EY Names Footprint CEO Troy Swope as an Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2020 Mountain Desert Region Award Winner

"As engineers, we're creating solutions for a healthy planet, healthy people"

Yoke Chung

As Chief Technology Officer, I am focused on creating a reality where sustainable materials and high costs are no longer seen as interchangeable terms. Through process improvements and technical innovation of materials, I am creating a future where sustainable solutions will lower your costs.

Troy Swope

I believe that business can overcome any obstacle through innovation, including making sustainability affordable. As Chief Executive Officer of Footprint I am responsible for leading a team to develop innovative new solutions that allow us to manufacture molded fiber packaging and advanced polymer products in the United States.

Leadership Team

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Brad Lukow

Chief Financial Officer

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

SVP of Finance

Steve Burdumy

Chief Legal Officer

Susan Koehler

Chief Marketing Officer

Todd Landis

Chief People Officer

Brandon Moore

SVP of Engineering Design

Jean Pelkey

VP of Engineering Platforms

Kent Warner

VP of Engineering Platforms

Ric Gonzalez

VP of Material Science

Yiyun Zhang

Director of Material Science

Steve Lucero

SVP of Manufacturing

Mike Rutigliano

VP of Equipment Engineering

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Brett Slaughter

SVP of Planning and Procurement

Jeff Bassett

SVP of Sales

Cary Newton

SVP of Customer Acquisition

Kelly Helein

VP of Strategic Accounts

Board of Directors

Kevin Easler

Chairman of the Board – Footprint
CEO – Zenfinity Capital
Co-Founder – Sprouts Farmers Market

Les Brun

Lead director – Merck, Inc
Lead director – Broadridge
Financial Solutions
Chairman – CDK Global
Director – Corning, Inc
Former chairman – ADP, Inc
Former director and
chair of compensation committee – Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Brian Krzanich

CEO – CDK Global
Former CEO – Intel Corp
Lead director – AMS AG and Chair of Nominating Committee
Former director – Deere & Company
Former director and chairman – Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)

Rich Daly

Executive Chairman – Broadridge Financial Solutions
Former CEO – Broadridge Financial Solutions
Former director – ADP, Inc
Director – SIFMA Foundation

Troy Swope

CEO – Footprint
Co-Founder – Footprint

Yoke Chung

CTO – Footprint
Co-Founder – Footprint

Employee Spotlight: EU Team

Alex

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Rugby

Role Model: Dave Grohl

Favorite Project: European Meat Tray Market

Special Power: Telekinesis

Beach or Mountains: Mountains

Favorite Animal: Scorpion

René

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Entrepreneur, accomplish with a team

Call me the Guru of: Getting things done

Favorite Project: Forming Equipment Evaluation

Special Power: Perseverance

Beach or Mountains: Mountains

Favorite Animal: My Dog

Gordon

Favorite Hobby/Passion: 1970s Funk Music

Role Model: David Attenborough

Favorite Project: Anything involving spicy food for taste trials.

Special Power: Invisibility (I think……. can you see me?)

Beach or Mountains: Beach all day

Favorite Animal: Badger

Eugene

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Traveling & Badminton

Call me the Guru of: Innovation and Negotiation

Favorite Project: Driving new business opportunities and new product development globally

Superpower I Wish I Had: Mental Manipulation & Alchemy

Beach or Mountains: Beach

Favorite Animal: Dog

Daniel

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Traveling

Call me the Guru of: Swimming

Favorite Project: Cooler

Superpower I Wish I Had:
The ability to fly

Beach or Mountains: Beach

Favorite Animal: Golden Retriever

Mily

Favorite Hobby/Passion: My Dog

Call me the Guru of: Dark Chocolate

Favorite Project: Cup lids, they are just so adorable

Special Power: Walk really fast

Beach or Mountains: Mountains 

Favorite Animal: Llama

PC

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Traveling; Teaching kids

Call me the Guru of: Do what I say and say what I do

Favorite Project: Projects that able to safe planet (eliminate plastic NOT Superman)

Special Power: Learn new stuff

Beach or Mountains: Beach

Favorite Animal: Dog

Austin

Favorite Hobby/Passion: My dog

Call me the Guru of: Off road destinations

Favorite Project: Testing our most powerful straws

Superpower I Wish I Had: The ability to fly

Beach or Mountains: Mountains 100% all day long!

Favorite Animal: Sloths

Brianna

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Traveling

Call me the Guru of: Photography

Favorite Project: Booth design for Super Bowl LIVE

Superpower I Wish I Had:
Mind Control

Beach or Mountains: Mountains

Favorite Animal: Goats. Give me all the goats.

Chee

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Backpacking and Hiking

Call me the Guru of: Camping adventure 

Favorite Project: Patty tray

Special Power: Smoke come out from head (Cranking out design fast)

Beach or Mountains: Mountains 

Favorite Animal: Dog

Yiyun

Favorite Hobby/Passion: Hiking

Call me the Guru of: Shopping

Favorite Project: Putting power into the Power Bowl

Special Power: Creating barrier Technology, strong like Captain America’s shield

Beach or Mountains: Beach

Favorite Animal: Labrador

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