Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Presentation

All About the People

Trinity Precision is a trusted producer of precision aerospace machined parts and assemblies. We have built our company on three fundamental pillars – People, Process and Principle – bringing our clients the best value in the industry. We invite you to learn more about our first fundamental pillar, People.

Our Commitment

Everything we do and everything we produce is focused on People:
our employees, our clients and their clients.

Who We Are

At Trinity Precision, our people are the engine to our business. That’s why we work to find, retain and develop the most talented employees in the industry. By choosing Trinity Precision, you will work with a team of people who have the talent and integrity to meet your needs.

Leadership Team

Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are David May David May
David May President/Steward
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
We are more than just a machine shop. We are a team of amazing people here to help you solve your problems. We are a team of people impacting the world through our families and community. We want to positively impact what you do and earn your business.
How would you like to be remembered?
That our team was treated like family no matter how large we grew. That people are first!
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work here because I want to have an impact on the lives of the people around me. I believe that by creating an environment that is employee-centric and values families, we can impact our community, our country, and our world. I also enjoy working with a team that is focused on always making things better. I have been amazed at how much people can accomplish when given respect and resources.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Steve Ford Steve Ford
Steve Ford Chief Financial Officer
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
The company strives for a culture of excellence in performance and the utmost integrity in conduct.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want Trinity to be remembered as the special opportunity that it represents as a company that works hard to foster a family atmosphere.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity because of the opportunity to have a direct impact on the growth and success of the company. It is special because of the values it adheres to and, the way employees are valued as members of a team and ‘family.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Chris Vannover Chris VanNover
Chris VanNover Vice President of Operations
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity is a place full of talented people who take pride in the products we make and truly care about the work they do.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to view Trinity as setting a great example in building a company by treating its employees well.
I enjoy the environment and team of people I work with.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Dave Tice Dave Tice
Dave Tice Vice President of Business Development/Contracts
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
There are a lot of jobs out there. If you are looking for a career to not only refine your skills but grow as an individual, this is the place to be.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to understand where we started and how far we have come in a relatively short period. This all happened by working together and by appreciating everyone’s role in our success.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity Precision because of the core values that the company shares. We are making a positive impact on the industry we serve, the people who work here, the company we work for and the community in which we live.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Kurt Johnson Kurt Johnson
Kurt Johnson Director of SCM/Customer Service
Serving Trinity Since:
2017
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
People would enjoy coming to work at Trinity Precision because we really work as a team.
Important Organizations or Charities:
At Trinity Precision, we are not treated like a number— it’s like a family here.

Supply Chain/Customer Service

Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Whitney Kasten Whitney Amaya
Whitney Amaya Buyer
Serving Trinity Since:
2018
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity really cares about their employees, customers and suppliers. Everyone involved is important and is treated as such. We also enjoy working together and have fun!
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember that I listened when they talked, admitted when I was wrong and made them laugh. Also that I was attentive and a hard worker.
Important Organizations or Charities:
The people and relationships at Trinity are like no other. Everyone works together and treats each other respectfully. I love coming to work!
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Nettie Henry Nettie Henry
Nettie Henry Buyer
Serving Trinity Since:
2016
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity Precision is a great place to work. The leadership is one of a kind, and the growth rate for this company is amazing. It's one thing to have to go to work, but it's even better to want and enjoy going to work. The group of people I work with daily makes it the best.
How would you like to be remembered?
As I look back from two years ago, I want everyone to remember how far we have come in such a short amount of time. We had struggles and obstacles, but we continued to push our way through them and are evolving into Trinity Precision.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity Precision because it is one of the best companies to work for in Wichita. Trinity is special to me because of its leadership and desire to become the best in their industry. I strive to be the best I can be, and with a strong leadership standing behind me, it makes this place one of a kind.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Misty Hess Misty Hess
Misty Hess Customer Service Representative
Serving Trinity Since:
2019
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Everyone at Trinity is super helpful in teaching new employees and making them feel welcome. All the employees are constantly on the move so they can get the product to the customer. It's definitely a team effort, and everyone is always working together.
How would you like to be remembered?
Trinity is like one big family.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I've known a lot of the Trinity team for years. I could not be more excited to join such an incredible group of people.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Donna Shurtz Donna Shurtz
Donna Shurtz Customer Service Representative
Serving Trinity Since:
2009
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity Precision is a company with a great team of people that works continuously to improve processes and takes notice of great work that is being done.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember the great times we have had building the friendships we have built together.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity Precision because it has an excellent team of people that are willing to guide you in the right direction and continues to improve processes to help employees and customers.

