Winona PVD Coatings, LLC is comprised of an innovative executive team and hard-working production workers. Our executive team combined has over 90 years of expertise in wheel coating and wheel industries. Winona PVD Coatings, LLC team is dedicated to providing our customers with premier quality products.
|Steven Bonnell – CEO
Steven spent more than 20 years in the global Automotive Industry having senior leadership roles with key Tier 1 suppliers including Illinois Tool Works and London based Smiths Group plc. Most recently, Steven was Group President for a portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway’s businesses that produce high performance engineered wire products used in the global Oil and Gas and Nuclear Energy sector. Steven earned his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Science in Management from Walsh College in Troy, MI.
|Kirk Sobecki - Vice President and CFO
Kirk earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. From 1986 to 1999 he served in multiple financial management positions at Zimmer, Inc., a leading producer of orthopedic products and surgical equipment. From 1999 to 2013, after several years in financial management he became President and Chief Financial officer at National Steel Corporation, the fourth largest integrated producer of steel in the United States with over $3 billion in revenue. Prior to joining Winona PVD Kirk worked at R.B. Gustafson, a major supplier to the RV industry.
|Larry Beals - Executive Vice President
Larry received his M.E. degree from Purdue University, and is a Lean Six-Sigma Master Black Belt. He has a background in foundry work, machining, quality management and auditing, working previously with Compass, Blaw-Knox, and Superior Industries, where he spent 30 years in the automotive wheel manufacturing sector.
|Mark Hohulin - Director of Information Technology
Mark received a Bachelor’s of Industrial Technology from Purdue University. He has more than 20 years’ experience managing Information Technology in the Automotive Supply Chain. Before coming to Winona PVD, Hohulin also worked at CTS Corporation. His responsibilities include management of all aspects of Information Technologies for the Company.