The management team at Flexco boasts years of expertise in a variety of industries. From sales and business knowledge to human resources and engineering know-how, these proficient resources can address the issues of today and give you a glimpse into the future of belt conveyor productivity.
Richard A. White, President and Chief Executive Officer, has held the title since 2005 and is a member of the Board of Directors since 1994. White originally joined Flexco in 1986 and has contributed during his tenure in the positions of Marketing Manager, VP Sales and Marketing, VP Worldwide Marketing, and Executive Vice President prior to his appointment to CEO. He holds a B.S. degree from Boston University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. White has been an active member over the years in both NIBA and PTDA.
Thomas S. Wujek, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for sales and operations in the Americas and Australia. He is actively involved in and serves as a Director of the other global sales regions and Flexco operations. He was appointed to the position in May 2005 after serving as Vice President of Sales and Operations. During his tenure with Flexco, Wujek has served the Flexco organization in several capacities including Quality Assurance Manager, Field Sales Representative, and Sales and Operations Manager respectively. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He is active in NIBA - The Belting Association (serving as President in 2014), as well as PTDA and the National Mining Association (NMA).
Tammy Balogh, Vice President of Human Resources, is responsible for strategic human resources planning and talent acquisition for Flexco’s global business. In this position, Balogh also encourages Flexco and its subsidiaries to adhere to the Vision and Values set forth by the company. Balogh has been with Flexco for more than 25 years, serving in a variety of roles, giving her the experience necessary to be the voice for the employees. Balogh holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business and serves on the Education and Training Committee for the PTDA.
Chip Winiarski, Vice President of Marketing, is responsible for developing marketing programs, systems, and communications that support Flexco’s strategic direction and align global business plans with organizational objectives. Winiarski has more than 20 years of experience serving global end-user customers, distributors, OEMs, design firms, and belting companies engaged in a variety of light-duty and heavy-duty industries. Winiarski holds a B.S. degree from Oberlin College and an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University with concentrations in Strategy and Finance.
Gregory Westphall, Director of Engineering, is responsible for product development and product engineering for Mechanical Belt Fasteners, Belt Conveyor Accessories, Belt Fabrication Tools, and Belt Maintenance Tools worldwide. Westphall is the single-point contact for managing all patent-related intellectual property for Flexco. He has more than 20 years of engineering and management experience and holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in Management from Northwestern University. Westphall is a licensed engineer in the state of Illinois, an active member of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA), and a member of the Society of Mining and Exploration (SME).
Kerry Meacham, Director of North American Sales, oversees all Flexco sales and service activities in the U.S. and Canada. He is responsible for maintaining sales and distribution strategies that support growth targets in the company’s largest global sales region. Meacham has 16 years of experience in the conveyor and belting industry, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications from Lipscomb University and an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University. He is also an active member of NIBA.
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Beth Miller, Director of Marketing — Light Duty, has more than 27 years of experience in serving global end users, distributors, OEMs, and belting companies engaged in various light duty applications, including package and parts handling, agriculture, food processing, commercial laundry, corrugated boxboard, filter media, and related industries. She is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing strategies for these markets and the light-duty product lines. Miller holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hope College and has taken numerous M.B.A. classes from Western Michigan University.
Ryan Grevenstuk, Senior Product Manager, manages the belt conveyor products (BCP) line, providing product development and engineering with guidance on market requirements for both new product concepts and existing products. He also leads the development of technical and promotional literature supporting the BCP line. Grevenstuk holds a B.A. degree from Central Michigan University, as well as an M.B.A. from Western Michigan University.
Katie Hay, Product Manager, is responsible for the overall marketing strategy and activities associated with light-duty mechanical belt fasteners and belt conveyor products including new product development, market analysis, and global strategy. Her product responsibilities includes the Clipper® Wire Hooks, Alligator® Staple, Alligator® Lacing, Alligator® Rivet, and Alligator® Plastic Rivet product lines. Hay holds a B.S.C.E. degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.
Aaron Rosso, Senior Product Manager, is responsible for managing the Heavy-Duty Mechanical Belt Fastener program globally for Flexco, including the program vision and strategy, product development plan, product line portfolio, promotion, PR and communications, pricing, and profitability. Rosso graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and received his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University with a concentration in Marketing and Strategy.
Michelle Young, Product Manager, manages the overall global business, market plans, technical support, and activities associated with the light-duty belt fabrication market of the Novitool®, Alligator® Spiral Lacing, and Tatch-A-Cleat® product lines, including new product development, market analysis, and global strategy. Young holds a B.A. degree from Albion College in Albion, Mich., as well as an M.S. from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich.