President & COO
At Gar Kenyon since: 2010
Education: Wichita State University (Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Masters in Mechanical Engineering), UCLA
Citations: 2002/2003 US Patent – Membrane Activated Hydraulic Actuator and Boom Control System; 1999 US Patent – Transmission with load brake; 1994 US Patent – Regenerative Braking System for Electric Brake, Lean/Six Sigma
Previous Employers: HR. Textron Inc., Moog Inc., Douglas Aircraft Company, Dowty Aerospace Los Angeles, Smiths Aerospace Actuation Systems, Danaher Motion, Moritz Aerospace
Khoi comes to Gar Kenyon with a record of increasingly responsible assignments in General Management, Marketing/Sales, International and Domestic Business Development, Engineering, Program Management and Customer Service. Khoi utilizes his solid background in engineering – with a specialty in the aerospace industry – hydraulics and pneumatics to manage engineering operations at Gar Kenyon. By executing lean processes, improving profitability, building customer-focused teams and developing new products/markets, Khoi is leading the company’s drive for growth and success.
Vice President of Operations & Planning
At Gar Kenyon since: 2003
Education: Bentley University (BS Economics & Finance)
Previous Employers: Joined Gar Kenyon Following Graduation
As Vice President of Operations, Jonathan oversees the day to day operation If the company with the primary goal to meet customer demands and ensure on-time delivery of quality products. He is responsible for reducing waste and streamlining the production process, allowing Gar Kenyon to maintain its low-cost competitive advantage. He is taking on the added role of Director of Planning with a focus on business development which draws on his knowledge and experience within the Gar Kenyon business to strengthen our customer/partner relationships as well as the pursuit of other opportunities for continued growth.
Director of Quality
At Gar Kenyon Since: 2004
Education: University of New Mexico
Citations: Lead auditor for ISO9001, FAA Designated Manufacturing Inspecting Representative, FAA Repairman Certification, Regulatory Compliance Officer, AS9100 Management Representation, Repair Station Accountable Manager.
Previous Employment: Norco, Thermax
As Director of Quality, Peter’s primary focus is customer satisfaction by assuring that any item that leaves the building meets all specifications and is the best it can be. As a primary liaison between Gar Kenyon and our customers, Peter is bound by regulatory compliance, but always mindful and responsive to customer requirements.
Manufacturing Manager / Engineer
At Gar Kenyon since: 2007
Education: Nassau Community College
Previous Employers: GE Aircraft Engines, Pratt & Whitney, Greenwich Air Services
With more than 40 years of aerospace experience, Ken’s primary focus is to provide cost-effective manufacturing solutions to clients of Gar Kenyon. Utilizing state-of-the-art computer numerical control machining centers that often combine multiple tools into a single “cell,” Gar Kenyon is able to produce the highest quality aerospace hydraulic & pneumatic components at a truly competitive price.
At Gar Kenyon since: 2005
Education: Quinnipiac University
Previous Employers: Edwards Systems Technology, Century Brass Products
The person charged with providing leadership and coordination in the company’s financial planning and budget management functions, Jane takes pride in the fact that Gar Kenyon has continued to grow and prosper despite the economic downturn. She adds that despite recent growth, Gar Kenyon has remained a family-oriented company with a well-earned reputation for customer service.
Sales Account Manager
At Gar Kenyon since: 2000
Education: Charles University in Prague (MS in Electronics)
Previous Employers: HARCO Laboratories
Marie manages a multitude of commercial and government sales accounts and is an integral member of our quoting and pricing committee. She maintains strong relationships with all customers both domestic and international and provides prompt response to customers on Gar Kenyon delivery commitment and critical requirements.
Marie takes pride in her work, and has been a proud member of the Gar Kenyon family for more than 10 years.
Business Administration Manager
At Gar Kenyon since: July 2012
Education: University of New Haven (MBA – Finance), SUNY Brockport, NY (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration)
Previous Employers: Best Impressions, Perkin-Elmer Corporation/Applera Corporation
Bill comes to Gar Kenyon with an extensive background in Finance, Business Administration, and HR Management. He spent 13 years as a Financial Analyst and Senior Financial Analyst in the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Bill also has a manufacturing background as a Senior Production Planner of the latch sub-assembly for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Director of General Pneumatics and Strategic Planning for Gar Kenyon
At Gar Kenyon since: 2011
Education: University of Connecticut (BA)
Award: 2003 WMIA Worldwide-Innovator Award for the most technologically advanced manufacturing facility in the World.
Previous Employers: Chief Financial Officer, Director of Business Development, Vice President Black Viper Energy, LLC and Viper Bit Manufacturing, LLC, Circle M Frac Service, LLC, Midland and Snyder Texas. B&N Aerospace of Newington, Connecticut. Managing Director: LesCare Kitchens, Inc. of Statesville, North Carolina, Waterbury and Southington, Connecticut.
Tim comes to Gar Kenyon with a record of Global operations and business development expertise in such countries as Qatar, UAE, India, China and Europe. Tim sought and implemented manufacturing agreements, partnerships and international strategic supply chains in Aerospace and Oil and Gas industry. Recently Tim acquired General Pneumatics on behalf of Gar Kenyon in a record setting 5 weeks.