Growth Leads to Promotions in 2021


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BOHEMIA, NY - is pleased to announce the recent promotions of key team members due to a combination of outstanding performance and the Company’s record growth. “We’re growing and expanding operations at several of our locations, and we strive to provide career advancement opportunities by looking within,” commented Angela Chewning, Vice President of Human Resources at DTB. “Achieving excellence in all that we do requires exceptional talent, and I am delighted to recognize these team members’ important contributions and well-deserved promotions.”

Warren Halbig has been named Director of Operations for the Engineering & Test Division where he will oversee all operational departments within the division. Warren’s DTB career started as a design engineer, and he has been promoted several times in recognition of his talent and capabilities. He demonstrates a strong strategic vision, a continuous pursuit of improvement, a focus on customer service, and he’s proven his ability to lead through challenging situations. Warren holds an MBA from Long Island University and a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University.

Caitlin O’Neill has been promoted to Director of Procurement and will lead the procurement team and corporate purchasing activities for the entire company. She joined DTB in 2020 as a procurement manager at the Pax River facility and brings over 15 years of experience working in purchasing and procurement management with major defense contractors, including a deployment to Iraq with IAP Worldwide Services. Caitlin’s attention to detail and focus on quality have been instrumental in day-to-day functions and her willingness to go above and beyond to satisfy customers has proven invaluable. Caitlin holds an MBA from Westwood College and a BA degree in Political Science from East Stroudsburg University.

Andrew Smith is now Director of Programs, with overall program responsibility for the Bohemia, NY, Shelton, CT, and Wichita, KS locations within the Technical Services Division. Drew joined the company in 2020 as a program manager for technical publications and logistics support services. He has been a valued and solid contributor since joining DTB and quickly established himself in the division as an experienced and committed leader. Drew has 20 years of experience in the aerospace and defense, automotive, and heavy truck repair industries where he leveraged his strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic equipment and platforms. He holds an AS degree in Automotive Technology from Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, AZ.

“The contributions of these individuals have been invaluable to not only driving the growth of the business, but also creating a great company culture for our employees,” said Jim Kelly, Executive Vice President at DTB. “Their expertise, insight, and energy have had a profound and positive effect on the company, and I look forward to the ongoing impacts and contributions they will make as we advance the company in 2022 and beyond.”

About Dayton T. Brown, Inc.

For over 70 years, Dayton T. Brown, Inc. (DTB) has been synonymous with excellence and exceptional customer service. As a leading organization in testing, engineering, logistics, technical publications, and military mission system, DTB has earned national respect and recognition.

Established in 1950 and headquartered in Bohemia, NY, the company has evolved into three divisions: Engineering & Test, Technical Services, and Mission Systems, each with diverse yet complementary operations. Within the Mission Systems Division, situated in PAX River, MD, DTB offers mobile SCIF trailers and a comprehensive range of aircraft modifications capabilities to support vital missions.

With a wealth of engineering expertise, DTB possesses the necessary breadth and depth to comprehend system requirements, encompassing design, prototyping, production, and mission support. We are dedicated to delivering the optimal solution for your mission-critical program.