John Joseph Flaherty

Title: President of Quality Assurance

Company: Flare Technology

Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States

John Joseph Flaherty, President of Quality Assurance at Flare Technology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineering.

Amassing nearly 60 years of professional experience, Mr. Flaherty is a renowned electrical engineer who has been serving as the president of quality assurance at Flare Technology in Chicago, IL, since 1988. Prior to this prominent role, he served Magnaflux Corporation in Chicago in multiple capacities, including vice president and general manager of electronic products from 1986 to 1988, vice president of marketing and sales from 1984 to 1986, vice president and manager of research and engineering from 1979 to 1984, and project engineer from 1960 to 1979. He commenced his career as a design engineer for Admiral Corporation in Chicago from 1959 to 1960.

Prior to pursuing a formal education, Mr. Flaherty enlisted in the United States Army from 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1953. While in the army, he served as a radio operator, having always been interested in amateur radio. Subsequently, he earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1959. Since obtaining his degree, he has earned patents and written publications on nondestructive testing, including medical ultrasonic units, and laser scanning. His biggest accomplishment was developing a medical ultrasonic unit for heart imaging.

In an effort to remain aware of recent developments within the industry, Mr. Flaherty maintains membership with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the American Society of Metals. Notably, he received a fellowship from the American Society of Nondestructive Testing. As a testament to his professional success, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the Midwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

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