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B.E. Meyers & Company, Inc. Names Michael Alvis its New Chief Executive Officer

I had the pleasure of meeting Mike Alvis last week during a visit to BE Meters’ corporate headquarters. He has been with the company for some time now, serving as their VP of Business Development. I really enjoyed discussing the business and his vision for the company. Congrats to both Mike and the team at BE Meyers.


November 20, 2013 (Redmond, WA) – B.E. Meyers & Company, Inc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Alvis, currently Vice President of Business Development, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Alvis will assume the position effective immediately. The Meyers family has selected Mr. Alvis for this position based on their confidence in his demonstrated ability to strategically position the company in new markets both domestically and internationally.

“We are excited to welcome Mike as the next CEO of B.E. Meyers & Company, Inc. His military, industry and international experience is well-suited to drive us forward into new markets and in pursuit of new opportunities. For 40 years, we have been manufacturing exceptional products for discriminating customers and, as a multi-generational family business; we are looking forward to the next 40 years.”

Mr. Alvis joined B.E. Meyers & Company, Inc. in September 2012 from ITT Exelis where he previously served as Vice President, International Business Development. In his eight years at the company, he also served as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development and Vice President Programs for ITT Night Vision. He is a retired U.S. Army Colonel whose 26-year career included command of infantry, cavalry and combat aviation units. He also served three assignments in the Pentagon, the last as Chief of Congressional Activities in the Office of Chief of Staff for the Army, and he has been awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal and holds the Master Army Aviator designator.

Mr. Alvis states “I am both honored and humbled to be selected by the Meyers Family to succeed Brad in the position of CEO, and I am extremely pleased that he will remain in a full-time capacity driving product innovation as CEO Emeritus. It is also my pleasure to announce that Clint Meyers will assume the duties of Director of Business Development and Mark Cameron will be promoted to Director of Engineering, joining Matt Meyers and Kendra Carlucci as Directors and Steve Oliver as COO/CFO.”

Prior to joining ITT in 2004, Mr. Alvis held positions with Thales North America, which specializes in tactical communications, night vision and advanced weaponry, and with L3 Communications, where he directed the Army Strategic Leadership Program. He is a graduate of Tulane University, and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a master’s degree in management from Central Michigan University.


2 Responses to “B.E. Meyers & Company, Inc. Names Michael Alvis its New Chief Executive Officer”

  1. Molon Labe says:

    Gotta love that Ex-Officer golden parachute!

    • SSD says:

      I’ve spent some time with him. He didn’t jump right to the top. And BE Meyers didn’t offer him the top spot until he showed them what he can do as VP. Read his bio again. This man has earned where he is.