Paul Meyer – CEO
Paul Meyer is currently the 55 Group Chief Executive Officer who is responsible for providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership for the company and closely coordinates and works with the Board of Directors and senior leadership team. Paul previously served as the President of the Company where he worked to integrate machine and supply chain operations. He also worked as Vice President of Compliance where he oversaw 55 Group ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev. D certifications.
Prior to joining 55 Group, Paul served in the United States Air Force retiring in the rank of colonel after 34 years of service. Colonel Meyer served in leadership roles including as the 412th Test Wing Senior Reserve Advisor advising the commander on the employment of Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve resources in support of the Total Force Concept in developmental test and evaluation. He also served as the Air Force Test Center Vice Commander, United States Air Force Test Pilot School Commandant (Dean), 412th Test Wing Inspector General, and Air Force Test Center Inspector General.
As an aviator, Paul has performed instructor pilot duties for over 26 years with 3000+ hours in the T-38A/C and AT-38B aircraft in missions such as safety chase, weapons delivery, and Space Shuttle approaches. He currently exercises a rotary-wing private, fixed-wing flight instructor, and airline transport licenses with over 14,000 flight hours in almost all Boeing aircraft types as well as the Airbus narrowbody aircraft.
Paul was commissioned through the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado in 1988 where he received a Bachelor of Science. He completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Redlands in 2005.