American Center for Manufacturing & Innovation


At ACMI, we are committed to rebuilding America’s industrial base through targeted investments to rapidly foster emerging businesses.

We provide an array of expert resources to onshore manufacturing and production capabilities which enhance our nation’s supply chains. We establish campuses where businesses share access to advanced manufacturing equipment and technologies.

We develop and manage the underlying properties. And we funnel investment capital to spark and expand innovations, backed by both public and private sources. The net result is increased resilience, more rapid advancement, and lower probability of failure for the capital-intensive startup.


At ACMI, we have a team of seasoned professionals dedicated to rebuilding the American industrial base. Our team brings a wealth of experience in advanced manufacturing, property management, and capital investment, giving them the tools to respond to government and industry demands quickly and efficiently, to strengthen supply chains and national security.


20+ years of financial services experience

  • Successful DoD Chemicals Pilot with expanded on-shoring programs in process
  • Founded HCF Group, prototype of the ACMI model
  • Banking, credit and capital markets background

Program Manager – Energetics Ecosystem

35+ years of experience with Army/DoD

  • Research Integration Officer, Army Research Lab (ret) – Coop Agreement Manager for university partnerships
  • Workforce training and development expertise

Chief Strategy Officer

25+ years as business advisory CEO, P&L executive, general counsel and outside counsel

  • Partnering and market expansion for high growth ventures
  • Structured and led transactions and JVs worldwide

Director of Operations

20+ years experience in the banking industry

  • Experience in driving key business initiatives across functional lines and constituent sets
  • Specialist in managing complex/time sensitive projects

Managing Director

20+ years of global business M&A experience

  • Corporate lawyer by training, entrepreneur
  • COO of AI-technology company for food & ag industry
  • Early-stage technology investor and private equity advisor

Director of Real Estate

15+ years in Project and Operations Management

  • VP of Global Real Estate driving growth
  • Industry experience working with leading brands
  • Expertise in project management and streamlining processes