Paul has over 45 years of executive experience building or restructuring over 25 private and public companies. He specializes in Governance, Business Plans, Financing, Corporate Structure, Systems and Operational Functionality. A strong believer in team management, Paul believes in cooperative processing with accountability. He previously served as CEO, of Regi U.S., Inc., and the associated companies Reg Technologies, Rand Energy Group, Inc. and Minewest Inc., from its June 2016 restructuring until April, 2018. Mr. Chute has also served as CEO, CFO and Board Chairman for multiple companies including Acadia National Health Systems, and Western Maine Health Care, and has served on multiple affiliated companies, civic boards and organizations. He earned his MBA in Business Management from Husson University and a BS in Accounting from the University of Maine. Mr. Chute also held advanced certifications as a Diplomat of the American College of Health Care Executives and a Fellow in the Health Care Financial Management Association, from which both he has retired.
Paul has been a hands-on engineer and manager for over 30 years. Founder and former president of Jetseal, Inc., a manufacturing firm specializing in cutting-edge seal design and other aerospace technologies, Paul now serves as Managing Partner and Chief Engineer at P.A. Industries, in addition to his work on the RadMax Rotary Cycle. He has an MBA from McNeese University and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.
An accomplished marketer and new product strategist, Lynn has over 30 years of leadership experience in technical sales, marketing, customer service, and business development management. He has worked with clients in the mining, industrial chemical, electronics, aerospace, and capital equipment industries. Lynn has a Masters of Science in Economics & Agricultural Engineering and a BS in Mechanized Agriculture from South Dakota State University.
Growing up working on an apple farm in central Washington, Nathan began his engineering career at age 16 as a part-time AutoCAD draftsman for his father, also a mechanical engineer. Receiving both his BS and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from Washington State University, Nathan’s engineering experience encompasses both hands-on and theoretical approaches. He has managed international and domestic teams in machinery design, fabrication, manufacturing, service, assembly and machinery commissioning. Nathan is also a past instructor of the junior level mechanical engineering design and project life management (PLM) class at Washington State University. A passionate archer, he is active in archery clubs, competitive shoots, coaching youth, and bowhunting.
Glenn has 30 years of machinery research and design experience. He has lead and been a member of teams that have developed unique material handling equipment in the mining industry. His work has taken him from Mechanical Designer at Thermoguard Equipment and Hullpack Manufacturing to Senior Mechanical Designer and now Global Systems Solution Manager at FLSmidth. In his free time, Glenn enjoys metalworking – machining, welding and general fabrication – in his home workshop.
Darin has been a mechanical engineer in various capacities for nearly 30 years. Working for both large companies and small, Darin has a wide-range of experience in the energy field. His efforts have helped improve performance and longevity of nuclear fuels in-reactor, as well as further the development of Stirling cycle-based power generators. He has a MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University.
Dr. Capobianchi is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Gonzaga University and the department chair. His professional experience includes 10 years as a practicing mechanical engineer in industry and more than 20 years in academia. He has worked as a mechanical design engineer in the electronics field. He earned his BE, MS in Mechanical Engineering, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from State University of New York.
Ron is a retired oil and gas engineer who has worked internationally for Mobil then ExxonMobil. He has alternated between engineering and operations positions both offshore and onshore in Canada, Nigeria, Indonesia, Scotland, the U.S. and Equatorial Guinea. Ron began his career in research and is named on two patents. He holds a MS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Alberta.
Wes is a Machinist with a diversified background in welding, drafting, machine operation and metals fabrication. Carrying the ethics of hardworking entrepreneurship from his farm and ranch origins in Montana he has worked in various engineering, R&D and manufacturing environments. He holds an AAS in Metals Fabrication from Montana Tech where he also took part in the Undergrad Research Program for smog reduction in combustion engines. When not at work or in his home shop, he and his wife are skiing, biking or caring for their newborn.