Joe joined GP Enterprises Co., LTD in May of 2013 following a progressive career at WAYNE Pumps where he served as Director of Sales and Marketing, Director of Engineering, Vice President of Operations and eventually WAYNE's President. A co-author on several patents in the water pump industry Joe has a penchant for driving technology into product solutions for the consumer. His extensive experience in Asia sourcing has built long-standing relationships abroad allowing him to help Chinese businesses grasp the needs of the North American Market. He earned his MBA at Xavier University's Williams College of Business and currently resides in Richland Michigan with his wife, Kristine and niece Kennedy.
Diane offers extensive sales and marketing background in the retail plumbing industry. Prior to joining GP Enterprises Co., Ltd., she served as Director of Retail sales at Glentronics, Inc., where she was instrumental in expanding and launching new business for The Basement Watchdog brand. She was also the National Account Manager at Pentair for nearly twelve years before that, where she was successful in launching new products and programs for key accounts. Diane is a graduate of Roosevelt University, Chicago with her Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology, with a minor in Business Management.
Joe joined GP Enterprises Co., LTD in 2015 and has a diverse background in account management, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining GP, Joe was the Manager of North America Forecasting and Business Planning at ArcelorMittal USA. Previously Joe also served ArcelorMittal as a Senior Analyst and worked in sales where he was responsible for developing new business in the Southeastern United States. Joe earned his MBA from DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.