Raghu Varma is a passionate business leader with strong entrepreneurial skills. He has more than 25 years professional experience in Aerospace Testing and Integration, Power Generation, Surface Finishing and Hydraulics. As the COO of Universal Load Banks he is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations including Sales & Marketing, Sales Customer Support, Production Planning, Inventory Management, Sub Contracting, Vendor Management.
Raghu has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology in India.
His prior industry experience includes being the Vice President of Sales at Testek. During his tenure at Testek, Raghu was part of the leadership team driving the company’s sales and profitability. Raghu comes with experience in:
- Program Management
- Business Development
- Sales and Marketing
VP of Sales
John brings over 30 years of increasingly responsible experience in resistors and load banks to ULB, including product engineering, capital equipment sales, plus general management responsibility. John currently manages all aspects of load bank sales and customer service for ULB. He looks forward to working with you on your next load bank project.
John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. His prior industry experience includes:
- Vice President at Load Banks Direct
- Load Bank Product Manager at Powerohm Resistors
- Vice President of Load Banks at Avtron Manufacturing
- Vice President of Engineering at Post Glover Resistors
- T&D Design Engineer at American Electric Power
Yash manages and directs customer service, quality control and logistics at ULB. Prior to joining ULB, Yash spent most of his career at Testek in material handling and logistics.
Yash holds an Associates in Business from Schoolcraft College.
Founder & President
Harish brings over 50 years of design and manufacturing experience. Harish is a born entrepreneur. He founded Testek, a company which designs and manufactures aircraft test equipment at the age of 22. During his ownership and career as CEO of Testek, he acquired many companies including Avtron. Harish sold Testek in 2016.
Harish has a Bachelor of Science degree in both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the Maharaja University in India, and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. His prior industry experience includes:
- CTO of Aero Test Group which held Testek and Avtron Aerospace
- CEO of Aero Test Group which held Testek and Avtron Aerospace
- CEO of Testek Inc
VP of Engineering
Mona brings over 15 years of engineering know how. Mona has a strong technical background in systems engineering. She spent her career from 2003 to 2019 at Testek as the VP of Engineering where over 50 engineers reported directly to her.
Mona holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Gooo BLUE!
Shilpa’s background includes overseeing various administration functions from Finance, Human Resources, and IT.
Like fellow team members, Shilpa spent her entire career at Testek and later than Aero Test Group a holding company of Avtron and Testek, where she was the Chief Administration Officer.
Shilpa holds a Bachelors in Finance from Walsh College and a Masters in Management, Strategy and Leadership from Michigan State University.
After retiring from Avtron / Testek in the spring of 2019, Dawnine realized there is only so much gardening one can do. So she decided to join the team at ULB in a part time role as the company Office Manager. Dawnine’s warm smile and friendly voice are always here to welcome your call or visit.
Dawnine’s career at Testek and Avtron span over 40 years in writing technical proposals, manuals, and customer service.
Dawnine holds an Associates in Business from Schoolcraft College.