KDH Defense | Executives
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Dave Herbener

Founder & CEO

Dave, a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1978 with a BS in Civil/Structural Engineering. He later earned his MS in Structural Engineering with high honors from Drexel University in 1983. Dave is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Julie Kiselica

Director of Sales, Program Manager

Julie is a veteran of the US Army. She proudly served her country on active duty from 1986 to 1990. She was recognized for her outstanding service by her command, 8th ID and several Field Artillery units she supported. Julie received the Presidential Award for fitness and was qualified as a Sharp Shooter.

Brent Frazier

Assistant Plant Manager

Brent Frazier has been with KDH Defense Systems, Inc. since 2009. During his tenure, Brent has held a number of key management positions including Program Manager, Production Control Manager, Quality Manager, and others. Brent has considerable technical and customer knowledge of nearly all of KDH products and he is a critical member of the KDH Management and Leadership team.

Annette Tarpley

Production Manager

Annette is a key member of the KDH management team. She came to KDH in 2011 with significant “Cut and Sew” supervisory experience. She also has production management experience in other industries as well.

Alan M. Mullis, CPA


Alan joined KDH Defense Systems, Inc. June 2014 as Controller. He is responsible for all accounting functions and accounting systems at KDH Defense Systems, Inc. including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, financial reporting and internal controls.