Paul Curd is the Founder of MTS and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He brings a proven track record of organization successes with a strong financial and business management background. He founded MTS in 2001, bringing more than 30 years of commercial, DoD and NASA industry leadership, manufacturing management expertise, and executive management experience. He started his career as a Cost Accountant in 1973 and quickly demonstrated the capability to manage multiple tasks and people while developing a strong manufacturing management and cost analysis capability. At the age of 26, he was promoted to the Controller of a Division with over $100 million in Revenues. He broadened his experience by accepting other Management Positions such as Director of Materials and Distribution which included Procurement, Production Control, Warehousing, Shipping and Distribution Centers. Prior to entering the Government support industry, he was Plant Manager with full P&L responsibility for the entire operation. He entered the Government support industry in 1988 and was responsible for manufacturing producibility analysis, transition management, production proposal assessments/negotiations, cost reduction projects and should cost studies. Paul has a Business degree with a major in Accounting from Middle Tennessee State University.