Operations/Engineering/Business Systems

Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Merritt Stuever Merritt Stuever
Merritt Stuever CNC Programming Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2016
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
The people at Trinity are honest and open about what we can do and how we may be able to help and support both customers and employees.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember their experience and perception. I want them to remember the good, the bad, the struggles, and the successes.
Part of what attracted me to Trinity Precision was to be part of a privately owned company in which I could collaborate with others by contributing my ideas and skills to HOW it operates.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Krisha Griffith Krisha Griffith
Krisha Griffith Shipping/Receiving Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
It is great to come to work and feel valued by our leaders, and work around people that hold respect for one another.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want to be remembered as someone who helped us all grow as a team.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity Precision because I want to surround myself with amazing people.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Jeremy Barnes Jeremy Barnes
Jeremy Barnes Assembly Lead/Inspector
Serving Trinity Since:
2016
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
We are growing, but our principles and our commitments to both the customer and employee have not changed.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember my work ethic as well as my sense of humor.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I work at Trinity Precision because it promotes the same ideals that I have concerning a work-life balance. This is also a company that exhibits great integrity to its employees as well as their customers.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Craig Foltz Craig Foltz
Craig Foltz First Shift Supervisor
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity is very serious about taking care of its customers, making sure we make our due dates and producing good quality parts. Trinity is also geared towards taking care of its employees with very competitive wages, and a strong insurance package as well as a family style environment.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember me as being someone who led by example and would never ask anyone to do something that I have not or would not do. I want people to remember me for my work ethic and dedication.
Important Organizations or Charities:
The people are what make Trinity special. We have a talented, strong team that works well with one another. The upper management team is very passionate about the company and making sure they take care of their employees as well as their customers.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Randall Lavington Randy Lavington
Randy Lavington Second Shift Supervisor
Serving Trinity Since:
2015
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
We have a very good team that works together, and there is not the usual strife you see between shifts or departments. We are here to help each other succeed, and as a result, the team and the business have bloomed. The information silos here are replaced with team involvement and communication. We have the sense and ability to see something that is an issue and change it, now.
How would you like to be remembered?
By the good we have accomplished.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I was drawn to Trinity Precision because of the team involvement I saw as well as the fact that it was a young company with many opportunities for growth. We have grown exponentially over the short time I have been here and now have a good mix of experienced and new talent that are all learning and growing together.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Nate Hess Nathan Hess
Nathan Hess Estimating Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2015
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity is like no other place you will ever work. Once you start working here, you will realize that you have been missing what it is truly like to work as a team.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember the people that they work with. Our team at Trinity truly cares about each other, not only professionally, but on a personal level that is hard to find in this day and age.
Important Organizations or Charities:
Trinity is like my second family. I have worked with several of my co-workers for more than 10 years, which makes it a very warm and comfortable environment.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Jason Hansen Jason Hansen
Jason Hansen Business Systems Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2015
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
At Trinity, you are allowed to grow to your full potential. Trinity is a company that values its employees and will invest in them to help develop existing skills or to gain new ones. They appreciate everyone's opinion and believe that each person is critical to building the company.
How would you like to be remembered?
I want people to remember the journey that was taken to get to where we are and what we were able to achieve.
Important Organizations or Charities:
Trinity Precision has a strong sense of family values, and the company invests financially and emotionally into each individual in the company. Trinity also gives me a chance to challenge myself and grow professionally. Trinity not only encourages you to leave your work at work but expects it. To be able to go home and know family time is not going to be interrupted with work is a huge relief.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Frank Gill Franklin Gill
Franklin Gill Quality Assurance Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2017
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity Precision is a great place to work. The people here truly care about each other, and the environment makes everybody feel like part of the Trinity team, not just another employee.
How would you like to be remembered?
I would like to be remembered as an honest and caring person.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I choose to work at Trinity Precision because of the values that Trinity promotes.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Jean Paul Nguyen Jean-Paul Nguyen
Jean-Paul Nguyen Estimator
Serving Trinity Since:
2021
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity Precision is a company that embodies strong ethical and moral values, believes in its staff, invests in its people, takes pride in its business model, and makes customer satisfaction a top priority.
How would you like to be remembered?
I would like to be remembered as an impactful individual who adds value to the company.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I choose to be a part of Trinity Precision because it is a family-oriented organization, with a core management team that creates a friendly and enjoyable work environment. I believe a successful company builds from within a strong foundation.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Justin Potter Justin Potter
Justin Potter Quality Systems Manager
Serving Trinity Since:
2014
How would you like to be remembered?
I want to be remembered for the fun times we all had together.
Important Organizations or Charities:
I have been with Trinity since the start and still enjoy coming to work each day.

Accounting

Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Tammy Ford Tammy Ford
Tammy Ford Accounts Receivable
Serving Trinity Since:
2019
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
Trinity is committed to providing a positive working environment by treating both its customers and employees with respect.
How would you like to be remembered?
I believe each employee has an important role in the success of the company and should be remembered as such.
Important Organizations or Charities:
Trinity has a friendly atmosphere while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
Aerospace Manufacturer People Who We Are Christine Ross Christine Ross
Christine Ross Accounts Payable
Serving Trinity Since:
2019
What should people know about Trinity Precision?
The leadership operates in integrity and they are constantly looking for ways to be the best in the industry.
How would you like to be remembered?
I always hope to have a positive impact wherever I am.
Important Organizations or Charities:
Trinity Precision provides a great culture, valuing both family and hard work.
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Founding Four

Trinity Precision was founded by David May, Steve Ford, Chris VanNover and Dave Tice, who all share a common dream—that it is possible to have an impact on people’s lives, create value for our customer, and be profitable/efficient. Forged out of a common furnace, these founding members are experienced in growing a business and are applying lessons learned to Trinity Precision.