Our People

Our talented, passionate team is comprised of thinkers, leaders, and doers who are all concentrated on developing a unique and specific result while providing the best possible experience. We empower our people to be strategic and creative, to speak up with observations, and mostly to ensure our performance is beyond our promise.

Our Leadership

Michael Stern

Michael Stern

Michael Stern

President

Mike Stern has grown up in the aerospace industry, holding various positions of increasing scope and responsibility, culminating in his current role as President of STS Aerospace. Mike is a true visionary, he can see how today shapes tomorrow, but more importantly how it affects future growth and change.

A born leader, Mike builds his team by selecting individuals eager to work as a support system together—those with desire to activate their potential, in turn, truly caring for our customers and meeting their needs. He is able to see others’ strengths and opportunities, and bears the ability to motivate everyone to excel in their goals. Mike puts his trust in his people, he values personal growth at every level. By providing each team member a voice, he inspires collective ownership, fosters strong relationships, and nurtures potential. This culture has become magnetic, and is largely responsible for who STS Aerospace is today.

Outside of the office you will find Mike riding motorcycles and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Michael Stern

President

Harry Mueller

Harry Mueller

Harry Mueller

Engineering

As a technically brilliant, customer-focused engineer, Harry can quickly address complex engineering problems with simple and agile solutions. He utilizes transparency, data analytics, and logical problem solving in any application, and as a result, his reverent team is consistently top-performing.

Harry Mueller

Engineering

Martin Hough

Martin Hough

Martin Hough

Finance

True to his roots, Martin is a detail-oriented solutionist. He is an analyst at heart, and always has the best interests of the entire organization when making financial decisions. Martin thrives in difficult situations and sees crisis management as a strategic, positive opportunity. He is a great resource for any financial questions, and is always available as a sounding board. While he may be objective and equitable for fiscal decisions, his love for Liverpool United is unwavering.

Martin Hough

Finance

Vivian Gonzalez

Vivian Gonzalez

Vivian Gonzalez

Supply Chain & Planning

Starting out as an industrial engineer, Vivian has been a powerhouse for the organization for 20+ years. Vivian has the ability to energize her team to simplify complex problems and explore solutions, while focused on attaining operational excellence through strategic development. She is the definition of a strong, fearless female; creating an inclusive environment, standing for what she believes in, and pushing everyone to tune into their ethical compass.

Vivian Gonzalez

Supply Chain & Planning

Rick Furbush

Rick Furbush

Rick Furbush

General Manager Scotia

Beginning in 1997 at Lewis & Saunders, moving to Scotia Technology in 2008 as a Manufacturing Engineer, and then being promoted to the management team in 2014, Rick’s extensive background in the aerospace industry and customer-focused resolve has made him the no-nonsense leader he is today. Rick is an important part of our management team, encouraging everyone to take part in problem solving while having the innate ability to see all possible outcomes. Rick’s tenacity and professionalism have been a model for STS team.

Rick Furbush

General Manager Scotia

Thibaut Jusot

Thibaut Jusot

Thibaut Jusot

General Manager Titeflex India

At the age of 18, Thibaut started at Titeflex as a working student. Through hard work and dedication, he rose the ranks of the organization, and at 24 was tasked with building and developing our plant in India. Thibaut’s path to success is based on communication building and nurturing long-term relationships with clients and colleagues alike. He is fluent in English, Hindi, and Sarcasm—all of which he can use in the same sentence.

Thibaut Jusot

General Manager Europe & India

John Palermo

John Palermo

John Palermo

General Manager Team Kreisler

Famous for his Dashboards and quick witted movie references, John has over two decades of engineering and management experience in all aspects of aerospace manufacturing. A born leader, John has a can-do attitude, a keen attention to detail, a sharp problem solving ability, and excellent communication skills, making him an impeccable fit and valuable asset to STS Aero. John is a resilient leader who’s focus on Teamwork has cultivated an organization that strives to achieve internal goals while meeting customer demands. When John isn’t managing our NJ facility, he’s wrenching on his prized Grand National.

John Palermo

General Manager New Jersey

Shawn Lloyd

Shawn Lloyd

Shawn Lloyd

General Manager Laconia

Shawn comes to us with extensive experience in operations and operational excellence. He has a lean six sigma black belt and has held plant management and continuous improvement focused roles with his previous employers. Shawn’s leadership philosophy aligns with the STS culture and focus on talent development, process improvement and team building. Shawn served 20 years in the US Marines, holding various leadership and continuous improvement roles during that time. Outside of work, you will either find him at home with his family, in front of 5 computer screens gaming his heart out or out on the road with his Motorcycle.

