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2.2 Key Management Team - Expanded Resumes are available by request.|
STC has brought together an outstanding team each with their own unique talents and qualifications.
It is composed of experts in their fields, including experience in advanced technology research in electrical and transportation systems,
transportation planning and design, manufacturing and architectural engineering, electronic circuitry, and alternative energy generation.
This group has been involved in the modification and greening of communities throughout the world. The exemplary qualifications of the key management personnel involved are highlighted below:
KARL W. GUENTHER - Chief Executive Officer and Principal Investigator
Karl is the CEO, founder and major stockholder of STC, and has spearheaded the research and development focused on
energy technologies and developing a new form of public transportation. He has made 63 patent claims
for his alternative energy powered systems (which he co-invented), and initiated patent-pending ET research
to recharge electric vehicles and equipment. He's an accountable, accomplished manager and inventor,
with 38 years of management experience in Manufacturing, and is also a licensed instructor in motion analysis for industry.
KIMI SPRINGSTEEN, Ph.D. – Advisor International Affairs
Kimi Springsteen serves as Community Liaison, Office of Community Affairs for the Board of County Commissioners, in Hillsborough County, Florida.
A native of Seoul, Korea, Kimi Springsteen came to America as a student in 1961.
Kimi was educated in both Korea and the United States (Bachelor and Masters of Arts in English Literature, and Ph.D. in Applied Management).
TAD WINIECKI, M.S. B.A. Inventor & Business Manager
M.S. (Space Science) Rice University
DOUGLAS J. TOBIN, PE, RA - Director of Research and Development
Doug has Program and Construction Management experience in Building and Systems Architectural Engineering, Master Planning,
and Architectural Design and Engineering of Transportation and Cargo Handling Facilities.
Doug has spearheaded and developed over US $2.5 billion worth of projects within the U.S. and internationally on commercial and industrial projects.
For the SOAR300 and ET project, he will focus on management of the electronic critical paths leading to the demonstration of
the ET and completion of the project. He will also be involved with station design, development of Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawings,
and make recommendations for component parts and material selection.
JAN H. ZICHA, PE - Director of Rail Technology
Professional Engineer in Civil and Structural Engineering, with expertise in High-Speed Rail and Rapid Transit Infrastructures. He was a co-founder of the U.S.'s Transportation Research Board High Speed Rail Committee. He has worldwide experience in design and construction of buildings, bridges, transportation, and industrial structures, and also in coordination, inspection and quality control. For the SOAR project his role will be to verify the transit route, curve and banking parameters, as well as recommend the latest rail innovations for final system design. This will involve wheel to track interaction, vibration, noise mitigation system and structure innovations.
GEORGE TAYLOR - Modeling and Controls Expert
George has experience in engineering for large scale rail modeling and construction. He has expertise in Railroad Modeling,
Transportation Electronics, and electrical circuit design and programming. He has been involved in innovative energy research
and circuitry design, that led to STC's patent-pending system to power electric vehicles and port machinery.
He has experience as an Engineering Consultant and in many different technical disciplines related to motors, power transfer, and system set up.
KENT C. BINGHAM - STC's Director of Design and Quality and a Structural and Civil Engineer.
Mr. Bingham founded 5 companies, which include Transportation Innovations Group (TIG), Entertainment Engineering Inc. (EEI),
Green Energy Machines (GEMs), TIG-m Trolley Manufacturing and Rivers in the Sky (RIS).
He is currently also a Prototype Engineer for GEMs and a Principal of for EEI, TIG and GEMs.
RONALD H. POWERS - CEO of Power's Design International and STC Associate
Ron is the founder of Powers Design International, the leading privately owned, independent design and development company
both nationally and internationally, and has been instrumental in its success for more than 30-years.
Ron has always been an amazing visionary. The breadth of products in which his design and engineering talent has been felt
ranged from automobiles, heavy-duty trucks, yachts, jet skis, monorails and a space shuttle and station.
His company website is Powers Design International.
NANCY A. GUENTHER - Vice President of Administration
In key positions managing facilities Nancy has worked successfully with all strata of customers and coworkers.
She energized and trained her team, managed budgets, and streamlined tasks for her department to ensure building maintenance
and operations ran smoothly. She standardized procedures and was instrumental in creating unique programs to better relations with
customers and vendors. She has over 10 years experience as Facilities and Property Manager.
KIMBERLY M. WOOD - Grant Project Manager
Kim assists the CEO with organizing and planning to meet STC project and company objectives.
She writes grant proposals, researches requirements, and coordinates completion of required documents and tasks.
She also has prior experience in automotive assembly tool design and engineering, with knowledge of various phases
from inception to production for manufacturing facilities.
ANGELO VASTA - Technical Writer
Angelo Vasta is a multi-lingual technical writer, instructor, and business consultant with 22+ years of experience in diverse industries. Good knowledge in Microsoft Office 365, Adobe suite, and technical writing. Web development and CMS experience is in SharePoint, WordPress, Perch, Concrete 5, Joomla. E-learning development using Captivate. Expert in HTML/5, and CSS/3. Familiar with networking and hardware as well.
2.3 Key Support Groups|
STC Board of Directors
STC's board was formed in 1995, and meets annually with meeting minutes recorded and available upon request. Their primary responsibility is to set policies, oversee administration, serve 26 stockholders and attract investment.
KARL W. GUENTHER, SR. - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, an engineer, manager and inventor.
STC Advisory Committee
STC's outside management Advisory Committee provides support for management decisions and creativity. They are members of organizations involved with research, environmental issues, marketing and transportation.
ROSALIND GATEWOOD is currently Co-Owner and ECOVATION3's marketing expert.
Ecovation3 is developing sustainable solutions worldwide. She served as Vice President of Business Development for
The Pugliese Company and the Eco-city of Destiny in southeastern Florida.
She is currently STC's and ECOVATION3's marketing expert. Ecovation3 is developing sustainable solutions worldwide. STC's CEO and Ms. Gatewood talk weekly regarding emerging energy technologies new to the market.
Since the STC structure is an energy conduit and generation device supporting wind, solar and fuel cell technology
for operation and distributes overages to power companies, her advice is invaluable.
CLIFF BRAGDON, Ph.D,, AICP, FASA, is Past Retired, Vice President of the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT)
and Dean for Continuing Education. He is also the Founder and President of the Global Center for Preparedness and Resilience
and a Distinguished Research Professor.
D. SCOT LEFTWICH, Ph.D., PE, is President and co-founder of Leftwich Consulting Engineers, Inc. and Head of STC's Advisory Committee. He has over 35 years of traffic and transportation engineering experience, including planning, design, and construction. This experience includes the publication of over 25 documents, facilitation of workshops, involvement in research projects, and instruction of traffic, transportation and construction related courses at a local university.
He is an accomplished state wide transportation planner. He was instrumental in developing the master plans for Orlando's
three county area and many other locations in Florida and throughout the U.S.
He leads studies for complex environmental areas and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) communities, assuring the preservation of the natural environment wherever possible. He has been advising STC on the most beneficial methods to maintain green communities.
His company website is Leftwich Consulting Engineers, Inc.
OVE JOHNSSON, MSE, Master of Science in Engineering (Electronics), Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 1982
Has lived and worked in Tanzania, Australia and the UK.
Subsequently he has been travelling a lot and earning a living as self-employed consultant,
helping businesses to maintain and upgrade their PC networks, and construction & maintenance of several company websites.
For Sky Train he provides services as webmaster and technical consultant.
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