Truman Bonds – President, RMX Technologies
Truman Bonds is the President of RMX where he leads the experimental research team. Truman is a specialist in plasma engineering. He has experience in directing development efforts in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory for carbon fiber conversion using plasma technology. He is well versed in the latest data acquisition and control techniques used in experimental research. Bonds also has experience in product design and testing for industrial applications, having designed and built several prototypes for ORNL.
Truman holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering: Plasma and Control Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Rodney Grubb – VP of Tech Transfer, RMX Technologies
Rodney Grubb serves as the VP of Tech Transfer of RMX Technologies. Grubb has more than 32 years of experience in operations and project management, energy and facility management and upgrade, program development and implementation, technology development and transfer, strategy and business development, engineering management, and staffing and administrative functions.
Rodney holds a B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from the University of Tennessee, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee, and did doctoral work in Engineering Management at the University of Alabama. He is a Tennessee Registered Professional Engineer and has received Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute and Professional Engineering Manager Certification from the American Society for Engineering Management.
Rodney is the past President and a current member of the Board of Directors for the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and served on the board for Engineering Management Certification International. He is an ASEM Fellow and serves as the Chair of the ASEM Professional Development Committee.
Josh Kimmel – VP of Commercialization, RMX Technologies
Josh Kimmel serves as the VP of Commercialization of RMX Technologies. Kimmel has 20 years of executive level expertise in multiple sectors including public company finance, private equity and large scale commercialization. In addition, Josh holds multiple patents related to vaporization and other alternative inhalation delivery methods for dispensing medications that include advanced device security technologies. Kimmel is experienced in commercializing concepts, brand development and digital marketing to turn ideas into a profitable and sustainable business. Kimmel’s catalyst to achieve a high level of success was his tenure with mentor Mr. Harold Katz, the founder of Nutri systems, prior owner of the NBA Champion 76ers, and LA Weight Loss who instilled his core value that losing is not an option.