John J. Young has joined Fort Wayne Plastics, Inc. as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Young replaces the former CFO, Ray Linkhart, who retired from FWP after 34 years of service.
John graduated from Indiana University at Fort Wayne with a degree in accounting in 1995. He is a Certified Public Accountant with experience in public accounting, banking, agriculture, and transportation. John and his wife Barbara have four young boys. In addition to raising children John is active with Church, charitable organizations and youth sports. In his free time John enjoys spending time with family, friends, hunting, fishing, and summers at the lake.
Jessica Ginter joins FWP as our new Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Jessica brings 11 years of sales and marketing experience to FWP with expertise in campaign development and interactive marketing. She attended Indiana University with a focus on communications and business and has spent the majority of her career in radio. Jessica will be responsible for pricing, key account management, project management, new product development and interactive marketing.
Dale Shaw has been hired as Quality Manager. Dale has worked for 35 years in the quality assurance field. Prior to joining FWP, Dale worked for Midwest Industrial Fabrication, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of ISO 9001 systems. The majority of his career has been spent in aircraft quality assurance, working for Boeing, LTV Aircraft, and the United States Air Force. He is in charge of all quality control aspects of FWP, including establishing quality standards, verifying first article quality, and managing the history of all production projects.
Jim Emmons joins FWP as our New Business Development Manager. Jim comes to FWP with a solid Business Development background spanning more than 15 years in the plastics and electronics industries. He is a graduate of Ball State University and a Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt. Jim will be deeply involved in the pursuit and development of new business partnerships, products, and opportunities.
FWP is confident that with the addition of Dale and Jim, we will strengthen our commitment to our customers by exceeding their expectations in overall customer satisfaction.