EXECUTIVE TEAM

LEVERAGE OUR EXPERTISE

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.

THE LEADERSHIP TEAM

RON CLOUD

JASON CALDWELL

PRESIDENT & CEO

 

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 acquisition of E.V. Roberts and his expertise will be instrumental in facilitating growth through broadening key supplier partnerships, and customer relationships.
JOHN VOGT

RODGER GANT

CPA, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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 eight years of tenure at GracoRoberts he has seen the company through several private equity transitions and the acquisition of E.V. Roberts. His passion for strategic financial planning has enabled the company to make smart investments and plan for a successful future.
ALLISON LOMBARDO

RON CLOUD

PRESIDENT, RESIN FORMULATORS

Degreed in Chemical Engineering, with more than 35 years in thermoset polymers and multi-industry experience, Ron led E.V. Roberts as the CEO from 1993-2019 and infused the business with a strong customer-centric culture. He enlisted leaders from both materials technology and applied industry fields — and prompted the development of our custom formulation division, Resin Formulators. As President of Resin Formulators, he will continue to strengthen the business with a focus on innovation through technical expertise, application excellence, and relentless pursuit of unrivaled quality.
JOHN VOGT

JOHN VOGT

EVP OF SALES

John’s decades of multi-industry experience with material technology leaders, including General Electric Silicones, enables him to understand the dynamics for an expansive number of engineered applications. His extensive education, including a BS in Plastics Engineering and an MBA from Pepperdine, synergizes with his multi-faceted technical exposure to help him effectively identify and integrate material solutions — adding exceptional value to our customers’ businesses.
ALLISON LOMBARDO

ALLISON LOMBARDO

EVP, MARKETING & CUSTOMER SERVICE

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.
JOHN VOGT

JOHN CONNOR

EVP, SOURCING & SUPPLIER RELATIONS

John’s 25 years of experience creating, managing, and executing business plans to deliver high-impact results have directly contributed to GracoRoberts’ ability to serve our customers, suppliers, and stakeholders. As a strategic cost reduction executive, he has excelled in sourcing and procurement-related savings with a very strong focus on a wide variety of chemicals. John’s experience positions GracoRoberts to offer our customers and suppliers access to the largest portfolio of products possible.
ALLISON LOMBARDO

MARK TEPERA

VP OF OPERATIONS

With nearly 20 years in aerospace and distribution, Mark brings with him a passion for innovation and leading through change. His background includes leadership roles at Aviall and Aeroxchange – leading teams in Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, Analytics, and Sales. Programs administered by Mark have a legacy of sustained sales growth, increased margins, and improved customer satisfaction. Mark’s Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt certification will be beneficial in streamlining GracoRoberts’ programs and operations in our seven business locations across the United States.
ALLISON LOMBARDO

JASON IRVAN

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Jason’s 10+ years of leadership experience driving economical business value, operational performance, and technological excellence across multiple industries prompted the successful launch of the first internal information systems department at GracoRoberts. As the owner of the strategic technology plan, he will guide GracoRoberts in their efforts to migrate to a new ERP system, delivering operational efficiencies and improving the company’s ability to streamline business processes.
ALLISON LOMBARDO

CHRISTOPHER JENSEN

PROGRAM MANAGER, CLASSIFIED PROGRAMS

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.
Scott GiusExecutive Team