Aerospace and Defense Industry Leader Peter C. Connolly Joins NJMEP as Chief Operating Officer

Peter C. Connolly, Chief Operating Officer (COO), NJMEP

NJMEP (New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program) officially welcomes former ShockTech, Inc President, Peter C. Connolly as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Connolly’s wealth of experience and background in the industry combined with 14 years of serving on NJMEP’s Board of Directors is an invaluable addition to NJMEP’s team.

Connolly’s experience serving on NJMEP’s board and success with aviation leader, ShockTech, Inc is invaluable as the organization continues to grow, expand, and develop more ways to be an asset to the industry.

“I’m proud to be serving the manufacturing industry in an entirely new way. After 40 plus years in the industry itself, I’m thrilled to be taking that knowledge to NJMEP and working to strengthen the entire ‘MADE in New Jersey’ manufacturing community. Manufacturing provides so much to so many, from providing incredible career options to supporting national security. NJMEP is an organization focused on ensuring this industry can continue to thrive and ensures it is not forgotten. I’m thrilled to be an active member in pushing the industry forward and being a partner to every manufacturing business that calls New Jersey, home,” Pete Connolly, COO stated.

Connolly has been a long-time member on NJMEP’s Board of Directors, most recently serving as the Board Chair. He has a long and diverse history working within the manufacturing space, including serving as the Division Manager – NJ Operations for Alion Science and Technology; Vice President, Surveillance Systems for Telephonics Corporation; and Vice President/General Manager, Avionics Line of Business for DRS Technologies.

His leadership, insight, and 40 years of extensive experience in operations, business development, and general management in the Aerospace and Defense industry will continue to ensure ‘MADE in New Jersey’s’ manufacturing community remains strong.

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