Our Team

Few companies have the depth of expertise and breadth of experience Polaris does. Our experts have decades of experience behind them. They understand the complexities of the rare earths industry, the physical nature of the materials themselves and the high-tech applications for which they can be used.

Mitchell L. Spencer, P.E.

Before joining Polaris, Mitch gained 25 years of varied industrial experience from General Motors and Magnequench International. His last assignment from Magnequench was to serve as the … More >

Fred Brewer

Fred brings over 40 years of engineering and manufacturing experience to Polaris. Fred, the Director of Human Resources and Procurement at Polaris, brings 20 years of purchasing and logistics … More >

Richard (Pete) Major

Pete joined the Polaris Team in January 2009, coming out of a recent retirement from Delphi Corporation, where he served as Purchasing & Supplier Quality Manager of Delphi’s Anderson, … More >

Gary Maynard

Gary joined the Polaris Team in February 2015. He previously worked in the automotive electronics industry for 23 years for Delphi in Kokomo, IN in the areas of product validation and product … More >

Cynthia Tang

Cynthia Tang joined Polaris team in 2009. She serves as scheduler, manager of materials and logistics and ISO coordinator for Polaris. Cynthia earned her B.A in … More >

Brenda Spencer

Brenda has worked with the Polaris team from the beginning in 2001. She is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Previously, she worked … More >

Timothy J Trueblood

Tim has a 40-plus-year history in the development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of processes in both emerging and established industries.  He has particular experience in the … More >