Our Management Team

Rubicon Gear has assembled a dynamic and experienced management team that is totally focused on delivering value to our customers.


Ryan Edwards

Ryan became President and minority shareholder of Rubicon Gear in 2009. He has been with the company since 2002, serving in sales and operational management roles. He earned a BA in finance and management from the University of Colorado.


Steve Kissel

Steve has over 20 years experience as an aerospace gear manufacturing engineer. He specializes in engineering process planning, manufacturing systems integration, and cost estimating.


Paul Lipert

Paul has over 33 years of experience in the Aerospace manufacturing industry. He started as a machinist with Parker in the early 80’s progressing into manufacturing engineering and leadership roles in new product development, lean manufacturing, supply chain and quality.


Frank Salazar

Frank is an accounting professional with over 30 years experience in manufacturing environments. He earned his BS in Accounting from Cal State Fullerton, and holds an MBA from Cal State Dominguez Hills.