Founder and President
Graduated from Stanford University with a doctoral degree in physics.
Dr. Lorna Finman is the president of LCF Enterprises in Post Falls, which she owns with her husband, Dr. Paul Finman. LCF Enterprises manufactures radio amplifiers and jamming devices that the military use to disable IEDs and roadside bombs. 2015 finalist, Idaho Innovator of the Year and Board Member, Idaho STEM Action Center
Graduated from Stanford University with a doctoral degree in electrical engineering.
A graduate of Kellogg High School, Dr. Paul Finman attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then Stanford University where he met his wife, Dr. Lorna Finman.
Graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a B.S. Currently pursuing a PhD at MIT.
His research is focused on increasing robots’ awareness of complex environments seen outside laboratories. His most recent research has been on autonomously discovering objects of interest to both humans and robots in real time by detecting changes in dynamic environments. He has worked at Astrobotic, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and SpaceX.
Director of Operations, Corporate
B.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering; University of Nevada, Reno
After spending time working in the engineering field, Alison now enjoys encouraging children to share her love of STEM by giving them the opportunity to experience it hands-on. In addition, she volunteers her time as a Girl Scout leader and is the president of the local chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.
Programs Director, Corporate
Derica is passionate about exposing students to a variety of new experiences, all in an effort to support them in finding their true calling. She is a serial entrepreneur with 10 years of business ownership and has successfully managed teams to increased productivity. Her adventurous spirit lead her to travel the US in a motor home with her family for several years. She is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a focus on Non-profit and Philanthropic work. When she’s not at the office or at a school, you’ll likely find her hiking, reading, snuggling with one of her many animals, or spending quality time with her family.
Currently working on degree in Communication at Boise State University
Sai enjoys helping kids realize how exciting STEM careers really are. Equipped with an enthusiasm for sharing ideas and working alongside others, Sai is always ready to dive into a new project. He also created the website you're currently viewing!
When Ben is finished with college he plans to go into the automotive engineering field. Ben is currently working full time to promote STEM by helping put on school assemblies and working face-to-face with kids showing them firsthand how cool and truly exciting STEM is.
Ethan has a passion for telling stories and exploring the different ways ideas can be communicated and collaborated upon through filmmaking and science. He produces short films and works full-time at STEM Revolution putting on school assemblies and generating marketing materials.
Currently working on B.S. in Mechanical Engineering; Boise State University
Maxx is currently enrolled at Boise State University seeking a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Graduating from Skyview High School, in Nampa Idaho, Maxx was a salesman by day and a welder of trailers by night. He has traveled across America in search of the best slopes and waves to shred. Look for him at your next assembly causing a ruckus!
Currently working on B.S. in Civil Engineering; Boise State University
Austin has a passion for teaching and working with kids of all ages. When he's not helping students understand STEM concepts through the medium of workshops he's coaching local baseball teams.
STEM Revolution International
Arizona Regional Director
Director of Global Training and Consulting
Matt has spent his career asking, “How do we prepare students for success in life?” He spent 10 years in education, including his last four years as a PreK-8th Grade principal where he helped turn a traditional school into a STEM school. Matt has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota Duluth where he was a four-year scholarship athlete in basketball. He also has his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Argosy University.
Manal El Masry
B.A. English Literature and Translation; Ain Shams University
Manal’s work expertise has been in the field of marketing, business development, and event management for over 23 years, having served at the U.S. Embassy in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates as a Senior Marketing Specialist and a Senior Commercial Specialist, respectively. During both roles, her responsibilities included: developing and delivering new concepts and campaigns, organizing national and international events, conferences, setting marketing strategies, recruiting sponsors, and executing a large number of marketing and promotional activities, such as trade shows, trade missions, training workshops, festivals, public competitions, health awareness, and sports campaigns, etc. Won numerous honorary and monetary awards for exceptional and outstanding service.