Paul Steffes

 Paul Steffes, PE

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board

Paul Steffes is recognized for his innovative philosophies and creative solutions in the manufacturing and engineering industries. Paul earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Dakota State University. His dedication to a strong company culture, quality work and entrepreneurial spirit has propelled him to lead Steffes to be one of the largest and diverse manufacturing companies in the region.




Paul Eidenschink

Chief Operations Officer

As COO, Paul Eidenschink is responsible for setting Steffes’ strategic direction and daily operations. His experience in business strategy, development and manufacturing operations is leading Steffes into the next generation. Paul has more than 25 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, and continued this journey by joining Steffes in 2012. Paul earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Dakota State University.



Todd Mayer, PE

Chief Product Officer and Director of Oil & Gas Products

Todd Mayer has more than 24 years of engineering experience with an emphasis in new product development and managing engineering talent. As the CPO and Director of Oil & Gas Products, Todd leads a team creating solutions for the oil and gas industry. Todd joined Steffes in 1998 after earning his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and his master’s degree in Engineering Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Peter Rackov, CPA

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Excellence

Peter Rackov is responsible for all financial and administrative matters, support services and the financial performance of Steffes. He joined Steffes in 2012 with an extensive experience in financial management. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from John Carroll University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).




Jim Deichert

Vice President of Grid Solutions & Automation

As VP of Grid Solutions & Automation, Jim Deichert is responsible for the strategy and execution of Steffes’ electrical products division which includes Electric Thermal Storage heating products and electrical controls. Jim has held numerous leadership positions at Steffes, starting in 1991 as Materials Manager, then progressing to Marketing and Sales Manager and ultimately to his current role. Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Accounting from Dickinson State University.