Meet Our Advisors

Conference Chair
Randy Kappesser
Composites Technology Leader
GE Aviation

Vern Benson
Composites Development Engineer
ATK Aerospace Structures Division

George N. Bullen, CPIM
President & CEO
Smart Blades, Inc.

Linda Clements
CEO
Nevada Composites, Inc.

Dave Dickson
Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Tooling Tech Focal
Advanced Developmental Composites
Tooling Development Leader

Louis C. Dorworth
Division Manager, Abaris Direct Services
Abaris Training Resources, Inc.

Carroll Grant
Aerospace Marketing Contractor
Aerospace Composites Consulting

Robert Harper
Director, Technical Sales
Fives Machining Systems, Inc.

James Hatch
Instructor
Ogden Weber Applied Technology College

John Hensley
Policy Analyst
AWEA

Richard Lofland
President
Richard Lofland & Associates

Bridget Grady Spears
Senior Marketing Specialist
Fives Machining Systems, Inc.

Robert D. Pickell, Jr.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Emergent Technologies
Boeing Research & Technology

Robin Zwick
Manufacturing Engineer
Apache IPT
The Boeing Company