Leadership: Dan O’Connor

Practice Area Director, Engineering 
Office: 864-672-9742

Daniel (Dan) O’Connor is an Aerospace professional with over 30 years of experience in Engineering Management, Operations Management, Program Management and Business Development.  He has supported both large and small companies that include Boeing, General Dynamics, Lockheed and D3 Technologies/LMI Aerospace.

Dan’s strong technical background and leadership capabilities were recognized by D3 Technologies when they acted on his proposal in 2005 to build, staff and manage the Southeast Division in Greenville, SC.  During his tenure as Director of Engineering, he procured and/or managed the support of new aircraft development programs with Lockheed, Boeing commercial platforms, Airbus, Honda Jet, Spirit Aerospace, Triumph and many more.  Dan has also supported the Upstate Aviation Cluster in efforts to stimulate growth and coordination of aviation companies in South Carolina and is an active member of the South Carolina Aerospace Advisory Board.

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Crystal Boyd

Executive Recruiter, Engineering
Office: 864-271-4414

Crystal Boyd is an Executive Recruiter specializing in Engineering. Crystal has worked on the placement of Engineers from entry-level positions up to the Director level positions. She has worked with Engineers in a variety of specialties from software to quality. Crystal is not only involved in placing candidates in the Engineering field, she has experience with quality, R&D, and Manufacturing Operations positions as well. She has supported clients in pharmaceutical, CPG, industrial technology, automotive, and aerospace companies.

Crystal joined PinPoint Solutions as a Researcher in the Recruiter Development Program, where she obtained her skill set on how to source the right candidate for each particular client. Crystal graduated from Furman University in May 2016, earning a BA in Music and Business Administration. Outside of the office, Crystal volunteers for YMCA Teen Achievers program, where she mentors and prepares high school students for the transition from high school to college. She also enjoys attending sporting events, singing, and spending time with her family and friends.

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