Johnny Hackworth - Quality Manager

Johnny Hackworth - Quality Manager

With over 25+ years at ICC, Johnny is our "QC" Quality Control Manager.  Johnny performs in-process checks and manages final QC electrical, visual and dimensional checks to ensure that only the best possible products are shipped to our customers.
1. Favorite hobbies: Boating, fishing and anything to do with water.
2. Favorite book: Bible
3. Who is your hero: My mother and father because my mother was the most loving and giving person I've ever met and my father is tough as nails.
4. Favorite vacation: Cayman Islands (2014) 

MACHINISTS

 
Brent Darnell - Machining Team Leader 

Brent Darnell - Machining Team Leader 

Keeping the evening shift crew on task, Brent is our machining team leader since late 2013. A talented and efficient senior machinist, Brent has also shown that scheduling and management are enviable skills as well!
1. Most important thing in your life: My family.
2. Dream car: 1969 Mustang Boss
3. Favorite season: Fall, deer hunting
4. How do you spend your free time: Watching the kids play ball

 
Ernest Farmer - Senior Machinist

Ernest Farmer - Senior Machinist

 Ernie has more than a quarter of a century of experience at ICC. Ernie is the go-to expert for machining problem solving, and an skilled machinist who understands the entire commutator manufacturing process.  Ernie applies experience, skill and creativity to solving problems throughout the plant.  There's nothing he can't make out of a slab of steel (and copper, too)! 
1. Hobbies: Skeet shooting
2. Favorite vacation: Destin, Florida
3. Best advice: Do it right the first time and you won't have to do it over again.
4. Dream car: 1969 Mach 1 Mustang 429 Cobra Jet

 
Rick McCoy - Senior Machinist

Rick McCoy - Senior Machinist

Rick started at ICC in 2005 and has tirelessly approached the work as a senior machinist. Rick is consistent, capable and can be found juggling manual and CNC lathe responsibilities, sometime simultaneously!
1. Best advice you've ever been given: Save for retirement
2. Favorite vacation: Caribbean cruise
3. Most important thing in your life: Kids and grand kids
4. If you could switch lives with anyone for 1 day who would it be: Hugh Hefner 

 

PRODUCTION

 
Ben Allison - Brazing and Slip Rings

Ben Allison - Brazing and Slip Rings

Ben's specialties at ICC are brazing leads and assembling slip rings, and he has mastered the programming and operation of our new chop saw.  Ben has been working at ICC since 2012 is the 2nd Allison family member to join the team.  A Navy Reservist and rescue swimmer, we are proud to have Ben with us.
1. Best sports team of all time: Tennessee Vols!
2. Favorite food: Meat-lovers pizza
3. If you could live anywhere in the world: Alaska  
4. Favorite season: Summer. I enjoy being in the water.

 
Darrell Allison - Mill Operator

Darrell Allison - Mill Operator

Darrell heard how great it was working at ICC from his brothers and he joined the team in 2014. Darrell is our second shift mill operator. He always has a smile, and will be quick to offer help to anyone who needs it.
1. Best advice you've ever been given: Don't give up.
2. Favorite super hero: Dead Pool
3. Most important thing in your life at the moment: My work
4. Favorite season: Fall/Winter - leaves and snow

 
James Allison - Banding and Assembly

James Allison - Banding and Assembly

With 7+ years experience James is the first of the Allison family to join ICC. James has many shop talents. meticulous slotting, comm assembly, and closing as well as slip ring assembly. He is conscientious and reliable, so he set the benchmark for any new hires, family included!
1. Favorite hobbies: Working on my car and having fun with my family.
2. Favorite vacation: The next one I take.
3. Food you could eat everyday: Supreme pizza. deep dish from Pizza Hut.
4. Dream car: 2010 Nissan Skyline GTR

 
Luther Allison - Banding and Asembly

Luther Allison - Banding and Asembly

Luther has 3 sons that work at ICC, and started at ICC in 2013. He works on comm assembly, closings, electrical testing and preparation. 
1. Favorite hobbies: bikes and fixing things
2. How do you spend your free time: remodeling old houses and riding curvy roads
3. Favorite actor: Hulk  
4. Food you could eat everyday: steak

 
John Balestracci - Assembly

John Balestracci - Assembly

A 17+ year employee John has experience with every process and machine. Wrapping cores, banding brush tracks, testing and even shipping. 
1. Food you could eat everyday: Pot Roast
2. Favorite vacation: New Orleans
3. Favorite hobby:  Card collecting
4. Best sports team of all time: California Angels 

 
Jay Bush - Production Leader

Jay Bush - Production Leader

Jay, with over 20 years at ICC he leads the day shift team keeping everyone on task and getting 50% of jobs out the door ahead of schedule.  
1. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be: Brazil
2. If you could go back in time what would you do: buy stock in Google
3. How do you spend your free time: Relaxing with my family
4. Who's your heroNoah because he built a big ass boat

 
Jonathan Chambers - Incoming Inspection & Finishing

Jonathan Chambers - Incoming Inspection & Finishing

Johnathan is the first person to see a commutator when it comes in and last one to see a new comm securely crated and place on the shipment truck.  
1. Hobbies: hunting, fishing, airsoft and Xbox
2. How do you spend your free time: watching my son
3. Your dream truck: 1968 Chevrolet, short bed, step side
4. Most important thing in your life right nowLiam, my son

 
Joe Kyle - 2nd Shift Compression/Machinist

Joe Kyle - 2nd Shift Compression/Machinist

Going on 11 years Joe has continued to increase his skill base. Learning the entire front end production process. December 2016 Joe started supervising our 2nd shift production.
1. Hobbiesplaying with my kids, sports, music, tattoos and cars
2. Favorite Actor: Al Pacino
3. If you could switch lives with anyone for a day who would it be: an astronaut
4. If you could live anywhere: North shore of Hawaii

 
Danny McMillian - Mill Operator

Danny McMillian - Mill Operator

Danny is our resident expert in mill operation. For over 10 years Danny has faithfully run the mill getting the copper bars shaped and ready for assembly.
1. Favorite Book: Bible
2. Favorite vacation: Daytona Beach
3. Hobbies: Fishing, Reading and TV
4. Dream car: 1969 Mustang Mach 1

 
Keith Morrison - Maintenance Supervisor

Keith Morrison - Maintenance Supervisor

Keith is one of the longest tenured employees dating back to 1989. Keith knows the ICC plant like the back of his hand, there's not a step in the process or a piece of machinery he can't handle, 
1. Who's your hero: My son for the man he has become
2. Hobbies: hunting and fishing
3. Favorite Vacation: Panama City Beach
4. Dream car: Ford Mustang Shelby

 
Ben Stone - Assembly & Compression

Ben Stone - Assembly & Compression

Ben joined the ICC team half way through 2014. He may new to the production floors but he has excelled at learning the trade working on front end production
1. Best advice: "Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda
2. Best sports team of all time: 1972 Dolphins 
3. Favorite super hero: Captain Underpants 
4. If you could live anywhere in the world: Anywhere in Europe 

 
Dylan Tiller - Banding and Assembly 

Dylan Tiller - Banding and Assembly 

Dylan may seem quiet but his skills and knowledge of banding and closings speaks volumes on the plant floor.  
1. Favorite hobby: I love to play music
2. Best advice: Life is a garden...Dig it! 
3. Most important thing in your life: My wife and kids 
4. Favorite season: Winter, because I think it's beautiful