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Jonathan Beckwith


board member

Durham, NC

Jonathan is currently Vice President of Engineering and Product Development at Olympia Tools International.  He brings new and exciting ideas to life by leveraging a unique combination of people management, project management, mechanical engineering, industrial design, supply chain, and intellectual property law experience.  Jonathan is a double alumnus of Virginia Tech, graduating in 1996 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and 2013 with a MS in Architecture (concentration in Industrial Design).  He holds 22 US patents and has won many design accolades, including IDSA IDEA, Red Dot, and Good Design awards.  He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife, Mary Sheldon, and their newborn, Jack Reilly.  He enjoys the study of wine, international travel, and all vintage Star Wars collectibles.

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