Jerry Garrison -  Business Background

RD Services - 5 years - Vice President Consulting Services

Providing global support to high technology manufacturing companies.

ADB Industries - 13 years - Vice President / 50% owner:

As former Vice President and co-owner of ADB Industries (Aluminum Dip Braze Company) I provide hands-on technical experience with the added view point of a high technology contract manufacturing business owner. Your problems are addressed in a direct practical manner with solutions that you can implement to minimize cost and product delivery disruption. This is followed with training to avoid reoccurrence.

ADB Industries supplied CNC machining of all alloys; Aluminum Brazed Assemblies; Weldments; CNC sheet metal components; and Structural Adhesive Bonded Assemblies for many US aerospace prime contractors such as: Boeing; Northrop; Raytheon; Hughes; JPL; Lockheed Martin; and many other tier two suppliers. The company also was a prime level supplier to the US Army on the AH-64 Apache engine exhaust system IR Suppression nozzles. As Vice President I was responsible for the operations of: Engineering; Sales & Marketing; Estimating; Contracts; Manufacturing and Manufacturing Engineering departments.

Thiem Industries - 5 years - Sales Manager

Prime and tier 2 supplier of complex mechanical assemblies to the US defense and aerospace industries, nuclear industrial complex, and commercial industries. Responsible for the technical sales department.

Hughes Aircraft - 2 years - Radar Systems Group – General Supervisor

Manufacturer of the radar systems for the US F-14, F-15, F-18, B2, and other aircraft and satellite platforms. Responsible for the manufacturing operations of CNC machining; Brazing; Waveguide Assembly and Testing; Microwave Processor Assembly and Testing; F18 Radar Rack Assembly and production.

Thompson Industries - 4 years - Sales Manager

Contract manufacturer of CNC Machined and Brazed Assemblies to US defense and aerospace customers. Responsible for the Sales, Estimating, and Contract Administration of the company.

Lockhart Industries - 5 years - Estimating / Sales

Contract manufacturer of CNC machined and brazed assemblies to US defense and aerospace customers. Responsible for Estimating and Sales.

Prior positions held in manufacturing operations as machinist.