About Us

Our Team

Meet the people powering our ascent

Kinematics’ mission is to work toward the long-term success of our chosen customers. Each of us possesses expertise in our chosen field, and we are all keenly focused on customer excellence, innovation, and growth.

John Payne

Chief Executive Officer

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John holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Nottingham Trent University and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a Board Member of the Solar Energy Industries Association.

Starla Reichow

Chief Financial Officer

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Starla holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Arizona and a Master’s in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School. She is actively involved with Financial Executives International and the CFO Leadership Council.

Adam Plesniak

Chief Technology Officer

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Mike Baka

Chief Operating Officer

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Kyle Zech

Senior Vice President of Advanced Manufacturing TechnologY

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Jenn Cangelosi

Vice President of Sales and Global Business Development

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Robin Wessel

Vice President of Product Management & Corporate Development

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