Fabrication Manager/Mechanical Engineer
Rich Peoples graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s of science in mechanical engineering in 1981. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a naval officer and served as a surface warfare officer in USS Sellers (DDG-11) and USS Santa Barbara (AE-28). After leaving active duty, he worked as a senior engineer and project manager for Tracor Applied Sciences. He is currently employed as Fabrication Manager / Mechanical Engineer, Duotech Services in Franklin, NC where he manages the mechanical fabrication lab. He recently earned a master of science in technology degree from Western Carolina University.