Joe Maly serves as Director of the Nanomaterials Design and Commercialization Center at Alliance. The NDCC is an industry/university research collaborative organization supporting the Aerospace, Defense and Advanced Manufacturing sectors. The primary focus of NDCC is to facilitate the acceleration, design, development and commercialization of next generation high performance materials.
Prior to NDCC Maly served as Vice President of Hillwood Properties, developer of AllianceTexas® a 17,000 acre mixed-use master-planned community in Fort Worth. Maly‘s primary responsibility was business development with a special focus on the life sciences and aerospace industries. The NDCC concept was conceived and incubated at Hillwood.
Prior to joining Hillwood in 2005, Maly served as president of the Fort Worth Opportunity Center, a non-profit jobs skills training center meeting the workforce skills development needs of Fort Worth businesses through partnerships with education, industry, labor and community service organizations. The centerpiece of the portfolio of training programs at FWOC is a unique, virtual factory training program designed and supported by the aerospace industry.
Previous to working with the Fort Worth Opportunity Center, Maly enjoyed a successful career with Johnson & Johnson. Starting in J&J’s consumer business in logistics, Maly’s career progressed with assignments of increasing responsibility in operations, marketing, business development and general management, primarily in Johnson & Johnson’s medical device businesses. Maly filled a key leadership role in the highly successful merger and turnaround of three Johnson & Johnson companies to form Johnson & Johnson Medical, and then led efforts to grow the company’s business in Asia and Latin America. Maly also led a global team successfully rationalizing worldwide manufacturing and sourcing for Johnson & Johnson Medical. Maly began his business career with Avon Products, in supply chain operations.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in political science from Adelphi University in New York, Maly served in the United States Air Force as captain where he led aircraft maintenance organizations in the U.S and Vietnam. Maly completed his MBA at Pace University in New York. He also attended Harvard University’s Resident Advanced Management Program. Maly currently serves on the Board of Directors of Tech Fort Worth, a technology business incubator.