Wherever you go, whatever you do, always leave things in a better place than you found them.
Beginning at 5 years old, while spending time with his Grandpa, Jeff was indoctrinated to the history of EMC, service to community (school board, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary), and the credo “wherever you go, whatever you do, always leave things in a better place than you found them”.
As CEO of EMC Precision, Jeff is responsible for guiding the long term strategic leadership of this fourth generation, family owned precision machining company. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University he joined the company as Plant Manager in 1981. Jeff is credited with bringing progressive management processes to EMC that significantly improved plant effectiveness and efficiency. In 1987, Jeff was named President & CEO.
Since 1981, Jeff has been involved in the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA), the precision machining industry's premier association, of which he is a Past President. He also served as Director, Lake Erie District Chair, and continues to serve on association committees. In 2017 he was recognized with the coveted Frank T. McGinnis Merit Award. Jeff reached a milestone of attending over 100 Annual Meetings, as well as receiving his Gold Micrometer for serving the association and industry for over 40 years, in 2021.
Jeff is an active member and Past Cleveland Chapter Chair of the Young Presidents Organization Gold (YPO Gold) and is a past member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). In the local Lorain/Elyria community, Jeff has served many organizations, including the Arthritis Foundation, Elyria City Schools Board of Education, Elyria Civil Service Commission, and the Elyria Rotary Club. Jeff enjoys engaging with people, reading, jogging, gardening, cooking, and canning. He and his wife Denise reside in Elyria, Ohio and have a blended family of five young adults.
|1987 - Present||EMC Precision||President & CEO|
|1981 - 1987||EMC Precision||Plant Manager|
Ohio State University – Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
Frank T. McGinnis Merit Award by PMPA – 2017
God Micrometer Award by PMPA – 2021