Joe Vazquez

National Security Sales Manager

Joe Vazquez is responsible for directing Garrett's national security sales for the United States. He also serves as the company's senior Security Division trainer for the Garrett Academy of Metal Detection. As such, he has managed the entire metal detector program and training for many international events, including the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup events, and the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.


Joe earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of West Florida in Pensacola. He previously served eight years in a technical role at Nokia, handling solution management and strategic marketing for North America. Prior to that, Joe served in the U.S. Navy for ten years as an avionics technician and master trainer. Vazquez joined Garrett in 2007 as an applications manager.