Shop from our 2022 Gift Guide Learn More

At NextFab, our studios are a fun, collaborative environment where creativity and education are part of every single day.

Each of our team members offer a diverse range of awesome skills and experience that they’re excited to share with our communities. Whether they’re teaching classes, answering questions, or making something incredible, these are the people that make NextFab who we are.

Evan Malone


Aidan Gregore

Digital Fabrication Manager: DE

Alex Numann

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Anna Solomon

Sales Manager

Anne Burtner

Technical Supervisor

Bob Nardi

Bob Nardi

Membership Sales Consultant

Ben Fries

Community Manager

Caroline Gore

Jewelry Instructor & Content Coordinator

Chris Garratt

Content Creation Specialist

Chris Richards

Front Desk Coordinator

Cory Lord


Damond Barkley

Digital Fabrication Technical Supervisor

Drew Lynford

Woodshop Manager

Gwen Barker

Gwen Barker

Content Creator

Hannah Declercq

Technical Supervisor

Hannah Litvin

Front Desk Coordinator

John Haggerty

Facilities Supervisor

Justin Johnson

Partner Location Manager

Kahleem Wilkins


Kelly McGovern

Textiles Manager

Kirby Mckenzie

Metal Shop Manager

Lucy Finney

HR Assistant

Marc DiGiaimo

Manager, Wood Processes

Marcella Barker

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Bell

Director of Product Development Services

Matt Starfield

Senior Electrical Engineer

Melissa Guglielmo

North Philadelphia Location Manager & Jewelry Supervisor

Michelle Kwiecien

Technical Supervisor

Mike Grusell


Nick Gallagher

Digital Fabrication Manager, Industrial Designer

Rebecca Ledbetter

Director of Marketing

Robert Craig

Technical Supervisor

Ross Stoops

Wilmington Location Manager

Ruth Schanbacher

Director of Human Resources

Ryan Hyde

Assistant Director, Instructional Design and Delivery

Scott Newcomb

South Philadelphia Location Manager

Thomas Frenz

Electronics Department Manager

Tim Burns

Instructor and Content Creation Specialist

Tim Rusterholz

Technical Supervisor: Generalist

Todor “Ted” Raykov

Venture Services Director

Tyler Schrandt

North Philadelphia Wood Shop Manager

Tyreek Powell

Director of Facilities and Safety

Valerie Kent

Member Services; Customer Care Manager

Walt Barger