Our team has extensive experience in the microelectronics industry and in building successful companies across multiple industries, including a semiconductor process solutions company which we took public.
Christine Whitman is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and currently CEO of Complemar Partners Inc. Ms. Whitman was the co-founder and CEO of CVC Products, a semiconductor equipment company that captured 95% world market-share for magnetic thin film deposition, which went public and was acquired. She is a past Chairman of the Board of Rochester Institute of Technology.
Paul Ballentine Ph.D
Paul Ballentine has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor and related fields. He was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for CVC Products. In additional, Dr. Ballentine spent 10 years with Motorola Semiconductor/ Freescale, and has led major optics, photonics and imaging economic development efforts in Rochester, including bringing AIM Photonics to the region.
Shelby Nelson Ph.D
Shelby F. Nelson is a semiconductor device physicist with broad industrial research experience. Her work has included ferroelectric materials at AT&T Bell Labs, silicon/germanium heterostructures at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and a mixed-signal CMOS process for ink-jet ejector heads at Xerox Corporation. In addition, Dr. Nelson spent 16 years as a Senior Research Scientist in the area of thin-film and printed electronics at the Kodak Research Labs.
Aric Shorey, Ph.D
VP Business Development
Aric Shorey is the business development lead and has extensive experience in materials science technology development as well driving new technology to market. He spent many years in early stage materials processing initiatives at OCLI/JDSU and QED Technologies/Cabot Microelectronics. Most recently he spent 10 years at Corning Incorporated establishing glass and through glass via (TGV) technology in semiconductor packaging.
David H. Levy, Ph.D
Director of R & D
David Levy is a chemical engineer with over 25 years of experience in chemical and semiconductor processes. He has contributed in fields ranging from chemical processing to printed electronics development as a Senior Scientist with Eastman Kodak, and was Director of Research and Technology at Natcore with a focus on solar cell technology. He has extensive experience in a variety of deposition methods including atomic layer deposition (ALD).
Evelyn Hartwell is the Controller at Mosaic Microsystems. She attended Nazareth College and graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting. Evelyn began her career at a Rochester area accounting firm. She joined Complemar Partners in 2012 also supporting VoicePort and OneStream as Controller. Most recently as the company has grown, Evelyn has been the Controller of VoicePort. She has more than 20 years of experience in Finance with local general contractors, developers and several start-up businesses.
Carol J. Scalisi
Sr. Production Manager
Carol Scalisi is a chemical engineer with over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. She started her career at IBM’s 200mm Advanced Semiconductor Technology Center (ASTC) in Fishkill, NY and went on to help start-up IBM’s first fully automated 300mm manufacturing line. While part Eastman Kodak’s Image Sensor Division, she was responsible for PVD and PECVD thin film development and manufacturing and earned her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Most recently she has been a Process Engineering Section Manager for ON Semiconductor, overseeing Thin Films and Ion Implantation processes.
Kyle attended Saint John Fisher College, earning a B.S. in Chemistry with Honors. His background is in product development, support and quality control. He began his career gaining experience in a large-scale pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. More recently, he has worked to analyze and develop silica and alumina stabilized alkali metal products.