About Us

Bravo Team LLC is an engineering design and fabrication company on mission to help its partners develop quality technical solutions and products in a cost effective and timely manner. We accomplish our mission by providing customers peace of mind through their solution development process, from initial design to plant floor implementation. As a result, Bravo Team has provided quality solutions to numerous companies, from Fortune 500 companies to individual inventors.

We provide quality solutions in:

  • Machine Design
  • Automation and Controls
  • Fabrication, Machining, and Build to Print
  • Product development

At its core, Bravo Team takes pride in helping customers solve problems and achieve their goals in a timely and cost effective manner. Contact us to see how we can impact your organization.

Meet Our Team

Our engineers don’t simply take jobs, we take responsibility. We do our best to help you achieve your goals on time and within budget.

Experience & Specialties

  • 15+ years in Research and Development of Advanced Mechatronic Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy, Clemson University
  • Registered Professional Engineer - State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Platoon Sergeant Veteran - United States Army
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Manufacturing, Automation/Controls, Technology Integration, Software Development & Agile Product Development
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Joshua Tarbutton

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

  • 15+ years in Research and Development of Advanced Mechatronic Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering – Doctor of Philosophy, Clemson University
  • Registered Professional Engineer – State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Platoon Sergeant Veteran – United States Army
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Manufacturing, Automation/Controls, Technology Integration, Software Development & Agile Product Development

Experience & Specialties

  • 20+ years of Product Development in partnership with over 100+ companies
  • Mechanical Engineering – Master of Science, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Business Management – Bachelor of Science, West Chester University
  • Registered Professional Engineer – State of North Carolina (Thermal-Fluids)
  • Specialties: Thermal-Fluid Design, Manufacturing, Plastic Design, Machine Design, Budgeting, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis & Agile Product Development
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Dan Hoch

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

  • 20+ years of Product Development in partnership with over 100+ companies
  • Mechanical Engineering – Master of Science, University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Business Management – Bachelor of Science, West Chester University
  • Registered Professional Engineer – State of North Carolina (Thermal-Fluids)
  • Specialties: Thermal-Fluid Design, Manufacturing, Plastic Design, Machine Design, Budgeting, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis & Agile Product Development

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Project & Team Management, Technical Sales, Project Scoping, Quality Assurance, Machine Design, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Welding, and Fabrication
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Spanish
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Mohran Al Jurdi

Quality Assurance Manager & Project Manager

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Project & Team Management, Technical Sales, Project Scoping, Quality Assurance, Machine Design, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Welding, and Fabrication 
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Spanish

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, CAD Modeling, Sheet Metal Design, Rapid Prototyping, Finite Element Analysis, CNC Programming & Machining, Fabrication
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Chris Ames

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, CAD Modeling, Sheet Metal Design, Rapid Prototyping, Finite Element Analysis, CNC Programming & Machining, Fabrication

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Professional Engineer in Process - State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Veteran - United States Army
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, CNC Programming & Machining, Fabrication & Welding
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Jordan Burch

Mechanical Design Engineer & Co-Founder

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Professional Engineer in Process – State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Veteran – United States Army
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, CNC Programming & Machining, Fabrication & Welding

Experience & Specialties

  • Information Technology – Bachelor of Science, STI Tagum
  • Specialties: Graphic Design, Branding, Digital Marketing & Advertising, E-Commerce, Website Design & Development, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Content Creation, Content Copywriting, Product Packaging Design, Google & Facebook Ads
  • Languages: English & Filipino
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Neil Busque

Digital Marketing Expert & Website Developer

  • Information Technology – Bachelor of Science, STI Tagum
  • Specialties: Graphic Design, Branding, Digital Marketing & Advertising, E-Commerce, Website Design & Development, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Content Creation, Content Copywriting, Product Packaging Design, Google & Facebook Ads
  • Languages: English & Filipino

Experience & Specialties

  • Computer Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Information Technology, Networking, Audio Signal Analysis, Operational Amplifiers, Audio Effect Boards, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering
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Keith R. Hallman

Computer Engineer

  • Computer Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Information Technology, Networking, Audio Signal Analysis, Operational Amplifiers, Audio Effect Boards, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Manufacturing, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Reverse Engineering, Product Development, and Manual Lathe & Milling
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Josh Kadel

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Manufacturing, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Reverse Engineering, Product Development, and Manual Lathe & Milling

