Moving our precision machining business. Leadership.
EMC has been a family-owned precision machining company since 1925. That’s how long we have been committed to progressive leadership in our field, precision machining, and positive relationships with customers who count on us to perform.
Chief Executive Officer
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.
Jeff is an active member and Past Cleveland Chapter Chair of the World Presidents Organization and is a past member of the Young Presidents Organization. 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.
Chief Operating Officer
As COO of EMC Precision, Bob is responsible for overseeing the strategic and operational activities of our manufacturing facilities in Elyria, OH and Sheridan, IN. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University, Bob worked for The American Tank & Fabricating Company in Cleveland, OH with progressive responsibilities within the accounting department for 7 years. Shortly after earning his Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance from Cleveland State University and his CPA License, Bob joined EMC Precision as the Corporate Controller in March 2000. In 2010, Bob was named Chief Operating Officer.
In the local community, Bob has served many organizations over the past 20+ years. Bob enjoys coaching various youth sports in his spare time. He and his wife Maureen reside in Avon Lake, Ohio with their 5 boys.
Vice President, Business Development
As VP, Business Development, Larry is responsible for helping current customer and potential customers understand our capabilities and how EMC can fit within their purchasing strategy. Involved in precision machining since 1977, he started his career as a machinist and enjoyed improving processes that soon led to an Engineering Trainee position. As a Manufacturing Engineer, he helped develop and install new technology and processes that continued to keep EMC in the forefront of technological advancement. A member of the strategic planning team, Larry is an active participate in planning the future of EMC.
Larry and his wife Beth, reside in Sheffield Lake, Ohio and have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys fishing, motorcycling, hunting and spending time with family.
Plant Manager – Elyria, Ohio
As Plant Manager of EMC Precision, Luke is responsible for the operations of our Elyria, OH location. Luke has been with EMC Precision since 1996. After graduating in 1998 from the Lorain County JVS (Joint Vocational School), Luke went on to become a journeyman toolmaker through an apprenticeship with EMC Precision. For many years, Luke worked in the Model Shop making prototypes and fixtures. From there he worked in EMC Precision’s rapid response area where we did short run CNC work, eventually becoming Group Lead of the Mill Turn department for over 10 years. Luke has been the Plant Manager since 2022 after joining the Executive Team in 2021. Luke loves helping others solve problems and improving processes by building strong relationships with his peers and growing together as a team.
Outside of work, Luke loves spending time with his family and farming. He and his wife Megan live on a farm in wellington, OH and have 5 children. Luke is a member of the Lagrange Church of God and has been an active church member his whole life.
Plant Manager and Director of Sales and Operational Planning – Sheridan, Indiana
As Plant Manager and Director of Sales and Operational Planning, Travis is responsible for strategic objectives, key customer account management, and overall business unit performance. He has a passion for servant leadership and driving EMC’s core values.
After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree at IUPUI, Travis had increasing responsibilities throughout his career and joined EMC Precision as a Production Planner/Account Manager in January 2011. Travis advanced through several positions while leading projects in multiple departments and was named to his current position in November 2021.
Travis enjoys playing golf, acoustic guitars, and spending time with his wife, Julie, and their 3 boys.
Operations Manager – Sheridan, Indiana
As Operations Manager, Joe is responsible for driving quality and efficiency while utilizing the latest lean tools and standardized process control procedures. Joe began his career studying machine trade and design and spent his first 12 years as a machinist before transitioning to aerospace engineering. He went on to become a subject matter expert in non-conventional machining disciplined in 5-axis EDM drilling and laser oblation for turbine engine hot section components. From there, his career evolved into leadership roles taking on turnaround and startup projects within the aerospace manufacturing community. He’s since joined EMC Precision and is in the forefront of team building through the implementation of servant style leadership as well as standardizing process control.
Joe and his Wife Lisa reside in Fishers, Indiana and have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys family travel, bowling, golf, and continuous learning.