Sr. Vice President, Strategy
Senior Vice President of Strategy, 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.
“You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.”
- Winston Churchill
Favorite Indy Activty
Top Golf with the family
- Restoring cars
3 Words that Describe Ron
Favorite Must-Read Book
Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose
Go-To Productivity Trick
Picturing how my dad would do it
Favorite Projects at Work
Researching new technology that gives Estes a competitive advantage.