ExOne Management Team

Management Team


  • S. Kent Rockwell

    S. Kent Rockwell

    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
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    S. Kent Rockwell

    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

    Steven Kent Rockwell is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of The ExOne Company. He has held this investment and position since 2008. Mr. Rockwell has been Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Venture Capital, Inc. since 1983. He operates or invests 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 recently retired from Argon ST as Vice Chairman. Argon ST manufactures electronic intelligence, communications, and imaging systems for government and military applications. He is former Chairman, CEO, and President of two publically traded companies, Astrotech International Corporation, where he served from 1986 to 1997, and SensysTech as Chairman and CEO from 1998 through 2005, He also served as a Group President and member of the board of directors of Rockwell International Inc. from 1973 to 1983.

    Mr. Rockwell earned a B.A. in both economics and business from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and attended graduate school at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Brian Smith

    Brian Smith

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
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    Brian Smith

    Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

    Brian Smith is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at The ExOne Company where he is responsible for Corporate Development by providing strategic input on growth and restructuring initiatives. Mr. Smith joined the company in 2013 as CFO and Treasurer, a position served until July 2018.  Prior to joining The ExOne Company, he was an Assurance Client Service Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC"), in the firm's Pittsburgh, PA office. Mr. Smith joined PwC in 1984, was admitted as a Partner in 1995, and has spent several years working in a PwC advisory business assisting industrial products, healthcare and energy companies with internal control reviews, system implementations, process transformation and change management. Mr. Smith held various leadership roles within PwC, including leading initiatives in specific consumer and industrial product sectors. Mr. Smith is a certified public accountant and received a B.A. degree with a concentration in accounting and a minor in economics from Westminster College in 1980.

  • Douglas Zemba

    Douglas Zemba

    Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
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    Douglas Zemba

    Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

    Douglas Zemba is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at The ExOne Company where he is responsible for all financial management and accounting matters. Mr. Zemba has served as our Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Treasurer since March 26, 2013, through which he has had responsibility for the Company’s global accounting and financial reporting. Mr. Zemba joined the Company on January 1, 2013 as Director of Finance shortly before the Company’s initial public offering on February 7, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zemba was a Senior Manager in the Assurance practice of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”). Mr. Zemba joined PwC in 2003 holding various positions within the Assurance practice servicing both public and private clients in the manufacturing, industrial products, and metals industries. Mr. Zemba received a B.S. degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University in 2002.

  • Loretta L. Benec, Esq

    Loretta L. Benec, Esq

    General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
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    Loretta L. Benec, Esq

    General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

    Loretta L. Benec, Esq. joined ExOne in October 2017. Most recently, Ms. Benec has provided corporate and commercial legal services as General Counsel to Cumberland Highstreet Partners, Inc., a manufacturing consulting business. Previously, Ms. Benec was Assistant General Counsel & Secretary for RTI International Metals, Inc. (now Arconic Inc.), a NYSE-listed global supplier of advanced titanium products primarily to the commercial aerospace market.  Prior to RTI, Ms. Benec enjoyed a more than twelve-year career in the law department of H. J. Heinz Company (now The Kraft Heinz Company), a NYSE-listed global packaged food company. Ms. Benec received a B.A. in History with High Honors, cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1992 and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1995.

  • Rick Lucas

    Rick Lucas

    Chief Technology Officer
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    Rick Lucas

    Chief Technology Officer

    Mr. Lucas has served as our Chief Technology Officer since June 2012. He served in various positions from October 2001 to June 2012 at Touchstone Research Laboratory, a broad-based product development research facility that focuses on the development of nextgeneration materials and products, where he directed operations and research activities and served as Director of Operations from March 2010 to June 2012. From November 1989 to October 2001, Mr. Lucas managed product development for Lake Shore Cryotronics, a privately held developer of cryogenic temperature sensors and other instrumentation. He is currently serving on the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), an additive manufacturing center, governance board.

  • Jared Helfrich

    Jared Helfrich

    Chief Commercial Officer
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    Jared Helfrich

    Chief Commercial Officer