Flexco Resources

Management Experts

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 been with Flexco since 1986, serving as Marketing Manager, VP Sales and Marketing, VP Worldwide Marketing, and Executive Vice President prior to his current appointment as President and CEO in 2005. White is also a member of the Board of Directors since 1994. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago.  White is an active member in both the National Industrial Belting Association (NIBA) and the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA).

Thomas S. Wujek, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been with Flexco since 1992, serving as Quality Assurance Manager, Field Sales Representative, Sales and Operations Manager, and Vice President of Sales and Operations prior to his appointment to Executive Vice President and COO in 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Wujek is active in the National Industrial Belting Association (NIBA), serving as President in 2014, as well as the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) and the National Mining Association (NMA).

Glen Paradise, Chief Financial Officer, has been with Flexco since 2007, serving as the CFO throughout his tenure. In this position, Paradise is tasked with leading profitable growth and preserving the financial assets of the business through collaboration, efficient processes that yield timely and accurate information, and insightful analytics, resulting in sound business decisions. He earned both his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Brigham Young University.

Tammy Balogh, Vice President of Human Resources, has been with Flexco since 1990, starting in the customer service department, before transitioning into the human resources department and serving as Director of Human Resources prior to her appointment to Vice President of Human Resources in 2016.  In this position, Balogh is responsible for strategic human resources planning and talent acquisition for the company’s global business. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business and serves on the Manufacturer’s Council for the PTDA.

Chip Winiarski, Vice President of Marketing, has been with Flexco since 2007, serving as Director of Marketing – Heavy Duty prior to his appointment to Vice President of Marketing in 2016. In this position, Winiarski is responsible for developing marketing programs, systems, and communications that support the company's strategic direction and align global business plans with organizational objectives. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College, a master's degree from The Ohio State University, and completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. Chip is also actively involved in NIBA.

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 Engineering 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 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 22 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.

 

Subject Matter Experts

Our subject matter experts address industry issues every day, working to make Flexco products the best at maximising belt conveyor productivity. Whether it’s light-duty or heavy-duty products, consider these resources your go-to sources for the newest industry innovations.  

Beth Miller, Director of Marketing - Light Duty, has more than 29 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, Director of Marketing – Heavy-Duty, is responsible for strategic global business and market plans, industry and market research, new product development, customer relationship management, and technical support for the heavy duty product lines at Flexco.   Grevenstuk holds a Bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University, as well as an M.B.A. from Western Michigan University.

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.

Kevin Fales, 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. Fales graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and is currently working toward his M.B.A. from Western Michigan University.

Michelle Graves, 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.