MFC Team

Forged in Commitment

The MFC Team

Meet our devoted team that truly values quality and safety over everything else.  Family ties and the friendships that have developed here are an important part of our culture and an important part of why we’ve been successful in a very tough marketplace over the years. Change is a constant and MFC has been fortunate to have a team that embraces it and is committed to the improvement of the company everyday.

Owners John and Jack Keller and their family
Owners John & Jack Keller with their family.
Jack Keller

Jack Keller

3rd Generation Owner

Jack is the 3rd generation owner of an ever-changing business grounded in founding values. He’s proud that the MFC team is a family where generations have built careers for over 50 years.

Bob Lack

Bob Lack

Chief Financial Officer

Bob works with the Executives, advising on strategic direction and is a vital participant in the company's overall success.

Joe Rich

Joe Rich

VP of Quality and Operations

Joe’s rich history in manufacturing operations comes from a variety of platforms and brings new ideas and efficiencies to plant operations and ensures MFC’s highest standards in quality products.

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

VP of Engineering and Strategy

Chris has spent 35 years in the forging industry in the United States, and he brings a wealth of forging experience and knowledge to MFC. He takes our customer’s vision and makes it real, often designing custom tools and dies. Chris also works closely with our plant managers on process improvement.

Sherry Lundin

Sherry Lundin

Director Of Sales

Sherry oversees all current customer relationships and new programs. She works with customers and our plant’s management teams to implement and launch new customer programs / new plant equipment. Sherry also assists the plants with various projects to improve our production process and productivity.

Jim Allen

Jim Allen

VP of Business Development

Jim's industry knowledge and infectious enthusiasm provides assurance to our growing customer base that they are “safe with MFC!”. His main focus is to expand our customer base and industies served.

Bill Bierly

Bill Biery

Plant Manager / Meadville

Bill has spent his career at MFC working his way up from the maintenance department to press operator to a supervisory position. It’s only natural that he would eventually become the man in charge of the plant at Meadville.

Paul Weagraff

Paul Weagraff

Plant Manager / Cambridge Springs

Paul is responsible for all manufacturing operations at CNC Cambridge Springs. Given our record for on-time deliveries of quality parts, he does it well!

Tara Lippert

Tara Lippert

Director of Compliance

Tara is responsible for establishing a corporate quality assurance system and team that promotes customer satisfaction. Tara champions continuous improvement initiatives to ensure compliance to IATF 16949, ISO 14001 and customer specific requirements.

Geoff Thorp

Geoff Thorp

Director of Quality

Geoff is responsible for maintaining the highest quality standards and makes sure we meet and exceed ISO9001 and TS16949 quality standards using proven 6 Sigma practices.

Tara Henry

Tara Henry

Senior Account Coordinator

Tara works with our customers on their orders and ensures their products are delivered on time. She also manages the completion of all of our sales reports, finalizes the invoices to our customers, and analyzes forecasts vs actuals to ensure we are on track with budget.

Lindsay Golenberke

Lindsay Golenberke

Account Coordinator

Lindsay works with our customers on their orders and ensures their products are delivered on time. She also supports our Quoting Coordinator with the quoting process, assists the sales team with forecasting, and manages the company’s online presence.

Forged in Family

Family ties and the friendships that have developed here are an important part of the culture and why we’ve been successful at Meadville Forging. We pride ourselves on having created an environment where our employees are happy to refer their own family for positions. Here are a few family photos of the current, past and retired members of Forge families.

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