Our Team

Advanced Coating Technologies

Dr. Andreas Schuetze

Vice President – Technology

Dr. Andreas Schuetze is our Vice President of Technology and our Lead Scientist, His credentials include a Master’s Degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Universities in Duisburg and Braunschwig, Germany. His experiences include working at UCLA where he worked on developing a plasma jet in collaboration with the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He was Deputy Head of Research and Development for Oelikon, Balzers Parent Company and has taught Plasma Physics and Applications of PVD Coatings at the Technical University in Zurich.

Dr. Schuetze is one of the founding members of ACT. After he sold the company, he has since returned as our Lead Scientist as of May 2017. He holds 4 patents, 4 invention reports with UCLA and wrote more than 20 papers. Dr. Schuetze brings an unparalleled understanding of coatings to the organization and he’s ready to develop exclusive coatings for your needs.

Greg Bragg

Director of Sales, Productions, and Operations

Joined the Team in 2018

Greg comes to ACT after more than 20+ years in the broadcast and entertainment industry. Over the course of his professional career, he has lead sales, operations, and marketing teams throughout the USA, LATAM, and EMEA. With ACT, he assumes leadership of all daily business operations.

Greg earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University in Los Angeles CA.

Rajiv George Titus

Business Development Lead

Joined the Team in 2018

Rajiv joins the ACT team with a combined 8+ years of inside sales and customer support service in the medical and rigid packaging industry. As a member of ACT’s sales team, Rajiv is focused on working with customers to ensure parts and components receive the best in coating quality.

Rajiv holds a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Kathy Castillo

Sales Support Representative

Joined the team in 2018

Vanessa Ayala

Sales Assistant

Joined the team in 2020