Mark Naden is the President and CTO of Naden, LLC. He has over 20 years of experience designing and developing power electronics and controls equipment for aerospace, defense, power generation and renewable energy.
He has been the lead design engineer, product engineer, and technical program manager for both large corporations and startup organizations, including SpaceX, Meggitt-Aerospace, and Cummins Power Generation. His primary expertise is in fast-pace development of power conversion and controls equipment from concept, to some of the most robust performance and production standards.
Major accomplishments include the Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery charger unit, power conversion equipment for the SpaceX Dragon space vehicle, and FAA-certified power supplies for General Dynamics URC300 Transceiver. He has developed power electronics and controls for various fast-pace startup organizations, including Launcher, NantEnergy, World View Enterprises, and Source Global.
Amy Hartranft is Naden, LLC's Director, Business Operations bringing over 15 years of experience including running business operations, sales, program management, and supply chain logistics.
She started in B2B/B2C industrial electronics manufacturing working for a payment processing OEM as North American Director of Sales Operations. She was responsible for the sales organization's profit and loss and interfaced with the internal manufacturing to ensure pipelines were sustained, revenue targets were met, and customers were supported.
Amy transitioned to the Pharmaceutical industry managing and maintaining pricing structures and reviewing contracts for Health Benefit plans ranging from $500 Million to over $1 Billion. She was accountable for the overall risk of each benefit plan under her management.
Amy earned her BBA in International Business from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.