Meet the team

Electronics Service (ES) provides consulting, testing and repair services for Electronic systems.  ES provides solutions for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) protection and shielding to both government and commercial entities. ES has over 35 years of experience in the research and development (R&D) process, while interacting with the U.S. Military, logistics personnel, data personnel, and field engineers.

ES has the capability to develop custom equipment to meet the needs of research projects at onsite locations across various military and civilian sites.

Electronics Service is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 1982 by Mike Vibbert, a disabled Vietnam vet, with a mission to support the US Navy in electromagnetic penetration testing and hardening.

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Mike Vibbert

CEO & Chief Engineer

Mike served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War where he became a nuclear reactor operator as a submariner. In the 1980’s Mike started consulting for various defense contractors supporting the Navy EMP Authority. In 1982 he created Electronics Service where he developed specialized electromagnetic test and measurement equipment and began using his knowledge to protect the military from electromagnetic threats.

 

For the last three decades he has led the company by developing solutions and maintaining laboratories to further the missions of his clients.

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Travis Vibbert

COO & Program Manager

Prior to joining ES, Travis was a Business Systems Analyst providing contractor computer services to various large and small businesses. Travis and Mike met in the mid 70’s.

 

In 2004, Travis began working with Mike in the RF field performing Data Administration, Data Acquisition, and taking on the role of head programmer for the company. Travis has knowledge of several programming languages and assists with carrying ES’s mission forward. He has since taken on the role of Chief Operations Officer and Program Manager for pulse current injection testing in support of commercial shipbuilders and the US Navy surface fleet.

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Mike Jump

Principal Engineer

Mike Jump began his career as an Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) Test technician at Special Projects Branch – NSWC Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). He held roles ranging from test engineer on up to Technical Director while supporting Electromagnetic Pulse Radiation Environment Simulator for Ships (EMPRESS I) and EMPRESS II. As Technical Director he was involved in Full Threat EMP trials of USS ANZIO as well as all other EMPRESS II trials. While working with AEGIS Acquisition Agents/Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Wallops Island, Michael was critical in the development of assessment methodology that is still in use today.

 

Mike provides Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support regarding HEMP effects and electromagnetic shielding, as well as nuclear blast and thermal ionizing radiation (prompt-gamma and neutrons) effects.

Alan Smith

Design Engineer

Alan began his career as a Naval Nuclear Power School Instructor in the US Navy. After leaving the Navy, Alan became a civil servant working as a Metrology Systems Engineer for various groups. He and Mike met in the 1980’s and Alan worked for Mike on and off until retiring from the Civil Service. During this time, Alan helped develop several testing systems still in use today in the company. He devotes his time in the company’s labs developing and improving products, and occasionally, traveling to the test sites.

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Sarah De la Torre

Senior Account Manager

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Rachel Perez

Program Manager

Kyle Lackinger

E3 Engineer

Kyle began his career with the Civil Service in 2012 at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Kyle met Mike while supporting the Electromagnetic Pulse group, where they worked on the Naval Ordnance Transient Electromagnetic Simulator as well as conducted pulse current injection testing throughout the US Navy surface fleet. While at NSWCDD, Kyle held many roles including test engineer; E3 engineer; integrated topside design and platform integration engineer; Other Transaction Authority Portfolio Manager; and data analyst. Kyle joined the ES team as an E3 engineer in 2022.

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Gregory Cole

Quality Assurance Manager

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Kathryn Redden

Resourcing Director

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Sean Graham

Senior Field Technician

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Lamar Triggs

Field Technician

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Maxie Henry

Field Technician

Jim Forsythe

Chief Software Engineer

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Adam Jump

Software Engineer