About us

Unique solutions for elite clients

We solve problems for our customers with a combination of innovative design, rapid prototyping, and quick-turn production. We’re agile, realistic, and solutions oriented.  With the understanding of and access to numerous materials and technologies, we welcome the challenge to partner with elite individuals and organizations to help take ideas from concept to field.

About us

The Pilot Innovations Team

Nick Mercier


Nick excels at creativity and customer relationships.  He has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and is interested in all things mechanical.  When not at work he enjoys car racing, motorcycles, skiing, and sailing.

Jason Cardinal, PE

Director of Engineering

Jay is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), with degrees in Mechanical and Fire Protection Engineering. His experience includes engineering design, consulting, and project management. Realistic and practical, Jay keeps things on track and ensures expectations and deliverables are met. Outside of work he enjoys any excuse to get outdoors, including hiking, biking, or hunting.

Matt Bravar

Director of Operations

Matt graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He has great technical expertise and managerial skills, and leads by example. When not at work, Matt can be found on the water with his family enjoying life.

Martin Quigley

Director of Business Development

Martin heads up our business development efforts. He joined Pilot after spending twenty years in the Aerospace and Defense sector. Martin graduated with his Masters in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, and his MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Outside of work, Martin loves to travel and spend time with his family on New Hampshire’s beautiful seacoast.

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