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 decades of 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 long-term 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 board of directors of not-for-profit TechFrederick, a group focused on development of local high-tech infrastructure, human resources, and capital.
Garret Maxson, Director of Operations
Garret joined ACDi in 2010, after graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering. Starting at ACDi as a PCB Designer, Garret has grown into his current role, overseeing operations across both manufacturing plants, in addition to the PCB Layout and Engineering Services teams. Responsible for vertical collaboration between engineering, project management, supply chain, and manufacturing, Garret drives efficiency and customer service. Garret is an active member of Vistage as a Key Executive.
Kevin Grapes, Director of Sales
Kevin serves as the Director of Sales at the ACDi Headquarters in Frederick Maryland. Kevin brings decades of cross-functional sales and executive leadership experience across an array of industries including Oil and Gas, Mining, Financial Service, Telecommunication, Government and Network Services. Organizations range from small start-up companies to billion-dollar industry leaders. Kevin graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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.
Agustin Mosquera, MD Plant Manager
Agustin entered the manufacturing industry in 2001, upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Panama. With limited experience in manufacturing, Agustin quickly learned the industry and moved into management roles such as a Production Manager for one of the largest truss manufacturers in the nation. In 2010, Agustin transferred his industrial manufacturing skills to electronics manufacturing, serving as Global Production Manager for one of the top 3 LED manufacturers, producing $85+ million a year in revenue. After joining ACDi in 2013 as a Production Manager, he was quickly promoted to Operations Manager where he oversaw all aspects of manufacturing. Most recently, Agustin serves as the Plant Manager for ACDi’s Frederick, MD headquarters, with responsibility for all engineering, production, project management, and quality processes.
Meghan Defibaugh, HR Manager
Meghan serves as the HR Manager for the ACDi Frederick, MD and Nashville, NC locations. She possesses over 9 years of human resources and talent management experience. She has held HR roles for organizations in various industries including biotechnology, government, financial services, manufacturing and IT. The size of these organizations has ranged from $50 million to $20+ billion. Meghan’s expertise includes training and development, employee relations, risk mitigation and vendor management. She has extensive hands-on experience leading HR initiatives and working with Human Resources Information Systems. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.