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Director of Physical Plant


Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering Technology,  Missouri State University (1992)

North Arkansas College (1986)

Graduate of Harrison High School (1984)

Member of Society for Mechanical Engineers

Kevin Somers joined Northark in 2009.  As Director of Physical Plant, Kevin is responsible for or supervises Physical Structures, Maintenance, Landscaping, Construction and Custodial.  

Prior experience includes Engineering and IT Manager at LaBarge Electronics, Inc., a manufacturer of high-end electrical systems for aerospace.   Additionally he was a Production Scheduler at Baxter Healthcare, Inc. producing medical devices.  While in manufacturing, Kevin received Six Sigma, Kaizen, Shingo, AS9100 Aerospace Certification, ISO 15001 Certification and Malcolm Baldridge training.

In his spare time, he enjoys making knives and hiking.  Kevin and his wife Micki, who also works at Northark in Marketing and Public Relations, have one son, Jack Somers.