Each member of our Executive Team is a leader and expert in their field and intimately involved with both the long term vision of the company and the day-to-day business. We are committed to providing our customers unparalleled partnership and are inspired to build a company that our employees can be proud of every day.
Jason is a distinguished aviation distribution executive and brings over 20 years of experience to GracoRoberts. Prior to his role, Jason was Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing and then Distribution President for Wencor Group, where he built a cohesive sales and marketing team and was able to exceed revenue and gross margin plans. He also led the mergers and acquisitions team through 12 add on acquisitions, and helped lead the company through private equity transitions with Odyssey Investment Partners and Warburg Pincus. Jason’s leadership has driven the latest acquisitions of E.V. Roberts, Able Aerospace Adhesives, Silmid, and Styles Aviation Inc. (dba SkyGeek); his expertise will be instrumental in facilitating growth through broadening key supplier partnerships, and customer relationships.
As Chief Financial Officer of GracoRoberts, Rodger utilizes his 20+ years of private and public accounting experience along with his strong leadership skills to propel the company forward. During his 10 years of tenure at GracoRoberts he has seen the company through several private equity transitions, including the latest acquisition of SkyGeek. His passion for strategic financial planning has enabled the company to make smart investments and plan for a successful future.
Allison brings 25 years of strategic marketing and branding experience to GracoRoberts. Raised in the business-to-business marketing and media space, Allison has led the marketing and business development for a portfolio of products across a number of verticals including food and beverage, automotive, fashion, and healthcare. In her role with the company, Allison will advance our mission to improve the customer experience, drive value to our stakeholders, and empower our teams to provide impeccable support in the markets we serve.
With a background in corporate IT and experience managing complex, multi-billion dollar Government IT contracts, Karen joined GracoRoberts in January 2022 to lead the company’s strategic technology plan and spearhead IT transformation initiatives. As Chief Information Officer, Karen will utilize her 20+ years of experience to position GracoRoberts as one of the most technically-driven and secure global businesses.
Christopher’s extensive aerospace background has effectively contributed to GracoRoberts ability to support and grow our Classified business. In his role as program manager, he provides the data and integral materials to support the production and repair of the aircraft that protect our nation. With a focus on confidentiality, communication, and trust, GracoRoberts Classified business customers benefit from reduced costs, quality improvements and on-time deliveries to achieve their supply chain initiatives.