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carey hobbs

E-Mail: carey@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Professional Profile
Carey Hobbs started out in the fiber industry over 40 years ago and was the first to work with synthetic fibers. He is known industry wide for developing new processes and for his companies continued innovation using different fibers. As a small business owner and entrepreneur he has earned national recognition and statewide awards, and as a concerned citizen he has served on the Texas Tech Board of Regents and as the governor appointee to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Carey has also served his local community through roles on various bank, hospital, and church boards. Professionally, Carey has been on the board for the National Association of Non-woven Fabrics Industry and a member of the US Department of Commerce Industry Sector for Trade Policy Matter for Textiles and Apparel.

Current Position: CEO/ COO

Work History:
Carry created Hobbs Bonded Fibers in 1962. He has the longest continuous tenure as COO in the industry.

   
   
larry hobbs

E-Mail: larry@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Professional Profile
Larry began his nonwoven manufacturing experience with Hobbs Bonded Fibers in 1991 at the Mexia, Texas facility and became Production Manager in 1993. He was promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing in 2000 and continued in that capacity until 2003. He is currently working on special projects, new product development and machine procurement for a number of important projects.

Larry is a Texas Tech graduate, a rancher and is active in many civic affairs. He serves as a Director of the Spring Valley Water Supply Corporation and on the Board of Overseers for the Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Current Position: Assistant to the President

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taylor hobbs

E-Mail: taylor@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Professional Profile
Taylor’s career began in 1978 with Hobbs Bonded Fibers in Colunbus, Ohio. After taking time to attend California Polytechnic in San Luis Obispo, California, where he studied mechanical and industrial engineering and then serving in the Marine Corps, Taylor returned to the nonwoven industry. Since his return, his experience is varied and includes everything from planning, designing and erecting nonwoven production lines to launching new businesses.

In 1992 Taylor returned to Hobbs Bonded Fibers as the Production Supervisor and in 2001 he was promoted to Director of the new Automotive Division of Hobbs. In this position he supervised the installation and startup of two automotive production lines and the hiring and training of the required personnel. Under Taylor’s leadership the Automotive Division has achieved outstanding growth in sales and profits.

Current Position: Director of Automotive Division

Work History: Over 18 years with Hobbs Bonded Fibers. He previously started several successful businesses as an entrepreneur.

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danny natividad

E-Mail: danny@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Professional Profile
Over 25 years of continuous experience in manufacturing and management environment. He has extensive experience in Nonwoven Textile Industries and Chemical Industries. Danny has a broad background in product development/R&D, manufacturing and process management. He possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, along with decisive leadership skills with a proven background of meeting management goals and objectives. He is a firm believer in management by objective and result accountability. Furthermore, he does not believe in paying for a mistake twice because it is inefficient. He currently works directly with companies such as Dupont, 3M, and Owens Corning to develop new ideas and products.

Current Position: Director of Technology/R&D

Work History:
Danny joined Hobbs Bonded Fibers in 1985 after working for Cargill (Asia , Pacific Operations) for 8 years as Process and Quality Control Engineer.

Education
Danny has a bachelors degree in Engineering and Business Management.

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norman conner

E-Mail: norman@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Professional Profile
Norman brings to Hobbs Bonded Fibers over 35 years of leadership experience in both the manufacturing and retail industries. Prior to joining Hobbs , Norman, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, held executive positions with Genesco, Inc., Leon’s Fashions, Inc. and Reebok Manufacturing. As vice President of Administration, he leads an outstanding administrative management team that has enable Hobbs Bonded Fibers to be a leader in the Nonwoven Textile industry.

Norman, along with the other Hobbs Bonded Fibers’ associates, is very active in industry and civic affairs. He is past president and a lifetime director of the Texas Retailers Association, past president of the McLennan Community College Retail Advisory Board, past president of Central Texas Pop Warner Youth Football Association and currently serves on the board of Wesley Woods Alzheimer’s Care Corporation.

Current Position: Vice President of Administration

Work History:
Norman joined Hobbs Bonded Fibers in 2001.

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j.r. baccus

E-Mail: jrbaccus@hobbsbondedfibers.com

Current Position: Marketing Manager

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