Supporting Northern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia!
Eric has over 30 years of experience working directly in the Electronics Industry with 10 years in service-related roles and more than 20 years in representation and support. Eric started his Electronics career with an Electronic Engineering Technology degree from the National Institute of Technology. From there he served at companies like Texas Instruments, Speedline Technologies and CommServ before becoming a Founding Partner at Aligned Solutions, Inc. In his free time Eric enjoys music and plays lead guitar for a local West Penn band called Dizzy Whoosh.
Supporting Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Southern Illinois!
Harley has 36 years experience in the Electronics industry and has spent most of that time as an MFG Representative in the “Heartland” providing solutions to circuit board assembly manufacturers. Harley is the founder of Tool Technology. In 2011 Harley started working in partnership with Aligned Solutions. Harley’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University. Harley’s hobbies include the guitar and a cowboy shooting club. He plays the part well
Supporting Minnesota, North & South Dakota, and Northwest Wisconsin!
Greg has over 40 years of experience in the Electronics Industry. Greg has served as an electronic component distributor and direct sales for electronics equipment. Greg also has experience as a regional, national and worldwide sales and marketing manager. Greg is the founder of HOST Industrial. In 2011 Greg started working in partnership with Aligned Solutions. Greg is an active member of the Upper Midwest SMTA. Greg’s hobbies include motorcycle riding and boating.
Supporting Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin!
Mark Lindahl has over 40 years of technical sales experience in the fields of Hybrid Microelectronics, Semiconductor Packaging, and Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Inspection and Test. Mark is the founder of Micro Product Sales. In 2012 Mark started working in partnership with Aligned Solutions. Mark graduated from the University of Illinois with a Ceramic Engineering/Material Science degree followed by a MBA from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Away from work, Mark enjoys playing golf, tinkering with his classic car, and watching hockey and most other sports.
Supporting Michigan, Northern Indiana, and Western Ohio!
Jim has over 25 years of experience in the Electronics Industry. As a 2nd generation representative from WRR Associates, Jim had an excellent mentor in his father Bill Rittman. Over the years Jim has earned multiple Awards including multiple “Sales Rep of the Year”. In 2005 Jim started working in partnership with Aligned Solutions. Jim has been an active participant in his local Ohio SMTA, holding multiple officer roles including the position of Chapter President and Vice President in the past. Jim’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Ceramics Engineering from The Ohio State University. Jim’s hobbies include skiing, basketball and family.
Supporting Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas!
Eric has over 20 years of experience in the Electronics Industry. Eric had an excellent mentor in his father, Richard Turner, the founder of Productive Manufacturing Ideas. Eric is a 2nd generation Manufacturing Rep. Eric has a high level of focus on process support to his customers and has earned multiple sales awards over the years. In 2011 Eric started working in partnership with Aligned Solutions. Eric’s hobbies include hunting, fishing and mixed martial arts. In the past Eric has been a local fishing guide in some of Arkansas waters. Now he helps train MMA fighters in his spare time.
Supporting Illinois, Southeast Wisconsin, Southern Indiana, Southeast Ohio and Kentucky!
Mike has almost 30 years experience in the Electronics Industry and another 6 years experience as a Weapons Technician in the United States Navy with affiliation in Electronics. After an honorable discharge from the military Mike worked as an Electrical Technician, Electrical Drafter and Engineering Tech for Speedline Technologies. For the past 23 years Mike has worked as an MFG Rep for KDF Company and Aligned Solutions. In 2003 Mike cofounded Aligned Solutions with Eric Bowman. Mike has been an active participant in the SMTA including currently serving the Indiana SMTA. Mike’s hobbies include an ongoing restoration of a 1968 FJ40, fishing, hiking and archery.