President and Founder
John Ashour is President of InterConnect Wiring. He started InterConnect at the age of 29 in a spare bedroom of his home. Since inception, John made it InterConnect’s mission to excel in quick turn-around programs while being committed to exceptional quality.
John was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix. Before founding InterConnect, John worked for Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant and General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) in the F-16 wiring harness design group.
Vice President and Co-Founder
Clare McGarrey is Vice President of Business Development & Marketing and played a major role in starting InterConnect, alongside of her brother, John Ashour. Since inception, Clare’s “rapid response” to customer needs helped InterConnect flourish. In 2013 Ms. McGarrey received the prestigious award recognized by the American Registry known as The Great Woman of Texas by the Fort Worth Business Press.
Currently, Ms. McGarrey serves on the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Supplier Management Council (SMC) Leadership Committee Board as well as the Board of Directors for InterConnect Wiring. She has also held prominent positions on the Boards of the Army Aviation Association of America (QUAD-A) North Texas Chapter, the North Texas Commission (NTC), the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Corporate Advisory Council, and the Cook Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Council. For two years (2020 and 2021), Ms. McGarrey served the exclusive role as the only small business owner on the AIA Executive Committee (EXCOM) alongside Presidents & CEOs of major aerospace OEM primes including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Textron, L3Harris, and others. The AIA EXCOM met monthly, instead of quarterly, due to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the major implications it had on defense and civil aerospace. Ms. McGarrey was basically the spokesperson for all small and medium-size businesses during one of the most crucial times in the history of aerospace and defense.
Clare was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas graduating from Stephen F. Austin University with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Psychology & Counseling.
Joshua Bryant is the Plant Controller at InterConnect Wiring. His job is to evaluate contracts and financial risks, whether that’s looking at materials, labor, or efficiency. He also evaluates how we can improve our rates, estimations, material, pricing, labor, and efficiency.
Joshua has been married to his wife Laura for 20 years. They have 4 daughters. Joshua holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M and a Masters of Divinity from Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary. Joshua was born in Texas and was raised in New Orleans, LA. He spent two years living in Paraguay where he met his wife. During his spare time Joshua likes to complete different projects especially ones where he gets to work with his hands.
Jeanie Peel is Quality Manager of InterConnect Wiring. She was one of the first ten employees to work at InterConnect and has over 30 years of experience in the Aerospace industry. Jeanie leads daily meetings to ensure InterConnect’s Product is of the highest quality.
Jeanie attended the University of Texas at Arlington. She is married and has one son Colton, who is also a manager at InterConnect Wiring. She is a Six Sigma Black Belt. In her spare time, Jeanie focuses on her family’s genealogy, watching her grandson’s sports, and traveling with her family and friends.
Kristin Boyd is the Sales Manager for InterConnect Wiring. Kristin overlooks the Sales team that directly connects with customers. Her team handle various challenges to provide prompt solutions with our customers.
Kristin attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she completed her Bachelor’s in Business Administration. She is married and has three children. She is originally from Michigan and moved to the DFW area after high school. Before working at InterConnect Kristin worked in the defense industry.
Steve Floyd is the Program Manager at InterConnect Wiring. He ensures our customers’ needs are met and manages the through-put for our products to the customer, including handling material that’s supplied by our customer, answering any questions that come up on the manufacturing floor, or facilitating the need of planning and engineering.
Steve was born in San Antonio, TX. He holds an Associates Degree from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas (UNT). He met his wife, Kathryn, while attending UNT and they now have two children ages 5 years and 6 weeks. He loves doing anything outdoors including biking, hiking, fishing, and snowboarding.
Joseph Rodriguez is a Contract Administrator for InterConnect Wiring. He has been working with InterConnect since July 2021. Joseph Connects by embracing different situations for customers to find solutions. Currently, Joseph is a member of the Army Aviation Association of America (QUAD-A).
Joseph was born and raised in Arlington, Texas and graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication. Joseph started working for InterConnect Wiring full time in 2021.
Mike Walker is a Contract Administrator for InterConnect Wiring. Mike’s role in the sales department is to interact daily with customers that want bids from InterConnect. He Connects with customers and co-workers by making sure to listen to understand instead of listening to respond. Mike offers a wealth of experience with past roles at InterConnect including Inventory Manager, Facilities Manager, and Regional Sales Executive.
Mike was born and raised in Arlington, TX. He attended the University of Texas at Arlington, Tarrant County Community College, and Nolan Catholic High School. He and his wife Debra were married in 2015. Mike owns an acting school called The Mad Mike School of Acting. He enjoys music, performance, and cooking.
Katy Rodriguez is the Lead Auditor for InterConnect Wiring. Her diligence and leadership are key to ensuring InterConnect Wiring maintains its impeccable high-quality standards.
Katy was born and raised in Fort Worth Texas. She has four children who are all grown up. She received her undergrad degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, her MEd from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a School Leadership Certification from Creighton University.
Shad is the Quality Engineer. His job is to work with the quality system – everything from internal audits, processes, writing or updating manuals to making sure that InterConnect’s system meets the required standards. He works with product-related issue, interacts with customers, handles some of the administrative parts of quality and adheres to AS9100.
Shad holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Texas A&M University. He is an active member of the Knights of Columbus, an organization of Catholic men, founded on the principles of charity, unity, and fraternity. The Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, who is being considered for sainthood. Besides devoting his time as a Knight, Shad is an avid hunter and enjoys spending time with his family.
Melissa Love is the Receptionist for InterConnect Wiring. She has been a part of the InterConnect team since November 2021. She connects with customers by being the first person to meet and greet them when they call or visit.
Melissa was born and raised in Winters, TX. She attended Angelo State University. She has two daughters and three grandchildren. In her spare time Melissa enjoys spending time with her grandkids, tennis, pickleball, swimming, and boating.