Management Team

Advanced Circuits Management Team

John Yacoub

President, Chief Executive Officer

As President and CEO of Advanced Circuits, oversees the corporate operations and strategic planning for Advanced Circuits. In that capacity, he directs the management team in the implementation of strategies and policies that will enhance the company’s competitive and dominant position as one of the largest PCB fabricators in North America.  Yacoub joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in 1996 and in August of 2004 became President. His vision and direction has helped the company increase annual revenue to $80 million in 2010 thru expansion at the Aurora HQ facility and by acquisition...(more)

Industry Perspective

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Jeff Yacoub

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Yacoub has been with Advanced Circuits since 1997. He created the accounting department from the ground up and now oversees all operations and accounting functions throughout the company. Under his guidance, Advanced Circuits has carefully managed its expenses and implemented ethical accounting practices that have resulted in a financially strong company. (more)

Dan Chouinard

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

As Advanced Circuits' Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dan Chouinard's 20 years of experience in the printed circuit board industry helps him efficiently handle all of the company's Sales. He joined AC in 2002 as the Vice President of Operations, and along with a team of over 100 employees, Chouinard constantly implemented and refined processes that allowed the company to quickly and consistently produce better quality circuit boards. (more)

Jim Hellmer

Vice President of Operations

As Engineering Manager, Jim Hellmer oversees our CAM department as well as technical support for customers, sales, and production at Advanced Circuits. He is also responsible for the relationships with our partner manufacturing facilities and manages the customer action department. He finds the PCB industry particularly interesting and challenging because almost every industrial discipline is represented in the board manufacturing process. (more)