As CEO of East West Manufacturing, Scott spends much of his time on company operations and systems. Along with a considerable familiarity with Asia and their production facilities, Scott’s background in supply chain logistics, strategy and operations gives him a unique advantage in understanding this side of the business.
Before starting East West, Scott was the VP of Offshore Manufacturing and Logistics for DiversiTech Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of HVAC components and supplies. Prior to that, he co-founded ITS Ltd., an EMS manufacturer in Asia that produces automobile components and electronic assemblies. Mr. Ellyson’s career began as a manufacturing and industrial engineer producing medical instruments for Boston Scientific and he also worked for several years as a management consultant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, in their Supply Chain Logistics group, focusing on logistics, strategy and operations.
Mr. Ellyson is a founding board member of the Georgia China Alliance and an advisory board member for Atlanta’s China Research Center. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Heading business development efforts for East West Manufacturing, Jeff’s focus is on the customer. From identifying companies in need of offshore manufacturing services, evaluating projects for an effective fit, to oversight of the customer service and logistics functions at East West, Jeff combines a personal approach with extensive problem-solving skills to provide one-of-a-kind service to each client.
Prior to co-founding East West, Jeff was VP of Research and Engineering at DiversiTech Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of HVAC components and supplies. While there, he invented and developed several product lines key to their growth. His work there resulted in seven U.S. patents, with more pending.
Mr. Sweeney graduated with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics.