AgTonik was founded in 2012 to commercialize the production of bioactive fulvic acid-bound trace minerals as a soil amendment and component of greenhouse nutrient management.
RALF OSTERTAG, President
Ralf directs the research, formulating
and mineral extraction operations at AgTonik. During the past two decades, he has developed formulas with our MLG-50 fulvic acid for hydroponic, soil and livestock applications.
ANDREW BRUEX, CEO
Andrew is in charge of AgTonik’s operational processes and business development. Prior to joining AgTonik, Bruex established Industrial Logic Controls in 1987 as a provider of safety abatement and automated quality control systems, a company that he sold in 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.
MARK K. WILLIAMS, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
Dr. Williams provides science on the physiological structure and function of the MLG-50™ product family. He oversees compliance, certifications and clinical studies.
Dr. Williams graduated from Boston College with a Ph.D. in biochemistry and worked in the academic and biotechnology sectors for nearly 30 years. He was awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to study human viruses.
VALDAS BUTKUS, MD
Dr. Butkus is our product development and commercialization partner for international sales and distribution.
His professional career involves directing work in clinical and lifestyle medicine, nutraceutical and agricultural applications which includes several university studies.
Dr. Butkus has extensive business and academic experience. He holds a doctorate in neurology 1987 from Kaunas Medical Academy, Lithuania (EU).
Patrick leads accounting and vendor relationships. Previously, he served as president of Industrial Logic Controls and was part-owner and president of two distribution companies.
DUSTIN HAAS, Production Mgr.
Dustin ensures that every batch we produce is manufactured in accordance with our GMP standards and all regulatory requirements and performs the daily manufacturing and packaging operations.
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