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Los Angeles, CA – September 18, 2017 – Mission Microwave Technologies, Inc.
(www.missionmicrowave.com), a manufacturer of compact, highly efficient Solid State Power
Amplifiers and Block Upconverters, announced today that it is expanding its executive team with
the appointment of Steve Richeson as VP Sales and Marketing.
Richeson is a 30 year veteran of the satellite communications industry and has previously held
leadership positions with Advantech Wireless, Exelis Inc., Harris Corporation, Echostar and
Scientific-Atlanta. Richeson is a registered professional engineer and a Senior Member of the
IEEE. He has an MBA from Georgia State University and earned his electrical engineering
degree at Georgia Tech.
Francis Auricchio, CEO of Mission Microwave commented: “As we expand our team to prepare
for the growth of our business, we needed a sales leader who is credible with our customers and
has a strong technical and commercial background. Steve’s background and reputation in the
industry fit well with our company’s mission to bring the industry’s best solutions, service and
support to our customers.”
Richeson added, “Mission Microwave has brought a fresh approach to the way RF products and
solid state power amplifiers are designed, delivered and supported. This brings obvious benefits
to our customers in terms of SWaP (size, weight and power), reliability and performance. I’m
excited to have the opportunity to help build what will become the leading company in providing
high power Radio Frequency products.”
About Mission Microwave Technologies
Mission Microwave Technologies demonstrates revolutionary design for RF (Radio Frequency)
and microwave electronics, supporting ground-based, airborne, and space-based applications.
Utilizing the latest in semiconductor technology, Mission Microwave’s focus is to minimize the
size, weight, and power (SWaP) for these critical applications, while providing its customers
with the best possible reliability. Mission Microwave sets the new standard for performance and
For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.missionmicrowave.com
Mission Microwave Contact:
Francis Auricchio
President and CEO