Corey Graff started at Steffes in 2014 as an Assembly Technician at Grand Forks West. Within his first year he was promoted to Assembly Lead. Through the years he has also held the positions of Supervisor of Assemblies and Supervisor of Weldments. Corey has recently been promoted to his newest position of Operations Manager. In this role, Corey will oversee all production in our Grand Forks West facility.
Corey said that when he started at Steffes, he was just looking for a temporary job while his wife finished school. But he liked the company and saw opportunity for a career.
“I am looking forward to the new challenge” said Corey about moving into his new leadership role. “We have a really good group of people.” Corey also says that he is looking forward to being a mentor to those reporting to him because he enjoys seeing people grow and develop.
Corey has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice with a Coaching minor. He is currently working on obtaining his Masters of Business Administration through the University of Mary. He expects to graduate this Spring. To prepare for this “giant leap” into leadership, he also attended a seven session leadership training course along with 24 other Steffes employees to focus on leadership and conflict management styles.
Corey says that what he enjoys most about working at Steffes is the people that he works with.
In his free time, Corey says that he enjoys staying active and spending time with his wife and daughter.