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Lars Brunk

President and CEO

Lars Brunk is President and Chief Executive Officer of Brunk with responsibility of overseeing the strategic direction of the Lake Geneva, Wisconsin company with roughly 300 employees. Brunk is a leading manufacturer of metal precision components and assemblies for the High Tech, Medical Device, Aerospace, Defense, Industrial and Recreational Markets with Sales Offices in the US and Europe. Lars Brunk became President in December 1999, Executive Vice President in June 1986 and Vice President of Sales March 1985. He joined Brunk Industries full time in June 1980 after graduating from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management.

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Ulla Brunk

Co-Founder and CFO

Ulla Brunk co-founded Brunk in 1960 together with her husband Bertil Brunk. She was born in Stockholm Sweden and began working at Svenska Handelsbanken, the largest bank in Sweden at a very young age. She immigrated with her family in the 1950’s to Chicago. Bertil and Ulla Brunk started Brunk Tool & Die Co. in the garage of their Lake Geneva home and in 1963 incorporated the business at its current location in Lake Geneva. Together they created a work ethic always putting the customers first.

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Scott Adams

Vice President of Operations

Scott Adams is Vice President of Operations at Brunk with responsibility of overseeing manufacturing, customer service, sales, tool design and facilities. He became Vice President of Operations in June 2014. Prior to joining Brunk, he worked in metal stamping and tool and die manufacturing for 29 years. Scott started his career as an apprentice precision press operator in 1985. He worked his way up to a journeyman tool and die maker and supervisor of the precision stamping department. He continued his tenure as plant manager and then director of stamping before joining Brunk.

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    Michael Black CPA, CGMA

    Vice President of Finance

    Michael S. Black, CPA, CGMA, is the Vice President of Finance at Brunk Industries, overseeing accounting, human resources, and information technology . He joined the Brunk team in 1999 after spending 25 years in public accounting where he specialized in manufacturing industry accounting and costing systems. Mr. Black has contributed his business knowledge in many capacities as a volunteer in the Lake Geneva, Wisconsin community, including as President of his church’s Parish Council, President of the local YMCA, and as a State representative for a local civic organization. Mr. Black has a BBA in Accounting and a BBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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      John Briscoe PhD

      Vice President of Engineering

      John is the Vice President of Engineering and NPD at Brunk. In this role John leads the Engineering and Quality teams at Brunk and serves on the executive team responsible for the general management of the business. Prior to joining Brunk, John worked for Intel for over 20 years. He started as a Sr. Materials Engineer focused on developing organic substrates and held a number of different positions throughout the Technology & Manufacturing Group, including roles in Product Development, Operations Management, Supplier Management and Quality Management. He made significant contributions at the director level in leading the development of interconnect technology for Intel’s communication and wireless businesses. John earned his Ph.D. from Arizona State University with his research focused in the area of Analytical Chemistry. He earned his BS in Chemistry from St. Norbert College, WI.

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        Lars-Erik Brunk

        Junior Officer

        Lars-Erik, Junior Officer recently joined Brunk after graduating from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin with a degree in Business and Marketing. Lars-Erik is beginning his technical training by working in all aspects of operations. He represents the third generation of the business started by Bertil and Ulla Brunk.

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          Dave Bachelier

          Technical Sales Manager

          Dave Bachelier is the Technical Sales Manager who helps customers with technical proposals as well new product development. Before starting with Brunk, Dave spent his career in the precision tooling and stamping market with 35 + years of experience. Dave has an engineering degree along with previous experience overseeing the engineering/design department, plus managing a large precision tool manufacturing division. Dave is available for technical projects, design for manufacturing, as well as customer support.

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          Jens Petterson

          Managing Director - Optima Europe

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          Peder Pederson

          Marketing Manager - Optima Europe

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          Peter Stahl

          European Sales Manager - Optima Europe

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          Steve Anderson

          President - Anderson Agency, Inc.

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          Nancy Hunsicker MBA

          Customer Service and Supply Chain Manager

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          Matthew Lewis

          Corporate Quality Manager

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          Thomas Roth

          Prototype and Tool Design Manager

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          Robert Schultz CPA

          Corporate Controller

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          Bradley Rockman

          Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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          Robert Kendall

          IT Manager

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          Philip Jones

          Facilities Manager

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          Joseph Seredick

          Human Resources Manager

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          Steven Labutski

          Automation Manager

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