David Rausch has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 1, 2013, when he was also elected a director of the Company. He joined the Company in March 1994 as Manager of Estimating and was promoted to Southeast Regional Sales Manager in December 1996, then to Director of Sales for Network Storage Systems products in May 2000. In August 2001, he was promoted to Project Sales Manager, and in this position, he also had direct management responsibility for the Estimating Department. Mr. Rausch was elected Vice President of Construction Services in June 2007. In June 2011, he was elected Senior Vice President of Construction Services and General Manager of the Laminate Furniture Division, and in March 2012, he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer.
D. Michael ParkerSenior Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer
Mike Parker has served as Kewaunee Scientific's chief financial officer since August 1995. He is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, tax, treasury, risk management, financial planning, information technology, and investor relations functions. He began his career as an accountant with Deloitte & Touche and served in management positions with several other companies prior to joining the Company in November 1990 as Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting. He is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a MBA.
K. Bain BlackVice President, Sales and Marketing - Healthcare and Technical Products
Bain Black joined Kewaunee Scientific in August 2004 as General Sales Manager for the Technical Products Group. He was elected Vice President and General Manager of the Technical Products Group, effective July 1, 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Black was Director of Marketing for Newton Instrument Company, a manufacturer of products for the telecom industry, from 2001 to 2003. Prior thereto, he was a partner and President of TechMetals, LLC beginning in 1997.
Dana L. DahlgrenVice President, Sales and Marketing - Laboratory Products
Dana Dahlgren joined Kewaunee Scientific in November 1989 as a Regional Sales Manager and was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing of the Laboratory Products Group in September 1998. Mr. Dahlgren was elected Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Laboratory Products Group in June 2004.
Elizabeth D. PhillipsVice President, Human Resources
Beth Phillips joined Kewaunee Scientific in August 2006 as Human Resources and Training Manager. She was promoted to Director of Human Resources in June 2007 and was elected Vice President of Human Resources in June 2009. Prior to joining the Company, she was Director of Human Resources for Vanguard Furniture Co., Inc., a manufacturer of household furniture, from April 2004 until August 2006.
Kurt P. RindoksVice President Engineering and Product Development
Kurt Rindoks joined Kewaunee Scientific in January 1985 as an engineer. He was promoted to Director of Product Development in August 1991 and assumed the additional responsibilities of Director of Engineering in July 1995. He has served as Vice President of Engineering and Product Development since September 1996. Additionally, from May 1998 through October 2001, he served as General Manager of the Company's Resin Materials Division.
Keith D. SmithVice President, Manufacturing
Keith Smith joined Kewaunee Scientific in 1993 as a department supervisor in the Metal Plant and served as Resin Plant Manager from 1995 until April 2001 when he was promoted to Wood Plant Manager. He served as Wood Plant Manager until he assumed the position of Director of Manufacturing in November 2003, a position he held until he was promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing, effective July 1, 2005.