Leadership Team

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Kingdon Offenbacker, CEO

Kingdon is an ardent leader who has hands-on experience in all disciplines at Echo. After attending business school at the University of Arkansas, Kingdon held a position in every department at Echo before taking over leadership as CEO. Over the course of Kingdon’s tenure, Echo has established its OEM business unit with leading Automotive and Tier 1 Companies.  In his vision for Echo to become the leader in creation and fulfillment of core technology, Kingdon has overseen the development of three domestic manufacturing locations and six overseas manufacturing locations. Kingdon’s greatest passion is innovating and building things – and as Echo’s CEO, he strives each day to create meaningful solutions for Echo’s customers.

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Doug Waldal, COO

Doug is a strategic, hands-on, and results-driven leader, with a track record of accelerating growth and profitability in complex global businesses. He is adept at building high-performing teams, leading innovation, differentiating new products, developing and executing growth strategies, and driving operational excellence. As a member of Echo’s executive leadership team, Doug leads the Customer Care, Engineering, Production, Project Management, Quality, and Warehouse groups. Doug is a black belt in Lean Six Sigma and holds a BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, as well as an MBA in Marketing from Marquette University.

Keith Deaton, CFO

Keith is an accomplished financial and operations executive. He has held executive leadership positions with broad involvement in operational excellence, system upgrades, and integration. Keith has considerable experience in growth environments, coupling organic growth with closing and successfully integrating acquisitions. As a member of Echo’s executive leadership team, Keith leads the Finance, Accounting, Planning, and Analysis groups. Keith holds a BS in Economics from Murray State University, Kentucky, and an MBA in Finance and Operations Management from IU’s Kelly School of Business.

Matt Pitmon, VP Sales

Matt is a skilled sales professional with a broad background selling innovative products into diverse markets including automotive, mining, medical, industrial, oil and gas. He has extensive experience in growing profitable sales in new, geographic markets by providing cost-effective solutions and high quality products. Matt has a BS, Business Administration and MBA from the University of South Carolina.

 

 

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Todd J. Darland, VP Marketing

Todd is a strategy-minded marketing professional with a passion to create and build things, as well as strategies, brands, and teams. He has extensive experience designing and launching new products, programs, and digital platforms. Todd holds a BS in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech University, as well as an MBA in Marketing, Strategy, and Organizational Behavior from Northwestern University.

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Matt O'Dell, VP of Human Resources

Matt is a strategic leader, with a strong career history of steering organizations through significant, complex transitions while building an empowered and talented workforce. He has experience in defining organizational structure, supporting processes, systems, and human capital requirements to align Human Resource and administrative functions with business goals. Matt is PMP certified, gained a BA Honours in Law & Politics from the University of Leicester, and his JD from the College of Law.

Sales Managers

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Mike Chew

Western Regional Sales Manager

 

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Cliff Shepard

MRO Sales Manager

 

Mike Cridge

OEM Technical Sales Engineer