The Beginning

With over 30 years of industry experience, John Turner founded Texas Engineering Services in 2015. John has broad experience from line level engineering to Vice President of Engineering with several distinguished organizations including DoD, NASA, American Airlines, Jacobs Engineering, StandardAero, and Zodiac Aerospace. He leverages his network of professional relationships to provide our clients with the right skills and expertise. Our focus is providing true value to our clients.

Our Core Values

C.S. Lewis said: “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” Integrity is our cornerstone value. You can expect the highest professional ethics from everyone on our team and we simply will not tolerate less.

Steve Jobs said: “Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.” Our team consists of seasoned professionals with fresh perspectives and new ideas. We constantly look for better solutions and more effective ways to help our clients.

Albert Einstein said: “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” Our clients are the reason for our existence and nothing we do matters if we are not bringing value to them. We measure our success by the value we bring to our clients.

Our Team

John R. Turner, PE

John R. Turner, PE has over 30 years of industry experience with several distinguished organizations including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Defense (DoD), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), American Airlines, Jacobs Engineering, StandardAero, and Zodiac Aerospace. He has held positions from line engineering to the Vice President of Engineering for two large aerospace firms. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, with a Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering, from New Mexico State University.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer #67394 by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers

  • Extensive experience throughout the product life cycle including design, manufacturing, and sustainment

  • Licensed Professional Real Estate Inspector #22134 by the Texas Real Estate Commission

  • Author of The Turnerisms: 12 Personal Leadership Rules to Live By

Thomas Rhea

Thomas Rhea has been on the core team of Texas Engineering Services since our first contract in 2015. He has over 35 years of industry experience and is an expert in plastics and composite materials. Tom is a journeyman designer with significant experience in the aerospace, heavy industrial, and medical device industries. He holds Associate of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Processing Technologies, and Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology from Texas State Technical College.

  • Over 25 years working in CAD including significant experience in AutoCAD, CATIA, Pro-Engineer, Inventor, and SolidWorks

  • Abaris Composite Manufacturing and Repair Certification

  • Womac Industrial Fluid and Pneumatic Power Certification

  • Skilled in Statistical Process Controls, Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Plastic Mold Design, and Injection Machine Operation

Eric Malmstrom, MBA

Eric Malmstrom, MBA has extensive experience as Project Manager and Business Analyst in the financial services industry with Fidelity Investments and Zodiac Aerospace. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.

  • Experienced performing Predominant Use Studies

  • Extensive Program Management experience

  • Led numerous process improvement and process re-engineering projects

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