mechanical hardware product design

Hi, we’re Glassboard

We’re a group of engineers and innovators that believe that hardware development can be more streamlined and transparent

What drives us

The Glassboard team is dedicated to making your complex products simple and your simple products beautiful

Our People

Glassboard is focused on attracting and hiring the best talent in the industry and putting their creativity and talent to work for our clients. Our culture rewards continuous learning and skillset improvement.

Our Process

No matter where you are in your product development cycle, Glassboard’s unique yet flexible design and development process allows us to deliver high quality physical products in a proven, fast, consistent, and cost effective manner.

Your Products

Regardless of project size, scope, or complexity the Glassboard team is totally invested in your success. Every member of our team is personally dedicated to helping solve whatever challenges lie in your product’s development.

Meet the team

Glassboard employs a world-class multi-disciplinary team of engineers, project managers, and developers. Find out what makes them tick

Randy Parmerlee

Chief Executive Officer

Randy Parmerlee is an expert at board level design including single to multi-layer PCB layout with emphases on power efficient and size constrained designs. Whether it’s analog or digital design knowledge or program management, he’s been a part of all aspects.

Drew Westrick

Vice President of Technology

Drew Westrick is a skilled software engineer with vast knowledge of electrical hardware design, firmware development, and power electronics. When he is not using these skills at Glassboard, he enjoys applying them to build land speed record electric motorcycles.

Grant Chapman

Vice President of Operations

Grant Chapman is a driven systems engineer and program manager. With skill sets in both the electrical and mechanical engineering disciplines his areas of focus are mechanical design, FEA simulations, electronics design and validation, battery integration, battery characterization and modeling, and systems integration.

Dan Doyle

Program Manager

Dan Doyle has over 20 years of experience with manufacturing, automation, and robotics organizations. He has spent time in manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, and systems engineering roles, as well as more recently, in project and program management roles.

Ethan Byler

Firmware Engineer

Ethan Byler is a skilled software engineer with a decade of experience in firmware design and development. He has worked a diverse range of projects from Android development to RF signal meters.

Ben Ettinger

Mechanical Engineer

Ben Ettinger is a skilled mechanical engineer with experience in mechanical design and development. He has worked on a diverse range of projects from plastic injection molding part development to sheet metal design and assembly of complex systems.

Ethan Harmon

Hardware Engineer

Ethan Harmon is a Hardware Design Engineer with a diverse background that includes complex PCB layout for size constrained applications, RFID antenna design and implementation, PCBA overmolding for harsh environment applications, and design for manufacturability in high volume PCBA production.

Stephen Murphy

Embedded Software Engineer

Stephen Murphy is an experienced Firmware Engineer with a broad knowledge of firmware architecture, development, and embedded system design. When he is not making things at Glassboard, he can be found at home learning new programming languages and contributing to open source projects.

Glassboard Graduates

Meet Glassboard’s past and present rising product development superstars

mechanical design product development hardware

Garrett Schafer

University of Notre Dame
Summer Intern 2018 & 2019
mechanical design product development hardware

Christopher Metzger

University of Notre Dame
Summer Intern 2017 & 2018
custom PCB design hardware product development

Skyler Parrish

Trine University
Summer Intern 2017