Leadership

Brad Fleury, Director of Engineering Sales, California

Education

  • B.S in Physics from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo in 1996.
  • M.S in Engineering from Loyola Marymount University in 2000.
  • M.B.A from Loyola Marymount University in 2004.

Brad is a senior marketing /business development and communications executive with over 12 years experience in the aerospace industry including systems engineering, management, and business development. He possesses leadership ability to develop and direct successful marketing communication plans, develop sales strategies, and business capture activities.

Prior to co-founding EDGE Consulting Brad Fleury was a Business Development Manager at L-3 Telemetry & RF products.In this role, Brad was responsible for marketing to new customers, developing customer relationships, creating customer proposals, creating in-depth market analysis on assigned opportunities, and to impartially report results to senior management. The results of his work have been dramatic.

Prior to joining L3, Brad worked in the mission system engineering organization at Boeing Satellite Systems. The position of Function Manager allowed him to manage 35 engineers and manage a yearly staffing budget of over 3million dollars. He provided overall management coordination of mission system engineering for commercial and DoD government programs. While at Boeing, Brad held several technical and management leadership roles, which included:Flight Director, Integrated Product Team lead, and Function Manager for the mission system engineering department. Brad personally participated in 15 satellite launches and during this period, Brad was awarded NASA’s group technical excellence award for the TDRS-I anomaly resolution and a BSS system engineering outstanding performance award.

Mr. Fleury has demonstrated leadership as an individual and in a team environment; he has a strong academic record, and a history of self-development. His skills have been honed through both academic and formal work activities. He possesses a broad and versatile set of skills, which allowshim to learn quickly and be successful in a variety of working environments. Brad has developed a management style that emphasizes the human element in the increasingly depersonalized business environment. In a recent recommendation letter, one of Brad’s supervisors remarked”In addition to Mr. Fleury’s educational and workplace accomplishments we find him to be innovative, hard-working and dependable.”

Brad has a well-established record of improving performance and technical innovation, he is a person of wit, warmth, and continues to have contagious passion for the aerospace industry that positions him for success.

Outside of work, Brad enjoys snowboarding, sailing, and real estate investing.

Rob Trepa, Director of Sales, Arizona and New Mexico

Education

  • B.A. International Relations with a minor in Economics from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1996.
  • Certificate in International Relations from University Libre de Bruxelles in 1995.

Rob is a 13-year veteran of implementing customer friendly sales strategies in a technical marketplace. He believes in the power of the handshake but recognizes that in today’s competitive age technology needs to be utilizedto send information quickly.

Prior to co-founding Edge Consulting Rob served as Vice President of Business Solutions at DW Turner. He gained valuable insight from building a business from scratch. Newto the Communications business he identified targets,created a strategy to approach them, and implemented the strategy in a professional manner. Initially his market focus consisted of Security and Defense, Aviation,Technology, and Sports. This grew to encompass all businesses in the great State of Arizona.

Prior to joining DW Turner, Rob was a Senior Business Development Manager for Telemetry West, a division of L-3Communications based out of San Diego. There he managed atechnical and dynamic client portfolio. Applications were varied but included ground, airborne, and space based linksand telemetry systems. Intimate knowledge of SMC, the Aerospace Corporation, and Scitor proved invaluable in moving a large purchase from proposal to close in a complex procurement system with many stakeholders. Strong relationships with industry leaders also helped form strong teaming agreements to pursue strategic business.

Prior to working at L-3, Rob worked at Industrial Computer Source, where he specialized in recommending custom, embedded processing platforms for Technology and Aerospace Companies.Rob enjoyed working on a variety of large and small projects in order to cement long term relationships. He believes in the importance of every order and every customer. Regardless of dollar spent, each order is an opportunity to be a customer advocate and do the right thing.

He is a member of Michigan State University Alumni Association, International Test and Evaluation Association,and attends the International Telemetering Conference. He strives to understand your company’s business objectives and helps navigate potential hurdles. Best results are realized through hosting a strategy session on the phone or in person. Rob also enjoys public speaking and is available for presentations for your company or association.

Outside of the office you will find Rob spending time with his daughter and walking his Bassett Hound.