Our Management Team

LAI International

LAI International is led by a strong and experienced management team that oversees a cross-functional organizational structure of hundreds of talented and knowledgeable associates.

Marlon Johnson, LAI of CEO

Marlon Johnson


"I love the opportunity to roll up my sleeves and grow with passion through an unbridled vision."

Marlon Johnson was named CEO of LAI International in 2019 after serving as site leader since 2015. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was active in two operations exercising superior leadership receiving two Naval Achievement Medals and a Naval Commendation Medal. Marlon holds a degree in Industrial Engineering, Business and Supply Chain Management, and an MBA from Cumberland University.

LAI International has been a resolution provider to aerospace, defense, and medical industries for over 40 years. Our associates have grown LAI to a Waterjet and Laser “Center of Excellence” and through their efforts and Marlon’s leadership, we will continue to provide world-class service both safely and efficiently into the next 40.

Our industry has phenomenal customers who require urgent responsiveness from their suppliers. With resiliency and transparency, Marlon’s mission is to ensure that LAI will continue to be “leaders in Advanced Innovations” as our customers meet their important demands.

Marlon takes a genuine approach to serving LAI’s growth strategy with creative and audacious ideas to support our shareholders’ expectations for the next 40 years. His focus will yield a growing company to our owners, customers, associates, and communities that we are a part of.