With the acquisition of Hamilton Engine and the spin-off of Trident Engineered Solutions there are a number of position changes within Palmer Johnson Enterprises to support these new endeavors.
Craig Parsons, CEO/Owner of Palmer Johnson Enterprises
With the addition of two new companies, Craig will now oversee the entire Palmer Johnson family of Companies. Craig joined Palmer Johnson in 2004 and has served as President since 2007. He will have direct oversight of Palmer Johnson Power Systems, Hamilton Engine, and Trident Engineered Solutions.
Craig Swenson, President of Palmer Johnson Power Systems
Now that Craig Parsons is stepping up to oversee the entire Palmer Johnson family of companies, Craig Swenson will now serve as President of Palmer Johnson Power Systems. Craig started with Palmer Johnson in 2006 and was previously the COO. In Craig’s role he will oversee all aspects of Palmer Johnson Power Systems as he leads from the headquarters in Sun Prairie, WI.
Brad Lyons, President of Hamilton Engine and Trident Engineered Solutions
Brad Lyons has been promoted to President of Hamilton Engine and Trident Engineered Solutions, the newest companies housed under the Palmer Johnson Enterprises umbrella. This combination is part of a long-term diversification strategy for Palmer Johnson. Together this family of companies will offer innovative high-value products and solutions to the off-highway industry. Brad was moved over to ensure successful integration and long-term success of these exciting new ventures. Brad joined Palmer Johnson in 2005 and has been in the role of VP of Sales and Service since 2015.
Brad Borchers, General Manager of Trident Engineered Solutions
Brad Borchers will serve as the General Manager of the new engineering entity, Trident Engineered Solutions. Brad B. will work closely with Brad Lyons in this new endeavor. Brad B. joined Palmer Johnson in 2007 after graduating from MSOE with a degree in mechanical engineering, most recently Brad was the Director of Engineering. During his time as Director of Engineering he developed a vast array of processes to streamline the organization. In addition to getting his Masters Degree from UW he also managed the Palmer Johnson digital revolution.
Adam Becker, Vice President of Operations at Palmer Johnson Power Systems
To fill the gaps left by these changes, Adam Becker has been promoted to Vice President of Operations for Palmer Johnson Power Systems. In his new role, Adam will oversee: Inside Sales, Product Support, Marketing, IT, and Distribution. He will also serve as a key member of the PJPS Strategy Team helping to set our goals and vision for a successful future.
Thank you all for your continued support. As people move into new, expanded roles, their transitions away from Palmer Johnson Power Systems will create opportunities for those within PJPS to take on new challenges. Even with all of these changes, rest assured that we will continue to live our core values - we care about each other, we care about our customers. We can’t wait to see what our shared future holds!