JB Ballard

Senior Advisor, Technology & Industrials; Aerospace & Defense
Santa Cruz, CA

About JB

JB Ballard specializes in developing and deploying strategic plans that are connected to operational initiatives that drive growth and profitability.  JB’s experience base includes general management in small and large public company environments, project management, cost accounting, finance, operational excellence, talent and organizational design, LEAN, and M&A.

JB spent the first 15 years of his career in increasingly responsible finance, operations, and project management roles at TCI before being appointed its CFO and ultimately its CEO.  JB spent the last 20 years of his career working for SPX Corporation as a Business Unit President of numerous businesses in A&D, diversified technologies, and industrial verticals, most recently leading the global operations of SPX’s Communication Technologies and Aids to Navigation platforms.