Veterans CONNECTED  

Episode 7: Bryan Debshaw

Eric Bevevino | Contributing Host, Veterans Connected

Welcome to Episode 7 of The VETERANS CONNECTED! On today’s episode…

Welcome to VETERANS CONNECTED maintenance and reliability expert and military Veteran Eric Bevevino interviews military Veteran Bryan Debshaw. Bryan is a retired Airforce Veteran who started as an F4 Radar Technician and retired as the Inspector General at the 181st Intelligence Wing. Tune in as they exchange their experiences and discuss the transition from the military to industry, and the paths and resources that led them to where they are today…

More about Bryan..

Bryan is a veteran C-suite leader whose sweeping vision and strategy have propelled double-digit growth and forward-thinking leadership in the global marketplace for more than 30 years. Applying an entrepreneurial approach, he has been proficient at isolating requirements and advancing solutions in all functional areas of business operations from start-up ventures to mature markets.

His commitment to understanding businesses, marketplace needs and critical challenges has positioned him well as a leader capable of presenting verifiable results and strategic expertise to companies and customers. His experience has involved developing innovative business plans, acquiring capital, assembling cohesive operational teams, applying lean business and management practices, establishing performance benchmarks and delivering sustainable operations.

Bryan retired from the Indiana Air National Guard as Lt. Colonel after 30 years of service. In his last position he served as the Inspector General at the 181st Intelligence Wing. He is an adventure enthusiast and ultra runner, having run numerous ultra races including Tahoe200, Bigfoot 200 & Moab240.

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Eric Bevevino Contributing Host, Veterans Connected

Eric Bevevino has spent his entire 27 year career in the business of heavy duty maintenance and reliability.  Born and raised in northwestern Pennsylvania, Eric is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Honoring his ROTC scholarship commitment to the US Navy, Eric spent four years on active duty as a Navy Surface Warfare Officer with a Diving and Salvage specialty.  Following his stint on active duty, Eric entered the private sector by taking a position with Castrol Industrial.  This five years with Castrol was followed by eight years with Chevron Lubricants.  Looking to gain more perspective while using his solid foundation in maintenance from the Navy, Eric left Chevron to join a small reliability consulting firm in Connecticut.  Over the next five years he focused on preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, reliability centered maintenance and best practices in asset management.  This ultimately led him to his current position at Valvoline as the Senior Director of Channel Partner & Heavy Duty Sales, officed out of Valvoline World Headquarters in Lexington, KY.   In the 31 years after graduating from college, Eric has set foot in almost every type of commercial and industrial operation in over 10 countries around the world.  Eric is a married father of two, a retired Navy Reserve Commander, a Certified Lubrication Specialist, a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional, and a Certified Reliability Leader.