- About OCG
President & CEO
Don Brown is a highly accomplished manufacturing executive and has a relentless focus on customer service. He serves on the H-D Advanced leadership team and has more than 30 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing and machining. Brown was previously Vice President of Operations at Carlisle Brake and Friction, Wellman Products Group and Hawk Precision Components. Brown has been President of Overton-Chicago Gear since 2014.
Vice President, Operations
Mike Gagliano is expert in driving operational efficiency and process improvement. His expertise is fundamental to our success in meeting and exceeding our customer expectations. Gagliano has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing. He previously served in leadership roles at HN Precision, Pentair, and Gendex, where he was immersed in the Danaher Business System.
Vice President, Engineering
and Special Projects
Terry Miller is responsible for fostering long-term employee development and robust engineering expertise throughout Overton Chicago Gear. Miller has 30 years of gearing industry experience in various operations, quality and engineering roles. He leverages that experience to develop critical growth strategies, train new younger employees and resolve operational engineering issues.
Vice President, Finance
Ed Thompson is responsible for financial strategy and direction. Thompson has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to joining Overton, he was Division Controller at Signode Industrial Group and the Illinois Tool Works Protective Packaging Group.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Cathal Walsh is responsible for delivering best-value solutions for each customer, whether driven by budget, speed or specific break/fix problem. His 15 years of experience working in the gearing industry to ensure customer satisfaction is unparalleled. Walsh is a second-generation OCG employee.
Vice President, Human Resources
Ramze Dahleh is responsible for all facets of human resource management, including Environmental Health and Safety compliance and reporting. Mr Dahleh joined Overton Chicago Gear in 2012.
Sr. VP Sales
Frank Romans has been with the OCG family since 1986. Frank started his career at Chicago Gear in purchasing and later became President of Chicago Gear. After merging with Overton Gear in 2008, Frank became the VP Sales and Marketing and was later promoted to President of International Sales and is now an OCG Senior Sales Leader.
Vice President, Quality
Ron Fitzgerald has 35 years of experience in gear manufacturing with an emphasis on quality, materials and metallurgy. Ron has held various roles in quality engineering, metallurgical support and supplier development. He joined OCG as Manager of Heat Treat and was later promoted to VP of Quality.