Management

Bernie L. Smith | Founder & CEO

In 1996, Bernie Smith, put his mark on the independent distributor industry through the founding of Stealth Components, Inc. Currently serving as the CEO, Bernie is not only responsible for the overall company success, he also takes a hands on approach to directly manage the procurement side of the business.

Bernie’s electronic distribution career began in the 1990′s when he joined the sales department of a top firm. His position in the firm allowed him to hone superb negotiating skills that he would later use to grow Stealth to its current capabilities. Bernie is indirectly responsible for over 55 full and part-time employees and credits Stealth’s success to hiring and mentoring a talented management staff.

Bernie is a graduate of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina with a B.A. in English and German. In addition to his impressive business pursuits, Bernie devotes himself to local charities and his community. He enjoys spending time with his 2 children, playing golf, running and skiing.

Chris Daniels |  Corporate Controller

Chris is responsible for all finance, accounting, procurement, IT, quality control, and back-end  office functions for the organization. Prior to joining Stealth, he was Director of Financial Planning and Analysis with TSC Group, LLC. He has also held various financial level positions with domestic and international technology companies. Chris started his professional career with Deloitte and Touche, LLP. He received his undergraduate in Business Administration and Masters in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He currently serves as VP for the local High School Booster Club and Deacon in his Church. When not working Chris enjoys spending time with his family and coaching youth sports.

Keisha Jeffries| Human Resources Manager

Keisha Jeffries has over 10 years of Human Resources experience. Most recently, she serves as the manager of Human Resources at Stealth Components. Prior to Stealth, she worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for almost ten years in various branches of the Human Resources department including Employee Relations, Recruitment/Staffing & Employee Support Services.  Keisha received an Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management at Strayer University.

Keisha is a Charlotte native. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family.