Terry Bush, President
Terry Bush is the President and co-founder of Trilithic, Inc. and a member of the board of directors for the privately held company. Prior to his current position, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Trilithic's Instrument's Division.
Bush has 22 years of experience in the telecommunications testing industry, beginning his career in engineering in 1980 as a cable engineer for a small CATV system, later progressing into system management. Before assuming his executive position with Trilithic, Bush served for 7 years as Tech Support Manager with Wavetek and became well-known a leader in the CATV industry. Bush holds an EET degree from Purdue University and has his name on 13 patents/patents pending.
'Network technology has made enormous strides in the last 20 years. At our founding, field test instruments were simple, single-function devices. Now these applications demand smart, sophisticated test systems, and continue to expand in complexity. The evolution of RF and microwave components has also been driven by expanding technology, growing from basic components into signal conditioning subsystems. We can do amazing things with today's technology and I'm excited to be leading an organization that contributes to these changes.'
Jeffrey Hale, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff serves as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors, providing financial and legal management of the company. Jeff's primary day-to-day responsibilities include planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial, HR, IT and legal-related activities of the company. Financial responsibilities include: accounting/audit, finance/banking, forecasting, strategic planning, pricing/costing, real estate management, deal analysis and negotiations, and stakeholder relationships. Legal responsibilities include: compliance, outside counsel oversight, legal planning, risk preventative counseling, commercial law, negotiations, import/export, international law, litigation and contractual management. Jeff also provides executive management to the Thailand-based manufacturing subsidiary and serves as a Board Member of that entity.
Prior to joining Trilithic, Mr. Hale served in various roles in his 14 year banking career beginning as a credit trainee advancing through the ranks to President/CEO of the former Symphony Bank.
Mr. Hale is a graduate of Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) in Economics and was named a Distinguished Alumni in 2007 by Purdue. Prior to attending Purdue, Mr. Hale served 6 years active duty in the US Marine Corps and is a veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Mr. Hale is an outdoors enthusiast and avid woodworker.
Jeri Woodcock, Chief Accounting Officer
Jeri Woodcock is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Trilithic, Inc. Previous to this position she served for eight years as the CFO.
Ms. Woodcock has 25 years of experience in accounting in the manufacturing environment. She was hired at Texscan Instruments Division in July 1980 as an accounting clerk and assisted the company with two acquisitions. Among her many accomplishments, She uncovered a case of employee embezzlement and was a key figure in the company working through a Chapter 11 filing. She was promoted to Cost Accountant and General Accountant before Texscan was acquired by Trilithic in March of 1989. She became Trilithic's Accounting Manager in the acquisition and Controller in 1993.
She completed her BS in Accounting from Indiana University (IUPUI) in December 1989 and successfully sat for the CPA exam in 2000.
Ms Woodcock works in partnership with the CFO and Executive Management with primary responsibilities for all internal finance and accounting functions, cash management, A/R, A/P, among others.
Gregg Rodgers, Vice-President of Engineering
Gregg Rodgers is the Vice President of Engineering responsible for the design activities for the Instrument, EAS, Component and Filter product lines. Prior to his appointment to V.P. of Engineering, Rodgers was Instrument Engineering Manager for Trilithic Inc. and prior to that for Texscan Instruments.
Rodgers has over 35 years experience in manufacturing and design of RF Test and Measurement equipment with 30 years specifically dedicated to design of broadband test instrumentation. Rodgers is a contributor to the NCTA Standard Practices Committee, a national body that defines testing methods for Cable Television Systems and a long time standing member of the SCTE. Rodgers is a graduate of Purdue University and currently holds 3 U.S. Patents.