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Meet the Team

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Meet the Team
At The Sexton Corporation, we focus on collaboration. Creating innovative custom products and providing outstanding customer service requires an exceptional level of performance from every member of the team. The people that make up The Sexton Corporation bring great experience, integrity, and dedication to all of our projects.

Jeremy Childress

Owner/ CEO

Jeremy has been with The Sexton Corporation since 2010 and oversees all aspects of the business. Prior to joining the team we knew Jeremy as a customer studying Dungeness crabs and low oxygen zones off the Oregon coast. His drive, technological savvy, and natural leadership abilities have contributed to our growth substantially.

Jeremy has lead the research and design process of our new stock product line and is our resident expert on Machine Vision integration, optical systems, networking, and sensors.

Jeremy received his B.S. in Marine Biology from Millersville University in 2005 and his M.S. in Marine Resource Management from Oregon State University in 2010. He is a photographer, PADI certified scuba diver, and an active member and current Chair of the Oregon Marine Technology Society.

AJ De La Rosa

Production Manager/ Business Manager


Dan Spell


After several years at sea as a Marine Engineer aboard fishing vessels in Alaska, Dan joined us at The Sexton Corporation in September 2011 as a Design Engineer and Machinist. He is skilled with CAD/CAM and with the operation of our CNC machines. Dan received his B.S. in Marine Engineering Technology from California Maritime Academy in 2007.

Kent Fletcher

Senior Design Engineer

Kent is a principle product designer for custom underwater enclosures, equipment frames, and injection molded parts. He is an accomplished mechanical design engineer with over 30 years of design experience for marine research, telecopic instrumentation, electro-mechanical packaging, design for injection molded plastic and machine design.

Outside of work, Kent is a former SCUBA instructor (NAUI and PADI), musician (guitar), and baseball umpire.

Paul Gannett

Engineer & Assembly Manager


Leslee Mayers

Sr. Operations Manager


Bobby Lee

Lead Machinist

Bobby joined The Sexton Corporation in 2014 and serves as Lead Machinist. Bobby brings over 10 years of design, aerospace machining, and mold-making experience to the company and gives us the ability to manufacture and prototype virtually any part or assembly in-house.

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