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With over 50 years of combined manufacturing experience, our founding principals have taken their winning business strategies and advanced manufacturing techniques and processes to the next level. The Azimuth principals have assembled an experienced leadership team with extensive industry knowledge in all key functional areas. This strong leadership team has catapulted the company to the forefront of manufacturing for precision applications where reliability is paramount.

Executive Team

Azimuth is led by an experienced Executive team under the guidance and strategic direction of Len Zaiser, III and Len Zaiser, IV. Members of the Executive team have expertise in all product groups and service offerings that the Company specializes in and have served at the Founders’ previous companies.

LeNoir E. Zaiser III

Len Senior is the Co-Founder of Azimuth. He is well known and respected for his unique engineering talent and creative ability using state-of-the-art precision machine tools and equipment. His approach ensures that even the most complicated designs are delivered to the highest quality standards. Len has founded many companies within defense, aerospace and the medical device industries. In 2010, Len was honored as Junior Achievement’s Laureate for the Business Hall of Fame for his longstanding entrepreneurial achievements, leadership and commitment to the community. Founder of seven different manufacturing companies, Len has continually flourished in taking an idea from early conception and turning it into a thriving business. As a serial entrepreneur, Len’s companies have employed thousands of people throughout his career, including Engineering Research. Defense Research, Southern Research, Inovo, Inovo Tech and Structure Medical.

Len Zaiser IV
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Len IV is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Azimuth Technology, LLC. He graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Science degree. Len was a Managing Director at the Transamerica Leasing Corporation and ABN-AMRO Bank, NV. He was also the past Area President of Encore Bank and the founder of HLFC, a leasing and financing company. In 2004, Len co-founded Structure Medical, Inc. Len serves on advisory boards of both Junior Achievement and Florida Gulf Coast University.

Thomas Thacker II
Chief Operating Officer

Thomas is the Chief Operating Officer at Azimuth Technology. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management. He has an established career history of leadership with more than 20 years of experience serving in CEO, President and other senior/executive management roles including sales, product testing, design and manufacturing. As a firearms industry veteran and former professional action shooting sports competitor Thomas has demonstrated his success in various segments of the industry and held senior management positions with Ammo Inc., Armalite, Timney Manufacturing, FN America, and DDA, LLC.

Emeric Robert
Chief Financial Officer

Emeric is the Chief Financial Officer with Azimuth Technology, LLC. Prior to his position at Azimuth, Emeric worked with the Zaisers at Structure Medical where he served as Chief Financial Officer as well. Emeric's career as a CFO began at Kaye Homes, where he worked for over 8 years. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting. He is a certified public accountant with over 15 years of senior management experience.

Alson Cornell
EVP, Sales & Marketing

Al Cornell is an Executive Vice President at Azimuth Technology, since December 2013. Al has over 30 years of experience serving in CEO, COO and other senior level positions in general management, marketing management, business development, operations, sales management and external communications. He is an industry veteran with a well-known track record of successes in the commercial and civilian sporting firearms and ammunition markets, body armor, ballistics, and small arms weapons systems industries. Al has held senior management positions at DuPont/Remington; Beretta USA; O.F. Mossberg and Sons; Heckler and Koch USA, Inc.; Navy Arms Inc.; J.G Anschutz, GmbH; and RUAG Ammotec.

Key Employees

Daily operations are led by a seasoned management team that collectively supervises 116 employees. On average, AZT’s managers bring with them over 12 years of manufacturing or sales experience to the Company.

Cameron Grantham
Senior VP, Sales

Cameron brings over 10 years of military, law enforcement and sporting goods sales experience to Azimuth Technology. Prior to joining Azimuth Technology Cameron served as Chief Executive Officer for LST Consulting, Inc. Before this, he was in charge of International Business Development for Benchmade Knives. Cameron has developed other Business Development and Sales experiences during his time at Danner/LaCrosse and Leupold Stevens. Cameron is a graduate of the University of Idaho where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology.

Nick Chylinski
VP of Manufacturing

Nick is the Manufacturing Manager with Azimuth Technology, LLC. He is a graduate of Edinboro University with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering. He has 15 years of experience in a spectrum of industry including aerospace, medical and firearms. He has experience ranging from manual machining to 5 axis CNC Programming and fixture design, to complex CAD assemblies. Nick's relationship with the Zaisers began at Structure Medical, LLC, where he worked as a CNC Programmer for nearly 4 years. Prior to this, Nick held the same position at Innovative Medical Devices, Inc. for about 2 years.

Mauricio Giraldo
Director of Operations

Mauricio was born in Bogota, Colombia where he graduated from Industrial Design. Mauricio has worked for several companies in the manufacturing field, including Inovo, Inc. and Structure Medical. As Production Manager for Azimuth Technology, he is involved in the day to day processes, ensuring that final product is manufactured with exceptional quality and on time delivery to the numerous customers.

Rosa Gonzalez
Strategic Accounts Manager

Rosa is responsible for all inside sales. Rosa has been working with the Zaiser family for the past 8 years in various different roles but primarily in inside sales and as a Program Manager. Under these duties, she works directly with customers ensuring their needs are met. Furthermore, Rosa assists in recruiting new personnel. As a certified internal and external ISO-9001:2008 auditor, Rosa also assists the Director of Quality in preparing for audits. Additional duties include handling communications with the ATF and other government agencies related to the weapons industry. Prior to joining the Zaiser family, Rosa worked for the State of Florida’s current Governor, Rick Scott, at Richard Scott Investments.