Tim joined Preco in 1991 as Vice President of Finance and General Counsel and subsequently became President in 2006 and CEO in 2016. He has over 35 years of experience in a variety of industries, starting his career with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering; Tim worked in the defense (Allied Signal) and communications industries (Sprint). He also earned an MBA-Finance during this period of time. Subsequently he received a JD-Business Law is a licensed patent attorney and worked at the Shughart Law Firm.
Randy is responsible for Preco operations worldwide, he started with Preco Inc. in 1997 as the Director of Operations at the Lenexa, Kansas location (primarily die cutting). He has been active in the Laser side of the business since the acquisition of LMI (Laser Machining Inc.) in 2002 and is currently based out of the Somerset, Wisconsin (laser manufacturing and contract services) location. Prior to joining Preco, he was the President/General Manager of Sequel Corp. the automotive division of SRC (Springfield Remanufacturing Corp) in Missouri. Prior experience also includes employment at Kraft foods and a 2 year COOP with General Motors while attending college. He has a B.S. in Industrial Management from Missouri State University, and an MBA from Baker University.
Dr. Poulain is the V.P. of Operations for Preco's Die-Cutting Division (DCD). He started with Preco in 2000 as a Laser Applications and Design Engineer. Prior to joining Preco, he served as a Research Assistant Professor in the Center for Electro-Optics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, specializing in laser-material interactions and laser-based detection methods. Dr. Poulain has over 30 years of experience in laser material processing, die-cutting and web-handling processes, and machine design. He holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical).
Ken Cavicchi, started his career in 1978 building hydraulic press systems. In 1998 Ken joined Preco, Inc., in sales and has held several roles in the company since. Ken brings over 30 years of industry experience and a breadth of knowledge on overall Preco capabilities and offerings and is well respected in the industry.