Brian Crum joined Fallbrook in February 2012 as Vice President of Operations. He has 20 years of domestic and international manufacturing, engineering, and operations experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. Prior to joining Fallbrook, Brian was the Manufacturing Engineering Manager for US Manufacturing Corporation in Michigan. Previously, he worked at Chrysler LLC for 12 years, where he served in a variety of roles including Staff Engineering Manager and Operations Manager for Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance (GEMA), a joint venture between Chrysler, Hyundai and Mitsubishi Motors. While at GEMA, the plant achieved world class levels of production efficiency as demonstrated by winning the Harbour Award as the most efficient engine plant in North America. Early in his career, Brian spent time at Chrysler and Ford as a Manufacturing Engineer as well as five years as an officer in the US Air Force.
Brian holds a B.S.E. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Materials Engineering from the University of Dayton. He also holds a Six Sigma Greenbelt and attended the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership.