies.  Mr. Cooper began banking in New York City with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) where he worked in the Investment Banking and Merchant Banking groups.  Mr. Cooper also helped grow and run investment banking groups at ABN AMRO, Seven Hills Partners, and W.R. Hambrecht + Co.

Mr. Cooper holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from Harvard University.  While at Harvard, he was a member of the Harvard Heavyweight Crew Team and the U.S. National Rowing Team.

Chris Faulkner, Ph.D

AGILYX CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Chris Faulkner, Ph.D

AGILYX CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

About Chris

Dr. Faulkner brings over 15 years of technical and organizational expertise on the engineering, process, analytics and administrative fronts to deliver products and operating assets.  He has held engineering, scientist and management positions in the renewable energy and chemicals industry sectors with a focus on sustainability and stewardship.  Dr. Faulkner has a proven track record of commercializing innovations and successful project management.  He is an inventor of novel polymer composite materials and has led the certification and commercialization of the international product launch of a 5 kWe combined heat and power fuel cell system.

Dr. Faulkner brings technical, commercialization, innovation, project management and business acumen to the advancement of the Agilyx Solutions platform of superior materials management and chemical recycling.

Dr. Faulkner holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

Matt Durbin

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Matt Durbin

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

About Matt

Mr. Durbin is Vice President of Operations of Agilyx. Mr. Durbin brings more than 10 years of operations management experience in the fields of Construction, Environmental Remediation, and Chemical Recycling.

Mr. Durbin began his employment with Agilyx managing Environment, Health and Safety. During the design review for the conversion of the Tigard, Oregon facility from Mixed Plastic to Polystyrene, he leveraged his experience to improve the safety of the system’s design and facilitate integration of the engineering and operations teams. As commissioning and production got underway, he led the team to develop run plans and procedures to achieve steady state production and high-quality Styrene Oil composition. When Agilyx and America’s Styrenics formed a joint venture, Regenyx, Mr. Durbin was appointed General Manager of this new company.

Mr. Durbin earned his B.S. in Exercise Sports Science, and master’s degree in Environmental and Occupational Health from Oregon State University.

Bruce Mast

VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Bruce Mast

VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

About Bruce

Mr. Mast is the Vice President of Human Resources for Agilyx. Mr. Mast bring more than 31 years of experience in working with individuals and organizations who are stuck and/or at a juncture point find a productive way forward.

Prior to his work at Agilyx, Mr. Mast founded and is the president of BMA where he developed a variety of Organizational and Leadership Development initiatives such as Executive Coaching, Strategic Narrative facilitation, and BMA’s proprietary Leadership On The LineTM and Leadership In The MiddleTM programs. Mr. Mast served as the Chair of the RiverWoods Exeter (NH) Board of Trustees for 5 years and is currently on the Governance Committee of Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH and the Vestry of St George’s Episcopal Church in Durham, NH. He was recognized with the Greater Seacoast United Way Douglas H. Eldridge Award in 2004 for “outstanding dedication, commitment and caring in service as an agency board member” and with The President’s Call to Service Award in 2013 for a “commitment to strengthening our Nation and for making a difference through volunteer service”.

Mr. Mast earned a Master’s Degree in Peace Studies (Applied Ethics) from the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminaries, a BA in Social Science, summa cum laude, from Bethel College, and has completed advanced academic studies in counseling.

Kate Ringier

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Kate Ringier

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

About Kate

Kate Ringier is the Vice President of Communications and Government Affairs. Kate brings 20 years of strategic communications expertise, including crisis communications, media relations, branding, message creation, as well as speechwriting and change management experience. Throughout her career, she has held numerous communications roles in consumer goods, media and the chemical industry.

Prior to joining Agilyx, Kate led a global marketing communications team at Trinseo where she developed both internal and external communications strategy, established business messaging and tone, oversaw media relations, public policy and trade association activities as well as initiatives in support of elevating external visibility with key stakeholders, including business media, customers, suppliers, and regulators.

At Agilyx, Kate will oversee strategic internal and external communications strategy as the company expands its global footprint. Kate will also lead all corporate communications and government affairs activities for Agilyx, including media relations, public relations and issues management.

Kate majored in Public Relations at the Boston University, College of Communications.

Josh Roberts

VICE PRESIDENT OF MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

Josh Roberts

VICE PRESIDENT OF MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

About Josh

Mr. Roberts is the Vice President of Manufacturing and Technology Integration.  Mr. Roberts brings 25 years of equipment and systems design, product development, manufacturing and supply chain experience.  Throughout his career, he has overseen the design, development, and manufacturing of over 20 different products in consumer, commercial, and industrial product segments.

Prior to joining Agilyx, Mr. Roberts has held a variety of engineering, R&D and operational management positions in industries ranging from high efficiency gas-fired boilers, industrial dehumidification equipment, VOC abatement systems, and industrial wastewater concentration systems.  Mr. Roberts holds several patents in heat exchanger and combustion systems design.

At Agilyx, Mr. Roberts will oversee the manufacturing and supply of Agilyx’s core systems and components.  Additionally, he will be aligning the business with technology and strategic suppliers to augment Agilyx’s core competencies and equipment designs.

Mr. Roberts holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.