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Key People

 
 
 
Responsible for getting things done at Marshall Radio are a group of unique and talented people that have fun doing what they do. They have worked together for many years to create the unique synergy that pushes telemetry design and production forward to new levels.

 

Robert Bagley - Marketing, Design and Field Testing

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Robert is responsible for Marshall Radio's product feature and design strategy, Sales & Marketing as well as the creation and maintenance of the Website, On-line Store and Social Media Sites. Robert's duties also include the permanently self-assigned role of testing new and existing products in the field with horses, dogs and falcons. However, recruiting and retaining the key people on this page is his most significant responsibility.

 Call Sign: KE7NRT

 

Dave Marshall - Chief Science Officer

Dave_Marshall_ThumbnailSince age twelve Dave has been a licensed radio amateur, and has always enjoyed HAM radio as a private passion, but now he is immersed in radio for a living. Dave has published several well-received articles on telemetry in Europe and North America.

With a BA in Mathematics from the University of Utah and an MBA from BYU, he worked for Hewlett Packard's California headquarters and was responsible for worldwide accounting software development, later as President of a successful software company in Utah and now enjoys working in yet another small company with a big mission. Dave is behind the product innovation and quality that has become the Marshall Radio brand.

  Call Sign: AA7SM

Teresa Houghton - GSA Contract Management, Purchasing, Accounting

Teresa_ThumbnailTeresa brings twenty years experience to her key role as Government Contract specialist, with the ability to navigate the regulations and labrynth between Marshall Radio and the Special Operations Groups that use our equipment in hot spots around the world. She also manages our purchasing, Human Resources, odious tax obligations and banking. Having been with Marshall Radio since the beginning, in 1997, Teresa has proven to be a key asset in keeping the company organized through it's growth and success.

 

 Kevin Harcourt - Global Operations

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Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of Marshall Radio and coordinating with our international branches, Kevin assures that Marshall Radio provides the absolute best products and service world-wide.  Kevin attended Utah State University, dual majoring in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering and takes part in many of the R&D projects constantly in the works at Marshall Radio.

A life-long technology enthusiast and gear head, Kevin also administers our internal IT infrastructure, ensuring that cutting edge technology is used through-out the company.

 Call Sign: KF7KJT

Jerry Merritt - Manufacturing Engineer

JerryWith over twenty years of high precision machining experience and more than ten years of design and manufacturing engineering, Jerry has developed many of the Marshall products in use around the world today. With a background ranging from miniature medical implants to sophisticated components orbiting the earth, he brings a diverse and unique design style to the new product lines here at Marshall Radio.

Jerry holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering from Weber State University, Jerry utilizes the latest manufacturing techniques and materials to develop rugged equipment while retaining that aesthetic beauty in Marshall products, and especially in the tiny transmitter cases, that you would expect to find in jewelry.

 

Chet Ferry– Senior RF Design Engineer, R&D Manager

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Chet is a gifted RF design engineer with two decades experience in the fields of micro electronics, FPGA, PCB and Circuit Design, Wireless and electronics design. Holding a BSEE Electrical Engineering Degree from Brigham Young University and an MSEE Electrical Engineering from Walden University (specializing in Signal Processing and Communications Theory), Chet gained his experience working for for Unisys, World Wireless, Bitrage, L3 Communications, 2Gig Technologies and Vivint before joining Marshall Radio. First one here, last one to leave, Chet is a problem solving wizard who has been in the middle of the key new technology development for Marshall over the last three years.

Call Sign: KJ7YQ

Lena Tran – Production Manager

Lena"Maintaining the recipe" is how Lena describes her job. Once a transmitter circuit or receiver has been designed, tested and perfected, we have to produce them carefully and consistently every time.

Lena is a seasoned professional, with 20 years' experience in electronics assembly, one who manages the team of production technicians to ensure quality control to the 'nth degree.

 

Chris Edmunds – Front Office

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Incoming traffic, Office manager duties and Customer Fullfillment issues are calmly handled and professionally taken care of by Chris. She has been here with Marshall Radio over five years now and enjoys helping our unique line-up of customers from around the world. Chris is available to help you on the early am shift so that incoming calls can be handled 12 hours each day.

 

Emily Elkins – Key Accounts, Customer Service

Emily_ThumbnailEmily handles all of our Distributor and OEM accounts.  Her duties include Customer Service, Sales, Marketing & Customer fulfillment. She has a perfect memory, is extremely organized and has worked in other small businesses running the entire operation.

Emily is responsible for closely tracking the large Distributor Orders for accuracy, both domestic and international, to ensure Stock Orders are handled quickly and correctly.

 

Dennis Messer - National Hunting Dog Representative

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Based in North Carolina, Dennis Messer heads Marshall's efforts in the Hunting Dog Market.

"I'm a 5th generation houndsman that enjoys just about anything that can be done with a hunting or working dog. I've been hunting, raising and training dogs for over 30 years and was taught at a very young age that a dog could be a very important tool to have around. I've been married to my wife Cindy for almost 15 years and we have a daughter named Kinzie and a son named Tanner. My wife is an outdoor enthusiest that enjoys hunting deer, turkey, bear, coon and squirrel. Together we raise and train Treeing Walker Coonhounds as well as Fiests and Border Collie Cowdogs. The sport of coonhunting has been very good to me and I've met a lot of very nice people from being involved in it. I worked almost 7 years with S&S Wholesale and learned a whole lot about buisiness and customer service from the company founder Steve Cox. I've used Marshall equipment for a good many years and believe it to be the best that you can buy and wouldn't be working with them if I didn't think so. I look forward to meeting everyone at the many hunts we attend throughout the year."

Calls and questions can be directed to 828-400-7554.

Mark Williams – Managing Director, Marshall Radio Gulf

mark2Trading the falconry nirvana of western Canada for an adventure in the mystic Arabian sands of the Gulf, Mark Williams joined the Marshall team September 2013 to establish a Service Center located at the Dubai Falcon Souk in the United Arab Emirates.  Originally from England, Mark is an accomplished game-hawker who has been a Marshall customer in Canada for nearly as many years as we've been in business. He now brings years of managing some of the busiest retail stores in North America to his new job, establishing fast and efficient local service for customers using Marshall Radio products in the Gulf countries.  

Mark is also an award-winning wildlife photographer, producing stunning images images from the field. Mark can be reached on his mobile +971 50 3951034

 

Stephen & Zoe Lea – Managing Directors, Marshall-Direct in the UK

SteLea_Thumbnail2Zoe_ThumbnailStephen & Zoe run our Office in the UK and have established a respected reputation for fast and friendly response. "Going the Extra Mile" is their motto and their number one priority is Customer Support with immediate local service for replacements or repairs. Product stock is maintained on site now in England for immediate delivery to the UK and Europe, and Stephen travels to attend the major Events as well as to support local clubs through seminars and personal instruction. Zoe is the ever-pleasant personality you'll most likely talk to on the phone when calling Marshall-Direct, guaranteeing your requests will be handled quickly and professionally every time.