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Premier International Headquarters

Premier Automation Contractors
Premier Automation & Engineering
Premier Electric

4099 Dolan Drive
Flint, MI, USA 48504

We have representatives and facilities in North America including Canada and Mexico. We install globally.Please send skilled trades and general labor resumes to: resume@premierac.com.
Please forward all engineering related resumes to engineering@premierac.com.
phone: +1 810.503.4243
fax: +1 810.820.6916
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Premier Team

NameTitle
Georgia Janke
President
Bill AlvordVice President of Premier Electric Director of Operations
August JankeAccounts Director
Gary D. LillyField Representative
John LoudermilkProject/Account Manager
Crystal HensonRecruiter
Corrine BenzingRecruiter
Julie RinaldiAccounts Director
Teri DavisOffice Administrator
Brian PinchBenefits Coordinator
Bill JenningsProject Manager
Georgia Janke is an integral part of the Premier team, and as President, she oversees company finances and payroll, as well as strategic planning. She is an alumnus of Baker College and Flint Central High School. Georgia also works with the WBENC in pursuing company goals and objectives. With over 14 years of industry experience, Georgia has extensively networked, and has memberships in the WBENC(Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council), NAICS 238990 (Trade Contractors), 238210 (Electrical Contractors), and 541330 (Engineering Services), UNSPC 80111603 (Temp Production Staffing), 26120000 (Electrical Wire and Cable Harness), a Corporate Member of Davison Country Club, the SBA, and Davison Chamber of Commerce.
Bill Alvord has been with Premier since its founding, starting as an Electrical Supervisor, and working up to VP of Premier Electric. Bill also is the Operations Manager for Premier Automation Contractors. Bill has more than 27 years in the trades, is a licensed journeyman electrician and is experienced in accurate electrical project and account quotes. A disabled US Army Veteran, Bill enjoys collecting antiques with his wife and has two sons. He also enjoys spending time in the great outdoors hunting and fishing, but Bill’s favorite pastime is spending time with family and friends.
August Janke serves the Premier team as Accounts Director, with over 22 years experience working as a Boilermaker, Pipefitter, Engineering/Skilled Trades Contractor, and in creating accurate quotes and estimates. He also trained in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Lubrication Systems installations and repairs. August attended Mott Community College for an education in Criminal Justice and Business Management. When August isn’t managing accounts, or quoting jobs for installing, analyzing or repairing automation machinery, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Gary Lilly is an integral part of the Premier team as a Field Representative in Tennessee, and has 34 years experience as a Pipefitter, Project supervisor. Gary has also trained in Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Lubrication piping and automated machinery installation. Gary has Army service as well as field experience on his resume. When he’s not on the job for Premier, he enjoys boating and trout fishing, and spending time with his four children and seven grandchildren.
John Loudermilk is a multi-talented Premier team member who serves as Project/Account Manager. John has an Associates degree in applied science automotive technology, and is trained in welding; piping equipment including Vogel, Lincoln, and Trabon Lube systems; Hilti (trained in Germany). John also attended Parker training school for parflange and ferulset, and Aero-tec training school for air logic systems. John has built machinery, diagnosed problems, and repaired machines all over the world, and has accurately estimated time and costs of jobs for over 20 years. John can manage crews from 1 to over 100, and knows that Premier’s people and their collective knowledge and work ethic are the company’s greatest asset. When John isn’t building, diagnosing, or repairing machines for a paycheck, he does it at home for fun! His interests include antique machinery, welding and fabrication, steam engines, and he is a connoisseur of all things old and junky!
Crystal Henson joined the Premier team as a talented Recruiter. She brings over 10 years of skilled trades recruitment experience to the team and enjoys the thrill of finding quality employees to lend expertise to our clients’ workforce.
Corrine Benzing adds her enthusiasm to the Premier team as a recruiter with over 17 years experience in business. Corrine loves playing match-maker for our employees who want to find the perfect career fit. Corrine owned her own business for 17 years and knows how important it is to find the right-fit candidate for each company. In her free time, she enjoys activities with her husband and the rest of her family, including her 7 grandchildren. Corrine is an ex-Yooper who grew up in Escanaba.
Julie Rinaldi is a valued member of the Premier team as an Accounts Director. Julie has over 19 years of experience in Human Resources and Sales & Recruiting for Automotive Engineering, Aerospace, Alternative Energy, Machine Tool, Skilled and Unskilled labor, as well as Accounting. A tireless networker and volunteer, Julie has served as the ambassador of the Oakland County Chamber of Commerce, and on the Academic Advisory Board for both ITT Technical Institute and Macomb Community College. Julie continues to be active in  the implementation of several progressive training programs and the Detroit Work First program. When not working or volunteering, Julie enjoys camping and sports with her kids.
Teri Davis is a valuable member of the Premier team, as our Office Administrator and head of Accounting. Teri has over 20 years of experience in accounting. With dual Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Advertising from Baker College and Michigan State respectively, she is highly qualified. When Teri isn’t managing the office or books at Premier, she enjoys travel and gardening.
Brian Pinch joined the Premier team as an Accounting Assistant and is now Premier’s Benefits Coordinator. Brian has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, with a major in Accounting. His responsibilities include payroll and insurance. When Brian is not working with numbers at Premier, he enjoys movies, television, and sports.
Bill Jennings is a Premier team member with multiple talents and a ground-up understanding of the trade. Bill serves as a Project Manager, but started in the machine tool trade as a Pipefitter in 1992. Skilled in all aspects of the trade from running pipe to layout of jobs, Bill has extensive skills in fabrication and knows what is needed to manage a job of any size. With extensive experience in prototype and custom design fabrication as well as machine tool building and rigging, Bill is ready to tackle jobs from the simple cut-and-dry, to the most complicated and complex. Known for his strong work ethic and excellent customer service, Bill prides himself on being efficient and staying on schedule, and looking out for the best interests of his customer!