Rockford, IL (December 3, 2014) – Rockford Specialties is pleased to announce the hiring of Vincent MacFadden as Operations Director.
MacFadden holds a BS in Industrial Technology and an MBA, both from Grand Valley State University. His impressive resume also includes over 20 years of experience in manufacturing operations, most recently as Vice President of Manufacturing, Quality, and Engineering for Rockford Products.
“Vincent is extremely knowledgeable in the implementation of international quality management systems, including ISO 9001 and TS 16949, which has been an area of growing interest to our customers. This experience with quality systems, combined with his knowledge of lean manufacturing processes and problem solving skills, will enable us to deliver a better product, at a more competitive price, all while meeting our customers’ needs for on-time delivery. We are looking forward to putting Vincent’s expertise to work for our current and future customers,” says Lisa Stankey, President of Rockford Specialties.
Vincent is also an active member of the community, supporting local organizations including Boone County’s Food Pantry and Habitat for Humanity.
About Rockford Specialties
Rockford Specialties provides custom wire forming, laser cutting, welding, assembly and fabrication services for the OEM, Consumer Products, Food Service, Point-of-Purchase, and Laboratory & Medical Supply industries. The company has been family-owned and operated in Rockford, IL since 1979. Co-owners Lisa Stankey and Susan Taylor are strong supporters of sustainability initiatives and members of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
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