Anaheim, CA – Summit Interconnect, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of PCB and EMS industry veteran John Vaughan as Vice President of Strategic Markets.

His near forty year career in the electronics industry has been comprised of senior management roles in both the PCB industry (engineering, operations, business development) and the EMS sector (Corporate VP Sales and Marketing, Director of Supply Chain, and Director of Operational Planning).

He is a widely recognized subject matter expert (SME) in military programs and the associated DOD budget analysis, strategic planning, and business capture processes.

John is also a major contributor to the broader industry through his roles with IPC (Trusted Source Task Force), TESG (Trusted Electronics Supplier Group), SMTA (VP Technical Programs), and NDIA (Electronics Working Group Member in response to Executive Order 13806).

To leverage his broad experience, John will have a multi-faceted role at Summit that includes market intelligence analysis and dissemination, corporate strategic planning, assisting in the integration of acquired businesses into the Summit portfolio, corporate marketing, sales rep management and new business development responsibilities across select end markets in the United States and globally.

“We are excited to have John on the Summit team, said Clay Swain Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. We have known John for a number of years through our mutual work in the industry and have a great amount of respect for the work he has done. John will be a great asset for our company to help us further grow our business and enhance the value we offer to our customers and stakeholders.”

About Summit Interconnect: Summit Interconnect is a leading manufacturer of advanced technology printed circuit boards in North America. Manufacturing services include quick turn, prototype and production through our advanced technology facilities located in California and Toronto, Canada. For more information, please go to


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