Mobile Timeline: 1947 - Brooks and Perkins Founded | US Cargo Systems
Mobile Timeline: 1950 - Brooks and Perkins Founded
Mobile Timeline: 1950 - Brooks and Perkins Founded

Executive Bios

Christopher Spagnoletti / President

Chris has over 28 years of experience in developing complex aerospace utility systems.  He has held executive level positions in both Engineering and Sales at U.S. Cargo Systems.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont. Chris has been with U.S. Cargo Systems since 2010.

Dawna Harding / Controller

Dawna has 25 plus years in Accounting and Financial Management in industries ranging from Manufacturing and Services to Software.  Prior to joining US Cargo she was a Director of Finance at SciQuest (dba Jaggaer).  Dawna grew up in New England and earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at Northeastern University in Boston.  She moved to North Carolina in 1997 and currently resides in Clayton with her husband and two teenagers.

Jean-Francois (Jeff) Manchec / Director of Engineering

Jeff Manchec has 20 plus years of experience in the Aerospace Industry, stemming from a wide range of projects which includes Engine Components, Engine Conversion STC’s, Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems and Cargo Handling Systems. Jeff graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Jeff is also a private pilot with flight test experience.

Edwin Boatwright / Director of Operations

Edwin has over 13 years of Manufacturing and Operations leadership experience that spans both Aerospace and Automotive industries. Before joining AAR in 2007 he worked for Guardian Automotive in Warren MI. Edwin has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University

Pamela D. Pearce PHR / Human Resources Manager

Pamela is a certified Professional in Human Resources with 20 years of HR experience in both corporate and manufacturing environments.  Prior to joining U.S. Cargo Systems in 2016, she worked at Caterpillar, WakeMed Hospital, and Kabi Pharmacia.  Pamela has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from N.C. Wesleyan and is an active Board Member for United Way of Wayne County.