Paul Steffes, PE
Founder and Chief Innovation Adviser
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.
Co-President and Chief Operating 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
Co-President and Chief Product Officer
Todd Mayer has more than 25 years of engineering experience with an emphasis in new product development and managing engineering talent. As the Co- President and Chief Product Officer, Todd leads a team creating solutions for the diverse industries that we serve. 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).
Vice President of Manufacturing Excellence
Stephen Dusold is responsible for manufacturing operations to ensure ongoing production meets the needs of the customer both today and in the future. Stephen joined Steffes in 2017 with extensive operations and commercial leadership experience in the automotive, industrial, and marine industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Arizona State University.
Vice President of People & Culture
Kim Heidt is responsible for strategic HR operations, employee engagement, learning and development, talent management and transformational HR solutions to support the overall success of the organization. Kim helps cultivate a strong culture to support the ever-evolving needs of the employees and the organization. Kim is committed to helping people develop and grow into the best versions of themselves; this passion drove her into the HR profession where she felt she could make a daily impact. Joining Steffes in 2017, Kim brings over 15 years of HR experience from multifaceted industries including Healthcare, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturing. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a HR Management focus from the University of Mary.