We partner with brands to develop, manufacture, and market products that enhance lives through healthy skin. Our passionate (and, frankly, lovely) team of 80+ employees is dedicated to bringing our mission to life -- and to bringing skin health to all.

Jess Jankowski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jess serves on the Nanophase Board of Directors and oversees G&A, having previously served as CFO, from 1999 to 2009.

Kevin Cureton

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin oversees sales & marketing, partnerships, innovation, manufacturing, supply chian, and engineering. With 15+ years in senior management roles in beauty, Kevin is passionate about defining how to develop technologies and products that delight consumers while enhancing a brand’s value.

Dr. Harry Sarkas

Chief Scientific Officer

Harry oversees technology platform innovation. An expert in photophysics and related chemistries, Harry has 25+ years of direct experience in material synthesis, production, characterization, and product development, and is author or co-author of over 45 patents, including our Active Stress Defense™ and Kleair™ technologies. Harry has authored 40+ technical publications.

Yoana Dvorzsak

Managing Director, Product and Component Development

Yoana supervises all external client programs, focusing on development from concept to launch. With a strong formulation background, she has developed skin care and color cosmetics products for multiple brands on a global scale and is experienced in regulatory compliance.

Ed Sieracki

VP, Brand Partnerships

Ed supports the success of our band partners in the market. Ed oversees business development and customer success teams, and brings 12+ years of experience in personal care, including specific experience in mineral-based personal care.

Jennifer Bayon

VP, Licensing and Retail Partnerships

Jennifer helps bring new brands into the health-infused beauty space, overseeing new licensing and retail partnerships. Jennifer brings 10+ years of experience in beauty business development.

Maggie Ciafardini

Managing Director, Business Development, Beauty

Maggie oversees new brand partnerships in prestige skin care and cosmetics. She started her career at the Estée Lauder companies and has served as CEO of YSL Beauté, General Manager of Beauté Prestige Int’l USA, Managing Director of St. Tropez North America and Executive Director of Bobbi Brown International.

Emma Harper

Director, Corporate Strategy and Mission

Emma leads the advancement of Solésence's mission through strategic and editorial work, including marketing, communications, brand education, and public relations. Emma brings 10+ years of experience in editorial, as well as 9 years in the beauty industry.

Glenn Judd

VP, Engineering

Glenn oversees all aspects of engineering and maintenance functions in the company. Glenn has been with Nanophase for 23+ years in engineering and operating roles.

Mohammad Ali

Director, QA, Regulatory Compliance

Mohammad, a Six Sigma Black Belt, leads Quality, Regulatory, and EH&S. Mohammad brings deep and extensive regulatory knowledge and has been with Nanophase for 31+ years.

Colby Williamson

Director, Supply Chain

Colby leads Supply Chain. Colby brings with him a background in operations and warehouse and distribution management.