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Larissa Duron

Title: Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Company: Duron Industries LLC
Location: Long Beach, California, United States

Larissa Duron, founder and chief executive officer at Duron Industries LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering and manufacturing.

With 30 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Duron has excelled as a leader in the field of engineering service and prototype manufacturing. Currently excelling as the owner and chief executive officer of Duron Industries LLC since 2020, she efficiently manages the company’s engineering direction, oversees daily operations, liaises with vendors, manages inventory and implements strategies for business growth. In this role, she has demonstrated exceptional ability to deliver innovative solutions consistently across various projects.

Prior to establishing Duron Industries, Ms. Duron served as a senior electrical systems engineer at KLA Corporation from 2019 to 2021, where she led product development and hardware integration services for electrical distribution systems. Her journey in electrical engineering also includes significant roles at Kuryakyn, Applied Minds LLC and Nearfield Systems Inc., enhancing her skills in manufacturing, product development and leadership. Her professional foundation was built during her early career stages as a pre-press quality control technician for the Los Angeles Daily News and a production layout technician for the San Bernardino Sun.

Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Duron pursued her education at ITT Technical Institute in Torrance, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in electronics and communications engineering in 2009, and at Collins College, where she received an Associate of Science in visual communications in multimedia design. She further expanded her professional knowledge by earning certifications in project management, electric vehicles, and other specialized areas. She also holds certifications from being a woman-owned, veteran-owned, minority-owned, and disadvantaged small business.

Beyond her responsibilities within her field, Ms. Duron has been an active mentor for veterans, women in science, young entrepreneurs and athletes, and advocates for victims of domestic violence. She also remains affiliated with various organizations, including the American National Standards Institute, and has been involved with community services like MicroMentor and the Los Angeles Derby Dolls. Her military service as an E-4 Specialist in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, where she managed military telecommunications and COMSEC equipment, further highlights her diverse skills and dedication.

Ms. Duron’s career is marked by several awards, including multiple Army Commendation and Achievement Medals. Her professional contributions have been recognized through her involvement in pioneering projects such as the Mars Rover antenna testing. Looking ahead, she intends to grow Duron Industries into a well-known multimillion-dollar company, focusing on advancing technology to help society.

Ms. Duron attributes her success to unwavering persistence and a supportive network of mentors and peers. She advises aspiring professionals to embrace resilience and maintain a learner’s mindset to navigate the challenges and opportunities in the engineering and manufacturing industries. As she continues to lead her company towards innovative horizons, she remains committed to her vision of making impactful technological advancements.

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