THE NBP TEAM :: MANAGEMENT TEAM :: OUR BOARD

The NBP Team

Since 1966, NBP has established an undisputed reputation for innovation, quality, performance and integrity in the engineering, design and manufacturing of Landing Visual Aids including Approach Lighting Systems and Monitoring and Control Systems for the aviation, utility and defense industries. NBP also offers training and field support services.

NBP’s business philosophy, conceived and built upon a continuing dedication to integrity, quality and performance, has been, and remains, the catalyst around which the company has been able to achieve its goals. NBP’s on-going commitment to planned growth while remaining competitive has firmly established the company as a leading, diversified, advanced technology company throughout the world.

 

Management Team

Bryce Nielsen
Vice President of Finance
bnielsen@nbpcorp.com
X 211
35 Years of Service


 

 

Michael Brown
Engineering Manager
mbrown@nbpcorp.com
X 285
3 Years of Service


 

Kenneth Harter
Manufacturing Manager
kharter@nbpcorp.com
X 287
46 Years of Service


 

Fernando Ramirez
Configuration Manager
framirez@nbpcorp.com
X 284
28 Years of Service


 

 

Kenneth Gauthier
Materials Manager
kgauthier@nbpcorp.com
X 217
3 Years of Service


 

Michael Nielsen
Quality Manager
mnielsen@nbpcorp.com
X 220
2 Years of Service


 

Andrea Orr
Sales Manager
aorr5005@gmail.com
612-237-3862
12 Years of Service


 

Dody Carlson
Human Resources Manager
humanresources@nbpcorp.com
909-260-9646
29 Years of Service


 

our board

Steven R. Ozuna
Chairman of NBP Corp Board
President/CEO of NBP Corp


Steven Ozuna is President/CEO of New Bedford Panoramex Corporation with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DC. NBP is a high technology design, engineering and manufacturing firm, specializing in navigational aids, approach lighting, monitor & control and communication system. Mr. Ozuna’s career at NBP started in the mid 1980s as the Sales Manager assigned to the Washington DC Office. In this capacity, he started developing NBP’s Federal Government customer base which over time resulted in NBP’s success in receiving multiple contract awards from the US Navy, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Energy.

In the early 1990s, Mr. Ozuna was transferred to the LA Office and was promoted to the position of Vice President of Marketing. In this new position, he was given the added responsibility of formulating NBP’s business development strategy as well as its implementation.

In 1999, Steven Ozuna became the President/CEO of NBP directing the company’s business strategy into a success-oriented 21st Century technological company.

Throughout his career, Mr. Ozuna has been an advocate for small and small minority businesses. Mr. Ozuna was involved with California’s Governor Wilson on Hispanic business issues, NAFTA Free Trade and the Small Business Administration's Round Table on Latin Business Affairs. He also was the recipient of the prestigious “Small Business of the Year” award from the Department of Transportation in 2002. He currently sits on the corporate board of advisors of the National Hispanic University, the Board of Directors for NBP, and is a member of AAAE, ATCA and the Aero Club of D.C.
Prior to joining NBP, Mr. Ozuna studied design and architecture in Europe. Later he moved to Santa Barbara, California where he started several entrepreneur enterprises while continuing his education in Business Administration, Marketing and Sales.

 

 

Bryce L. Nielson
Secretary of NBP Corp Board
Comptroller of NBP Corp


Bryce Nielsen joined NBP in 1983 as the Controller at a time when the company was changing course by entering the Government sector. Upon his arrival, Mr. Nielsen took the lead by preparing the company’s accounting system to accommodate the requirements of Government contracting. He converted NBP’s original manual accounting system into a computerized system capable of meeting Cost Accounting Standards for contracting with the Federal Government Agencies. His efforts in this area made NBP compliant in dealing with cost-plus contracts and Cost Schedule Status Reporting (CSSR) among other things. Throughout his career at NBP, Mr. Nielsen has dealt with various Government Audit Agencies including DCAA and IRS. He’s been an effective force in keeping the company’s accounting management system capable of accommodating NBP’s growth.
In addition to his controllership responsibilities, Mr. Nielsen is in charge of NBP’s banking relationships including financing agreements to meet the capital requirements of the business and arrangements to meet all aspects of the company’s insurance needs. He is also NBP’s Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Nielsen has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with emphases in Finance and Entrepreneurship.

 

 

Joseph L. M. Cervantes
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor

Joe Cervantes has worked in financial services since 1995 where he began his career with Merrill Lynch Private Client Group. After fourteen years with Merrill Lynch, Joe began working for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in 2008. As a Financial Advisor, Sports & Entertainment Director and Senior Vice President, Joe advises high-net-worth executives, business owners, entertainers, athletes and endowments.

Joe has served as a volunteer for several community organizations throughout the greater Los Angeles area. These positions have included Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission, Treasurer for the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative, Director for Making Education the Answer – an Educational 501 (c) (3) that Joe co-founded and Director for the American Red Cross – Greater Los Angeles Region.

Joe has completed the College of Financial Planning’s Professional Education Program, the Certified Financial Manager Program from the Merrill Lynch Donald T. Regan School of Financial Management and the Financial Advisor Leadership Program at The Wharton School of Executive Education. Joe is Series 7, 31 and 65 Security Licensed.

Joe is a native of Southern California and his hobbies include golfing, kayaking, boating, stand-up paddle boarding and financial history. A fan of endurance sports, Joe entered and completed the Los Angeles Marathon in 1992, 2010 and 2011.

Joe received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and resides in Seabridge Marina, Channel Islands Harbor, California with his wife Juanita and daughter Victoria.

 

 

Thomas Bryan, MD, F.A.A.O.S.
Director, Orthopaedic Medical Group And Athletic Rehabilitation Center Inc.

A skilled surgeon, scholar and researcher, Dr. Bryan is a Chicago native. He earned his B.S. degree in Biology, with high distinction, in 1977 from the University of Michigan. He pursued his love of medicine at the Chicago Medical School where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1981 and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He came to Southern California in 1981 to serve his Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the USC School of Medicine and stayed on to begin his private medical practice in West Covina in 1986. Dr. Bryan has authored or co authored several scholarly articles on orthopedic practices, has made presentations at national medical conferences, and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedics at USC School of Medicine. He has also served as the team physician for Mount San Antonio College. He has served as Chief of Staff at Queen of the Valley Hospital and is a Board Member and Treasurer of Citrus Valley Medical Center.
Dr. Bryan's leisure activates include golf, snow skiing, and motorcycle riding. Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Member, California Medical Association, Los Angeles County Medical Association, California Orthopedic Association Has performed more than 4,000 orthopedic procedures since beginning his practice.

 

 

Rudy M. Beserra
Vice President of Latin Affairs

Rudy M Beserra is the Vice President of Latin Affairs for The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Beserra has made his career as an advocate and voice for the Latino community. Since 1989, Mr. Beserra has strengthened Coca-Cola’s bridge to hundreds of Latino organizations and small businesses in the U.S.

Prior to Coca-Cola, Mr. Beserra was Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan on Latino and small business affairs.

Mr. Beserra is an active member of a number of prominent Latino focused organizations, including LULAC (League of Latin American Citizens), the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, and the University of Texas-Pan American Foundation Board of Trustees. Mr. Beserra is a past chairman of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

In 2011, Mr. Beserra received the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award. Also in 2011, Mr. Beserra was awarded the Hector Barreto “Con Ganas” Award at the USHCC (United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) convention in Miami, FL for his advocacy promoting Latino businesses in the private sector.

A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mr. Beserra lives in Atlanta with his wife and two daughters

 

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