Roy Gullickson, B.Sc. M.E. President and Chairman, is responsible for over-all direction and management of the Company. He and the management team are currently handling administrative responsibilities and are conducting work necessary to develop the Packard market.
Roy is an engineer, pilot, farmer, entrepreneur and hands-on business owner/operator. A graduate of The University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, he has several patents registered in his name and jointly with co-workers. He has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers since 1963. He has 35 years of experience in engineering and management. For many years his experience has been from an ownership standpoint. His areas of engineering experience include jet aircraft engines, off-road and agricultural equipment, and automotive development.
Roy co-founded Keho Alta Industries Ltd. in 1978 and was responsible for bottom line performance. Keho was incorporated to develop, manufacture and market centrifugal blowers and perforated steel products. Keho's products lead their industry and commanded premium prices. He was Chairman, President and Chief Engineer. Keho was successful, from first year sales of $500,000 to over $5,000,000 by 1987, with earnings over 20% of sales. In 1993, he sold the Company as a successful, going concern.
Prior to Keho, he was project manager for Canterra Engineering, responsible for setting up the production system for a production run of high speed amphibious rubber tracked vehicles for a division of Texas Instruments, GSI (Geophysical Services Incorporated). This was a successful undertaking, completed on time and under budget.
Before that, from 1965-1970, he was Chief Development Engineer for a division of White Motor Company of Cleveland where Roy was responsible for vehicle engineering development. From 1959-1965, he was a Project Engineer for Massey Ferguson, where he was responsible for engineering management of off-road vehicle development.
In 1994, he began initial investigations into the feasibility of an American designed and built ultra-luxury performance automobile.
Barbara Gullickson, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer, is involved in the Company in areas of management, marketing, public relations and promotion.
Mrs. Gullickson, co-founder of Keho Alta Industries, Ltd., was Vice President, Marketing, responsible for marketing and sales strategies, promotional material and trade shows. She was involved in the financial and office management of the Company. Her Bachelor degree is in Art and Science in Art. In addition, she has taken management and marketing courses through the University of Lethbridge, Canadian Management Association, American Management Association and Federal Business Development Bank.
Lawrence Johnson, Vice President, Engineering, B.Sc., M.E., with over 20 years of experience in Special Automotive Design and fabrication was responsible for much of the drivetrain, chassis and suspension configuration, layout, sourcing and design. Before his employment with Packard, he successfully developed a Cadillac Eldorado with full-time all-wheel drive and turbocharged Chrysler 440 cu. in. engine.
Neil Lewis, Company Statutory Agent in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the founder and President of International Mergers and Acquisitions. He has been associated with PMCC for 12 years and is actively involved in the Company. He has shown the new Packard to many of his associates and others, and has been to automotive shows where he has seen the positive reaction to the new Packard. He assists with showing the new Packard when called upon.
Mike Towner, Chief Automotive Technician, has been intimately involved in the fabrication and assembly of the prototype, including electronic engine and transmission control. He has been with the Company since the building of the prototype was begun and is actively involved in the Company. He has his own automotive service company, and has been in the business and in custom fabrication for many years. Mike maintains and services the new Packard and assists in showing it.