Our Staff


Mr. Drew Perkins, Program Manager

Drew has a Bachelor of Arts from The University of the South (Sewanee, TN). He currently serves as the Program Manager of SAVE. Prior to this organization, he served as Program Manager of SAVIAC from 2006 - 2012 before the transition to SAVE, also serving as General Manager for HI-TEST Laboratories, Inc. (Arvonia, VA). Drew is available to field your questions and direct you to the proper resource to meet your request as needed. Drew can be reached at the SAVE headquarters at (434) 581-3041, or by e-mail.


Mrs. Ashley Shumaker, Manager of Operations

Ashley received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA) and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Longwood University.  Ashley also serves as Manager of Contracts for HI-TEST Laboratories.  She has been actively involved with the shock and vibration community through HI-TEST and the SAVIAC contract since 2004, serving as Manager of Operations since 2007. For answers regarding inquiries about symposia or other events, please contact Ashley at (434) 581-3041.


Support Staff

In addition to these staff members, we are supported by the very knowledgeable HI-TEST Laboratories Engineering Department and handfuls of instructors who complement our Shock Courses. Our annual Smyposium is modeled and organized by a competent group of members called the Technical Advisory Group with representatives from NAVSEA Headquarters, NSWC and NUWC, Air Force Research Laboratory, IDA, major shipyards, and large and small DoD contractors.


About Company

The Shock and Vibration Exchange was founded in 2012 in order to serve as a clearing house for persons interested in shock and vibration and related specialties.




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