INDIANA – The Indiana Manufacturers Board of Directors has named its 2022 Chair, Executive Committee, and Members.
Bill Champion, COO at Fratco, Inc., was named 2022 Chair.
Fratco, Inc., is a manufacturer of plastic corrugated pipes, located in Francesville, Indiana. Fratco has been in business since 1923 and is a member of the IMA Hall of Fame. After spending nearly 35 years in the insurance industry as a commercial risk manager Bill made the move to Fratco in 2011. Since that time, Bill has worked with Chris Overmyer (CEO/President of Fratco) and the Fratco team in expanding the companies presence from two to four locations in Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa.
Bill has also served one term as a Cass County Councilman and three terms as a City Councilman in Logansport, Indiana.
Bill served as President of the Logansport Plan Commission for 14 years and was a founding member of the Logansport/Cass County Economic Development Foundation. Currently, Bill is a member of the Pulaski County CDC.
Bill refereed high school and college basketball for 17 years and was an assistant basketball coach at Logansport High School for twelve seasons.
Bill and his wife Kim live on Lake Freeman, in Monticello, Indiana. They have seven children and seven grandchildren.
Bill holds a BS in Urban and Regional Studies from Ball State University.
|Following are the 2022 IMA Executive Committee Members:|
|Chair: Bill Champion, FRATCO, Inc., Francesville|
|Vice Chair: Rachel Osting, Fort Wayne Metals Research Products, Fort Wayne|
|Immediate Past Chair: Tim Hollander, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Princeton|
|Bill Gartland, Atlas Foundry, Marion|
|Gary Larson, Ford Meter Box Co., Inc., Wabash|
|Jody Fledderman, Batesville Tool & Die Co., Inc., Batesville|
|Mike Lunsford, Dart Controls, Zionsville|
|Following are the 2022 IMA Board of Directors Members:|
|John Admire, Ashley Industrial Molding, Inc., Ashley|
|Carmen Andreoli, Constellation, An Exelon Company, Louisville|
|Clay Barnes, MPI Corporation, Indianapolis|
|Trevor Beers, Nucor Steel, Crawfordsville|
|Donnie Brown, BP Whiting Business Unit, Whiting|
|JB Brown, BCI Solutions, Inc., Bremen|
|Mike Crossey, CountryMark, Indianapolis|
|Katie Davis, Indiana Michigan Power, Fort Wayne|
|Mike Griffith, Major Tool and Machine, Indianapolis|
|Gretchen Gutman, Cook Group, Inc., Bloomington|
|Jeff Hansen, Steel Dynamics, Inc. – Corp. Offices, Fort Wayne|
|Leanne Hardisty, Caterpillar Inc., Lafayette|
|Doug Hass, Kimball Electronics, Inc., Jasper|
|John Hiler, Hiler Industries, LaPorte|
|Angela Holt, Rathburn Tool & Manufacturing, Auburn|
|Robert Kersey, ALM/Great States Corporation, Muncie|
|Greg Kincer, Kimball International, Inc., Jasper|
|Leah Konrady, Konrady Plastics, Inc., Portage|
|Matthew Linville, Zimmer Biomet, Warsaw|
|Matt Long, AT&T, Indianapolis|
|Kristie McKillip, Duke Energy Indiana, LLC, Plainfield|
|Tom Merrell, IDI Composites International, Noblesville|
|Zac Overton, Overton Industries Tube Forming Systems, Franklin|
|Paul Perkins, Amatrol, Inc., Jeffersonville|
|Richard Pfeil, Pfeil, Inc., South Bend|
|George Rogers, Eli Lilly, and Company, Indianapolis|
|Derek Sublette, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Indianapolis|
|Laurie Thornton, Centerpoint Energy, Indianapolis|
|James Tuerk, Aero Industries Incorporated, Indianapolis|
|Paul Vercher, United States Steel Corporation, Hoover|
|Allen Waitkins, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., New Carlisle|
|Ed Wulbrecht, Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., Lafayette|
|Brent Yeagy, Wabash National Corporation, Lafayette|