Jeff joined Desser Aerospace as President and CEO in April 2015. He is responsible for the overall strategy, execution, and profitability of the business and is located at the company headquarters in Montebello California. He is a member of the Desser Aerospace Board of Directors.
Jeff has over 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry across multiple functional disciplines. Prior to joining Desser, Jeff held senior leadership positions in tier one and tier two aerospace companies including Zodiac Aerospace, Honeywell, Boeing, and General Dynamics. He has extensive global experience including holding Board positions with foreign joint venture companies.
Jeff is a native of Los Angeles and holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from The Drucker Center at Claremont Graduate University. Jeff also earned a certificate in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a certified Lean and Six Sigma blackbelt.
Returning to Southern California in 2015 from Arizona and Texas, Jeff enjoys a number of activities with his family, including boating, fishing, skiing, and flying. He is active in his community and serves as a Board member and CFO for the Johnston Family Foundation, a non-profit 501c (3) organization dedicated to supporting medical research and higher education.