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 beverages, cosmetics, sports and health nutritional supplementation, hydroponic, soil and livestock applications.
ANDREW BRUEX, Chief Executive Officer
Andrew is in charge of AgTonik’s operational processes, business development and growth. 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.
PATRICK VANSLAMBROUCK, Chief Financial Officer
Patrick leads the accounting and vendor relationships. Previously, VanSlambrouck served as president of Industrial Logic Controls and was part-owner and president of two distribution companies. In addition to his background as a business manager, he was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), financial planner, pension administrator and licensed securities trader.
MARK K. WILLIAMS, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer
Dr. Williams provides AgTonik with relevant science on the physiological structure and function of the ingredient profile comprising the MLG-50™ product family. Mark also oversees compliance, certifications and clinical studies.
Dr. Williams graduated from Boston College with a Ph.D. in biochemistry and has worked in the academic and biotechnology sectors for nearly 30 years. During this period, he was awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to study human viruses. Throughout his career, he has published numerous articles in scientific journals, written book chapters, grant proposals, journalistic articles, edited manuscripts, and published patents.
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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