Leadership Team

Mike Underwood​

DVP / Business Unit​ Manager​
Mike Underwood is Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager for AMETEK Abaco Systems. He has overall responsibility for the business unit, including leading day-to-day operations and developing and implementing the annual strategic plan and budget. The aerospace and defense industry veteran holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from The Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Mike Underwood

Nikki Bell

DVP / Business Unit​ Controller
​Nikki Bell is Division Vice President and Business Unit Controller for AMETEK Abaco Systems. She provides Abaco’s overall financial leadership and planning. She also serves as the finance business partner on the business unit’s leadership team. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Southern Illinois University.

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Nikki

Alan Hislop​

DVP / Business Development,​ Sales & marketing​
​Alan Hislop is Division Vice President Business Development, Sales and Marketing for AMETEK Abaco Systems. He oversees Abaco’s OEM business, aftermarket sales, marketing and salesforce and distributor networks. The U.S. Army and Alabama National Guard veteran holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama, Huntsville.

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Alan Hislop

Rich Lane

DVP / Operations
​Rich Lane is Division Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain, for AMETEK Abaco Systems. The 30-year AMETEK business executive holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Akron as well as an Executive MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.

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Rich Lane

Andrew Valko​

DVP / Technology​
​Andrew Valko is Division Vice President, Technology, for AMETEK Abaco Systems. He is responsible for managing the business unit’s design and development activities and setting the vision and strategy for its technology platforms. The longtime AMETEK engineering professional holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.

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Andrew

Sonia Scott

DVP / Human Resources​
​Sonia Scott is Division Vice President, Human Resources, for AMETEK Abaco Systems. Responsible for the business unit’s global organization effectiveness, she leads Abaco’s human resources department. Sonia holds a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Level 7 Certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of Northampton, UK.

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Sonia