About the Owners

The business is owned by Richard D. Guy, CEO and Dr. Sherri L. Franklin-Guy, Vice President of Administration.  The company’s first client was in 2003 and the business was run on a part-time basis by Mr. Guy while at Amkor Test Services in Wichita, Kansas and San Jose, California until December of 2004.  He has managed Tacit Solutions on a full-time basis since January 2005.


Mr. Guy has over 25 years experience in the high tech field specializing in the manufacture, testing and distribution of electronic components and products.  Prior to holding the position of Vice President of Marketing at Amkor Test Services for 4 years, he was an owner and Vice President of Marketing at Integra Technologies, LLC a leading independent semiconductor testing firm from 1998-2000.  Extensive business acumen and strong customer relationships in the United States makes Tacit Solutions a highly efficient sales and marketing consulting firm. 


From 1985 until 1998, Mr. Guy held various marketing and sales directorships and management positions at Lucent Technologies, AT&T Bell Labs and NCR Corporation in Wichita, Kansas. He also held various operations program management and quality assurance positions at Philips/Signetics Corporation in Silicon Valley California. From 1970–1978 he held manufacturing management positions at Goodyear in North Carolina.


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