As Manager of the Supplier Quality, Quality Assurance, Environmental, and Process Improvements, George is responsible for ADTRAN’s Supplier Quality Engineering, Environmental-Sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, and has held previous positions as the Manager of Global Operations’ Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Customer and Product Services Quality Engineering, and Incoming Inspections. He has more than 30+ years of industrial experience, including serving in Supervisory and Senior Engineering positions within General Electric, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and Alcatel-Lucent. His responsibilities have included Supervisor Cables, and Logistics and Distribution, Lead Engineer and Subject Matter Expert for international standards ISO 9000, TL 9000, ISO 14000, OSHA I8000, ANSI/ESD 20.20, Supply Capability Assessments, International Manufacturing and Distribution Facility Startups, and Safety Agency Compliance.

George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science Engineering from Franklin University, an Associates of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Danville Community College., and auditor certifications in ISO 9001, Tl 9000, and ISO 14001.