Concours Elite since 2001
Andy’s nearly three-decade long of strong & substantial experience in the Automotive Industry is pertinent to his current role as President of Concours Technologies. Andy joined Concours as a Program Manager in July of 2001. Andy demonstrated highly commendable leadership skills and was promoted as Director of Program Management. Andy’s commitment to Concours Technologies' continued business growth, dedication to employee’s welfare, & his leadership throughout the years are evident & valued.
Position: VP of Engineering and Manufacturing
Concours Elite since 2004
Shawn started his career as an Engineering then Mold Making Apprentice 22 years ago. Shawn has learned the basics of the industry & maneuvered his way from the apprentice level to Mold Build Leader, Shop Foreman, Engineer, Engineering Manager, Plant Manager, General Manager, & now in the VP-tier at Concours Mold. This humbling yet fruitful career path of Shawn is a living proof that every goal, even how difficult or lengthy, is possible. Now as VP of Engineering and Manufacturing in Concours Mold, Shawn’s responsibility of its employees & products from Engineering thru the completion of Manufacturing is vital to Concours Mold’s everyday success.
VP ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING
Position: Vice President of Engineering
Concours Elite since 2015
Lou has over 32 years of experience in the Mold, Tooling, & Production Manufacturing industry. Lou has been a key member of Concours Technologies' leadership team. As a change agent, he has been providing direction in plant operations, Human Resources, Quality, Engineering, Performance metrics, and Health and Safety. He has been developing & introducing lean principles tailored to meet the needs of a mold shop. He brings a global perspective to drive continuous improvement at Concours Technologies Group of Companies
VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Concours Elite since 2020
Vincent brings an impressive career that spans over 30 years of experience in various industries, including Automotive, Telecommunications, and Metal Finishing and Processing. He has completed his BA with a major in Finance & Accounting from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology in Hamilton, Canada. He has also obtained his professional accounting designation as a CMA and CPA.
Vincent has excelled in complex manufacturing settings in fast-changing environments that demand sharp insight and in-depth functional knowledge to pinpoint where actual customer value resides. He combined this unique talent with astute financial acumen to deliver exceptional shareholder returns.
He is an analytical and strategic Senior Executive with a background in Business Development, Operations, Global P&L Accountabilities, Market Planning, Organizational Analysis, Acquisitions and Divestitures, and Negotiations.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Position: Corporate Machining Manager
Concours Elite since 2007
Brad’s mold making & tooling background started back in 1989 as a mold maker. As the industry developed throughout the years, Brad progressed his knowledge & worked his way up to the center of today’s trend in the mold making industry; sophisticated & advanced machining technology. Brad, together with his team, has developed Concours Mold Inc. as the North American Leader with the most modern and innovative machining technology to date.
CORPORATE MACHINING MANAGER
Position: Operations Manager (Headquarters)
Concours Elite since 2014
Dennis began his career at Concours working summers and weekends in all areas of the business. Starting sweeping the floors at the first Concours facility, Dennis progressed through Machine Setup and into a Mold Making Apprenticeship. After graduating from Xavier University with a degree in Business and Entrepreneurship, Dennis continued his career with Concours, moving to Puebla, Mexico, as General Manager of Concours Mold Mexicana. Through embracing the Mexican culture, Dennis was instrumental in creating a winning team bringing the same level of quality and on-time delivery as Concours is known for worldwide into Mexico.
Position: Director of Supply Chain Management
Concours Elite since 2015
Kenny began his career at Concours at a young age, sweeping floors and washing trucks alongside his brother Dennis. Kenny graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and spent five years in the UAE with Mubadala Aerospace subsidiary, Strata Manufacturing; the Middle East’s first aerospace composite manufacturing facility. Kenny joined the project as a Financial Analyst, progressing into the Business Performance and Risk Management team, and then lead the company’s Lean Manufacturing efforts. Kenny moved back to Canada in 2015, joining Concours once again, this time as Supply Chain Manager, bringing back the global standards he is accustomed to operating in, and is now the Deputy CFO of Concours Mold.
DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Position: Supply Chain Manager
Concours Elite since 2003
After graduating from George Brown College’s CAD/CAM Technology Program in 1986, Brian spent five years managing a boutique engineering firm during which he had the opportunity to travel North America touring manufacturing facilities, studying their processes and teaching CAD/CAM design and software implementation. This broad experience prepared Brian for the multiple roles he would ultimately hold at Concours Mold including Surfacer, Design Leader, China Design Leader, Engineering Manager and Mexico/Alabama Engineering Manager, and most recently, Supply Chain Manager. Today, Brian leads a team of twelve supply chain professionals ensuring that products and services at all Concours facilities are delivered on-time, to quality standards, and at the best possible price point.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
Position: Corporate Human Resources Manager
Concours Elite since 2016
Tiffany has over ten years of work experience in Human Resources. Her experience includes recruiting, implementation of policies, health & safety, training, and reviewing performance among many other tasks. Her experience was gained from manufacturing, retail and restaurant environments as well as recruiting for a staffing company. Tiffany believes that open communication and mutual respect creates a positive work environment and is excited to tackle this new opportunity working with some amazingly talented people.
Position: General Manager - Concours Mold Alabama
Concours Elite since 2001
Mark has been in the mold making industry since 1994 and started on the shop floor as a Mold Making Apprentice, which formed a solid foundation for his next steps in mold design, Engineering Management, Sales/Program Management and finally Plant/General Management. While he does possess well-rounded technical experience, Mark’s ability to adapt and react quickly to challenges while he leads by example may be his best attribute.
CONCOURS TECHNOLOGIES ALABAMA
Position: General Manager of Concours Technologies Mexico
Concours Elite since 2010
Bernardo started his professional career at Concours Technologies Mexicana fresh out of university with a bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree. He started as a Junior Program Manager assisting the Senior Program Managers and the shop. He developed quickly and became an important asset to the company. In 2017, he began working closely with the Management Team to support the day to day operations. Given the impact that he had with the growth of the company and the people around him, Bernardo Rios accepted the responsibility of becoming General Manager on February 5th, 2018.
CONCOURS TECHNOLOGIES MEXICANA