Over the course of his career, Robert (Bob) has been instrumental in delivering operational and business optimization and growth.
His experience in full project management oversight (from conceptual development and scope definition to implementation planning, execution, and final delivery), provides the Ranor organization with invaluable operational direction and financial guidance.
Prior to joining Ranor, Mr. Francis was most recently vice president and general manager at GKN Monitor Aerospace, a division of GKN Aerospace, where he launched a culture emphasizing safety, quality, and efficiency that contributed to overall profitability.
Prior to that, he held operational positions in a variety of organizations primarily specializing in the design and fabrication of composite components, supplying to the aerospace, defense and commercial markets.
Mr. Francis holds an MS in business administration from Boston University and a BS in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He served as a Captain in the US Army from 1980-1985.