Judy Greenspon, Founder and President At the heart of this privately held corporation is Founder and President Judy Greenspon. Judy graduated in 1980 from St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Computer Science. After college, Judy joined the US Peace Corps and spent the next five years as a developmental economist managing projects in Southeast Asia. In 1985 Judy began her engineering support service career in Orange County working on x86 based motherboards and servers for several leading edge Fortune 500 high-technology companies. Today, Judy runs NPI Services, Inc. from offices in Costa Mesa, with the focus of supporting engineering and electronic groups in the development of sophisticated and leading-edge prototypes for new product introductions.

 

John Osowski, Production Manager/Business Development Manager John joined the NPI team in the spring of 2005, supporting engineers with component kitting, cable and harness assembly, PCB fabrication, and PCB assembly services. As Business Development Manager, John supports customers across vertical markets ranging from Aerospace/Defense, Medical Devices, Space Flight, and RF/Wireless, to Transportation, Alternative Energy, and Industrial. His writing skills and attention to detail positioned him to play an integral part in the implementation of our quality management system, resulting in our ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2007, AS9100 Rev. C in 2011, and ultimately NPI’s ISO 13485:2003 certification in 2013. John enjoys the challenge of managing quick turn electronic prototypes and DCAA audits, as well as confirming compliance with ITAR, FAR, DFAR, and customer specific quality notes and codes. John received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 and his MBA from the University of California, Irvine in June 2012.

 

Richard Kass, Key Account Manager As our Key Account Manager, Richard provides a strong technical interface for NPI that enables the management of complex programs for our clients in the aerospace industry. Richard has over 25 years of sales experience in the electronics industry, from intellectual property to every type of component used in micro-electronic sub-systems, to box build avionics for satellites. Richard started his career as a design engineer at Ford Aerospace. After that, he moved into technical sales as a direct salesman, later transitioning to a manufacturer’s representative. Richard earned his B.S.E.E. from Michigan Technological University in 1977.

 

Tien Ngo, Technical Program Manager/Quality Manager Tien Ngo’s aerospace engineering experience enhances NPI technical program management as demand for our turnkey technical services grows in the mil-aero market segment. NPI’s culture and elite clientele provide an environment where Tien’s talents can cross many disciplines from product design to final test. From box builds to cable assemblies to parylene conformal coating, Tien’s wide range of experience and technical support is greatly appreciated by NPI’s customer base. Tien began his career as a Quality Engineer at ATK Launch Systems from 2006-2008 where he tested Reusable Solid Rocket Motor (RSRM) and Booster Separation Motor (BSM) programs for NASA. From there he transitioned over to Northrop Grumman as a Test Engineer for the Joint Strike Fighter and Forward Looking Infrared Imaging program. Some of his responsibilities included testing the rate sensor system that went into the Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture System for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. Tien graduated in 2005 with a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal State Fullerton. He is a certified IPC-A-610 Specialist.

Kyra English, Project Manager Kyra manages our ASIC OEMs and the design challenges new devices present for reference designs. She forecasts production pricing, and provides detailed material supply chain reports, budgetary pricing, and ROM quotes. Her 20 years in semiconductor inside sales bring a wealth of knowledge and relationships to our team of electronic buyers in Costa Mesa. Her pleasant attitude and over the top customer service calms the nerves of marketing managers eager to demonstrate their quick turn prototypes at the next industry specific trade show. She works closely with our test team to ensure the latest firmware and functional test specifications have been updated and performed to our clients’ quality standards.

 

Linda Kim, Project Manager Linda is a Project Manager and super-supply-chain economist that enjoys dissecting obsolete component part numbers and finding solutions to our clients’ material challenges. Her creative solutions have saved our clients millions of dollars by preventing subsystem obsolesce. She has a keen interest in taking on PCB fabrication challenges relative to leading-edge manufacturing limits. Linda enjoys spending time in the lab extracting wisdom from Robbie’s 40+ years of experience. Linda graduated from University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Economics in 2008. She is a certified IPC-A-610 Specialist.

 

 

Jason Callender, Project Manager Jason is a Project Manager specializing in material procurement and quick turn assemblies. He has many years of experience as an electronics buyer including purchasing pre-production kits that are sent to contract manufacturers all over the world. His excellent customer service and warm personality are greatly appreciated by long term NPI customers. Jason has many talents but his analytical number crunching and attention to detail bring the right mix of skills we need to deliver quick turn PCB assemblies on time. Jason received his A.A. degree from Orange Coast College in 2006.

 

 

Juliann Ranieri, Finance Manager Juliann manages our accounting, human resources and administration operations. She was instrumental in creating more efficient accounting and quoting systems to expedite Rough Order of Magnitude and budgetary quotes. Juliann also manages IT database edits and upgrades with our outside consultants. The synergy she creates with our team of economists makes for exceptional data analysis presentations. Her past experience in managing architecture firms translates very well to supporting NPI.  We appreciate her concern for ergonomics training and her passion for good coffee. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Long Beach in Business Management in 1987.

 

 

Sivam Paramanathan

Sivam Paramanathan, Engineering Coordinator Sivam executes many of the day-to-day technical tasks required to meet our customers’ needs, including IC programming, system integration, box builds, and test. Our customers especially appreciate his ability to reverse engineer box builds without drawings. Despite his easy-going demeanor, he will take on any challenge. He works closely with our Project Managers to ensure the fastest possible customer service response and maximum customer satisfaction. He has worked during his student years as an intern with the organization since 2011. Sivam received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley in 2016. He is a certified IPC-A-610 Specialist.