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.

Dean Rose

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer

Dean Rose has over 30 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/Board Member

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.

Don Rose

Chief Operating Officer

Don Rose has 35 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 operations and all marketing and communication efforts for QCI, LLC and its subsidiaries.


Egwuatu Ikpeama

Vice President of Chemical Solutions

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.

Vic Matul

Business Development

An entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in building businesses including branding, market expansion, domestic and international sales, key negotiations and contract development. Mr. Matul launched his own business the food, packaging, transportation and sustainability markets; as well as a growing the business in multiple business channels including direct to consumer, wholesalers, retailers, and B2B.


Marshall Hoffman

Business Development

Marshall Hoffman has over 30 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.  

Corey Smith

Business Development / Research

Mr. Smith is a graduate from 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.


Devin Rose

Director of Marketing

Mr. Rose is a graduate from Wayne State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance, and an M.B.A. with concentration in Finance and Management.  Experienced in financial operations and office management, Devin supports QCI, LLC™ and all its subsidiaries in Marketing and Operations

Lapis Alteri

VP of Internal Operations

Ms. Alteri maintains experience in financial operations, office management and customer service. Lapis attended Central Michigan University with a focus in Business Management and carries on the administrative and customer support roles for QCI, LLC™. 


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Jim Kelly

Co-Founder QCI-TCF™

Jim Kelly, co-inventor/owner of the QCI-TCF™ 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.