Harry Shimp, Chief Executive Officer

HARRY SHIMP

Chief Executive Officer

Harry has been a part of the RMB team as both an investor and on the Board of Directors since 2011. He has had P&L responsibility for seventeen different manufacturing businesses in the fields of precision equipment, photovoltaics, engineered materials, optics and aerospace components. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and Master’s degrees in Engineering and Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon University as well as five U.S. patents. Previously, he served as a regular commissioned officer with United States Marine Corps.

MICHAEL DEGRANDIS

President

Michael DeGrandis is President at RMB Products and previously served as the Chief Financial Officer. DeGrandis has more than 30 years of executive finance and operating experience and is well versed in rotational molding and lining technology. Prior to joining RMB in 2020, DeGrandis worked as the CFO of Ferry Industries and was promoted to President and CEO. At Ferry he focused on product margin improvements and enhanced financial management for the company. He has also served as CFO for Vitex Packaging Group and held leadership roles at MinuteKey and Kirtland Capital Partners. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is a certified public accountant.

Michael DeGrandis, President
Matt Martin, VP of Business Development

MATT MARTIN

 Vice President of Business Development

Matt joined RMB in 2016 and he currently oversees the sales and marketing departments. Previously, he was a value stream manager for National Machine Group in Colorado Springs. Matt has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s of Business Administration, both earned through the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

KIRA KALEPS

Business Development

Kira joined RMB in 2019 with over 26 years of experience in manufacturing polymer-based industrial piping and process equipment for corrosion applications. She currently manages the business development for the corrosion protection and high purity value streams. She holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program.

Kira Kaleps, Business Development
Cory Hankemeier, Aerospace Business Development Manager

CORY HANKEMEIER

Aerospace Business Development Manager

Cory joined RMB in 2021 and currently manages the business development for the aerospace and resin value streams. Previously, he was a Deputy Aircraft Manager for Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation in Moses Lake, WA. Cory holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Mary Bismarck.

CHRIS GLOCK

Vice President of Program Management

Chris began his career with RMB Products in 1991 and has held a variety of manufacturing and commercial roles within the company. His current responsibilities are program and project management. Chris has deep expertise in engineering product applications, quality requirements, and program management.

Chris Glock, VP of Program Management
Bill Blank, Quality Manager

BILL BLANK

Quality Manager

Bill Blank joined RMB in 2013. He is responsible to oversee the quality, systems, and compliance processes throughout the company. He has a depth of knowledge in the biopharma and pharmaceuticals industry, having previously worked for OSI Pharmaceuticals and Sandov Narvartis.

MARTIN FORBES

Engineering Manager

Martin joined RMB in 2013. He is responsible for managing the engineering team, and previously held the title of Senior Aerospace Product Design Engineer before taking this role with the company. Prior to working at RMB, he worked in the semiconductor and medical industries. Martin’s expertise is in plastics engineering and mechanical design. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Martin Forbes, Engineering Manager