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Senior Leadership

Rick Organ

President & CEO

Rick Organ is an accomplished CEO, having led the growth and transformation of multiple manufacturing and supply chain organizations. He brings proven success in executing growth strategies, driving sales, rationalizing costs, developing people and processes, and increasing profitability.

Organ joined Resilience Capital Partners in 2015, the private equity firm that acquired majority ownership of Hynes in August 2014. The Cleveland-based firm focuses on investing in and improving lower mid-market companies in niche-oriented manufacturing, value added distribution and business service.

Previously, Organ was the CEO of two private equity-backed, aviation related businesses: Schneller, a manufacturer of highly engineered flame retardant polymer materials used in interiors of commercial aircraft, which sold to Transdigm Group Inc; and Align Aerospace, a value-added distributor, supply chain manager and 3PL provider of assembly hardware for A&D OEMs, which sold to AVIC International.

Prior to joining the aviation business, Organ held a number of senior level leadership positions across a variety of industries including Vice President, Strategy and Development for the Valvoline Company; Managing Director, Key Corp Investment Banking; Chief Financial Officer, The Horsburgh & Scott Co.; and Senior Manager, Ernst & Young Consulting. Rick holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Doug Campbell

Chief Commercial Officer

Doug Campbell is responsible for overseeing sales, sales engineering, customer service, marketing and product innovation.

Campbell started with Resilience Capital Partners in 2008, following his roles as VP of Manufacturing at Excello Engineered Systems, a tier one supplier to the automotive industry. Before Excello, Campbell was a stamping division plant manager for Shiloh Automotive.

He is accomplished in S&OP, CRM, ERP, supply chain development, Six Sigma and Lean implementations. Additionally, Campbell has directed business development programs leading companies into new markets and opportunities.

Campbell received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and his MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University with a concentration in Finance.

RICH NIHEI

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining the company in May of 2015, Rich Nihei had more than 20 years of financial executive management experience in a variety of industries including metal, chemical and plastic manufacturing along with the distribution of residential construction and tire products. Almost half of this experience has been with private equity owned businesses. Additionally, he spent 15 years with the BFGoodrich Company in the aerospace and chemical business. Prior to BFGoodrich, Rich spent 5 years with KPMG and is a CPA.

He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cleveland State University with a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. 

MIKE GIAMBATTISTA

Senior Vice President, Sales

A 30-year veteran of the company, Mike Giambattista served as general manager of Roll Formed Products Division prior to assuming his current position in 2011. He was a key player in obtaining and growing the Wabash National business, where Hynes received supplier awards in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and again in 2015. Today he is responsible for driving sales by directing and overseeing inside and outside sales teams, helping to build and maintain strong relationships with key accounts and prospects.

Giambattista attended Brown University and earned a B.A. in organizational behavior and management.

Les Shearer

Senior Vice President, Operations

Les joined Hynes in April 2016. Mr. Shearer is responsible for all Manufacturing Operations, Lean, Quality, Safety and Supply Chain/Purchasing. Mr. Shearer has an extensive manufacturing and operations career background in the world of metals manufacturing and specifically roll forming manufacturing. He is also accomplished in Safety, Continuous Improvement and Customer Satisfaction. 

Shearer has a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Arizona State University and his Master of Business Administration from Western International University.