USA Management

JOHN LAY

Business Unit Manager

John is responsible for day-to-day operational leadership and strategic direction for the Huntsville manufacturing site, including customer support. Supporting HighSecLabs Headquarters, John manages the Huntsville site to exceed customer expectations regarding quality, efficiencies, and delivery.

John has over thirty-five years of experience in all phases of the manufacturing life cycle. His expertise spans multiple industries including, Pharmaceutical, high-speed filling and packaging, aerospace & defense, and automotive.

John is actively involved in the community, volunteers’ services to animal rescue organizations and enjoys mentoring individuals in the fields of engineering and manufacturing.

Keith Overby

Quality Manager

An experienced professional with an extensive background in Quality Management Systems, Quality Engineering and ISO Systems Implementation. Keith is proud to deliver a combined total of 33 years’ experience in the Electro Mechanical, Commercial, Aerospace, Medical Device, and Defense Industries. Keith has over 16 years’ experience in a Supervisory role and 5+ years’ experience as Quality Assurance Manager. Keith is currently serving as Quality Manager / Management Rep for HighSec Labs and is responsible for the company’s ISO 9001:2015 QMS Program.

Keith has a passion for solving complex problems and offering operable solutions. His initiative, work ethic, commitment and drive to succeed has a direct impact in both his professional and personal life. He is passionate about delivering world class quality products to the customer. He thrives in a corporate culture that is centered around discipline, accountability, attention to detail and a commitment to excellence. Keith has very strong personal organizational skills and attention to detail and he works well individually, or with a large team of coworkers.

Chris Taylor

Senior Production Planner

Customer focused professional with multi-faceted background in Supply Chain operations from retail to Aerospace.  Team oriented and efficiency oriented to achieve the best possible performance. 

Recent transplant to the Huntsville area but love the area and the challenges afforded in working in such a fast paced industry.

Danielle Stovall

Production Supervisor

Plan the required “Assembly” workforce to meet site goals. Hiring assembly personal on time, per required, for each department to meet its goals. Define Roles and responsibilities of each “Assembly employee” verify that there are enough in each position and that they are trained and certified where needed.

George Wessel

Warehouse Manager

Active security clearance. 20+ years Experienced Warehouse Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Defense & Space industry. Skilled in Government Procurement, Operations Management, Inventory and Asset Management, Operational Planning, Logistics, EXIM and Warehouse Operations.

Corey Morelli

IT & Line Engineer

Corey Morelli was raised predominately in the states of Texas and Alabama. He studied Mathematics at The University of Alabama. He started working for HSL in April of 2017 as a Test Operator and has shown the drive and commitment to ensuring the success of the Huntsville facility. He currently our IT and Special Projects Manager. He is responsible for ensuring that our IoT Devices comply with our company cybersecurity policies. He is also responsible for Managing All new products to the Huntsville facility. 

Jennifer Irvine

Bookkeeper

Jennifer performs the bookkeeping functions at the HSL Huntsville site and also works with the Business Unit Manger to keep track of the financial status of HSL Huntsville.

Jennifer has a degree in Finance from Auburn University and a degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.