MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a national security company that delivers advanced engineering services and product solutions to defense, intelligence, special operations forces, homeland security and federal agencies, announced on August 4 that Troy Kohler has joined the company as vice president. He will lead MacB’s operations and logistics division.
Based out of Shalimar, FL, Kohler will report directly to Fred Norman, senior vice president and general manager of MacB’s mission systems group.
Kohler brings more than 25 years of government, military and commercial expertise in operations, logistics, business development and management. In his new role, Kohler will be responsible for increasing strategic new business opportunities, leading a team of more than 300 MacB professionals and cultivating critical relationships with key customers and industry partners.
“We are excited to welcome Troy to the MacB team,” said Norman. “Throughout his military and industry career, he has demonstrated the ability to successfully manage large organizations with a focus on strategic growth, leadership and professional development. These skills will be instrumental to us as we grow our operations and logistics division.”
Prior to joining MacB, Kohler was director of operations for Autocar Parts. At the company, he managed a $50 million business, doubling sales in less than two years and working closely with customers to increase value and satisfaction with Department of Defense and commercial clients.
Before joining Autocar Parts, Kohler held senior level business operations positions at Sears Holdings and Allied Waste Services. He served more than 20 years in the U.S. military as an aircraft maintenance and logistics officer. In his last assignment, Kohler was responsible for ensuring the readiness of aircraft in support of the entire Pacific theatre.
He holds a masters degree in business administration from Webster University and a bachelor of science degree in professional aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.