Thomas Ross

logo.jpgTitle: President, Chief Executive Officer

Company: Florida BioSciences, LLC

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach, Florida, August 4, 2016, Thomas Ross, President and Chief Executive Officer, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in investment management.

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Mark Aulik

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Company: Alloy Hardfacing & Engineering Co. Inc.

Location: Jordan, MN

Jordan, MN, August 2, 2016, Mark Aulik, Chief Executive Officer of Alloy Hardfacing & Engineering Co. Inc., has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in industrial manufacturing.

Alloy Hardfacing & Engineering has passed through the hands of Mr. Aulik’s grandfather and father, making him the third generation in his family to own and operate the industrial equipment business. Like his family before him, Mr. Aulik bears responsibility for accounting, building business relationships, finding applications for new products, conducting international sales and managing the manufacturing unit. He is skilled in the areas of biology, chemistry, psychology and manufacturing, giving him a well-rounded view into leadership and meeting business demands. Alloy Hardfacing & Engineering opened its doors in 1952, and incorporates machining, grinding, fabrication and welding processes to manufactures process equipment for food and food related industries. Continue reading

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Odis Cavin

Cavin, Odis 462174Title: Board Member, Chairman (Retired)

Company: Teen Challenge of Eastern Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, August 1, 2016, Odis Cavin, Retired Board Member and Chairman of Teen Challenge of Eastern Tennessee, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in nonprofits and consulting.

Mr. Cavin is recently retired after nearly 60 years in the professional arena. Working in both metallurgy and then teen counseling, he proves himself as a man of many talents. Mr. Cavin first worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratories, where he co-authored and patented a material texture for preferential heat distribution. This material has been used in the industry for 48 years. While working in the laboratory, Mr. Cavin obtained his pastoral certification and began serving as a pastor at The Emanuel Assembly of God. He served at this church for more than 25 years. At Teen Challenge of Eastern Tennessee, he was responsible for conducting business meetings, managing finance and making financial decisions for the direction of the organization. Continue reading

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Rob Moir, Ph.D.

Moir, Rob 1060466Title: Director

Company: Ocean River Institute

Location: Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA, July 21, 2016, Rob Moir, Director of the Ocean River Institute, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in nonprofit environmental organization.

Dr. Moir has contributed 40 years of experience to supporting various environmental groups, citizen science training, environmental monitoring, survey and assessment, and collaborative eco-system based management, bio-regional planning and management and ecosystem and wildlife stewardship. His work has resulted in institutional changes and marine policy success, due to his commitment to save oceanic ecosystems with the help of local, regional and international groups. His greatest accomplishments stem from initiating bioregional and ecosystem-based collaborative management, an engaged constituency of citizens, scientists and eco-savvy residents to improve the life-qualities of specific places. This is exhibited in such work s as the north shore of the Massachusetts Bay as “Salem Sound,” where he brought together six municipalities to manage in a concerted effort. In addition, he lead a successful initiative to educate and broaden a constituency in Massachusetts supporting comprehensive area-based management of state coastal water. Continue reading

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Alexandre Bassaneze

Title: Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Company: Air Liquide Industrial US LP

Location: Houston, TX

Houston, TX, June 17, 2016, Alexandre Bassaneze, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in the oil and gas industry.

Mr. Bassaneze’s latest position augments his 20 years of experience. In his current role for nearly two years, Mr. Bassaneze is looked to for his skills in organizational leadership, business understanding of complex and large companies and strategies. He is adept at managing and implementing projects. In order to accomplish these tasks, he prioritizes short-, medium- and long-term goals. Additionally, Mr. Bassaneze unites various departments to contribute to the success of the mission. He works closely with the president of Air Liquide Industrial US LP to coordinate sales, business administration, marketing, strategy and development. Since joining this role, one of his largest accomplishments has been reducing the turnover rate of the sales team through a redesign of the Sales Incentive Program. Continue reading

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Hilton E. Blieden

Title: President, Co-Founder

Company: Grand Fusion Housewares

Location: Irvine, CA

Irvine, CA, July 11, 2016, Hilton Blieden, President and Co-Founder of Grand Fusion Housewares, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in consumer goods.

Mr. Blieden’s exemplary career is a good example of what can occur when hard work, education and communication skills are blended together. With more than 20 years in business, he is an expert in handling logistics, providing financial analysis and serving customers. With one of his latest ventures, Grand Fusion Housewares, he calls upon his knowledge to strategically plan and manage vendors, sales, process optimization and core competencies in global supply chain and fiscal operations. He consistently sets the bar when driving operations to meet strategic objectives and ensures products leaving China make it to customer’s doorsteps without incident. Continue reading

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Thomas Harrington

Title: Vice President & Director of Business Development

Company: Quality Oil Tools LLC.

Location: Kingwood, TX

Kingwood, TX, July 5, 2016, Thomas J. Harrington, Vice President and Director of Business Development for Quality Oil Tools LLC., has been recognized by Elite American Engineers, for dedication, achievement and leadership in the oil and gas industry.

After four years with the United States Army, Mr. Harrington started working as a roustabout on an oilrig in 1981. Fast forward nearly 30 years, he is the vice president and director of business development for Quality Oil Tools LLC. He joined the company in 2014, bringing to the company his hands-on experience in the offshore drilling industry. Prior to joining the company, he worked as the global sales manager for Worldwide Oilfield Machine, managing international accounts and drilling contractors in the United Arab Emirates, Korea, Singapore and Brazil. Continue reading

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