Jeffrey A. Calkins
Aviation Sector – Business Development
BS Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
MS Industrial Administration, Purdue University
Jeffrey Calkins has over 40 years of project management and manufacturing and supply chain leadership experience within the Aerospace and Automotive industries. He started his career in aviation at TRW’s Military Electronics and Avionics Division where he was on the start-up team for the Advanced Avionics Manufacturing Facility (AAMF) and supported pre-production planning for the U.S. Army’s Hunter UAV. Subsequent roles included directing TRW Automotive electronics manufacturing plant and serving as director of Lean for TRW Automotive worldwide. During an 18-year period as president of a small consulting and custom equipment firm, Manufacturing Resources Inc., Jeffrey joined the Comfort Motion Global team in 2017 along with Amy-Ruth Hallett to lead their effort in bringing the Healthy Seating Technology into the aviation sector.