Geoff Foster earned a BS ('90) & MS ('96) in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Applied Engineering Technology from North Carolina A & T State University. He was employed as an Engineer with AMP Inc. & Tyco Electronics in roles of Quality Engineering, Product Engineering, Product Manager and Global Product Management. He was awarded US Patent 6,024,591 for a Sealed Electric Connector for Ford Motor Company. Ford Motor Company has used over 31 million of these parts on the Ford, Lincoln, Jaguar and Mercury models.
Mr. Foster went on to complete his MBA at Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Business in May 2001. After obtaining his MBA, he worked in Durham, NC with Corning Life Sciences, where he held the position of Operations Manager in the Tissue Culture Department and was responsible for an $80 million product line and 125 employees.
In 2006, Mr. Foster founded Core Technology Molding Corporation where he is the Chief Executive Officer and President. Core Technology, based in Greensboro, NC, is an injection molding solutions provider who is ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 & ISO 14001:2015 certified and compete in the Medical Device, Automotive, Aerospace, Gaming, Biological Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods, Appliance and Outdoor Lawn Equipment markets. Core Technology has quickly grown and has global customers in 150 countries.
In 2015, Mr. Foster was named the Minority Small Business Man of the Year by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Core Technology was named the Minority Supplier of the Year Class I-2009 and Class II-2015 by the Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. Core Technology was recently featured in Diversity Plus Magazine. Foster was named the Distinguished Alumni from the School of Science and Technology in 2017 at NCAT.
Mr. Foster is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Engineering Technology where he has been teaching for 12 years. He is the faculty advisor for the Society of Plastics Engineers at N C A&T. In 2016, he was invited by Chancellor Harold Martin to join the Board of Visitors at North Carolina A&T State University. Guilford County Schools named Core Technology Molding their STEM partner for advanced manufacturing as they provide open house events and allow students and their parents to attend plant tours and meet employees.
Mr. Foster married Tonya Oliver in March 1992. They are blessed with two wonderful children.
Tonya Oliver Foster was born and raised in Greensboro, NC. She earned her Associates Degree in Medical Assistance ('92) Guilford Technical Community College, Associate Nursing Degree ('98) Guilford Technical Community College, and BSN ('12) Winston Salem State University. Mrs. Foster has been versatile in her work experience as a Registered Nurse, including employment in a Physician's office, Emergency Room, Renal Nurse, Home Health, working with medical residents, Maternal Child Health, & Women's Health.
She has always loved helping others and that's exactly what she does for the employees of their business. She coordinates all HR activities including: benefits, employee recognition and appreciation, OSHA and safety. In 2018, the company was recognized for "Top Family Businesses" in the Triad Business Journal.
Mrs. Foster married the love of her life, Geoffrey Foster, in March 1992. Mrs. Foster loves being able to spend time with their two amazing children.