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.
Prior to joining the company in May 2017, Ryan Day spent more than 15 years in the metal and manufacturing industries. His career has spanned a variety of accounting and finance roles. Day was the CFO of Glunt Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of new and refurbished steel mill equipment, and plant controller at specialty steel supplier Universal Stainless.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Youngstown State University, and holds both Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) certifications.
George Droder joined Hynes Industries in April of 2018 as Vice President responsible for all Sales, Marketing and Customer Service efforts.
Droder has over 25 years of experience in executive leadership in Business, Technology, Sales and Service, and Management Consulting. Prior to Hynes Industries, Droder was the Vice President of Channel Management at ERICO International, a manufacturer of precision engineered products for Electrical, HVAC, Commercial and Industrial construction. Droder was responsible for all Wholesale and Retail distribution, Global E-Commerce, and Global Customer Service & Technical Support, supporting sales to over 165 countries and responsible for a P&L of over $460M.
Droder has a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from Northern Kentucky University.
A 30-year veteran of the company, Mike Giambattista served as General Manager of Roll Formed Products Division, Senior Vice President and Vice President of Marketing and Sales prior to assuming his current position. He has been 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, Giambattista is responsible for the management, administration
Giambattista attended Brown University and earned a B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Management.
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.