Chief Executive Officer
Email Bob Rosania
Robert L. Rosania is Chief Executive Officer of Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
In this capacity, he is responsible for all sales, marketing, and administrative functions of the company. Mr. Rosania joined Ehmke Manufacturing Company in 1993 as a partner and Plant Manager, and was later promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing, before moving into his current position in 2000.
Prior to joining Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Mr. Rosania was Technical Account Manager for Nalco Chemical Company designing water treatment programs for nuclear and fossil power plants. Previously, he was a Production Control Engineer – D5 Trident Missile Program for General Electric Company.
Mr. Rosania received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, he was a member of the Varsity Football Team that won the Ivy League Championships in 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985. He also attended Drexel University’s Masters in Business Administration program concentrating in Finance. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Mr. Rosania attended the William Penn Charter School graduating in 1982.
Mr. Rosania served as Chairman of the Board of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Safety & Protective Products Division (2006-2009) and serves on the Board of the Industrial Fabrics Foundation (2008-2011). He is frequent expert contributor to the IFAI Review Magazine.
He has received two (2) Professional Certification by the IFAI: as an Industrial Fabrics Manager in 2001 and as a Certified Project Planner in 1999. A noted inventor, Mr. Rosania also holds two patents for “Methods for Ameliorating Oil Spills in Marine and Inland Waters.”
Glenn A. Aust
Email Glenn A. Aust
Glenn joined the Ehmke Manufacturing Company team in April of 2004. Before coming to Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Glenn had been a Project Mechanical Design Engineer for the last 16 years for a local New Jersey company. Designing and implementing Electrical System Enclosures from 1kW enclosures through 2000kW Switchgear lineups.
Joining Ehmke Manufacturing has been a great opportunity to switch gears from the steel industry to the textile fabric industry. The opportunity to work with a staff that has a vision to build a quality product, primarily for our Armed Forces is very rewarding.
Glenn lives in Bucks County with his wife Monica and their three children.
When not busy at work he enjoys spending time with his family, being actively involved in his local Church as the Board Treasurer and coaching his sons travel soccer team.
Executive Vice President
Email Mike Runella
Mike joined the Ehmke Manufacturing company in 2014 as the Director of Business Development. Mike Runella offers more than a decade of accomplishment-laden experience in the military, law enforcement, special operations and related equipment and supply industry. Driving achievement of the highest priority sales growth, brand awareness, brand development, product launch, market share, and operation efficiency goals.
Mr. Runella spent 6 years serving his country at home and abroad in the US. Coast Guard and Federal Government as a member of the Special Operations community earning a number of awards and citations. He holds a BBA and PMBA from the University of Phoenix.
He manages our High Ground Gear product line which is the tactical systems brand of Ehmke Manufacturing along with our marketing, robust dealer and tactical OEM network.
Mike lives in Phoenix, AZ with his fiancé Kaitlyn and 2 dogs.
When not busy at work he enjoys spending time with his family & friends, working out, hiking and cooking.
Email Jared Massaro
Jared joined the Ehmke Quality Team in 2017. Prior to this, he spent three six-month long co-op cycles in the engineering department. Jared received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. When he’s not at work, Jared enjoys watching Philly sports and spending time with his family.
Inside Sales Coordinator
Email Dawn Walker
Dawn Walker previously spent 6 years as an Outside Sales Representative in the Food Service-Janitorial Supply industry before joining Ehmke Manufacturing Company in 2003. Dawn has been working toward her Bachelors degree in Business Administration. She enjoys lounging in the sun at the New Jersey shore in the summer and chilling (literally) in the mountains of Tioga County Pennsylvania in the winter. During hockey season she is glued to the television watching every game available. Flyers are her favorite, of course, being a Philly girl.
Email Aimee Schnee
Aimee joined the Ehmke Manufacturing Company Team in 2009. She is a certified Business Administration Specialist with several years of customer service experience.
When Aimee is not supporting the Sales and Production departments at Ehmke, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.
Sales Associate – Special Projects
Email Dave Rosania
Dave is responsible for new business development projects at Ehmke.
Prior to joining Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Inc., Mr. Rosania has thrived over 40 years in customer centric ownership roles within the Real Estate, Legal, Special Needs, and Soft Pretzel Industries. He has earned a BS from Juniata College with Football and Basketball Honors, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Widener School of Law in Wilmington, DE.
His mission within Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Inc. is to provide customers with the support, expertise, and guidance they need to expedite and properly execute on their design.
Assistant Plant Manager
Email Eduard Shnayder
Eduard moved to the USA in October of 1991, from Moldova. He is a graduate of Kishinev Mechanical Technological College (1976) and the Light Industry Institute of Technology (1983). His 33 years of professional experience have been spent in the industrial textile industry where he is an expert in sewing manufacturing and sewing equipment repair. He has worked in all aspects of the industry as a serviceman of sewing equipment, a sewing machine operator, cutter, supervisor and production manager. Eduard joined Ehmke Manufacturing Company in January, 2008
Eduard is married and has two sons.
Production Control Manager
Email Steve Griffin
Steve joined the Ehmke Manufacturing Company team in April of 2011. He brings over 20 years of management experience from both the corporate and industrial sectors. He recently completed a course in Project Management at Rutgers University and Six Sigma courses (Lean and Green Belt) at Villanova University.
Steve was born in Ohio but has had the privilege of living in many regions of the United States. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and is active in his local church. He currently resides in Mount Laurel, NJ with his wife Carole.
Email Jesse Rivera
Jesse A Rivera took over the role of Purchasing Manager for Ehmke Manufacturing in 2018. He came with 15 years of purchasing experience and a keen understanding of lean manufacturing and strategic implementation of ERP systems. He currently supports Sales, Engineering, Facilities, Logistics, and Manufacturing operations. He is also responsible for inventory and enjoys analytic projects when time allows.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Email Steven Harkins
Steven Harkins lives in Chester County, PA and joined Ehmke in November, 2000. He previously worked five years developing textile solutions for the Automotive, Aerospace and electrical industries as a program manager in the Research & Development departments whose work created several patents. With a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and extensive textile studying at North Carolina and Clemson Universities, he currently designs, maintains and enhances products from acoustical blankets to commercial awnings for respective clients.
On his days off he enjoys spending time with his family, community services and skiing.
Email Jason Cox
Jason Cox was born and raised in the State of Delaware, graduating from York College of PA in May 2018, with a degree in Engineering Management. Jason joined Ehmke in early 2019 after working with Subaru of America’s Field Quality Assurance Team. He is currently a part of the Safety and F.O.D Committee and is hoping to continue to grow professionally and gain new experiences while working with Ehmke.
On his Days off Jason enjoys trying new restaurants around the Philly area and spending time with friends and family.
John (Jack) Payne
Quality Inspector & Safety Committee Lead
Email John Payne
Jack has taken on increased responsibilities since joining the Ehmke Manufacturing Company team in 2004 as a Quality Inspector. He is a key member of the Ehmke Manufacturing Company LEAN Team and has assumed the role of Safety Committee Leader. He joined Ehmke Manufacturing Company with wide-ranging Operations background and 25 years of professional experience in Production and Quality Assurance. Prior to Ehmke Manufacturing Company, Jack worked for 20 years at the Budd Company in Philadelphia as a Quality Control Leader and 10 years at the Johns Manville company in their production shop. Jack has received training from Somerset Technical School, Bucks County Community College and a number of Continual Education Courses & Certificates. Through his engaging personality and excellent communication skills, Jack is uniquely qualified to act as a liaison between management and the production floor t