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583 Armistead Ln.
Holt, FL 32564
850-537-3777

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A Service Disabled Veteran
Native American Owned
Small Business
  • aerospace cable assembly
  • cable harness manufacturing
  • circuit card assembly
  • electro mechanical manufacturing
  • laser wire marking
  • aviation wiring harness
custom wiring harness
We are an agile manufacturer able to meet your rapid response needs.
Certified Manufacturing

Management Team

COMPANY LEADERSHIP IS PROVIDED BY:
Pamela B. Bechtold – President

Mrs. Bechtold, along with Mr. Bechtold opened Certified Manufacturing in 1998. Mrs. Bechtold brings strong leadership and vision gained by many years of large company experience to Certified Manufacturing from the likes of Harris Corporation. Prior to CMI, she gained experience in manufacturing, project management and marketing, specifically in the semiconductor and military satellite communications arena. This gave her broad exposure to both commercial and government programs, domestic and international; all of which has proven instrumental in the growing success of CMI. Mrs. Bechtold is not only focused on customer service, quality and delivery, but she also has a genuine concern for our CMI family. The intangible she brings has melded a group of employees into a family of dedicated individuals that are proud of delivering a quality product within budget and on-time!

Robert W. Bechtold – Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Bechtold is responsible for the high level operation of our organization. Mr. Bechtold brings over forty years of experience to CMI. He has served in upper management positions with giants in the industry including Harris Corporation, Emerson Electric – Electronic and Space Division, Space Systems/ Loral, and Signal Technology Corporation. Mr. Bechtold’s roles included Program Director/Manager of large global programs such as The Heavy Terminal (HT) Modernization Program procured by CECOM for the tri-services (US Army, Navy and Air Force) and the State of the Art Medium Terminal (SAMT) Program.  As a result of these two very successful programs, Mr. Bechtold was awarded corporate Program Manager of the Year honors.

Wayne Bernheisel – Vice President/General Manager

Mr. Bernheisel is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization and site management team as well as Business Development. Mr. Bernheisel brings over 20 years of experience building and leading successful teams and organizations which began with serving in our United States Air Force. He has a proven ability to lead projects small and large and also through change, streamlining, and business improvement. Besides serving as an officer in the USAF, he held roles such as Sr. Manufacturing Manager, Logistics Director, Director of US Naval Marine Services for Rolls-Royce Corporation and Programs and Business Director for Crane Electronics, Inc.

Tracey Paskell – Chief Financial Officer

Tracey Paskell has joined the Certified Manufacturing family as the Chief Financial Officer effective February of 2016. She is responsible for all financial matters on a day to day basis as well as top level management. Tracey received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1986 and worked for a Civil Engineering firm in WPB for 15 years. After moving to Okaloosa County, she took the position of Business Manager for Rocky Bayou Christian School in Niceville, and served there for 15 years. Tracey and her husband, Pat, have 4 children and when not busy with his Civil Engineering firm, enjoy remodeling projects and outdoors activities. Tracey states she is thoroughly enjoying being a member of the Certified Manufacturing management team and is looking forward to spending many great years here.

Harold J. Serrano

Harold J. Serrano has joined the Certified Manufacturing team in May 2017 as our new Operations Manager. In a nutshell, Harry will be responsible for managing the day to day production team to insure Certified Manufacturing meets all contractual production schedules for wire harness assembly, CCA and electro mechanical build requirements. Harry brings over 30 years civilian and military aviation experience as a successful, goal-driven General Manager for DynCorp. He also held roles as Production Manager, Operations Manager for L-3 Corporation, and Quality Assurance Engineer for the Department of Defense. Harry brings broad experience in fast-paced aviation environments with expertise in project scheduling, managing budgets, quality, environmental/health safety (EHS) management, team building, training, and aircraft system analysis. As a retired U.S Navy Senior Chief with 24 years of Naval Service, Harry is also a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a B.S in Aeronautics. Born in Germany, raised in Puerto, Harry and his wife, Cindy, and their one son fell in love with the beautiful panhandle of Florida and made it their forever home. As a rated pilot, Harry spends most of his free time flying or remodeling properties.

