Our Team

Loren Bettles

Loren Bettles

Owner and Vice President

"I enjoy the daily challenges of manufacturing and problem-solving. My main focus daily is ensuring we meet customer demands and industry standards. I often apply one of my favorite quotes: ‘I don't embrace excuses, I embrace solutions."

Loren Bettles has owned KGD Aerospace Manufacturing since 2007. His responsibilities as the vice president include day-to-day operations, contract procurement, financial analysis, longterm planning, and ensuring both quality and on-time delivery objectives are met. Loren draws on education in business management and extensive management experience for two major retailers.

Loren is involved in the community through sponsorship of several local sports teams and has enjoyed coaching his children’s sports teams. Outside of work, you can also find him spending time with his family in the outdoors, which often involves ATVs, muscle cars and sports.