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Executive Team


Thomas Aimoku McClellan

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Aimoku McClellan is CEO of Pelatron, Inc. Under Mr. McClellanís leadership, Pelatron was awarded the #1 ranking of the Fastest 50 Hawai‘i business award in 2011 by Pacific Business News for having doubled its revenues every year. Pelatronís expanded capabilities have resulted in exponentially increased revenues and employees.

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Harvard C.S. Kim

President and Chief Operating Officer,

Principal Executive Mountain Region

Harvey Kim provides oversight of Pelatronís operations and is responsible for Pelatron's strategic direction. A combat-disabled Vietnam veteran born and raised in Hawai?i, Mr. Kim formerly served in a number of technical and administrative positions in Federal and State governments as well as the private sector.
Mr. Kim has been involved with Pelatronís Networking-on-the-Move (NOTM) since the programís inception in 2004 as the Deputy Program Manager of the Mobile Modular Command and Control (M2C2) research and development project. Under Mr. Kim, the M2C2 system transitioned from R&D to full acquisition of NOTM, a program of record for the Marine. The system provides robust command and control capabilities to field commanders while their vehicles are moving. The vehicle-agnostic system boasts high throughput, redundant secure and unsecure voice, data, and video transmissions that goes beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) and over-the-horizon (OTH) using a variety of military radios and satellite communications.

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Don Lesmeister

Vice President, Chief Strategic Development Officer

Don Lesmeister is Chief Technology Officer with Pelatron. He leads the firmís Corporate Strategic Business Development for U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force business pursuits and strategies. His responsibilities, among others, consist of strategic program pursuits including acquisition strategies, proposal planning, staffing and IRAD plans.
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Phil Smith

Phil Smith

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

As Pelatronís Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Phil Smith leads the companyís Finance and Accounting departments. He oversees the companyís financial planning and analysis, ERP/accounting systems, and working capital management.


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Paul Uchima

Paul Uchima

Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Paul Uchima is the Chief Administrative Officer at Pelatron, and oversees much of the firmís daily operations. He is responsible for leading the Project Management Office, Human Resources and Risk Management divisions.
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