Our team of experienced design and build professionals is committed to offering the industry’s best engineered and manufactured products.
President & CEO
Dwight has been with Martinez and Turek for over 23 years and has served as President & CEO for the last ten of them. He has over 30 years of experience developing highly specialized, low-volume structural/mechanical systems for the aerospace, entertainment, commercial, and defense industries. He has demonstrated the ability to establish, evolve and motivate top-performing teams in fast-paced engineering and manufacturing environments. He can create long-term business relationships through honest and proven project management success as an excellent communicator and presenter. He is skilled at proposal writing, presentation development, estimating, sales support, design innovation, engineering supervision, and project management.
Board of Directors
Donald Turek is one of the co-founders of Martinez & Turek, Inc and now serves on its board of directors. Mr. Turek has over 53 years of experience in operations management. He has all the administrative and engineering managers reporting to him and is primarily responsible for the growth and financial stability of the company. Mr. Turek attended Cypress College and Fullerton College and majored in Math and Business Management. Mr. Turek is also responsible for the final decisions made at M&T relative to personnel, business development, finance, acquisition, sales, product development, and systems management.
Board of Directors
Mr. Larry Tribe has over 55 years of experience in operations management and currently sits on the board of directors. He has vast knowledge in the fabrication of precision tools and structures. He is a key individual responsible for the continued growth of M&T. Mr. Tribe plays a vital role in the development of new business with both new and established customers. Mr. Tribe has the final approval authority on company decisions, including business development, finance, acquisition, and sales.
CFO & Controller
Mr. Romeo Gabriel, the CFO and Controller of Martinez and Turek has over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience. In addition to the supervision of the Accounting and Contracts Departments, some of his responsibilities include financial and tax planning, company budgets, and forecasts. He also maintains relationships with financial institutions and the company’s independent accounting firm and reviews accounting and internal control procedures. Mr. Gabriel’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree.
Keelin has been with Martinez and Turek for six years and has been serving as the Chief Engineer since October 2021. He is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and a professional engineer specializing in tooling and MGSE (mechanical ground support equipment). Keelin demonstrates daily the ability to organize and put the Martinez and Turek design team to purpose. Through Mr. Black’s communication and leadership skills, design and build projects are successfully facilitated. Keelin is a newlywed who enjoys watching basketball, going skiing, and canyoneering in his free time. One of his favorite canyoneering experiences was rappelling down a 600-foot surface in Zion national park.
Vice President of Operations
Jeff has been with Martinez and Turek for 31 years and has served as the Vice President of Operations for the last five years. In his three decades of service to the company, he has filled many roles and has many experiences, ranging from machinist, welder, toolmaker, head of program management, and estimating. He specializes in customer and employee relations, where he puts his years of experience in management and machining to the task. When not at the office, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and watching sports.
Vice President, Weld Engineering & Advanced Fabrication
Manufacturing Manager. Mr. Lopez has over 49 years of experience in aerospace manufacturing and fabrication and over 40 years at M&T. Mr. Lopez’s primary responsibility is to ensure that fabrication personnel perform to schedule while manufacturing quality products. He has numerous certifications relating to manufacturing codes and standards. Mr. Lopez has vast experience in rigging large structures.
Quality Assurance Manager
Ray has been the quality assurance manager at Martinez & Turek for the past four years. He has over 22 years of experience in quality assurance and manufacturing and has served as a manufacturing manager and engineer. Ray graduated from the University of Arizona and specializes in lean sigma six, process improvement, and AS9100/ISO9001 practices. Ray used to help run a Nascar team in his free time but now enjoys spending time with family camping, hiking, or riding their sand rail.
Business Development Specialist
Christine currently serves as the Business Development Specialist for Martinez & Turek. She has been with the company for over 14 years and has served in various business development roles. She specializes in customer service and takes pride in making whoever she is working with her number one priority. Whenever a customer reaches out to Martinez & Turek, Christine is the one who will greet them and help them begin to find their design and build solutions. Christine enjoys spending time with her kids and grandkids and going on new adventures with them during her free time.