Steve Collier worked in machine shops since 1976. Graduated from Texas A&M University in 1981 with a BS in Industrial Technology. Managed shops for 5 years, then started C&F Tool & Die Co. in his garage. Within one month, had so much work he had to rent a space on Eckhert Road. This was the first bay, and now we own 2 buildings housing the shop.
CFO and Principal Buyer
Robert Collier graduated from Baylor University in 1981 with a BBA in Finance. Worked in the banking industry for 5 years. Robert joined Steve at C & F in 1987. His financial expertise helped C&F grow to be financially secure.
Jason Collier graduated Texas State Technical Institute with a specialization in Machine Shop. Has worked at C&F for over 15 years.
Terri Collier graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1978 with a BS in Elementary Education. Worked in Education for 5 years as a teacher and 8 years as development director. Employed at C&F since 1998.
Accounting/ Human Resources
Linda Cavalier handles all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and supports C&F management and staff in the daily operation of the business. Employed at C&F since 2009.
As Program Manager, Don Charlet is the first Point of Contact for our customers. He attended New Mexico State University, studying Mechanical Engineering. Don has spent over 20 years in the CNC machine industry, serving in various capacities, including machinist, lead man, programming, and engineering.
Quality Assurance Manager
Tim Brooks was an Airborne Ranger in the Army for 3 years and has been working in the aviation industry for 39 years. He was an aircraft mechanic (structures and systems) for 15 years, a Quality Engineer for 15 years, then progressed to Quality Manager for nearly 10 years. Tim is a certified AS9100 American Society for Quality Certified Quality Auditor. C&F is honored to have Tim lead our Quality Assurance Department.
Garrett Wellman is a recent graduate of the University of Texas with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Garrett’s hands-on experience and education will be a natural transition to coordinating vendors and outside processing.
James Johnson graduated from Hallmark University of Aeronautics in San Antonio, Texas in October of 2010. James earned an Associates Degree in Aviation Science with a specialization in Airframe and Powerplant. His career as a Structures Mechanic, Avionics Technician, and a Systems Mechanic provides a strong base for his position with C&F.