Both market driven, and market drivers, we build relationships with our customers and end users, becoming their trusted advisors. Entrepreneurial in attitide and innovative in approach, NeoGraf uses significant research and development capabilities to bring safety, reliablilty and success to our partners.
Robert A. Reynolds, III
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Dr. Reynolds joined GrafTech in 2000 as a Staff Scientist in the Corporate R&D group. From there he advanced through various Product Development and Marketing Leadership roles in support of the Flexible Graphite and Engineered Solutions businesses. During that time, he was one of the key contributors in transforming and growing the Flexible Graphite business into what it is today. Dr. Reynolds was named General Manager of the Flexible Graphite Business in January of 2017. Upon the acquisition of the Flexible Graphite Business by Aterian Investment Partners, LLC, Dr. Reynolds transitioned to the role of CEO of the newly rebranded NeoGraf Solutions, LLC.
Dr. Reynolds received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Bowling Green State University, a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan, and was the recipient of a National Institute of Health postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University in the field of Nanotechnology. Dr. Reynolds is the author or co-author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and has over 25 issued US patents plus foreign equivalents.
Drew Walker joined NeoGraf in February 2020 as President responsible for leading our commercial strategy with prioritized focus on key markets and ensuring best in class operational excellence and continuous improvement efforts across the organization. Drew has over 25 years of experience in Specialty Materials businesses and his career includes global roles as President of China Jushi, the world’s largest producer of fiberglass reinforcements, and AGY Holdings, the former Owens Corning Composite Materials Business focused on the production of advanced glass yarns and fibers. He also worked at ICI Chemicals (Victrex) leading the Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) High Temperature Polymer business. His earlier career includes global commercial leadership roles with AGY and SAPPI.
Drew received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Product Design from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Glauser joined NeoGraf in July 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and has responsibility for all accounting, finance, and treasury activities. Prior to joining NeoGraf, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Fives North American Combustion, a French owned producer of industrial combustion equipment and systems serving customers globally. He has also served as Chief Financial Officer of General Aluminum Manufacturing Company, a supplier of aluminum castings primarily for the automotive industry. Earlier in his career, Mr. Glauser worked for Keycorp, Ferro Corporation, and Avery Dennison in various finance roles.
Mr. Glauser received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kent State University and his Master of Business Administration from John Carroll University.
Brian R. Bartos
VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
Brian Bartos joined NeoGraf in 2005 as a Site Manager responsible for all the Flexible Natural Graphite locations. As the business expanded into Synthetic Graphite, the business added the Sharon Center location to further support it’s global business. Mr. Bartos is responsible for NeoGraf Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering, Human Resources, and Safety and Continuous Improvement.
He has an MBA from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy.