Our Team

Our Team

Daniel Bullard, PhD
CEO & Founder

Commercial & Technology
Has been with Arcanum since 09/2011

25 Years integrated steel in R&D, production, quality, sales, & marketing

MBA Northwestern Kellogg
PhD Materials Eng. U. Arizona
BS Metallurgy, U. Wisconsin Milwaukee
BS Chemistry, U. Wisconsin Milwaukee

Our Team

David Keifer
VP Sales & Founding Team

Sales & Applications
Has been with Arcanum since 11/2012

20 Years business development and high volume manufacturing

MBA Michigan State University
BS Western Michigan University


Our Team

Adam Thomas
Dir. NPI, Marketing & Founding Team

Technology & Product Development
Has been with Arcanum since 01/2012

10 Years tech, systems, product, and materials development

MBA U. California Berkeley Haas
MS Chemistry, DePaul University
BA Chemistry, U. Illinois Chicago

 

Our Team

Jared Warrick
Senior Director Operations & Quality 

Manufacturing & Quality
Has been with Arcanum since 01/2016

20 Years engineering, manufacturing, quality systems, supply chain strategy

BS Western Michigan University




Our Team

Zachary Detweiler, PhD
Director Research

Technology & Manufacturing
Has been with Arcanum since 08/2014

3 Years technology, manufacturing, and materials development & characterization

PhD Chemistry, Princeton University
MA Chemistry, Princeton University
BS Chemistry U. Mary Washington


Our Team

Al Santucci
Engineering Director

Manufacturing & Quality
Has been with Arcanum since 11/2012

40 years wall to wall experience in the integrated steel industry
Served as President of the AISE – Chicago Chapter

MS Mechanical Engineering Purdue University
BS Mechanical Engineering Chicago Tech

Our Team

Mike Powers
Maintenance Engineer

Manufacturing & Welding
Has been with Arcanum since 01/2016

25 Years welding process development, tool development, instruction, and consulting

Journeyman Steamfitter, UASA
Certified Weld Inspector, AWS

Our Team

Diane Sampson
Laboratory Technician

Characterization & Development
Has been with Arcanum since 01/2019

12 Years of database administration

MS Geology Washington State University
BS Geology Michigan State University


Our Team

Ethan Lee
Laboratory Technician

Characterization & Development
Has been with Arcanum since 12/2018

Recent graduate

BS Physics Michigan State University



Our Team

Jack Kindred
Metallurgical Laboratory Manager

Technology and Development
Has been with Arcanum since 08/2019

6 Years R&D, manufacturing, and process development in surface finishing technology

MS Chemical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology
BS Chemical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology


Our Team

Richard Johnson
Senior Process Engineer

Technology and Manufacturing
Has been with Arcanum since 04/2014

5 Years manufacturing, process development, and R&D

MS Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University
BSE Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan
BSE Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan

Our Team

Noel Averill
Office Manager

Accounting & Finance
Has been with Arcanum since 10/2018

36 years experience accounting and bookkeeping






Our Team

Chris Klein
Strategic Account Manager

Sales & New Business Development
Has been with Arcanum since 10/2019

30 years business development, metal sourcing, operations, quality systems, continuous improvement

Six Sigma Green Belt, Villanova University
Certified Internal Auditor, Perry Johnson