Our Management Team
Jim Stameson - CEO
James "Jim" Stameson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Plasma Ruggedized Solutions and a member of its Board of Directors. He is a Co-Founder of PRS and possesses extensive C-Level operating experience in the manufacturing and technology sectors. Prior to his election as CEO, Mr. Stameson was a Principal and CEO of Aegis Precision Technologies, President of Qual Pro Corporation, and Vice President and General Manager of Aurora Electronics. He began his career at Hughes Aircraft specializing in intelligence and international programs. After his time at Hughes Mr. Stameson moved to Parker Hannifin Corporation and held various Sr. line positions in electromechanical and hydraulic systems. Jim then went on to Vickers /Eaton Corp where he was the Director Operations of the Sterer Division.
Mr. Stameson holds a B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Washington School of Business in Seattle and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in Malibu. Coupled with his formal education, Mr. Stameson has completed advanced coursework in manufacturing engineering at Caltech in Pasadena, is G.E. Six Sigma trained, and has completed Program Management School at American University. Mr. Stameson is active in a variety of philanthropic endeavors throughout the world and is involved in local charities and community activities in the greater Southern California area.
Evan Persky – CFO
Mr. Persky joined PRS as Director and CFO in March 2008. He is a financial executive with significant experience developing private and public middle-market growth companies. In this capacity, Mr. Persky has transacted over $300 million in corporate growth capital financings as well as in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures during his career. He has participated in various aspects of corporate and strategic development including joint ventures and partnerships, Board of Directors participation and recruiting, executive team recruitment and hiring, strategic plan development and execution, and capital markets structuring and execution. Mr. Persky received an AB from the University of Chicago.
Bob Lara - General Manager
Mr. Lara Graduated from the National Business institute in 1983, He has over 28 years experience in the electronics industry, producing high end test equipment systems for a major O.E.M. firms, as well as significant experience in contract manufacturing and conformal coating services. Titles held include Metrology technician, Quality Analyst, Mil-STD-2000 Category C solder instructor, Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, Operations manager, and presently General Manager.
Hoang Nguyen – Operations Manager
Mr. Nguyen has been working in the Electronic manufacturing industry since 1987. He has over 20 years of experience in the electronics and conformal coating service industry. He was recently certified for NASA-STD-8739 .1A as a level B instructor. He also trained and completed Six Sigma Green Belt level which included the Management Leadership skill program. Titles held include Quality supervisor, Manufacturing engineer, Quality engineer, Production Manager, ISO Quality manager, and presently Operations Manager.
Gary Tyler – Quality Manager
Mr. Tyler has over 20 years quality experience in the electronics and aerospace industries. As Quality Manager, Mr. Tyler has developed quality systems at several companies that led to successful AS9100 and ISO9001 certifications. Prior to joining PRS he led efforts to successfully achieve AS9100 design and development certification for an aerospace composites company.
Allen Eldred – Technical Sales
Mr. Eldred has over five years of experience in the electronics industry. During this time he has worked in Program Management and in Technical Sales. Prior to joining Plasma Ruggedized Solutions he was a business owner in the construction industry for over twenty years.
Roger Adams – Technical Sales
Mr. Adams has more than 25 years sales experience in the electronics industry. He has extensive experience in Printed Circuit Boards, EMS, Sheet metal & Plastics, Box Build Enclosures and System Integration.
In the 1980’s he worked at Tandem Computers in Quality Engineering until Hadco bought Tandem’s PCB division and he was promoted into a sales position and found his true passion. He spent 15 years at Hadco during which time he was honored with the prestigious President’s Sales Award.
He next went to a sales management position at Litton Interconnect Technologies, a Division of Northrop Grumman, where he was responsible for PCB & EMS sales in the Western region. He went on to expand his expertise at Trend Technologies as Regional Sales Manager for their sheet metal & plastics divisions and then at Infiniti Solutions as Director of Sales & Marketing in the EMS division. More recently he was the Business Development Manager for the EMS division at Simclar Inc. and before joining Plasma Ruggedized Solutions, Mr. Adams served as Business Development Manager for the Backplane Division at Sanmina Corp.
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