American Made and Family Owned

It's no secret that we are passionate about producing world-class gears. We are proud to see those gears used around the world and beyond. But our greatest pride is in the exceptional family of people that choose to come together every day to produce those gears right here in Roscoe, Illinois.

Fred & Wendy Young

Fred & Wendy Young

Leadership

Fred Young, Chairman of Forest City Gear

Fred Young

Chairman

Wendy Young, President and CEO of Forest City Gear

Wendy Young

President and CEO

Kika Young, Director of Corporate Management of Forest City Gear

Kika Young

Director of Corporate Management

Jared Lyford, Director of Manufacturing Operations of Forest City Gear

Jared Lyford

Director of Manufacturing Operations

Jeffrey Mains, Director of Technical Operations of Forest City Gear

Jeffrey Mains

Director of Technical Operations

Brenda Ryan, Controller of Forest City Gear

Brenda Ryan

Controller

Team Members

Tammy Adkins, Receptionist of Forest City Gear

Tammy Adkins

Receptionist

Andrea Bagwell, Purchase Order Management of Forest City Gear

Andrea Bagwell

Purchase Order Management

Mike Banes, Gear Hobbing Lead of Forest City Gear

Mike Banes

Gear Hobbing Lead

Kent Blatchford, CTO Process Engineer of Forest City Gear

Kent Blatchford

CTO Process Engineer

Jim Cagle, Estimating Engineer of Forest City Gear

Jim Cagle

Estimating Engineer

Larry Cass, Driver of Forest City Gear

Larry Cass

Driver

Kevin Chatfield, Gear Grinding Lead of Forest City Gear

Kevin Chatfield

Gear Grinding Lead

John Cochran, Value Stream Manager of Forest City Gear

John Cochran

Value Stream Manager

Scott Cowley, Supplier Quality Engineer of Forest City Gear

Scott Cowley

Supplier Quality Engineer

Cathy Cychosz, Accounting Assistant of Forest City Gear

Cathy Cychosz

Accounting Assistant

Betsy Easton, Quoting Coordinator of Forest City Gear

Betsy Easton

Quoting Coordinator

Gene Fann, Gear Technology Manager of Forest City Gear

Gene Fann

Gear Technology Manager

Josh Gates, Turning Lead of Forest City Gear

Josh Gates

Turning Lead

Brian Getty, Lead Maintenance Technician of Forest City Gear

Brian Getty

Lead Maintenance Technician

Dan Hare, Secondary Operations Supervisor of Forest City Gear

Dan Hare

Secondary Operations Supervisor

Judy Huckstep, Shipping & Receiving of Forest City Gear

Judy Huckstep

Shipping & Receiving

Chuck Hutchison, Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator of Forest City Gear

Chuck Hutchison

Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator

Tommy Kalt, Estimating Engineer of Forest City Gear

Tommy Kalt

Estimating Engineer

Krista King, Master Scheduler of Forest City Gear

Krista King

Master Scheduler

Joe Konetski, CTO Process Engineer of Forest City Gear

Joe Konetski

CTO Process Engineer

Chuck Lentz, Quality Assurance of Forest City Gear

Chuck Lentz

Quality Assurance

Bob McClain, Quality Assurance Manager of Forest City Gear

Bob McClain

Quality Assurance Manager

Sara McKevitt, Order Entry Processor of Forest City Gear

Sara McKevitt

Order Entry Processor

Joel Miller, OD/ID Department Lead of Forest City Gear

Joel Miller

OD/ID Department Lead

Mike Miller, Division Manager, CNC Machining of Forest City Gear

Mike Miller

Division Manager, CNC Machining

Mark Nelson, Gear Finishing Lead of Forest City Gear

Mark Nelson

Gear Finishing Lead

Wayne Potts, Manufacturing Engineer of Forest City Gear

Wayne Potts

Manufacturing Engineer

Matt Skronski, Process Engineer of Forest City Gear

Matt Skronski

Process Engineer

Jason Slaven, Gear Shaping Lead of Forest City Gear

Jason Slaven

Gear Shaping Lead

Amy Sovina, Quality Assurance of Forest City Gear

Amy Sovina

Quality Assurance

Roger Surdynski, CTO Process Engineer of Forest City Gear

Roger Surdynski

CTO Process Engineer

Mark Sweet, Estimating Engineer of Forest City Gear

Mark Sweet

Estimating Engineer

Keith Tillman, Shipping & Receiving of Forest City Gear

Keith Tillman

Shipping & Receiving

Tonya Van Aken, Scheduling Assistant of Forest City Gear

Tonya Van Aken

Scheduling Assistant

Andrew Vincent, Process Engineer of Forest City Gear

Andrew Vincent

Process Engineer

Larry Wayman, Support Services of Forest City Gear

Larry Wayman

Support Services

Carl Wedig, Estimating Engineer of Forest City Gear

Carl Wedig

Estimating Engineer

Ingrid West, Purchasing and Expediting Coordinator of Forest City Gear

Ingrid West

Purchasing and Expediting Coordinator