Meet Our Management Team


Truett Langdon, President

As our President, Truett is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of ForceOne.

Truett holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Clemson University. He has 4 years of experience working in temporary staffing and over 10 years of experience working in the Automotive industry. Since joining ForceOne, he has helped the company become ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Truett has been with ForceOne since 2014 and said he enjoys seeing the team and company grow. He enjoys taking part in the problem-solving process to understand the customers’ needs and tailoring our services to best fit those.


Jim Henerey, Director of Operations

As one of our Director of Operations, Jim is responsible for overall management and audits of the upstate and Greer area. He oversees the training of supervisors and team leads and covering all new projects in the area. He brings over 3 decades of Supervisory and Management skills.

Jim has an associate degree in Munitions Systems Technology. He has training in many different areas from his Military training but his most relevant is Safety and Occupational training. He has hands on training while in the field and is always looking to improve his skills.

Even though Jim has been with ForceOne since November 2014 he says that getting to learn something new every day is still the best part.


Larry Melton, Operations Manager – Durham Operations

As one of our Operations Managers, he is responsible for managing inspectors, team leads, and Field Supervisors and starting new projects in the field. He brings a broad knowledge of quality and ISO standards, manufacturing processes and technical specifications, and strives to ensure all internal and external customer expectations are exceeded.

His experience in the quality field as a technician, auditor, and an engineer has helped with his supervision and management roles within ForceOne and our automotive transmission manufacturing clients.

He has been with us since January of 2014 and has over 3 decades of quality auditing and engineering, and manufacturing engineering and experience. His training/certifications include project management, problem solving/decision making, managing customer relations and several lean manufacturing classes. Larry is committed to being part of a professional, efficient, knowledgeable, and value-added team.


James Payton, Operations Manager – TVR Services

As one of our Operations Managers, James manages OEM launch and Rework services. He brings over 4 decades in the Automotive industry from manufacturing to end user.

His most relevant training/certifications are 4 years of Automotive Technology, ASE Certified Master Technician, Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, OEM Hybrid certified level 2, GM Specialized Electronics’ Trained, and Automatic Transmission Building.

James has been with ForceOne since July 2013 and likes the challenge of our ever-changing High-tech environment and having a positive impact on others.