Shawn Lloyd

General Manager Laconia

Our Business Development Team

The STS Aerospace business development team is comprised of an experienced, resourceful, customer-focused group of client relationship specialists. Each member of this talented crew has been selected for their individual strengths; and together, they excel at program development and solutions-based results.

Brad Barnes

Brad Barnes

Brad has a wide range of expertise in aerospace, and is often the go-to resource for questions and clients of any type. Brad emits an infectious positive energy and always brings a light heart. He won’t turn down a smooth Irish whiskey, and he’ll gladly defeat you twice at paddle tennis.

Brad Barnes

Pierre Gauthron

Pierre Gauthron

Pierre Gauthron

As a sales lead for Titeflex Aerospace Europe, Pierre ensures he stays abreast of industry and market trends, building his capacity for unique and fine-tuned resources. Pierre has never stopped learning, and his love of history keeps him on the Trivial Pursuit leaderboard.

Pierre Gauthron

Natalie Cullen

Natalie is the nucleus of the team, channeling energy as she goes. Her adept problem solving skills make her a chameleon in the team, and she thrives on creating individualized results that fall just outside the box. She’s also a huge fan of the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator, she tests everyone, and then uses the results to build project groups and even lunch table layouts.

Natalie Cullen

Cori Bresse

Cori Bresse

Cori Bresse

Cori brings more than 20 years of aerospace experience to the team, and has mastered the ability to solve problems from the inside out—that is, she tends to get lost in the client program, and is able to resurface with a full understanding of the product, process, and applications. Cori has a competitive streak with a positive heart—she thrives on physical activity and will work to get anyone to join in, whether it’s a challenge with or against her (spoiler alert: she never loses either way).

Cori Bresse

Andrew Mau

Andrew Mau

For over 25 years, Andrew has absorbed everything possible on flexible hose solutions in the aerospace industry. With a methodic, analytical, yet creative approach, Andrew builds comprehensive resolutions for his clients. His technical skill combined with invaluable product knowledge makes him an asset to our team. Andrew enjoys spending time with his two sons and loves activities from hiking (or skiing) 12,000′ mountains in Colorado to waking up at 5am to go golfing on a hot summer day.

Andrew Mau

Mike Clemente

Mike Clemente

Mike Clemente

As a technical analyst, Mike specializes in issue resolution, leading the support team through trouble shooting efforts. Mike promotes collaboration for process and data analysis on all our hose products. With just 8 years in Aerospace, Mike has proven himself invaluable to our company. Mike loves to be outside exploring the wilderness, chasing waterfalls and tasting the occasional craft beer

Mike Clemente

Helene LePrince

Helene LePrince

Helene Le Prince

Helene is a logistics expert, exuding relentless perseverance and strength and our newest addition to the business development team. Flawlessly coordinating supplier deliveries, production planning, and customer scheduling, her positive outlook is apparent in any interaction. When she’s not flexing her organizational muscles, she’s at her CrossFit gym ensuring shes ready for any new challenge

Helene Le Prince

Katt Stewart

Katt Stewart

A hands-on leader, mentor, and community advocate, Katt has more than 30 years at Scotia Technology. Katt can sell, build, and ship any product if she has to, and has the will to get the job done. She has the gift of reading any audience and can adjust her message to fit immediately. She is an avid activist for Engagement of Youth In The Aerospace Industry.

Katt Stewart

Shannon Lempke

Shannon Lempke

Shannon Lempke

Intimately connected with our customers and markets, Shannon’s extensive knowledge on Overhaul & Repair makes her an extremely versatile team player. She has had various roles here at STS and therefore has been exposed to an array of custom historical client solutions. If Shannon isn’t talking O&R, she’s talking about the Dodge Challenger Hellcat, so be prepared!

Shannon Lempke

Sandy Jordan

Sandy Jordan

Sandy Jordan

Sandy has been an asset to the team, exercising her knack for end to end client service, and often takes on multiple projects at once with ease. Raising four children has made her an expert in managing various projects on time and with a calm, collected demeanor.

Sandy Jordan

STS Aerospace

Carlene Marcotte

With decades of experience in the industry, Carlene shines when difficult situations arise. Her passion for loyalty and growth are apparent in her management of commercial relationships. Carlene is a huge Umass Amherst Athletics fan, and with 8 grandsons and no granddaughters, she claims to be building a men’s basketball team for them.

