Our executives are skilled, passionate, and experienced professionals. Their motivation is simple yet direct as they strive to help our clients and consultants exceed their objectives for success.

Gene Russell

Gene Russell, President and CEO of Manex, has held three successful CEO positions over a 20-year period for businesses that included early-stage, private equity, and non-profit. He has served as senior leadership for global Fortune 100 and iconic consumer-branded companies. Prior to Manex, Mr. Russell led a turnaround at a California midsized manufacturer. His experience in global sourcing and manufacturing over several decades led him to Manex where he brings real-world experiences, and as a result, a personal passion to restore and invigorate domestic USA-based manufacturing. more

Grace Steele

Grace Steele, Director of Client Services, has over 30 years of operations and supply chain management experience in the beverage, food, supplement, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. She has industry experience in manufacturing, quality and regulatory sciences, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), engineering, supply chain, project management, and operational excellence with an emphasis on Lean methodologies. more

Michael Shabaka, Ph.D.

Michael Shabaka, Ph.D., Director of Sales and Innovation Excellence for Manex, has over 20 years of business development, sales, and marketing experience, spanning several industries including biotech, high tech, publishing, environmental lab services, and the non-profit sector. more

George Chao

George Chao, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Manex, has over 15 years of business development experience in the cleantech/green tech and high tech manufacturing areas. He assists companies in finding capital resources and developing business strategies with a focus on the fields of bio, technology and renewable energy manufacturing. more

Jackie Amick

Jackie Amick, Project Manager for Manex, is a certified project management professional (PMP) with over 12 years of experience in diversified business and IT organizations, implementing systems, and process change. more

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