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.
Phil Frierson – Quality Manager
Phil Frierson has joined Plasma Ruggedized Solution (PRS) as their new Quality Manager. Phil brings over 30 years’ experience in quality & reliability assurance. Prior to joining PRS, Phil was director of quality at ABX Engineering, a PCBA contract manufacturing company. Phil’s quality background is deep with experience such as being director of Quality at Streamline Circuits, a manufacturer of PCB’s and Director of Quality and EHS for MoSys Inc., a Fabless semiconductor firm where he managed for nearly eight years. At Mosys he started up and staffed the quality group for the company and was the leader in their ISO certification process.Phil has held other positions in management such as Director of New Product Introduction, VP of quality and VP Operations for companies in the semiconductor electronics space. Mr. Frierson graduated from University of San Francisco with a BS degree and has a AS degree from De Anza College with emphasis on Quality Assurance Technology.
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.
Jack Gardner – Technical Sales
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