Fiberight has assembled a team with extensive experience in the following areas that will ensure implementation as planned of the proven technology process and deployment from the demonstration plant to full commercialization scale:
- Waste management & recycling
- Design & implementation of mechanical and chemical processes including ethanol, water treatment and cellulosic product manufacture
- Operations of waste & biofuels plants
- Real estate development, location, permitting, financing and
- Management systems integration such as safety, environmental, accounting and change
Craig Stuart-Paul | Founder & CEO
Mr. Stuart-Paul formed Fiberight and Atlantic Recycling Technologies, LLC in 2004 to develop advanced fiber recovery and alternative fuel technologies. Before Fiberight and Atlantic Recycling Technologies, Mr. Stuart-Paul formed
Fairfax Recycling, Inc. in 1996 to recycle residential materials collected in MD and VA. He built Fairfax into a large regional recycling center, processing over 150,000 tons of recycled materials annually before he sold the business to Waste
Management. Before Fairfax Recycling, Mr. Stuart-Paul formed Resource Recovery of Maryland in 1994 to process recycled glass into furnace-ready material for the glass container industry. Mr. Stuart-Paul was an industry pioneer
in the use of optical sorting technologies for contaminant removal. Before the recycling business, Mr. Stuart-Paul launched the Oxford Brewing Company, Maryland’s first micro-brewery. Mr. Stuart-Paul holds an HND Business Studies
degree from the University of Brighton, Great Britain.
Ms. Julie Dyce-Plume | CFO
Mrs. Plume has over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, and audit, as well as a track record of developing and implementing creative solutions for unique challenges. Mrs. Plume has had an impressive professional career with high level experience in budgeting and forecasting, scenario analysis and alternatives identification, internal controls design and implementation, and acquisition and divestment due diligence. Mrs. Plume held various positions such as Manager PricewaterhouseCoopers, Associate Sterling Partners, Vice President of Hydrocarbon Accounting Constellation Commodities Group and Director/Assistant Treasurer of Constellation Energy Group, Inc. In the Commodities Group, Mrs. Plume grew the accounting function for the new venture commodities such as international coal, shale gas exploration and production, natural gas and renewable energy & carbon credits. Mrs. Plume’s stent in Corporate Treasury was a time of reengineering and refinancing several million dollar facilities to support letters of credit and trading margins as well as ongoing operations. Mrs. Plume holds a B.A. degree in accounting and an MBA and M.S. degree in Finance, from the University of Maryland.
Nick Thompson | Technical Director
Nick Thompson, a Chemical Engineer, has worked in a variety of manufacturing sectors including food, chemicals and building materials for over 25 years. During this time, he has progressed from direct line management through general manufacturing management to full profit and loss accountability. As a result of these experiences, Mr. Thompson has had direct responsibility for all operational aspects including health and safety, procurement, capital investment, maintenance, quality assurance, product development and human resources. Mr. Thompson has had direct project management responsibility at a number of plant startups, which has included business process re-engineering activities that has been based around capital investment programs. He has had direct project management responsibility for all aspects including engineering design, equipment procurement and installation. He has always delivered added-value through improved productivity, and product quality using modern manufacturing systems with a particular focus on quality were he has been instrumental in introducing ISO 9001 based quality management systems. A creative engineer, Mr. Thompson has developed innovative new products, which positioned his companies for significant market advantage. Mr. Thompson has worked on a number of initiatives involving the introduction of recycled materials in established
manufacturing processes. Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Bath, UK.
Alan Iantosca | Engineering & Project Director
Mr. Iantosca has over 30 years of experience in the chemicals process, power and the water/waste water industries. Before Fiberight, Mr. Iantosca was the Global Vice President of Business Development for the BOC Group, where he was
responsible for business development, execution and commercialization of projects in the energy market sector. He also provided senior management oversight for the commercialization of all BOC research and development initiatives. Before BOC, Mr. Iantosca worked for American Ref-Fuel Company which owned and operated six energy from waste facilities in the northeast US. He held positions of General Manager of their $400M Resource Recovery Facility in NJ,
was Head of Engineering and Environmental for a UK joint venture company and held various management and engineering positions including project manager, project engineer, process engineer, and operations line manager with American Ref-fuel and prior to that, Air Products and Chemicals. Mr. Iantosca holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University.
Mr. Philip Sheibley | Board Advisor
Mr. Sheibley, Chairman of the Board. Mr. Sheibley has been a member of Fiberight’s board of directors since March 2011 and is a principal with FIberight Investment Partners, LLC, a venture capital fund company. Previously, Mr. Sheibley was a Managing Partner with Accenture, where he most recently served as Industry Program Director for Life Sciences, an approximately $800M business for the firm. While at Accenture Mr. Sheibley also served in various leadership roles including leading multi-year, multi-million dollar capability development programs, business development lead for the pharmaceutical industry, global director for management consulting, and developing one of Accenture’s 100 largest “diamond” client relationships. Mr. Sheibley is also a director and board chairman at FastForm Ltd., a medical products company. Mr. Sheibley is a graduate of Lehigh University with a degree in Industrial Engineering.
Mr. Steve Ragiel | Board Advisor
Steve Ragiel has been an executive in the commodity manufacturing and recycling processing industry for over 20 years. Prior to his strategic role with Fiberight, Mr. Ragiel was CEO and founder of Greenstar North America, which was a $200 million/year, 20 facility, multi-material commodity processor and manufacturer in the US, with backing from the Greenstar Ireland and Greenstar UK parent. Mr. Ragiel will provide important strategic advice, technical assistance and industry connections within the waste management and recycling business sector to facilitate Fiberight’s control over long-term MSW feedstock sources. Mr. Ragiel has a long-standing record of building teams, integration acquisitions, tailoring solutions for customers, hedging commodity risk and reducing unit costs to generate increased shareholder value. Mr. Ragiel is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in Chemical Engineering.