Mr. Bacon, a graduate in business from St. Louis University, has spent his entire career in the automotive business. He has been President of BAF since 2000. Mr. Bacon founded Detroit-based TDM World Conversions in 1989 and became President of NGV Systems of Long Beach, CA in 1994. Currently he serves on the California NGV Coalition board and has been a member of the SAE for over 30 years.
Vice President, Customer Relations
Mr. Calvert has been a pioneer in the natural gas industry since 1982 when he was the National Sales Manager of Advanced Fuel Systems. Since then, Mr. Calvert has helped to found several industry groups, always lending his expertise and personal network to the cause. In 2003, Mr. Calvert co-founded Bachman NGV which would eventually become BAF. Mr. Calvert has addressed hundreds of groups and associations and continues to educate audiences across the US on the benefits of natural gas as a viable vehicle fuel. In recognition of his lifetime of work on behalf of the cause, NGV America bestowed Mr. Calvert with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Shaffer has worked in the Alternative Fueled Vehicle industry since 1996. As an Air Force officer, Mr. Shaffer was instrumental in developing, implementing, and managing the Air Force Alternative Fueled Vehicle program. After leaving the Air Force, Mr. Shaffer joined BAF in early 2002. He rejoined the company to spearhead a number of programs and initiatives. Mr. Shaffer is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology.
Director of Sales
Mr. Aubry is a senior executive with more than 18 years experience in developing new business with hands-on experience in start-up organizations recognized for delivering sustained revenue and consistent profit growth. Mr. Aubry’s experience will be critical as BAF grows its strategic relationships, expands national accounts and maintains its competitive lead in the natural gas vehicle market. Prior to BAF, Mr. Aubry led sales and marketing for Navistar defense and has been an advocate for alternative fuels throughout his career. The Arizona native holds a degree from the College of William & Mary and is currently finishing his MBA at the WP Carey School of Management at Arizona State University.
Technical Director, West Coast
Mr. Galloway currently serves as the director of all technical operations, from application development to establishing and implementing service and repair procedures of products. He has over 25 years of experience in vehicle service and repair, including 10 years as a trainer on both gasoline and alternate fuel systems. His current certifications include ASE Master Automotive, Advanced Driveability L1, CNG F1 and CSA International CNG Tank Inspection.