Leadership team

Committed to Your Success

Steven Salmeri


Steve was recently appointed as the President of OCR. He manages Ammunition and Firearms manufacturing and critical programs across US defense sectors. He brings a wealth of knowledge in Military and Commercial manufacturing sales and marketing strategy. 

Edmundo Apodaca

Vice President, Compliances

He provides the company with in-depth global perspectives, especially of Latin American affairs coupled with a security background. Mr. Edmundo worked with the Department of Justice, U.S. Border Patrol on the U.S. Mexico border in California while studying Criminology and Law Enforcement.

Daniel Casey Missal

Vice President
Governance & Analytics

As Vice-President of Governance & Analytics, Mr. Missal oversees policy, communication, risk, document, and change management practices to improve efficiency and reporting. Mr. Missal facilitates business unit alignment into a single governance framework, to improve organizational transparency and performance.

Konstantine Sarakinis

Vice President

Konstantine is responsible for leading OCR’s sales team to meet and exceed sales goals. He is responsible for regional ammunition and firearm sales channels by creating and executing sales strategies and developing and managing global sales. He brings a breadth of experience in sales and finance.  

Jeff Cavanaugh


Jeff brings a wealth of experience to OCR, with a strong background in defense programs, including product development and continuous improvement, plant engineering, and process optimization. His strong expertise in technical production management in small and large caliber – from technical requirements definition and costing to complete data package. He also brings extensive experience in ammunition supply chain management – from equipment and machinery specifications to procurement processes and supplier management disciplines.

Mohammad Usman

Director &

As the Director of Business Operations, Usman oversees effective operating procedures across OCR production facilities. He is responsible for reviewing OCR’s production procedures and policies, following OCR’s standards. He is also accountable for making inferences about factors like communication or productivity and working with the compliance department to implement OSHA procedures.  

Omair Ashraf


Omair brings a wealth of diverse sales leadership experience to the new sales generation in B2B/B2DC using Social Media. With a vast background in sales management, he leads a sales team within OCR and overseas, all marketing OCR’s products that are precisely aligned to create world-class sales organizations.

carla tiedeman


Carla is procurement director for OCR Global. She is in charge of all aspects of procurement including supervising procurement personnel, vendor coordination, purchasing for all ongoing projects, and assuring all audit processes are met by the procurement team. Carla earned two BA degrees in Education and has used that background to develop procurement management systems.


Media Manager &
3D Design

Mohamed brings to OCR a wealth of creativity and technical expertise in the field of 3D design. He builds and renders 3D models of OCR products, including ammunition and weapon system models, interior and exterior design of facilities and virtual planning.  Working together with engineers, his invaluable service provides clients with clarity in their decision-making process via highly detailed and immersive information packages.

Gunay Suleymanli

Business Development Specialist

Gunay Suleymanli joined OCR in October 2021 as a Business Development Specialist. She brings valuable experience in Defense Industry, supporting international relationships and assisting defense programs in AMEA. Gunay’s responsibility at OCR is to support business growth by establishing new market opportunities and managing clients portfolio. 

Hieu Huynh

Sr. Production &
QA Specialist

Hieu brings 25 years of QA experience. He works with engineers and other personnel regarding product information such as design, capacity, purpose, and types of materials for fabrication. Hieu analyzes written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and oral instructions to plan layout and determine the sequence of operations, and ensures final product quality. He is also responsible for protype development, testing and mass production set-up. 

Tri Nguyen

Sr. Machinist

Tri brings 30 years of production experience. He is responsible for producing complex prototype machined parts and components by programming, setting up, and operating computer numerical control, vertical mills, lathes, and traditional conventional machines. Maintains quality and safety standards and maintains supplies and equipment.