Meet The Team
Mr. Combs, a retired Rear Admiral (US Navy), provides leadership to the PEI team in accelerating the development and transition of innovative composite technology to commercial entities and the Department of Defense warfighter. In addition to his over 30 years of military service, Rear Admiral Combs has served in several capacities and on boards. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University; a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Degree of Engineer in Naval Architecture from MIT. Additionally, he is a PMP, with executive leadership and management training from Carnegie Mellon University.
Chief Operating Officer
Don Myers serves Pacific Engineering as the Chief Operating Officer. Myers has over 21 years of experience in senior management positions with
range of responsibility for both operations, financial, contract and facilities management. Don holds a Master of Science Civil Engineering from Stanford University.
Dale Tiller, P.E.
Dale Tiller engineering staff in all the design and development. He has over 40 years in design and of advanced composite structures. He is an inventor on 6 Patents in pressure vessels designs and metal to composite joints.
He has also authored over 20 technical papers for publication. Dale has a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a Master Engineering in Systems Engineering both from Virginia PolyTech. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska.
A key member of the PEI team, Dennis Simmons brings over four decades of expertise to managing composite manufacturing including
process development, prototype fabrication, full- rate production components and developing manufacturing plans for production parts.