DAVID P. MORRIS – Chief Executive Officer, Principal
Dave Morris is Chief Executive Officer, key shareholder, and Principal of Electro-Mechanical Products (EMP), Inc. He also serves as Chairman of the Board for EMP, a position he’s held since 2000. Dave joined EMP as a Mechanical Design Engineer in 1986, and has held numerous positions with the company, including Production Manager, Sales Manager and Vice President and Minority Shareholder. In 2000, he completed a Management Buyout of the Company and restructured Electro-Mechanical Products to better facilitate rapid top-line growth and expansion into new markets.
Dave’s secondary strength is in financial systems, where he spends a significant amount of time ensuring EMP’s compliance to accounting standards, overseeing treasury management activities, as well as interfacing with the company’s business bank and outside audit firm.
Dave began his career in the Aerospace industry, where he was a Mechanical Engineer at Lockheed Missile and Space Company, performing design tasks and thermal analyses on heat-pipes and antenna systems for satellites.
Dave holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.
DAVID J. WOLENSKI – President, Principal
Dave Wolenski is President, key shareholder, and Principal of Electro-Mechanical Products (EMP), Inc. He has been a director on EMP’s Board since August 2000 and has served as an officer of the company since November 2002. In conjunction with EMP’s CEO, Dave Wolenski has led various business development initiatives since 2000 and has forged strategic partnerships in Mainland China and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He also spearheaded the company’s expansion into the Laser and Photonics Industry, which is EMP’s fastest growing business segment to date.
From 1983 to 1996, Dave held various positions with Johns Manville (JM) Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company and a worldwide leader in fiberglass insulations and engineered products. Dave’s tenure with JM included managerial assignments in engineering, manufacturing, business development and quality assurance.
Dave holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver.
CAROLE J. KAGIYAMA – Vice President
Carole J. Kagiyama is the Vice President of Electro-Mechanical Products (EMP), Inc. She has a diverse background in world-class Business Leadership and most recently served as Director of Marketing for CGH, Inc., a subsidiary of Grey Mountain Partners (a private equity firm), in commercial and security glass business. Previously, Carole spent 24 years with Johns Manville Corporation (a Berkshire Hathaway Company), where she held various positions of increasing responsibility, including Research Engineer, R&D Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, and Business Leader.
Carole’s experience in working with customers from technical backgrounds, combined with her past experience in Sales & Marketing roles, makes her uniquely qualified to excel in this position. Carole’s background and expertise in pricing policy, strategic sales growth, and account management will help EMP to better align the company’s interests with the interests of our key customers, now and in the future.
Carole holds a BS degree in Biomedical and Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University, and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver.