Chief Operating Officer
In 2007, Mark Schappler joined the TRM Microwave Executive team as Chief Operations Officer and General Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and has over 30 years’ experience working in high growth engineering and operations roles, including leading a division start up in Dublin, Ireland. Prior to leading TRM operations, Mark served as Engineering Manager and Operations Manager at Teradyne Connection Systems / Amphenol TCS, a rapid growing custom signal integration design and manufacturing company.
Mark effectively guides and cultivates business growth through his expertise in strategic planning and execution, corporate management, product development, technology deployment, and customer and network operations. Under his leadership, TRM has efficiently accomplished many target goals including AS9100 certification, expanding manufacturing space into two co-located buildings and achieving participation in the Department of Defense Mentor Protégé Program under Raytheon. Our employee count has increased from 25 to 60 people.
Presently, Mark directs the implementation of TRM’s business and technology roadmap. He continuously sets new goals and raises the standard of excellence while inspiring a culture of communication and open exchange of ideas. As a result, the company has added new talent, regularly advances process improvements and has broadened technological capabilities.