Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI) provides a full range of electronics manufacturing services to leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). For over 30 years our customers have trusted us to help them improve their product quality and costs. We currently serve companies in the industrial, commercial, medical, energy and HVAC industries. Our legacy of Legendary Service is based on a simple, 5-point formula:
- Serve the customer first
- Focus on long-term relationships
- Lean manufacturing expertise
- A culture of empowered associates
- Financial strength
Vision & Values
At ESI, we strive to be legendary in the things that matter most:
- Legendary Integrity: Dealing honestly and ethically with our customers, associates, owners and suppliers
- Legendary Responsiveness: Enthusiastically and resolutely handling customer emergencies while doing all the “little things” right
- Legendary Flexibility: Being open and willing to consider necessary changes in any of our procedures to accommodate our customers
Gary has been with ESI since 1999. Prior to that he spent over 15 years affiliated with electronics manufacturers including Litton Corp., Appleton Electric Co., E.F. Johnson, Telex Corporation and Pemstar Inc.. Initially focusing on manufacturing engineering and new product introduction, he later specialized in business management with an emphasis on business development and driving excellence in manufacturing operations. Gary’s experience also includes customer relationship management (CRM) and implementation/execution of manufacturing costs analysis systems.
Gary holds a Bachelor’s Degree from South Dakota State University and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business in St. Paul, MN. His hobbies include golfing, hunting and playing and coaching basketball. He and his wife, Terri, have two daughters and two sons.
Jeff joined ESI in 2003. Before that he spent three years in public accounting and nearly 20 years in finance positions in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors. Jeff’s experience also includes working with venture capital firms and consulting with businesses to help them reduce costs and operate more efficiently.
A Certified Public Accountant, Jeff is a graduate of Winona State University in Winona, MN. His hobbies include golf, gardening and other outdoor activities. He and his wife, Deb, have four sons and one daughter.
Fred Ledwell is the Director of Manufacturing of Electronic Systems, Inc. The manufacturing, engineering and quality teams report to Fred.
Fred started with Electronic Systems, Inc in 1997. Prior to joining the company he spent 15 years in manufacturing engineering with SCI Systems developing SMT, reflow soldering, wave soldering and cleaning processes.
Fred holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Fred is veteran of the United States Air Force. He and his wife Jolene have two daughters.
Amy is the Business Logistics Manger for Electronic Systems Inc. Quoting, Program Management and Planning report to her.
Amy joined the ESI team in 2015. Prior to that, she spent 17 years in Operations Management for two industrial manufacturing companies. This prior experience allowed Amy to develop a strong background in lean manufacturing, cost reduction and meeting customer requirements.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota State University and an MBA from the University of South Dakota. Her hobbies include reading and biking. She and her husband, Dave, have two sons and a daughter.
We maintain a strong industry presence so we can translate the latest technology and business solutions to our customers’ bottom lines.
Electronic Systems, Inc. has repeatedly been recognized for leadership by our customers. We have won multiple Circuits Assembly magazine’s Service Excellence Awards in the categories of Responsiveness, Dependability/Timely Delivery, Value for Price, Quality and Technology.