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Schmid Tool and Engineering Announces Key Promotions to Vice President Roles

Villa Park, IL 6/26/2024 – Schmid Tool and Engineering, a leader in precision machining and engineering solutions, is proud to announce the promotion of several key directors to Vice President roles within the company. This strategic move aims to further strengthen the company’s leadership team and drive continued growth and innovation.

Effective immediately, the following directors have been promoted to Vice President positions:

Erik Poulsen, Vice President of Operations

With over 20 years of experience in operations management, has consistently demonstrated excellence in optimizing processes and enhancing productivity. As Director of Operations, Erik played a pivotal role in streamlining workflows and implementing innovative solutions. In his new role as Vice President of Operations, Erik will continue to drive operational efficiency and excellence across the organization.

Tony Testolin, Vice President of Finance

Tony has been a key figure in the financial management of Schmid Tool and Engineering, providing strategic financial oversight and guidance. He has successfully managed the company's financial planning, budgeting, and reporting, ensuring fiscal stability and growth. Tony's promotion to Vice President of Finance reflects his exceptional financial acumen and leadership.

Stephan Kim, Vice President of Information Technologies

As Director of Information Technologies, Stephan has led the charge in advancing the company’s IT infrastructure and capabilities. He has implemented cutting-edge technologies and cybersecurity measures, enhancing the company's technological edge. In his new role as Vice President of Information Technologies, Stephan will continue to oversee the development and implementation of innovative IT solutions to support the company's growth.

Fritz Marston, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Fritz has been an integral part of Schmid Tool and Engineering for the past 6 years, leading the Sales and Marketing team with exceptional vision and strategic insight. Under his leadership, the company has seen significant market growth and brand recognition. Fritz's promotion to Vice President of Sales and Marketing is a testament to his dedication and outstanding contributions to the company's success.

"We are thrilled to recognize the exceptional talents and leadership of these individuals with their well-deserved promotions to Vice President roles," said Heidi Schmid Schaefer, President of Schmid Tool and Engineering. "Their dedication, expertise, and vision have been instrumental in our success, and we are confident that they will continue to drive our company forward in their new capacities."

These promotions are part of Schmid Tool and Engineering’s ongoing commitment to fostering a culture of excellence and innovation. The company looks forward to the continued contributions of these outstanding leaders as they take on their new responsibilities.

*About Schmid Tool and Engineering: Schmid Tool and Engineering is 3rd generation, woman owned provider of precision machining and engineering solutions. With a commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction, Schmid Tool and Engineering serves a diverse range of industries, delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the highest standards.


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