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Meet the Team

Rakesh Aghi

Chief Executive Officer

Rakesh Aghi founded the organization in 1989; the company started as a distributorship in the tooling industry and quickly evolved into a tool manufacturing organization. Rakesh's credentials include both a Bachelor's Degree and an MBA from the University of LaVerne in LaVerne, CA and his experience includes more than 30 years in the manufacturing industry. Rakesh has owned multiple manufacturing operations both internationally and here in the U.S., he has recently sold off all operations overseas bringing all manufacturing right here to Southern CA.rer of choice.

Rakesh provides all strategic direction and leadership for the organization. He has invested heavily in expanding our tooling capacity and enhancing the technological capabilities of the organization in order to make it the premier tooling manufacturer of choice.

Patrick Davis

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Patrick has overall responsibility for all aspects of Cobra's day to day operations reporting to the CEO.

Patrick brings over 25 years of sales and marketing management experience with him to include working as a Senior Executive for 3 Fortune 500 organizations. Patrick has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of LaVerne and studied for his MBA at the University of Redlands.

Ruben Bacenas

Plant Manager

Ruben runs our manufacturing group and oversees all tool production for the organization. He has been with Cobra Carbide since 2012 and has over 20 years tool manufacturing experience with companies such as Kennametal and Circle Machines.

Ruben brings a wealth of knowledge of the tooling industry with him and works with his team to developing new and innovative tools for our customers.

Frannie Guzman

Warehouse & Shipping Manager

Frannie has worked for Cobra Carbide for over 18 years and supervises our warehouse and shipping departments.

Frannie ensures that all tools are shipped on time and in the manner requested by the client. Her staff is responsible for verifying inventory and working with our purchasing group, pulling products for shipping, labeling and ensuring all products go out on time and to the right location and the right client.

Henry Guzman

International Accounts Manager

Henry has been with the company since its inception and is our longest tenured employee having over 28 years with the company. He eats, drinks, and breathes Cobra Carbide and is a wealth of information when it comes to tooling and working in international community.

Henry heads up our international sales team and understands client's tooling needs.

Cobra Carbide is the premier provider of Solid Carbide Endmills, Drills, Reamers, Burrs, Inserts and Made to Print Specials

We’re proud that our tools are being made here in the USA

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