Vice President of Manufacturing
Dave has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing serving the industrial, consumer, medical, food and semi-conductor markets. He has a significant background in lean manufacturing learning the Toyota Production System from two of his lean sensei’s while working at Watlow Electric. Most recently Dave serve as the VP of Operations at Tuthill Transfer Systems in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dave moved to Fort Wayne from Chicago after spending 22 years being apart of 5 different companies including: Quality Control Corp., Watlow Electric, IMI Cornelius, Gategroup, and Atkore. In his capacity at Atkore, he was instrumental in the process of taking an organization from PE to public traded on the NASDAQ.
Dave has earned his BS in Industrial Technology at Iowa State University and his MBA from Northern Illinois University. During his free time, he enjoys flying, received his pilot license June of 2019, and spending time with his family and friends.