Gichner Shelter Systems is pleased to announce the following additions to the organization.
Ed Rash, formerly Manager of Program Management has agreed to return to the Engineering Department as Engineering Project Manager. Ed has been with Gichner since October 1993 and has held the titles of Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Project Engineer and Program Manager. Prior to his employment with Gichner, Ed was a Senior Engineer with AAI in Baltimore. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University.
Dwight Prall has assumed the role of Manager, Program Management effective Monday, May 22, and reports to Tom Mills, President and CEO. Dwight comes to Gichner with a great deal of experience in the Program Management field. His most recent position was as Operations Manager at Accufab Industries with responsibility for project management, procurement, programming, production control, manufacturing and quality assurance. Prior to that, he was a Program Manager with GE Transportation Systems, Baltimore, where he coordinated key subcontractor activities in their Light Rail System Improvement Contract and at AAI in Hunt Valley where he managed the Railcar Rehabilitation Program for the Maryland MTA. Dwight has a degree in Business Management from the York College of Pennsylvania.
John Shaffer will become Supply Chain Manager effective today reporting to Herb Betz, Director, Process Improvement and Strategic Sourcing. John has had an extensive career in Sourcing and Supply Chain Management. His most recent position was as Purchasing Manager at SAFC BioSciences in Denver, PA where he was responsible for all purchasing activities, supplier agreements and their associated negotiations. John previously served in the US Air Force as a Staff Sergeant and has a degree in Business Administration from West Chester University. He is currently pursuing advanced certification in the Supply Chain Management Program with the University of Wisconsin.