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Our Team

It all begins with putting together the best possible team of employees. Our rigorous on-board training and dedication for continuous improvement helps keep our employees at the forefront. These are the men and women who put their decades of knowledge and commitment to work and help make Automatic Products the world-class manufacturer it is today.

Our Senior Management Team

Joel Gregory, President/Owner
Founding this company in 1985, he has carefully grown AP through continually improving processes, acquiring talent, upgrading equipment and

Al Diss, Sales Manager
An apprenticed machinist with over 39 years of management experience. Possesses a deep understanding of business management with a strong
customer service background.

Mary Varela, Office/QS Manager
25 years with AP started as a purchasing agent, currently responsible for all aspects of company administration, AP, AR, HR and Quality Systems. Created and implemented current AS9100 rev D system.

Dave Cupps, Facility Manager
With AP since 2010, diverse background in Aerospace assembly and Production Control, Six Sigma Black Belt, A&P mechanic, 24 years of
combined management experience with Boeing and Primus International.

Greg Rickey, Quality Manager
Quality Professional with over 23 years of experience in highly regulated industries including Aerospace, Medical, Automotive, and
Commercial/Enterprise Computing Solutions. Well versed in the successful
realization of highly critical projects and customer demands.

Rick Munson, Marketing Director
44 years in the Aerospace Industry as VP/GM, COO, Sales/ Marketing
/Customer Service. Possesses an extensive background of management, sales,
and financial acumen. Six Sigma Green Belt and Champion training.

Dana Gregory, Operations
10 years in the Aerospace Industry in production and production management.