San Diego — February 2019 —— KIC announced that MB (Marybeth) Allen is now on the board of directors of the San Diego Chapter of SMTA (Surface Mount Technology Association). She will serve as the chapter’s secretary, effective immediately for a one-year term.

Allen has been involved in the SMTA since 1988, one of the initial presidents of the San Diego Chapter. Allen stated: “The goal of the SMTA was then, and still is, to share knowledge so that our industry can prosper from the experience of its members. I have been fortunate to be a speaker in many chapters around the country. It is an educational experience for both the attendees and me. It’s a pleasure to be back on the board of directors of the San Diego Chapter and we look forward to an exciting year of information exchange and reinstituting our  EXPO and Tech Forum on November 5th, 2019.”

MB Allen is the US/Canadian Sales Manager for KIC. Her technical expertise, relationships with valued partners and customers, and many years of product management and sales experience aid KIC in the future development, improvement and sales of the company’s product offerings. MB has worked in the electronics industry for 31 years and been associated with KIC for 30 years in both national and international positions.