Executive Profiles

Henry (Bud) Haver, President

Henry Haver has been serving the Fluid Power industry for over 30 years.  He first learned his craft as a journeyman machinist, while also studying fluid power at local colleges in Michigan, where he would receive his IFPS certification.  His team plays a significant role to business, as they draw on their broad experience to solve different application issues, which in turn provide value to Peninsular’s customers. The most important lessons that he has learned so far in his career are that customer satisfaction, innovation, and continuous learning are all crucial to longstanding success.  His favorite part of working in this industry is witnessing a product’s full life cycle, from inception to production and to the final application.  Mr. Haver’s mission moving forward in his career is to see Peninsular add more products and grow in its target industries.

William (Bill) Tyler, National Sales & Marketing Manager

Started his career in 1973 as a machine operator and shortly after completed his training to become a journeyman machinist. Simultaneously studied Industrial Engineering at Purdue University and received a B.S. in Business from St. Joseph’s College. Bill’s organizational mission is and has always been to foster a culture of world class customer satisfaction with engineered value.

Bill Tulloch, Customer Service Manager

Bill Tulloch has been a leading force in the fluid power industry for over 40 years.  In holding many different positions in customer service, business management, and executive teams, Mr. Tulloch has honed the art of adaptability.  He is aware that many challenges arise in this market, and that one must serve as an extension of a client’s core unit to help them overcome these demands.  Mr. Tulloch successfully leads Peninsular’s inside sales team by implementing these innovative, cutting edge, and valuable solutions daily.

Dave Schulp, Regional Sales Manager-Great Plains

Dave has 23 years’ experience in the cylinder industry.  He began his career spending 1 year cutting, machining, assembling and learning cylinders from the inside out. As a Product Manager, he worked with engineers and financial officers to drive costs down, develop new products, and respond to special customer requests. Dave has been able to enjoy many different experiences in fluid power, but at the end of the day: he has always been a salesman first.  Dave attended school at Purdue University and Johnson University.

Jim Dean, Regional Sales Manager-Southern Territory

After a five-year tour with the US Army, Jim attended UAB and worked part-time at a Hydraulic Repair shop. While working there, his problem solving skills soon made him the ‘go to’ solutions provider. These experiences propelled him into what is now his 37+ year career in the hydraulics industry. Soon after passing the NFPA Fluid Power Hydraulics Specialist test, he accepted a position with Peninsular as their Regional Sales Manager for the Southern territory. Through this position, Jim is able to nurture his passion for hydraulic problem solving all the while holding true to his original life goal of helping others.

Jorge Montemayor, Regional Sales Manager- Southwest & Pacific Northwest

Jorge began his career in fluid power in 1987 working in distribution.  From there, he held key positions including Branch Manager and Regional Sales Manager in both Distribution and Manufacturing.  He solidified his transition to Fluid Power manufacturing in the late 90s, continuing his career as a Regional Sales Manager. Jorge’s service mission is to provide his customers with professional, World Class customer service.

Keith Ford, Regional Sales Manager, Midwest & Ontario

Keith began his career in the Fluid Power Industry in 1977 as an Applications Engineer.  After working for large corporations like Schrader Bellows and Parker Hannifin, he pursued a Distributor sales position where he provided his applications knowledge to a wide array of industrial sectors. This includes the rubber, plastics, primary metal and automotive industries in Ohio. In 2007, he took his fluid power talents to a greater level when he accepted a position with Peninsular as their Regional Sales Manager.  Keith is currently responsible for sales in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Eastern provinces of Canada. A proud member of the American Foundry Society, Keith also holds a B.S. in Industrial Plant Management, as well as an Accounting Minor.

Ken Mitchell, Regional Sales Manager-East Coast

Ken Mitchell holds over 40 years’ experience in the fluid power industry.  Throughout his career, he has held positions across a variety of different professional sectors. From initial sales responsibilities for Distributors concentrating on electro-hydraulic systems design, to management & executive positions for U.S. subsidiaries of Major European manufacturers, Ken has solidified his fluid power expertise throughout this time.

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