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M E E T   T H E   T E A M

John Havermann

President & CEO

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Michael Kauffman

SR VP & Chief Compliance Officer

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Ellen Lux

SR VP & Chief Operations Officer

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M E E T   T H E   T E A M

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A B O U T

A B O U T

T E A M

The Fornax Advanced Materials team promotes and thrives in a collaborative, mission-focused environment. We celebrate imagination and scientific curiosity, recognizing these traits as foundational to developing revolutionary advanced material solutions that support our nation.

Our executive team has decades of service supporting the Department of Defense, Military Services and Intelligence Community. Their backgrounds, relationships, and mission first approach inform our targeted services and product offerings, positioning the company and our customers for success.

Fornax, a celestial constellation, derives its name from the Latin term for “furnace”. Our company's mission, mirroring the essence of its namesake, is deeply rooted in space age and cutting-edge technology.

John Havermann

President & CEO

Michael Kauffman

SR VP & Chief Compliance Officer

Ellen Lux

SR VP & Chief Operations Officer

John Nichols

VP & Chief Scientist

Eric Gudino

VP of Security

M E E T  T H E  T E A M

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Fornax, a celestial constellation, derives its name from the Latin term for “furnace”. Our company's mission, mirroring the essence of its namesake, is deeply rooted in space age and cutting-edge technology.

The Fornax Advanced Materials team promotes and thrives in a collaborative, mission-focused environment. We celebrate imagination and scientific curiosity, recognizing these traits as foundational to developing revolutionary advanced material solutions that support our nation.

Our executive team has decades of service supporting the Department of Defense, Military Services and Intelligence Community. Their backgrounds, relationships, and mission first approach inform our targeted services and product offerings, positioning the company and our customers for success.

 

T E A M

Eric Gudino

VP of Security

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Angela Daly

Business & Finance Manager

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John Nichols

VP & Chief Scientist

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C U L T U R E

Our culture drives our value proposition for current and prospective employees.

We prioritize customer delight, building trust by delivering on our promises. We challenge ourselves to anticipate and solve tomorrow's toughest problems, advancing the state-of-the-art while pursuing the highest standards of excellence. We take ownership of our mistakes, working continuously to improve while embracing the highest ethical standards. We treat everyone with dignity and respect, promoting an environment where differences are celebrated.

Our culture drives our value proposition for current and prospective employees.

C U L T U R E

Trust

Accountabilty

Integrity

Respect

Innovation

We prioritize customer delight, building trust by delivering on our promises. We challenge ourselves to anticipate and solve tomorrow's toughest problems, advancing the state-of-the-art while pursuing the highest standards of excellence. We take ownership of our mistakes, working continuously to improve while embracing the highest ethical standards. We treat everyone with dignity and respect, promoting an environment where differences are celebrated.

ACCOUNTABILITY

INTEGRITY

RESPECT

CUSTOMER
DRIVEN

INNOVATION

We challenge ourselves to anticipate and solve tomorrow's toughest problems, advancing the state-of-the-art while pursuing the highest standards of excellence

We take ownership of our responsibilities and acknowledge our mistakes, working continuously to improve.

We embrace the highest ethical standards, ensuring honesty, transparency and fairness in every decision we make.

We treat everyone with dignity, embracing diversity and promoting an inclusive environment where differences are celebrated.

We prioritize customer needs and delight above all else, providing exceptional solutions that exceed their expectations.

TRUST

We build trust through our actions, delivering on our promises to earn a reputation for reliability and dependability.

WE ARE
FORGING
THE FUTURE

C U L T U R E

Our culture drives our value proposition for current and prospective employees

We prioritize customer delight, building trust by delivering on our promises. We challenge ourselves to anticipate and solve tomorrow's toughest problems, advancing the state-of-the-art while pursuing the highest standards of excellence. We take ownership of our mistakes, working continuously to improve while embracing the highest ethical standards. We treat everyone with dignity and respect, promoting an environment where differences are celebrated.

I N V E S T O R S

We accept investment funds only from US interests to avoid even the appearance of Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence.

Our investors follow the patient capital model, enabling us to deeply penetrate target markets, offer long-term career opportunities, and bridge the valley of death.

Our investment portfolio is managed in collaboration with:

I N V E S T O R S

I N V E S T O R S

We accept investment funds only from US interests to avoid even the appearance of Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence.

Our investors follow the patient capital model, enabling us to deeply penetrate target markets, offer long-term career opportunities, and bridge the valley of death.

Our investment portfolio is managed in collaboration with:

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