Leadership Team/Board of Directors

Max Pennington

Co-Founder & CEO

Chip Miller

Co-Founder & COO

David Dillman

Co-Founder & CTO

Dr. Joseph Miller

Board Member

Terry Moore

Board Member

Advisory Board

Zee Zhu

Legal Team

Steve Oesterle

Strategic Adviser

Max received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University in chemical engineering with a minor in business management. He has four years of experience in the CPG industry working on upstream product development and lean innovation. During his time in the CPG industry, Max developed fluid models across multiple product lines to enable cost reduction, sustainability initiatives, and virtual product integration. Max also conducted life cycle assessments across a wide array of packaging while implementing the first known impact category to account for material leakage into the environment (i.e. litter and other sources of plastic into the environment). During the development of the material leakage category, Max discovered the fact that formed CLEANR – our clothing is the single largest point source of microplastic into the environment.

Joseph Miller IV is a biomedical engineer from Case Western Reserve University. He is an expert in rapid prototyping and 3D printing after four years of experience in robotics competitions. 

David Dillman is a mechanical and aerospace engineer from Case Western Reserve University.
He has experience designing and testing engineering systems for integration, and he has a unique
skillset to understand how to build.

Dr. Joseph I. Miller received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from Emory University. He completed his internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center then returned to Emory to complete a cardiology fellowship. Dr. Miller was the recipient of the Emory University Attending Teaching Award, Department of Medicine and was chosen as the Emerging Science of Lipid Management – Emerging Leader in Field for five consecutive years. He is a past recipient of the National Health Institute’s (NIH) fellowship training award and is actively involved in multiple research projects. Dr. Miller is currently a clinical assistant professor at Georgia Health Sciences University and an associate professor of medicine at Mercer University. Dr. Miller is board certified in cardiology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and has participated in several national committees. Dr. Miller has reviewed and chaired sessions specifically in topics related to prevention at the Annual Scientific Sessions. He is a member of the American Medical Association and has served as an editorial board reviewer for the Archives of Internal Medicine, Circulation, and Clinical Cardiology.

Terry is an established senior executive in consulting, advisory, and outsourced services with a track record of successfully scaling businesses. Terry spent more than 25 years at Accenture, where he held numerous senior leadership positions, including Senior Managing Director. Terry created, built, and led Accenture’s mortgage business process outsourcing division, which has more than 4,000 employees globally. After leaving Accenture, Terry served as the COO and a board member of CLEAResult, the largest provider of energy efficiency programs and services in North America and was critical in the company’s sale to TPG by General Atlantic in August 2018. Terry has a B.B.A. from Emory University.

Zee has served as a trusted advisor to international companies on cross-border issues across a diverse range of industries. Zee practiced law at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and represented clients in a wide range of business transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings of Chinese firms in the US markets, private equity fund formation, and venture capital investments. Zee has a BA in Economics, with high honors, from Swarthmore College, and a JD from Columbia Law School. He was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review. Zee is a licensed New York attorney, a licensed U.S. Customs broker, and is fluent in Mandarin.
A former Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young and CEO of investment banks, consulting firms and commercial enterprises, Steve has been a successful Consulting, operating, and financial executive for over forty years. At Ernst & Young, he had an extensive career specializing in Corporate Finance and Consulting. Among many other roles in the firm, he was the co-founder of the firm’s Center for Strategic Transactions, an accelerated solutions environment designed to engage senior executives and align stakeholder priorities. Prior to joining Ambershore, Steve was the Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Companies, as well as its affiliates in the energy and agricultural sectors. Prior to joining Sabre, he was Managing Director of an investment and consulting firm, where he provided strategic consulting to executives and foreign governments and negotiated equity positions in a broad portfolio of companies, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a boutique investment bank specializing in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring. In his role at Ambershore, he works closely with corporate clients on the development of sustainability strategies, including the realization of value through internal processes, external communication, and the linkage to business strategies.