Michelle Rasbeck – Director of Administration

Michelle Rasbeck is responsible for the company’s Human Resources to include hiring, training, and benefits as well as acting as the liaison to our Human Resources Management firm. She also acts as contracting lead and supports all aspects of the business to insure each customer is our Number 1 priority. Michelle brings several years of administrative experience to CMI obtained through employment with multiple Defense organizations over her career. Looking for new opportunities to diversify the product line of Certified Manufacturing is another task Michelle works closely with Sales and Operations. Michelle and Tim moved to this area 10 years ago and have two sons currently serving in the miltary.

Tim Rasbeck – Master Scheduler

Mr. Rasbeck is responsible for all coordination of production planning and scheduling. By meticulous planning and coordination of resources, he ensures that our delivery dates are met or exceeded and keeps an eye on future resource needs which allow us to plan accordingly. Prior to Certified Manufacturing, Mr. Rasbeck spent 20 years in semiconductor manufacturing for Harris Semiconductor in Palm Bay, FL and David Sarnoff Research Corporation in Princeton, NJ. Mr. Rasbeck attended college in upstate NY and is an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan!

Judy Newton – Sales Manager

Judy Newton is responsible for developing and generating quotes and proposals for our customer. She has over 16 years of experience in managing bid activities and is especially adept at monitoring, tracking, and controlling all aspects of a program life cycle from award through delivery. Judy works directly with key internal personnel such as production, master scheduling, QA and material buyers to ensure customer satisfaction and organizational success. Judy has two sons who are currently in college and loves to follow football (go ‘Noles) and garden.

Robert Salter – Quality Assurance

Robert Salter joined Certified Manufacturing in April 2015 as the Quality Manager and AS9100 representative. He comes to us from BAE Systems where he served as QA Manager for their facility in Crestview, FL and Albertville, AL for more than five years. Rob, with over 14 years QA experience, is intimately familiar with contract manufacturing and has a history with most of our current aerospace customer base. Doing it right the first time whether it be simple paperwork or a complex build is his motto and Rob is always willing to jump in with his team and insure the end goal is accomplished. Rob also served in the USAF for over 22 years and is a very passionate Roll Tide football fan. The Quality Team is lead by QA Supervisor, Sharon Hazard and supported by in-process inspectors Guy Lampton, Randy Cupp and Luis Estrada.

Engineering-Training

Nettie Davenport moves into an engineering role from her previous tenure as QA Manager. Ms. Davenport continues to be our certified NASA STD 8739.4 trainer as well as our IPC/WHMA-A-620 and J-STD-001 compliance trainer for all new hires. Her knowledge of our products and processes will result in a quick transition and immediate impact to supporting current and future opportunities.

Also on the team are manufacturing engineers Serena Filler, Brandon Scalzo and Technical Lead, Dan Polk. Brandon has been with CMI for the past 4 years after graduating from Old Dominion University. He worked as a test technician and recently was promoted to the Engineering Department. This well rounded team is dedicated to a quick response of any customer issues, etc that arise during their planning/review phase.

Working together, the Certified Manufacturing organization is able to provide agile manufacturing to meet diverse and constantly changing requirements. We are uniquely qualified to respond to the Quick Reaction needs of our customers as well as long term, multi-year, turn-key programs to include kitting, laser wire marking, cable and harness assembly, electro-mechanical assemblies and circuit card assembly.

Let Certified Manufacturing become your “OUTSOURCE RESOURCE and our promise is to make you a priority to give you peace of mind!”

Pamela Bechtold – President

About CMI:
Quality Cable Harness Assembly
Electro Mechanical Manufacturer

Perfomance Excellence

Soldering IPC-610
Cables IPC-620

OSHA Compliant

Woman Owned
Small Business