President and CTO
President and founder of Ecoremedy®, David E. Mooney is a proven innovator with two United States Patents, one World patent protected in 66 counties, multiple inventions pending patent status and numerous “first of kind” accomplishments in the renewable energy industry. With more than two decades of proven development in waste to energy technologies and integrated energy systems, Mr. Mooney has earned global recognition for his expertise in advanced gasification and nutrient recovery, particularly pertaining to unconventional, problematic solid wastes.
Mr. Mooney’s affinity to pursue creative solutions for extracting usable energy from intractable wastes on a localized scale has provided the opportunity to work with acclaimed national universities as well as domestic and international governmental agencies. Extensive laboratory and field testing of Ecoremedy® recovered nutrients from animal agriculture waste (chicken litter, hen manure, cow manure, mortality) has been performed in collaboration with the agriculture and engineering departments of Auburn University, University of Georgia, Virginia Tech, Penn State University, Illinois State and the University of Missouri. Independent studies performed by Dr. Eton Codling, PhD with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), have confirmed the outstanding results reported by the universities. Mr. Mooney has gained the attention of United Nations’ contractors to design localized waste to power and water purification plants for worldwide deployment in refugee camps and 3rd world countries in an effort to enhance living conditions and community health through distributed electricity and improved water quality and waste management practices.
His appreciation for bottom line economics and propensity for developing self-funding projects have endeared Mr. Mooney to public and private companies and independent commercial farmers worldwide. Mr. Mooney’s professionalism, expertise and ability to comfortably communicate with academics as well as customers from around the world (e.g. US, UK, Israel, Turkey, Columbia, and Australia) has earned him accolades at all levels of collaboration.
Mr. Mooney has presented as the featured speaker at multiple university functions, regional trade shows and national and international industrial expositions. Mr. Mooney is a repeat presenter at the International Poultry Expo held annually in Atlanta, GA. The Ecoremedy® technology has been featured in prominent publications including The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Washington Post and The New York Times newspapers, Biomass Magazine, and Manure Manager.
S. Kent Rockwell
Steven Kent Rockwell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Venture Capital (RVC): a company which he founded in 1983. RVC has invested in a variety of technology companies since its inception.
Mr. Rockwell is currently the Executive Chairman of the ExOne Company. He has held this investment since 2008. The ExOne Company is his 4th public Company in his career in which he has held a CEO role.
Mr. Rockwell retired from Argon ST as Vice Chairman in 2008. He is former Chairman, CEO, and President of Astrotech International Corporation, and SensysTech.
He also served as a Group President and member of the board of directors of Rockwell International Inc. from 1973 to 1983.
He has invested in a variety of businesses in addition to ExOne including Rockwell Forest Products Inc., Strata Products Worldwide (an underground mining services company), Appalachian Timber Service (supplying quality timber products for railroads), Strata Proximity Systems (providing proximity detection and avoidance systems for mining operations), and Pro Grass, LLC, (a synthetic turf supplier.)
Mr. Rockwell earned a B.A. in both economics from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and attended graduate school at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
John Irvin currently serves as a senior advisor for Rockwell Venture Capital.
From 2012 to 2013, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The ExOne Company (XONE) and led the team in taking the company public on the NASDAQ in 2013. ExOne manufactures sells and supports 3D printing machines.
In July, 2008 he served as President of PartnersFinancial, a leading national life insurance producer group owned by National Financial Partners. From 1993 to July 2008, he was CEO of Innovative Benefits Consulting, Inc., a life insurance consulting firm. From 1983 through 1993, John was a partner and co-founder of Mid Atlantic Capital Group and president of Mid-Atlantic Insurance Corporation, where he specialized in serving the financial planning, asset management and insurance needs of ultra-high net worth individuals. At the beginning of his career, John worked as a CPA in public accounting with the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company. He then formed his own accounting firm engaging in individual taxation, financial planning, estate planning and trust work. This founding firm is currently operating as the Pittsburgh office of BDO, a national accounting firm.
John currently serves on the Board of Directors of The ExOne Company a NASDAQ-traded firm. He also serves as a Director on the S. Kent Rockwell Foundation, the PartnersFinancial Foundation board and the Mine Vision Systems, Inc. board a private global mining technology company. John formerly served on the Board of Directors for Argon ST, a NASDAQ-traded firm, and chaired its audit committee from 2001 until it was acquired by The Boeing Company in 2010.