The Welch Products Management Team…
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jensen has a history of
success in leading growing companies and has served as CEO of GreenMan
Technologies and its subsidiary companies since April 12, 2006. Mr. Jensen has served on the board of
directors for GreenMan Technologies since May 2002.
Prior to accepting his
current title as CEO of GreenMan Technologies, Mr. Jensen was Executive Vice
President/Chief Operations Officer of Auto Life Acquisition Corporation, an
automotive after market leader of fluid maintenance equipment.
Prior to that he was a
Business Development and Operations Consultant after holding executive roles
as Chief Executive Officer and minority owner of Comtel and Corlund
He also served as President
of Dynaco Corporation from 1988 to 1997; General Manager of Interconics from
1984 to 1988 and various financial and general management roles within
Rockwell International from 1973 to 1984.
Chief Financial Officer
is GreenMan's Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary and has served
in these roles since March 1998. From October 1995 to March 1998, he was the
company's Corporate Controller.
From July 1994 to October 1995, Mr. Coppa served as Chief Financial
Officer and Treasurer of Food Integrated Technologies, a publicly-traded
development stage company
Prior to joining Food Integrated Technologies, Inc., Mr.
Coppa served as Corporate Controller for Boston Pacific Medical, Inc., a
manufacturer and distributor of disposable medical products, and Corporate
Controller for Avatar Technologies, Inc., a computer networking company.
VP, Channel Development and Strategic Partnerships
Mr. Mahoney has
15 years of progressive business leadership and sales experience. He is the architect of the Company's
CERVIS licensing strategy. His
responsibilities for Welch include leading the Company's global marketing
efforts, lobbying operations, sales strategy, government relationships, and
Prior to joining
Welch, Tim held various positions with Convergent Communications, a high
growth communications business. His
responsibilities included a number of progressive sales management roles and
a leadership role of leading the Midwest Regional office as its VP and
General Manager. During his tenure,
Mr. Mahoney was instrumental in growing the company's regional presence and
integrating a number of acquisitions into a single, successful operation.
Tim is an avid athlete, finishing the Chicago marathon
and serving as the past team captain of the Iowa State Baseball team. He is
active in his community, directly supporting and playing an active role in
various youth athletics programs.
earned a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and has completed
coursework toward his MBA. He has
also completed professional sales training with Burton Sales Training and
Director of Corporate Communications & Marketing
provides business analysis, market research and due diligence for the
Company, and has created an integrated communication solution utilizing the
Internet and a database driven website in order to support Welch's aggressive
He has created
customized playground design and proposal tools exclusively for Welch to
generate safety-surfacing proposals.
His responsibilities include driving the company's marketing strategy,
product branding, implementing a custom web-enabled Customer Relationship
Management (CRM) tool to support the sales and installation of products and
services to 370 school districts in Iowa.
Prior to joining
Welch's management team, Mr. Godwin co-founded Lighthouse Communications, a
regional provider of broadband data communications services for medium sized
business customers. As a founder of
this organization, Mr. Godwin was responsible for sales, marketing, financial
and administration leadership. He
developed the organizations HR and financial policies, product branding and
market position, compensation structures, and structured the capitalization
of the company with venture capital financing. He served as a key member of the executive team and board of
received his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University majoring in
management with an emphasis on information technology. He has completed Deming Total Quality
Management (TQM) training classes. In
2000 Mr. Godwin was selected as a finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur
of the Year award.
Vice President of Operations
Holtorf has provided leadership and expertise to many aspects of Welch
Products manufacturing and product development divisions for over six
years. LaVern's efforts have been
instrumental in designing and implementing new products for Welch's highway
construction division, NTACT, as well as the design, development and
implementation of Welch's patented rolling press.
of Operations, LaVern, manages playground construction projects, contractor
relationships, labor scheduling and quality control for playground surfacing
installations. His attention to
detail led him to create the installation procedures used today for Welch's
fastest growing product line, DuroMat Extended Life™ playground safety
Holtorf received his electronics degree from Devry Technical Institute in
Chicago Illinois and went on to become the communications manager for the
Iowa Department of Transportation.
LaVern's team at the Iowa DOT led the nation in developing the first
statewide, integrated wireless communication solution utilizing voice and
data over the same VHF channel.
is active in both his church and community.
He has served as a City Council member, Community Development Board
member and Church Deacon as well as owned a small business in his
Mr. Varble is an
entrepreneurial professional, founding and operating two companies before
joining the management team at Welch.
His business experience includes managing outcomes to conclusion,
managing suppliers and vendors, financial management, portfolio management
and business analysis. He is a strong
independent worker who manages himself and others to achieve favorable
his most recent venture, Mr. Varble served as a Business Analyst for Proctor
& Gamble Corporation. During his
tenure, his responsibilities included budgeting, forecasting and analysis for
cross-departmental projects. He
monitored, analyzed, and reported production and inventory for seven distinct
cost centers representing over $180 million in production. While serving at Proctor & Gamble, Mr.
Varble developed effective budget-to-actual management, cost management,
productivity optimization, and inventory controls.
obtained his MBA degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. He received his Bachelor degree in
Economics and Business from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. He is well versed in several business
software applications including SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Office Suite,
among others, and is bi-lingual, speaking English and Spanish.
oversees the accounting functions of Welch Products. His diverse background in operations and
accounting for companies from financial to recycling has prepared him well
for his duties at Welch Products.
Prior to joining
Welch Products, Mr. Albers served as the controller for Mid America Recycling
where he worked with both plant managers and financial analysts, preparing
operating budgets and financial statements for multiple divisions.
Mr. Albers also
served as Chief Operating Officer for New Engaland Financial a MetLife
Company, in Minneapolis where he was responsible for the accounting,
compliance and IT functions of the Midwest Division.
Mr. Albers gained
his professional accounting experience as a CPA with the public accounting
firm of Schuring and Uitermarket, P.C. , in Des Moines Iowa where he
performed various accounting and auditing functions for a variety of midsized
John C. Clark
Mr. Clark is an advisor to Welch Products. He is a business development specialist with broad
manufacturing industry experience with a track record of driving
multi-million dollar revenue growth.
At Mr. Clark's control as President and CEO of Clark Industries, a
steel contract manufacturing company, he led the company to 1,200% revenue
growth, achieving $10 million in annual revenues before selling the
company. He was responsible for
repositioning the company for greater profitability and established key
relationships, drastically increasing the value of the organization. Under his guidance, Clark Industries
increased production capacity and reduced operating costs through a manufacturing
agreement with a State correctional institution.
Mr. Clark is a retired Sergeant First Class with the US Army
Reserve. He received a bachelor's
degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, from the University
of Iowa. He has also pursued
post-graduate banking and quality management education from the University of
Oklahoma and University of Colorado.
Mr. Clark is involved in the community as a charter member of the
Waukee Community School Foundation, serves as an advisor to the US Small
Business Administration and is a founding board member of Waukee State Bank.