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering - Master of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Engineer in Training – State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Team Leader Veteran – United States Marine Corps
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Finite Element Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, Welding & Fabrication
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Joshua Liddle

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Master of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Engineer in Training – State of North Carolina (Machine Design)
  • Team Leader Veteran – United States Marine Corps
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Finite Element Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, Welding & Fabrication

Experience & Specialties

  • Computer Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Engineer in Training - State of North Carolina
  • Specialties: Product Development, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Information Technology, Networking, Audio and Telecommunication Systems, Mobile Application Development, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering
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Cody Orlovsky

Computer/Electrical Engineer & Co-Founder

  • Computer Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Engineer in Training – State of North Carolina
  • Specialties: Product Development, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Information Technology, Networking, Audio and Telecommunication Systems, Mobile Application Development, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Master of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Additive Manufacturing, Product Development, CAD Modeling, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Coding & Programming (C++, Python & MATLAB) & Soldering
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Gunner Petrea

Mechatronics Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Master of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Additive Manufacturing, Product Development, CAD Modeling, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Coding & Programming (C++, Python & MATLAB) & Soldering

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Automation/Controls, Product Development, SolidWorks CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Embedded Systems, and Coding & Programming (C, C++ & MATLAB)
  • Languages: English, French, Romanian
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Teodor Sacuiu

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Automation/Controls, Product Development, SolidWorks CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Embedded Systems, and Coding & Programming (C, C++ & MATLAB)
  • Languages: English, French, Romanian

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Additive Manufacturing, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering
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Avery Turley

Mechatronics Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Additive Manufacturing, Product Development, CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Sheet Metal Design, PCB Design & Assembly, Hardware & Firmware Design, Embedded Systems, Automation/Control System, Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, Linux & MATLAB) & Soldering

Experience & Specialties

  • Mechanical Engineering – Doctor of Philosophy (In Process), University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Automation/Controls, Technology Integration, Software Development, Algorithm Development, Product Development, SolidWorks CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, PCB Design & Assembly, Embedded Systems, and Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, MATLAB & CMake)
  • Languages: English, Spanish
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Alex Vega

Mechatronics Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineering – Doctor of Philosophy (In Process), University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Mechanical Engineering – Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Specialties: Machine Design, Automation/Controls, Technology Integration, Software Development, Algorithm Development, Product Development, SolidWorks CAD Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, PCB Design & Assembly, Embedded Systems, and Coding & Programming (C, C++, Python, MATLAB & CMake)
  • Languages: English, Spanish

Experience & Specialties

  • 20+ years in Welding, Fabrication and CNC Machining
  • Professional Certified Aircraft Welder & CNC Programmer & Machinist
  • Veteran - United States Air Force
  • Specialties: CNC Programming, Setup & Operation of CNC Machines (Lathe & Mill), SolidWorks HSMWorks, Surface Grinding, MIG, TIG & Stick Welding, Air-Arc Cutting, Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting Operations
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Scott White

Machine Shop Supervisor & CNC Operator

  • 20+ years in Welding, Fabrication and CNC Machining
  • Professional Certified Aircraft Welder & CNC Programmer & Machinist
  • Veteran – United States Air Force
  • Specialties: CNC Programming, Setup & Operation of CNC Machines (Lathe & Mill), SolidWorks HSMWorks, Surface Grinding, MIG, TIG & Stick Welding, Air-Arc Cutting, Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting Operations

Chris Ames

Jordan Burch

Nick Givens

We are always looking for individuals to join our team. Want to join our special forces engineering team?

Core Principles

We understand how frustrating it is to have incredible vision and ideas, and yet lack key resources for turning those into finished products. Technical risk is often high, and everything needs to be done ASAP.

As engineers ourselves,
we get it.​

It’s why we believe engineers and individuals deserve to have the support they need to push projects to completion. And it all starts with aligning to what success looks like. When we all know the picture of success, and are equipped to take on the mission, we will succeed. It’s how we’ve helped dozens of teams, inventors, and Fortune 500 companies create a better finished product quickly.

Our guiding principles

We will help anyone create physical objects or software from their ideas.

We are a team of self-managing experts unified by the purpose of creating client value.

We exist to create dynamic engineering impact.

We value a superior customer experience over profit.

Our customers’ problems are our problems.

We take complete ownership of our commitments

We are constant learners that add client value through new technologies.

We hire the most talented engineers available to create client value.

We train junior engineers to multiply our capacity.

We share our financial success with the team and community