The Executive Staff Members provided the leadership necessary to help ensure that all QCI companies operate efficiently and profitably to their fullest extent.   We believe in the power of teamwork, and we promote collaboration across every department.  Our QCI executive staff successfully manages and executes the day-to-day operations by driving the companies'projects and ideas into action.

A graduate of the University of Toledo with Bachelors degrees in Marketing and Financial Services, and an M.B.A. in Finance.  Corey brings experience in corporate finance, marketing, warehouse operations, and many other support roles to the company.

Previously serving as an Oil and Gas Production Chemist for the Shell Petroleum Development Company, and Manager of Laboratory Operations at Paragon Laboratories, Mr. Ikpeama has over 20 years experience from the Oil and Gas Energy Industry. Specializing in Analytical Chemistry, Fossil and Biofuel Chemistry, Process Chemistry, Geo Chemistry, Oil Field Water Chemistry, and Natural Gas and LPG analysis, Eqwuatu leads our Waste to Fuel program and facilities. 

Jennifer Dunigan has over 25 years of experience in both public and private accounting.   She has broad operational and financial experience of managing all aspects of budgeting, recordkeeping and reporting for domestic and international entities in the fields of manufacturing, retail/wholesale distributing, and service, as well as real estate development, construction, and property management. 

As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Cuvar has extensive understanding of mechanical engines, power plant operations, and design, as well as a background in nuclear physics and metallurgy (including frequency effects on atomic structures) and organic chemistry (hydrocarbon combustion and HazMat chemistry).   He leads a coalition of scientists who have developed the QC-GAS™ process.  His experience includes the design and fabrication of mechanical components using both rare and common materials, and extensive work with magnetics and their effects on water and metals. He is also an effective instructor and liaison/problem solver between PhD engineers and field implementers.

Dean Rose

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Pollution Elimination Technologies

Marshall Hoffman has over 25 years of experience in sales, contract administration and project management, through a variety of positions with both large and small organizations, helping to profitably grow companies and cultivate customer relations in the financial, industrial and automotive industries.  

Board Member

Eliminating MSW, Waste Plastic & Scrap Tires Efficiently & Profitably. 

Dean Rose has over 25 years of experience leading several successful companies as President and CEO. With a vast history of commercializing leading edge technologies, Mr. Rose has a proven track record with international business among fortune 1000 companies’ worldwide, governments, and military markets. Leadership expertise includes administration, finance, product design, manufacturing, sales, marketing and distribution across a myriad of industries.

Chris Cuvar

Co-Founder / Chief Technical Officer

Jim Kelly, co-inventor/owner of the TELLUS Process, is a serial entrepreneur with deep commercial and residential real estate development and entitlement experience. Mr. Kelly is the former Managing Partner and COO of CT Realty Investors (“CTRI”), a fully integrated real estate investment, development, and management company. Jim has over 25 years of commercial and industrial construction and development experience and extensive experience in technology and process development.

Mr. Michalek is an experienced developer of successful engineering programs – combining engineering skills with strong market sense and business acumen, resulting in commercial success with high returns on investment.  Mr. Michalek’s successful development experiences span the globe, with business and technology development in the Middle East, England, France, Germany, Russia, the Czech Republic, Canada, Belgium, Japan, and Asia.

Don Rose has 30 years of domestic and international operational and marketing experience from the retail franchise business.  He maintains leadership skills and experience in marketing & sales, operations & training, administration, product development, manufacturing & distribution, project management and commercial real estate.  Don heads all marketing and communication efforts for QCI, LLC and its subsidiaries.

Corey Smith​

Business Development

Jim Kelly

Co-Founder QCI-TELLUS™

Don Rose

Chief Operating Officer

Experienced in financial operations and office management, Lapis carries the administrative and customer support roles for QCI, LLC as Office Manager. 

Board Member

Lapis Alteri

Office Manager

Maria Meldrum

Chief Legal Counsel

Marshall Hoffman

Business Development

Jan Michalek

Co-Founder QCI-ESTECH™

Attorney with more than 17 years of experience representing the legal interests of Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Contractors in complex and technical construction, environmental, and commercial litigation matters; arbitrator on small and large construction matters, and counselor to clients on corporate formation, contract review, and general corporate advisory services. Maria is licensed in California, Michigan and Arizona.

Pollution Elimination Technologies

Board Member

Jennifer Dunigan

Vice President of Finance

Egwuatu Ikpeama

Vice President of Chemical Solutions