ACDi’s commitment to excellence and lean-forward culture is driven by leaders on our management team. Each member contributes on a daily basis in the common pursuit of client satisfaction and operational excellence, while also maintaining clear focus on our organization’s culture.
Meet the leadership team.
William Hornbaker, President/CEO
Bill directs all strategic planning and communicates the fundamental purpose of the business. He directs all department heads to establish clear goals and to develop an action plan for attaining these. Bill has 20 years’ experience in designing all levels of printed circuit boards and multi-chip modules in both the commercial and military sectors. He has served as ACDi’s President and CEO since 1997. Bill started with the company in July 1985 as a printed circuit board designer. After attending Frederick Community College, Bill continued his education at James Rumsey Institute of Technology focusing his studies on Engineering Graphics. Bill is a 16+ year member of Vistage, the world’s leading CEO organization.
Michael Kish, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Mike, originally from San Jose, CA, graduated from Indiana University with a Business – Accounting Degree (B.S.) and Psychology minor. He holds an active CPA license, since 2003, and has held global leadership positions (CFO, Director, Controller) in various industries including electronics, automotive plastics, heavy industrial, chemical, and building products. Size of these organizations ranged from $15 million to $6+ billion. He has been instrumental in several key acquisitions within the chemical and electronics industries in varying degrees including target prep/planning, securing capital, due diligence, and integration. Mike is a member of Financial Executives International (FEI) and serves on the advisory board of not-for-profit TechFrederick, a group focused on development of local high-tech infrastructure, human resources, and capital.
Kim Boykin, NC Plant Manager
Kim serves as Plant Manager for the ACDi Nashville, NC plant. He holds an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Nash Community College and pursued a Bachelor’s in Business Administration at both Barton College and North Carolina Wesleyan. He originally joined the Nashville Electronics group’s former organization in 1982 in a supervisory role, was promoted to Plant Manager in 1997, VP of Sales and Marketing in 2011 and reappointed Plant Manager upon ACDi’s acquisition in February of 2012. The end result is 30 years of broad-based experience in all aspects of plant operations including manufacturing and Industrial engineering, production control and human resource management. Additionally, Kim has extensive client interactions assisting in maintaining outstanding customer relationships and nurturing new business development efforts.