Richard Hodges, Account Executive – Eastern and Central Washington
Richard has 25 years manufacturing experience, including senior management in regulated environments such as Aerospace and Military. His background includes: executive management, acquisition analysis, business and strategic planning, marketing/sales strategy, project management, product development and lean implementation.
Having in-depth experience with ERP systems used to produce products ranging from a single item bill-of-material to systems having hundreds of components with multiple level sub-assemblies, Richard has managed the operational integration and “lean transformation” of a small business into an AS9100 compliant Aerospace organization meeting the expectations of large OEM customers such as Northrop and Boeing.
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly State Univ., San Luis Obispo, California
- M.B.A. from Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio