MEET THE TEAM
Each Sales Manager represents all of the plants and forging, heat treating and machining capabilities of the full IMT Forge Group.
Working from Champaign, Illinois, with over 6 years of forge sales experience, Lori serves as the link between IMT Forge Groups’ various disciplines and customers. This includes a focus on advancing a global understanding of the steel forging industry for the benefit of customers.
Market segments: Aero (Civil and Defense), Military and Defense (US), Auto Racing industry
For over 25 years in the forging industry, based out of Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada Syl has interacted with customers throughout North America to develop and maintain valuable partnerships resulting in favorable customer satisfaction. As a Certified Profession Purchaser from PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Syl is an expert in understanding and solving the many challenges each customer faces resulting and a steady supply of quality custom closed die and upset forgings
Market segments: Oil field equipment, Oil & Gas, Exploration, Transmission, Refining and Distribution, Offshore (Canada), Military and Defense (Canada), Heavy Truck and trailer
Assistant GM / Sales
Located in Welland, Ontario, Canada, Mike has spent most of his career in the forging industry having joined PC Forge shortly after graduation as an outside sales representative and then joining Welland Forge in 2003 as Sales Manager. Mike graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Business.
Market segment: Heavy trucks, trailers, trucking , truck suspension system
Based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Joe serves as a link between IMT Forge Groups’ internal engineering, customer service and inside sales and our external customers and manufactures representative network.
With 20+ years of manufacturing knowledge, Joe is analytical and results-oriented, with extensive experience in manufacturing operations, sales, business development, project management, custom engineering, automation technology, contract negotiations, and customer service. Joe holds a BSEE degree and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Market segments: Oil & Gas
Bruce is a proven strategic and operational leader. Prior to joining IMT, Bruce held key management or Board positions with a variety of growth companies for over 20 years including a global financial institution, a global tax and financial services firm, and operating companies such as a large open die forger with plants in Canada and the United States. Additionally, Bruce is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator.
VP Innovation & Development
Bud has extensive experience in forging operations, engineering, and sales. A degreed mechanical engineer with over 20 years of sales and marketing experience, Bud’s responsibilities include leading innovation and related business development for the IMT Forge companies working to strengthen the position of the IMT Forge in the marketplace.
General Manager, Clifford-Jacobs Forging, Champaign, Illinois
Following his service in the US Air Force, Jason joined the Clifford-Jacobs team. Jason’s forge operations roles include Estimator, Design Engineer, and he has held management positions including Sales Manager and Vice President of Sales. Since 2012 Jason has been General Manager of Clifford-Jacobs Forging and plays a key role on the IMT Forge leadership team.
General Manager, PC Forge, Port Colborne, Ontario
Dave is a degreed mechanical engineer with extensive Tier 1 automotive supplier experience including Process / Engineering Manager, Quality / Maintenance Manager and is a Six Sigma Blackbelt. Dave started with IMT Forge as a Continuous Improvement Manager at Welland Forge. He was later promoted to that site’s General Manager. In 2017 Dave’s was promoted to General Manager at IMT’s PC Forge in Port Colborne.
General Manager, Welland Forge, Welland, Ontario
Shane, a graduate from Brock University with a business and marketing degree developed his operations knowledge base in automotive related manufacturing field. He joined Welland Forge as President/General Manager and Owner. When Welland Forge was purchased by IMT, Shane moved into the role of Business Development for the IMT Forge Group and now is General Manager.
Director of Finance, Welland, Ontario
Lisa is a Chartered Professional Accountant with concentration in steel related industries. Prior to joining IMT Forge, Lisa served as the CFO for a multinational Abrasives company, and Controller for a manufacturer in the Pressure Vessel industry.