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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 - President

Evan Malone


Aidan Gregore

Digital Fabrication Manager: DE

Alex Numann - Manager, CAD/CAM/CAE

Alex Numann

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Anna Solomon - Sales Manager

Anna Solomon

Sales Manager

Anne Burtner

Technical Supervisor

Bob Nardi

Bob Nardi

Membership Sales Consultant

Ben Fries - 2D & Laser Manager

Ben Fries

Community Manager

Chris Garratt

Content Creation Specialist

Chris Kolb - Design Assistant, Contract Services and Marketing

Chris Kolb

Industrial Designer

Chris Richards - Front Desk Coordinator

Chris Richards

Front Desk Coordinator

Cory Lord - Electronics Manager

Cory Lord


Gwen Barker

Gwen Barker

Content Creator

Hannah Declercq

Hannah Declercq

Technical Supervisor

John Haggerty - Facilities Supervisor

John Haggerty

Facilities Supervisor

Justin Johnson - Technical Supervisor, Metals Processes

Justin Johnson

Partner Location Manager

Kahleem Wilkins - Finance Assistant

Kahleem Wilkins


Kelly McGovern - Textiles Manager

Kelly McGovern

Textiles Manager

Kirby Mckenzie - Technical Supervisor, Wood Processes

Kirby Mckenzie

Metal Shop Manager

Lucy Finney

HR Assistant

Marc DiGiamo - Manager, Wood Processes

Marc DiGiaimo

Manager, Wood Processes

Marcella Barker - Director of Membership Services

Marcella Barker

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Bell - Director of Contract Services

Matt Bell

Director of Product Development Services

Matt Garfield - Senior Electrical Engineer

Matt Starfield

Senior Electrical Engineer

Melissa Guglielmo - North Philadelphia Location Manager & Jewelry Supervisor

Melissa Guglielmo

North Philadelphia Location Manager & Jewelry Supervisor

Michelle Kwiecien

Technical Supervisor

Mike Grusell - IT Manager

Mike Grusell


Nick Gallagher

Digital Fabrication Manager, Industrial Designer

Rebecca Ledbetter

Director of Marketing

Robert Craig

Technical Supervisor

Ross Stoops - Technical Supervisor, Laser/2D/3D

Ross Stoops

Wilmington Location Manager

Ruth Schanbacher - Human Resources Manager

Ruth Schanbacher

Director of Human Resources

Ryan Hyde - Member Services Coordinator

Ryan Hyde

Assistant Director, Instructional Design and Delivery

Scott Newcomb - South Philadelphia Location Manager

Scott Newcomb

South Philadelphia Location Manager

Thomas Frenz

Electronics Department Manager

Tim Burns - Technical Supervisor, Wood Processes

Tim Burns

North Philadelphia Manager, Wood Processes

Todor 'Ted' Raykov - Venture Services Manager

Todor “Ted” Raykov

Venture Services Director

Tyler Schrandt

DE Wood Shop Manager

Tyreek Powell - Facilities Manager

Tyreek Powell

Director of Facilities and Safety

Valerie Kent - Wilmington Assistant Manager and Community Coordinator

Valerie Kent

Member Services; Customer Care Manager

Walt Barger - Manager, 3D & Laser Processes

Walt Barger