Reardon, of Glendora, Calif., is a 1972 graduate of Loras College where he was involved in wrestling and served as a resident assistant. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and went on to do graduate work at Northern Illinois University.
Reardon has more than 30 years of aerospace manufacturing and engineering experience. He is currently the president and chief operating officer of Ducommun Incorporated, headquartered in Carson, Calif., which is a publicly traded company engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of aerospace products. From 2003-2007 Reardon served as president of Ducommun AeroStructures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ducommun, Inc. In January 2008 he was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Ducommun, Inc., taking full operational responsibility for the company. He is also a member of the Aerospace Industry Association (AIA).