Tech Gear 5.7 Inc., makers of Fieldsheer Performance Motorcycle Gear and Mobile Warming Heated Apparel, announced the hiring of Eric Creagh as the company’s new chief operating officer.

Creagh comes to Tech Gear 5.7 with 24 years of experience in operations and financial management. Creagh has worked in a wide range of industries from wetsuit manufacturing to golf club design to fitness equipment. Before joining Tech Gear 5.7, Creagh served as financial controller for LifeCORE Fitness, Inc., a leading fitness equipment designer and manufacturer located in Carlsbad, CA. He also held the position of supply chain finance manager for TaylorMade Golf Company. Tech Gear 5.7’s operations and accounting teams will report directly to Creagh.

“I’m excited to have Eric on our team. He adds to our already strong executive management team and will be a key contributor in helping achieve Tech Gear 5.7’s strategic and financial objectives,” said KC Bean, CEO of Tech Gear 5.7. “His expertise in supply chain management, inventory control and financial management make him the ideal candidate to streamline our operations and enhance the customer experience.”

Creagh earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration in Financial Management. He is a Member of the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) and has served as a Mentor for the California State University Business Department.

Eric has lived in Carlsbad for 26 years along with his wife and daughter.