EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mark Dohnalek

President & CEO of Pivot International


Mark Dohnalek

Mark leads Pivot International’s global core business and acquisitions in the US, UK and Asia utilizing his experience of over 30 years in manufacturing, product development and business management. His broad spectrum of experiences in manufacturing, engineering, biometric, security, industrial consumer, and medical product solutions have enabled him to grow the company and expand in European and Asian markets.

Since he acquired Pivot in 2012, he has leveraged his business experience and passion for innovation to develop, engineer and manufacture solutions for clients in various industries.


Jeff Smith

General Manager


Jeff Smith

Jeff is the General Manager at Pivot-EDM. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the operations and business as well as serving various need capacities throughout the entire Pivot organization. Jeff has more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in operations, quality, design engineering, EH&S, and executive management.


Jay Hall

Production Manager


Jay Hall

Jay is a production engineer with broad experience in developing and maintaining manufacturing processes, as well as machine program development. He serves as the liaison between sales, production and engineering groups during production runs, by helping to facilitate new product planning and development while assisting in product roll outs.

Jay is a member of the ISO Compliance board and was responsible for developing the ISO 9001:2000 procedures and documentation necessary for EDM to become ISO 9001:2000 registered. His specialties include Process Control, Process Improvement, SMT Machine Programming, Training, New Product Integration and Development, Product documentation, Selective Solder operations, Automated Optical Inspection Operations, Certified IPC hand solder trainer, product encapsulation, and project management.


Peter White

Sales Manager


Pete White

Peter is Regional Sales Manager at Electronics Design & Manufacturing. He excels at new customer acquisition, always keeping the lines of communication open between customers and our technical staff. Pete has a broad knowledge of manufacturing techniques and is consistently able to match our core strengths with the unique needs of each customer.


Nick Ptacek

Information Systems Manager


Nick Ptacek

Nick ensures that processes and information work effectively together to deliver consistent outputs.

Nick has over 20 years of experience organizing people, facilities, and information to ensure that customer, regulatory, and ISO requirements are met. Nick is a certified lead auditor and an expert in database integration and communication programming. Nick also serves as the ERP system coordinator and customizes Pivot-EDM’s systems to better serve customer needs.


Trace VandenBurg

Quality Manager


Trace Vandenburg

Trace leads the Quality Team at Pivot-EDM. He has over 20 years of experience in various manufacturing roles, a decade of which has been in Quality. With a background in compliance and regulations, Trace is adept at integrating the requirements of our customers as well as a multitude of regulatory and ISO standards into the QMS continually improving our processes to deliver the best quality for our customers.


Mark Melia

Supply Chain Manager


Mark Melia

Mark has an extensive background in supply chain management, having held positions in distribution, purchasing and sales. Mark’s over 20 years of experience in supply chain management lets him work closely with suppliers and customers to ensure a smooth and efficient supply chain while helping maintain costs.


In Memory of Pat Bystrek

General Manager of Electronics Design & Manufacturing


Pat Bystrek

The Bystrek family launched EDM over 38 years ago. Pat was the leader of the business for the past 15 years.


  • ROHS AND GREEN INITIATIVES

    green initiatives

    • Build RoHS prototypes
    • Improve RoHS manufacturability
    • RoHS compliant equipment & facilities

  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    product development

    • Experienced design team
    • Scalable production services
    • Rapid time to market

  • ISO REGISTERED

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    • Quality Management System
    • Increased production efficiency
    • Consistent product quality