Meet Our Team

Jim Ford
Chief Commercial Officer

Jim comes to Solecta as the Chief Commercial Officer with a vast array of business success from being a client advocate and change age...

Ravi Oswal
Chief Operating Officer

Ravi’s favorite quote from Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change that you want to see in the world,” is fitting for his role at Solecta. Havi...

Derek Hibbard
Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Derek comes from the Midwest, where he received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Minnesota where he studied App...

CJ Kurth
Vice President, Research and Development

In his role, CJ and his team develop improved membrane solutions by understanding customer needs, translating those needs into testabl...

Scott Laroche
Director of Product Optimization

Being in the middle can be challenging, however in Scott’s case, his role requires it. He bridges the gap between customers and Solec...

Adam Bolduc
Director of Business Development

“Begin with the end in mind” became a mainstream mantra by Stephen Covey, however this is exactly what Adam does for Solecta. As the ...

Matias Garcia
Director of Manufacturing

When manufacturing the product requires precision, Matias is the expert. He has a background in various manufacturing management role...

Erik “Skip” Smith
Director of Process Engineering

Skip came to Solecta having served in the US Navy with a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the US Naval Academy and contin...

Joe Thompson
Director of Supply Chain

As the Director of Supply Chain for Solecta, Joe has the responsibility to work with suppliers to get the best pricing possible so tha...

Aaron Hart
Market Manager, Starch, Sweetener, and Bioproducts

As a lifelong learner, Aaron brings his deep level of technical experience and manufacturing process experience to Solecta. He has a B...

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Oceanside, CA 92056



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