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Meet The Team

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Jimmy Smith


Mr. Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, in 1990, from Tuskegee

University. Graduate-level studies included Environmental Engineering, Marine Engineering, and

Business Management. He also possesses four executive leadership certificates from the Cornell

University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and two executive business certificates from the

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Kenan-Flagler Business School.


Osie V.Combs,


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.

Don Myers


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.

Chief Engineer

 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. 

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