Rick joined 4Front in July of 2015. Rick has been a business leader for over 25 years in diverse markets and industrial/manufacturing settings. He has achieved Six Sigma Green and Black belts. Rick has a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering and a Master's of Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Michael leads 4Front's Sales and marketing team, and is responsible for all aspects of business development and customer care, with over 25 years of direct industry experience. His background includes over 25 years of successful business development in both printed circuit board and contract electronics manufacturing.
Drew is responsible for the financial oversight of 4Front Solutions. With over 10 years of managerial accounting as a Controller in a manufacturing environment he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. He began his professional career working in public accounting for PwC and holds a BS in Accounting from John Carroll University and is a licensed CPA in the state of Pennsylvania.
Rex has over 40 years of national and international manufacturing management experience in multiple products and processes, and has been engaged in numerous business acquisitions. This extensive background gives us a high powered individual in charge of our daily operations. He has an Industrial Engineering Degree from Purdue University.
Mike joined the 4Front team in August 2006, bringing with him over 14 years of hands-on experience as a Controller and CFO for a variety of manufacturing companies in various industries. Mike began his career in public accounting for a regional accounting firm before taking his skills to manufacturing organizations.
Mike has a Bachelor's degree from Wittenberg University and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University. Mike is a licensed CPA in Ohio as well as Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Rachel has extensive experience in employee and cultural management, technical recruitment and compliance operations from years in the Engineering and IT staffing industry and international travel. She graduated from Penn State Behrend with a Bachelor's in Communications that focused on employee management and International studies.
Since 2014, James has brought continuous process improvement to our company, culled from years of experience in automation and engineering while working as a field engineer. During his career, James has installed and modified machines across the country and in Europe with focus on process and design improvements. He has a Bachelors from Penn State University.
Brandon's career has been one of 10 years of leadership experience across multiple industries, including education, food service, and electronics. He has obtained extensive compliance-related training and excels in the management of quality systems pertaining to AS9100, ISO13485, NADCAP AC7120, EcoSure, FDA. Brandon holds a Bachelor's Degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is 4Front's Quality Manager and Management Representative.
With over 25 years of manufacturing industry experience in Electronics, Plastics, Metals, and Assembly, Wayne directs 4Front's technical efforts to support our wide range of customers. He has spent the last 15 years in New Product Introduction through roles in Quality Engineering, Management, New Product Development and Launch as well as Test Development and Sourcing strategies in support of Prime, Medical, and Industrial Customers. He has also been heavily involved in NADCAP, Supplier Quality, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing. Wayne has a Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, a field which incorporates mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, and computer science.
Mike began his 4Front career in 2015 as a Business Analyst, later taking the role of Quote Manager. Coming from the energy industry, he has 10+ years of experience with various analytic and sales responsibilities that included quoting. Mike is a proud graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.