Carlene Marcotte

Zuleyka Luciano

Zuleyka Luciano

Zuleyka Luciano

Zuleyka has been with organization for 15 years and has experience in planning, logistics, engineering, and estimating. Her infectious energy and dedication to the company is paired perfectly with her ability to navigate any spreadsheet. She’s an old soul with extensive knowledge of the product and capabilities at each site.

Zuleyka Luciano

Jenn Byrne

Having come from a background in Disney entertainment, she is well versed in the intricacies of Customer Service but is also known to throw out some jazz hands and perform a quick dance move or two, at a moment’s notice. Jenn’s gumption makes her the ideal customer service rep as she can manage hurdles at a whim and make difficult situations positive with a never ending smile on her face. Jenn is a quick learner and uses her personal skills to build trustworthy relationships that support her at all levels of the organization. Outside of the office, you’ll find her at Crossfit or enjoying time with her husband and new rescue pup.

Jenn Byrne

Sean Donohoe

Sean is the newest addition to our Laconia Customer Service team, he joins us with a unique background in both planning and environmental science. Fitting in perfectly with the New Hampshire crew, Sean loves snowmobiling, ice fishing, riding motorcycles and all water sports. He is an explorer at heart and you can find him on the weekends traveling around the north east doing any outdoor activity that weather permits. When its crummy weather, Sean is self taught programmer and is in the process of building an at home flight simulator.

Sean Donohoe

Jim Sherman

A lakes region native, and having spent much time on Lake Winnipesaukee with his wife Kathleen, Jim is an avid adventurer. Father to two grown Kids (Justin 28, Emily 25) his pets will always have a sweet spot in his heart (Raised 3 litters of English Labs in Gilford and at one point had 4 labs, 4 cats, 2 kids and a barn with 25 egg laying hens!). He is also the caretaker for an abundant vegetable and fruit garden and is often offering his bounty with the office throughout the summer. Enjoy sharing and receiving gardening wisdom with others.  Other interests include fly fishing for brook trout and deer hunting and is the proud 3rd generation owner of a camp 6 miles from the Canadian border.

Jim has also been a member of Gilford Rotary Club for over 20 years and takes great pride in working with Club members in giving back to the local community.

Jim Sherman

Adisa Horton

Adisa’s unrelenting positive attitude set him apart from most and has allowed him to build a strong rapport with his customers. Adisa has a BS in Mathematics and a MA in Mathematical Finance out of Columbia University and an ever growing solid background in inventory management, logistics and supply chain. He loves analyzing data, crunching numbers and is a guru in Excel. Outside of work, Adisa is a loving DAD to two joyous children, Jo-Jo who was born 2 days after Adisa started at Kreisler and a 9 year old daughter who loves to smile just like her dad. Both of these children have supported Adisa building his strong leadership skills and ability to lead a team with patience and resolve.

Adisa Horton

Sue Canning

Sue is our engine underneath the hood. She works the day to day managing of customer schedules, communication across all levels of the organization and is the first one to flag any concerns. Previously she has spent time on the manufacturing floor as a product planner so she knows the ins and outs of managing WIP. Sue just celebrated her 25th anniversary and outside of work loves spending time with her grandchildren and her dog Stella.

Sue Canning

Dennis LeClerc

Dennis LeClerc

An organized and driven personality, Dennis is a driving force in our team. His laser-like focus on seeing a project from start to finish is revered by our clients and an obvious asset. Dennis is all about boating season, he’s on the lake with his kids at every opportunity.

Dennis LeClerc

Roxanne Benedict

Roxanne is a logistical powerhouse perfectly situated within the organization managing planning and customer service. She has been with the organization for almost 5 years and is the developer and owner of our MPS system. She has strong analytical skills, is a quick learner and is agile in her thinking. Outside of work, you can either find her spending time with her daughter Bailey or exploring New England on her motorcycle.

Roxanne Benedict

Employee Spotlight

Our Company Culture

Performance is defined by how we behave and the results we achieve that positively impact our people, our planet and our profit. Respect is both given and received—we will strive to listen to each other’s opinions, while behaving with patience and compassion. Our agility stems from the empowerment of our people to develop resourceful solutions that are simple and innovative. Have passion for what you do, strive to be your best and foster enthusiasm with a never-yielding positive attitude. We achieve alignment by creating a trusting environment where open discussions, productive conflict and collaboration leads to a common goal. Values are the foundation of our culture, and it’s our culture that makes us unstoppable. Live these values customers will be pleased, business will prosper, employees will benefit, and the community will thrive.

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