Vice President of Operations Ron Estes is a Purdue University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Ron was a Structural Engineer for McDonnell Douglass Astronautics before joining Allied Signal Corporation as a Senior Reliability Engineer. There, he was charged with examining the reliability of equipment, human resource departments, and processes for manufacturing facilities around the globe.
Ron assumed the position of Vice President of Operations in 1982. He strategically applies lean manufacturing, quality assurance, and efficiency principles to ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day operations here at Estes Design and Manufacturing.