With 18 years at Sunstone Circuits, Terry Heilman has led the company through its expansive growth from a traditional printed circuit board manufacturer to a PCB solutions provider with online ordering. Heilman oversees all corporate operations, strategic marketing and financial planning for the company. Sunstone’s significant growth reflects Heilman’s guidance and contribution to providing the most extreme customer experience in the industry, bar none.
Prior to joining Sunstone, Heilman served in executive positions at a number of companies in the high tech and manufacturing industries, from start-ups to businesses with more than $600 million in annual revenue. Heilman’s experience also includes sales and marketing in more than 100 countries.
Heilman has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Portland State University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Master’s of Business Administration program.
Rockford (Rocky) Catt’s career has been completely centered on the electronics and PCB industries. With 40+ year’s experience Rocky has served as a Line Supervisor, General Manager and is the Vice President and COO of Sunstone Circuits, where he oversees the company’s operations.
Catt was instrumental in the organization’s transformation from a traditional small/mid-volume fabricator to a high-mix Ecommerce driven organization. Through groundwork and success of the PCBexpress and PCBpro products, he has played an integral role of Sunstone’s emergence as a premier metrics driven brand.
Catt attended Portland State University and Marylhurst University where he studied Business Management and Technology.
Viter was appointed to Director of Operations in 2015, and coordinates all phases of operations, including key partnerships and project manager for implementation of Sunstone's new ERP system.
With over 20 years at Sunstone Circuits, Nancy Viter has served as a highly dedicated member of the Sunstone team. She has held multiple management positions within the company, specializing in the quality and service of Sunstone's PCB prototype production.
After many years in various management positions, her knowledge and skills in the electronics and PCB industries became largely diversified, giving her an unbreakable foundation in the manufacturing arena. Since 2008, Viter has held the position of Manufacturing Manager and is responsible for managing quality products and on-time deliveries, keeping Sunstone true to their mission of providing the highest level of ‘extreme' customer service.
Her years of experience have led her to play an integral role in the implementation of Sunstone's flagship product, PCBexpress, the design software PCB123, as well as the ‘extreme' customer service initiative of 24/7/365 live support, setting a new standard in the PCB prototype industry.
Stevenson was appointed Director of Marketing in 2015. In this role he oversees Sunstone Marketing initiatives. With over 20 years of experience in the Printed Circuit Board industry, Stevenson has demonstrated a thorough understanding of what it takes to create and market a quality end-product. Serving in roles as a Chemical Lab Technician, Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, and Marketing Manager, his background places him as the most appropriate figure to manage Sunstone's message, branding and value proposition.
With eight years as Quality Assurance Manager at Sunstone Circuits, he has proven himself to be an invaluable resource, excelling in managing the quality of the Sunstone product line, and is uniquely qualified to represent the Sunstone brand.
Stevenson has earned two Bachelors' of Science degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University, as well as a Master's of Business Administration degree from Portland State University.
As CAD/EDA Manager, Nolan Johnson brings to Sunstone a career that has been focused entirely on electronics manufacturing. Trained as a software engineer, Nolan wrote applications software for Mentor Graphics, then managed Mentor’s OEM verification development projects, including Dracula™ and CheckMate™. Nolan then concentrated on operating technical training centers for semiconductor manufacturing and telecom analysis equipment at both Electro Scientific Industries and Tektronix.
With over 10 years at Sunstone Circuits, Nolan Johnson has assisted in many successful program initiatives with Sunstone’s core product lines, including an integral role in the development of their PCB123 design software. At present, Nolan also helps steer new product development, website architecture and strategic partnerships.
Johnson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Oregon State University.
With over 14 years at Sunstone Circuits, Al Secchi has championed the company's ‘extreme' customer service initiative of 24/7/365 live support, that sets the standard in the PCB prototype industry. Bringing a 25 year history and firm background in developing customer centric support systems, Secchi has made Sunstone's customer service model a value-added differentiator that builds trust and wins loyalty.
His commitment towards customer satisfaction has been a key contributor to Sunstone's continued growth and has resulted in an average customer satisfaction rate of over 99%.
Secchi holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University and has extensive post graduate experience in both Business Administration and Laser-Electro Optics from the University of La Verne where he studied under Wai Min Lui, who is a pioneer and global figure in the field of Laser-Electro Optics.
As Financial Controller, Les Stephens comes to Sunstone Circuits with 15 years of executive level management experience. He is a process oriented professional, who has managed accounting, finance and planning functions for businesses within the high-tech, transportation and publishing industries.
As a results-based individual, Stephens focuses on team-building strategies that motivate employees to exceed goals and overcome obstacles. His ability to provide these valuable contributions to Sunstone is one of the many reasons he was selected to be Financial Controller.
Stephen's has taught both Finance and Accounting at a university level and holds a Bachelor's Degrees from Portland State University, in Business Administration and Economics. He has also earned a Master's Degree in Finance, from the University of Portland.
She believes that employees are one of the most important assets that a company has and that Sunstone’s strong foundation of employees has made them the successful business that they are today. In an effort to maintain Sunstone’s solid foundation, she strives to always improve and develop their staff of over 140 employees. With focus on developing employees to be the best they can be she promotes continued education, wellness initiative along with training programs that reward employees both inside and outside of the workplace, creating an environment of success and accomplishment for all employees at Sunstone.
Kuretich holds an Associate’s of General Studies Degree from Clackamas Community College and a Certificate of Human Resources Management from Portland State University.
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