ERIE – The Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) recently announced its 2017-2018 Board of Governors, including members of its Executive Committee.
Harry Eighmy, chief operating officer of American Turned Products (ATP), with facilities in Erie and Fairview Township, Pennsylvania, has been named chairman of the MBA Board of Governors. In addition to being COO and Erie plant manager, Eighmy has been with ATP since 1989. He received his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and his MBA from Case Western University.
ATP specializes in producing high-volume precision machining components used in a vast array of industries, including automotive and off-highway equipment, fluid-power systems, major appliances, oil and gas construction equipment, and medical applications.
Eighmy is joined on the MBA’s Executive Committee by Vice Chairman Mark Rose, director of Aerospace Operations & Supply Chain at LORD Corporation; Treasurer Greg Sbrocco, general manager, Global Supply Chain – Services, GE Transportation; Secretary Mike Mankosa, executive vice president – Global Technology – Eriez Magnetics; Immediate Past Chairman Don Hester, president and chief executive officer of MAJR Products; and, Ex-Officio Scott Bonnell, owner of Bonnell’s Collision Center.
New Board members who will serve three-year terms include:
Jim Greenleaf, president and chief executive officer of Greenleaf Corporation, a third-generation family business based in Saegertown. Greenleaf Corporation manufactures advanced materials used in the industrial cutting tool, electronic and medical device industries. The company currently sells in more than 60 countries around the world and has approximately 400 employees. Greenleaf studied mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Following graduation, he joined the North American Aircraft Division of Rockwell International. There he worked as a senior manufacturing engineer on the B1 bomber and space shuttle programs, eventually becoming manager of Producibility and Technology Modernization for the B1 program.
Greenleaf joined the family business in 1983 and served in a variety of positions, including manager of New Business Development and manager of Research and Development.
Mark H. Raimy, chief executive officer at Welders Supply Company in Erie. The company has grown to become northwestern Pennsylvania and western New York’s leader in the supply of medical and industrial gasses to the health care, laboratory, manufacturing and transportation industries. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University, minoring in philosophy. He is the 2016-2017 president and executive committee member of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association. He also is the vice chairman of the UPMC Hamot Board and chair of the Planning and Finance Committee for UPMC Hamot.
Raimy previously worked as a regional vice president for Massachusetts Financial Services in Boston and vice president of institutional training for Prudential Equity Group in New York, New York, before joining Welders Supply in 2005.
Other members of the MBA Board of Governors include: Andrew Foyle, president of H&H Machined Products Co.; Steve Jones, president of Ron Jones Hardwood Sales, Inc.; Phil Katen, president and general manager of Plastikos Inc.; C. Bruce Kern II, president of Curtze Food Service; and Mike Weber, chairman of Smith Provision Company, Inc.