Jim Becker was appointed President December 2021. Reporting directly to PPEDM’s Board of Directors, Jim manages the company and its aggressive come to market strategy.
Prior to this roll Jim served as General Manager and Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Acting as Perfect Point EDM’s senior customer facing representative, Jim was pivotal in defining and executing a marketing strategy for a first-of-kind market disrupting technology. In this role, Jim has managed a network of sales representatives and partnered with major aerospace organizations for product vetting and adoption. Concurrent to this role, Jim is also heavily involved with product definition and testing, and directly contributed to the development road map of the E-Drill product line.
Before joining Perfect Point EDM, Jim was the Site Manager for Boeing’s San Diego-Based MV-22 Product Support Group. In this role, Jim established a new business facility and oversaw 40+ employees executing ~$15-20M/Year in contracts supporting Boeing’s U.S. Marine Corps customers across the Pacific. Prior to Boeing, Jim served in the United States Marine Corps from 2001-2011. He deployed numerous times to Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, and Europe as an airframe structural mechanic and helicopter crew chief.
Jim received his B.S. in Technical Management- focused in Program/Project Management from Embry Riddle. He is also a licensed A&P Mechanic and holds several certificates in Industrial Engineering, Earned Value Management, and Lean/6 Sigma Manufacturing.
Mr. Palleva is an Industrial Designer with over 30 years’ experience. He was formerly President of Nagy Design of Huntington Beach, California. Nagy Design was PPEDM’s alliance partner for the design and production of prototype SPEC-EDM tool heads and the E-Drill family of products. While at Nagy Design Bill oversaw all Perfect Point design projects. Bill provided product design, mechanical engineering, robotic engineering, electronic design, prototype development and systems integration services to both Fortune 500 corporations and technology startups for more than 20 years.
Earlier in his career Bill was a designer focused on motorcycle and automotive products for companies including Honda, Suzuki and Harley Davidson.
Bill received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.
Dillon Pack is the Vice President of Manufacturing & Logistics at Perfect Point EDM Corp. He joined Perfect Point in 2016 as the Production Manager. Dillon has 15 years of experience in purchasing, inventory control, logistics and manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Perfect Point, Dillon worked in the Insulated Metal Panel Industry where he managed logistics, purchasing and inventory control for two facilities.
Jennifer is the Vice President of Business Operations at Perfect Point EDM Corp. She joined Perfect Point in 2017 as the Manager of Accounting and Finance. With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management and Health and Safety, her role was expanded to include Human Resources, and Health and Safety. Prior to joining Perfect Point, Jennifer worked in the Oil and Gas Industry handling million-dollar projects related to health and safety. Previously she held Human Resource Management positions in the Healthcare Industry and Marketing positions in the Mortgage Industry.