Leadership Team

Dan Roberts - InterFET CEO

After graduating from the University of Tennessee with degrees in Electrical Engineering Mr. Roberts moved to the Dallas, Texas area in 1977 where he worked for Texas Instruments.  He held positions as an IC designer, prototype product manufacturing manager, and test engineering manager in a special function IC design group at TI before leaving for a position at Mostek in 1979. 

At Mostek Mr. Roberts managed an engineering team which was responsible for all production test and burn-in equipment for the memory and interface products line at the Carrolton, TX location.  His organization had all purchase selection responsibility for laboratory as well as final test equipment and performed design of interface and new function test hardware for new product test needs.

Mr. Roberts joined InterFET in 1984 and has had a number of responsibilities since that time.  These include applications and sales engineering support, product engineering manager, quality assurance manager, VP of Sales and Marketing, and VP of Operations. He assumed the responsibility of President, CEO and Chairman of InterFET Corporation in 1997 and has held these positions since.

Mr. Roberts lives in Plano TX and enjoys volunteer work at his church, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family.

Don Schulyer - InterFET VP Engineering

Mr. Schuyler has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas, Lawrence and is an active member in the IMAPS technical society.

Mr. Schuyler is a Vice President and has been a member of the InterFET team since early 1993.  Initial responsibility was for the High Temperature Hybrid Microelectronics activity.  Duties include technical interface with suppliers and customers and assuring that the InterFET production documentation, practices, processes and quality policies are consistent with industry norms.

Prior to joining InterFET Mr. Schuyler held key managerial and executive positions related to engineering and operations in support of SMT and MCM manufacturing. Areas of expertise include completion of technical objectives required for the successful development, production implementation, and management of resources to meet cost, schedule, and customer satisfaction goals.

Jerry McIntire - VP, Plant Manager

Mr. McIntire has over 50 years of management and technical experience in the semiconductor industry.  He was one of the original 5 founders of InterFET Corporation in 1982 and is also a member of the board of directors.

Previously,  Mr. Mcintire worked for Texas Instruments as an Engineering Tech in Silicon Small Signal.  After 15 years with TI, the division was sold and it was at that point that he and 4 others founded InterFET Corporation.

Mr. McIntire has led multiple strategic initiatives that have improved the company’s operational and manufacturing performance.  He is still very active in the company and a key team member.

Art Heald - Senior Engineer

Mr. Heald has been serving as InterFET’s senior engineer since January of 2018. In this capacity he has been responsible for managing multiple fab locations, managing new part qualifications, designing and implementing InterFETs new website, updating InterFET datasheets and support documentation, Automation of wafer yield data, updating the InterFET network, supporting InterFET quality initiatives, and field supporting customer designs pre-concept and released implementations.

Prior to InterFET, Mr. Heald was the hardware/mechanical engineering director of the video and control group at Harman International. In this capacity, Mr. Heald’s group delivered touch panels, video products, and control products for enterprise, education, and government markets. A seasoned Analog designer, Mr. Heald was often involved in front-end designs, battery safety circuitry implementation, Audio designs, wireless implementations, and control circuitry designs. In this position, Mr. Heald managed overseas design and manufacturing resources; efficiently delivering joint engineering projects and turn-key products.