J.B. Dwerlkotte Associates, Inc.

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Joseph Dwerlkotte, Founder and Chairman. Joe graduated from Kansas State University in Engineering and began his career at Boeing Wichita in 1951. Since that time he has been continuously active as an aeronautical engineer. He was granted a Professional Engineering License from Kansas in 1957, received his FAA-DER in 1967 and founded  J.B. Dwerllkotte Associates, Inc. in 1976.


Robert J. Dwerlkotte, President. Bob earned a BBA in Accounting from Wichita State University, an MBA from Friends University and is a CPA. Although Bobís background is financial, he has been around aircraft all his life, learned drafting as young man and can read blueprints. He served as CFO of Piaggio Aviation, Inc. and President/CEO of Impact Dynamics, Inc. Bobís experience in project management, cost estimation, quality control and leadership ensure successful project completion.


Donald E. Shepherd, Jr., Vice-President of Engineering. Don has degrees in Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering. He has been with the company twelve years and was appointed an FAA-DER in Structures in 1995. Don was with Cessna Aircraft before coming to JBDA, bringing a wealth of engineering experience and management capability.


We also employ six full-time engineers, three support staff and various consultants providing expertise on an as-needed basis in specialized areas.