About UsThe Leading Edge Industrial Team
Owner/Lead Design Engineer
Larry Fultz is the Owner and Lead Design Engineer at Leading Edge Industrial Technologies, LLC. He is also a retired Marine who proudly served our country from 1991-1995. Larry has 20 years of experience in machining and fabrication. In December of 2012 his employers of 16 years decided to close shop and get out of manufacturing services. By cashing out his 401K and using savings, Larry founded Leading Edge Industrial in April of 2013.
Lamira Bland is from Chicago, Illinois, and is the Electrical Engineer for Leading Edge Industrial Technology, LLC. She graduated from the College of Technology at Purdue University with a degree in Engineering Technology in 2015. Lamira developed an interest in engineering through high school summer camps at Purdue Calumet and IUPUI. She began an internship at LEI Tech in November 2014, and transitioned to a full- time position in June 2015. A goal and dream of hers is to help engineering become more appealing to young girls.
Project Engineer / Quality Control Lead
Jacob Cherogan is from Munster, Indiana, and is a Project Engineer and Quality Control lead at Leading Edge Industrial Technologies, LLC. He graduated in 2015 from Purdue University’s College of Engineering in West Lafayette, Indiana. As a child Jacob first was introduced to, and subsequently developed a continuing interest in, engineering through assisting his grandfather design and fabricate woodworking projects in his grandfather’s workshop. Jacob began as an intern at LEI Tech in April of 2016, and quickly transitioned into a full-time career with the company in August of 2016.
Mike Colangelo is a student at Purdue University pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology while also being a member of the LEI Tech Team. Mike is from Chicago, Illinois, and enjoys designing, and fabricating personal projects. When he is not studying or working you will find him tinkering with CNC routers, 3D printers and prototyping tools. Mike’s goals are to complete his degree at Purdue University and growing in his role at LEI Tech.
Distributor / Former Mechanical Engineer
Drew Eller is from Endicott, New York and graduated from Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering Technology in 2014. While at work Drew designed and programmed parts to be manufactured on CNC machines. In his free time, Drew enjoys being outdoors and working on his car. He and his wife have a 5-year-old dog named Jack and a 3-year-old cat named Katniss. In August of 2016, Drew moved south to Texas, where he now serves as a distributor for the company.
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