Steve Shank – President & CEO
Steve joined Flinchbaugh Engineering (FEI) in 2005 as Vice President Operations, to support a strategic growth initiative chartered by the Board of Directors. Over the next seven years, FEI tripled their sales revenue and implemented Lean Manufacturing throughout their facilities. In 2012, Steve was actively involved in ownership succession, resulting in the transition of FEI to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Steve was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2016 after the successful management of the most significant economic downturn in company history. In May 2017, Steve was promoted to president & CEO. Since assuming the senior leadership role, Steve has focused on investing for future growth and leveraging the strong employee ownership culture at FEI.
Steve graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. After a brief career in the banking industry, Steve joined ITT Engineered Valves, a manufacturer serving the Industrial and BioPharm markets. For 15 years, he held leadership positions across multiple functional areas; including sales, operations, accounting and finance. While at ITT, his teams earned two Gold Rings of Quality for results in Lean Manufacturing. Steve serves on the Board of Directors for Garrety Glass, a York-based provider of custom glass solutions. Steve and his wife, Lisa, are in active leadership positions in their church and in several local community organizations. The proud father of two grown sons, he enjoys tennis, cycling, golf, fitness, cooking and travel.
Mark Wheeler – Chief Financial Officer
Mark joined Flinchbaugh Engineering (FEI) in 2023 as Chief Financial Officer. He brings to FEI an extensive management background in various manufacturing and service industries. This includes significant experience working in both large, publicly held corporations and privately owned businesses, with leadership responsibility for all disciplines – sales, finance, operations, human resources, purchasing/supply chain, engineering, customer service and IT. Mark thrives on customer contact and is focused on the FEI team achieving its growth strategy while expanding its employee ownership culture.
Mark graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and earned his MBA from York College of Pennsylvania. Mark is active in the community with past service to the United Way of York as a Board member, Allocations Chair and Treasurer. His current service includes volunteering as an Advisory Board member of Penn State York, the Red Lion Area Educational Foundation, and President of the Board of Governors of the Country Club of York.
Mark has three sons, one is a Penn State graduate, with the two youngest also pursuing their Penn State degrees now. Mark and his wife, Tonja, live in Red Lion, he enjoys traveling with family, tennis, platform tennis, golf, and supporting his favorite sports teams.
Rob Campbell – Vice President Business Development
Rob joined Flinchbaugh Engineering (FEI) in 2004 as VP Business Development. Rob has led the rapid growth of the business, with specific priority on diversification of the customer portfolio to mitigate the risks related to participation in a narrow band of market segments. Rob developed and implemented a low-cost, scalable direct selling model, deploying a network of manufacturers’ representatives for new customer development. Prior to joining FEI, Rob held global sales and marketing positions for a specialty chemical division of Quaker Chemical. Rob earned a Biomedical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt before obtaining an MBA from Lehigh University. Rob was recently President of Lancaster Country Club during the preparation and hosting of the 2015 US Women’s Open golf tournament. Rob is also active in the community and several local charitable organizations. Rob lives in Lancaster, PA with his wife and children. He is a passionate golfer and enjoys skiing, scuba, and traveling with his family.