Our Team

Phil GilliamSenior Vice President

Phil Gilliam

Senior Vice President

Phil Gilliam has extensive background as a mechanical design engineer, software programmer, and professional salesman, along with being a marketing specialist, throughout his years of marketing he has developed sophisticated proprietary software system to allow us to quickly and efficiently analyze our client’s specific needs. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies like Alcoa, Union Pacific, BASF etc, but we also have just as effectively worked with small mom and pop operations to help them grow their businesses and be able through effective marketing and sales to compete with the “big dogs”… He does not believe that marketing is simply an applied art that cannot be qualified and quantified.

Ed ManasseVice President - Operations

Ed Manasse

Vice President - Operations

With more than 20 years of progressively responsible experience directing operations and team building through superior leadership, including implementing budget reductions, installing effective management information systems and leveraging resources, Ed  is a powerful business driver whose entrepreneurial instincts and clarity of vision have carried multiple companies through rapid and continuous growth.

Ed is distinguished by his passion for business and his commitment to meeting customer and market demands. His contagious enthusiasm instills him and his team members with extraordinary energy and dedication in an environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. Ed does not just set out ambitious goals … he motivates people to deliver in a timely, efficient and professional manner to the end user/customer.

Ed earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida majoring in economics and political science and spends much of his free time with his family of 7 pursuing outdoor adventures.

Bruce MelansonCEO

Bruce Melanson

CEO

Bruce Melanson embodies all that is the entrepreneurial spirit. Over the last 35 years Bruce has founded over a dozen companies in many states and countries. With his Midas touch, he has turned them all into gold! Bruce’s keen eye for business, and love of numbers, has made him a key mentor for many seeking commercial success. Bruce is a true Florida native and in his free time enjoys all that Florida has to offer, from boating to catching one of Tampa’s many concerts.

Design 87%
Prototyping 60%
Engineering 70%
Project Management 67%
Automation Equipment 40%

70%
Referral Work
92%
Repeat Customers

Get in touch with us

Feel free to give us a call or schedule a visit to our showroom, we are happy to talk you through any projects or run demos for those wishing to see what it is to use our service and how they they can benefit you.

Contact Details

+1 (813)528-8853
sales@4EPD.com

Mailing Address

PO Box 904

Odessa, FL 33556


Office Hours

9am to 5pm
Monday to Friday