Craig Souser is Chairman/CEO of JLS. He develops the primary goals, operating plans, policies, and short and long range objectives for JLS. While leading the organization toward its objectives and heading company oversight and business operations, Craig employs his industry expertise in sales and new business considerations.
Craig Hafner is the Chief Technology Officer for JLS. Craig reports to the President/COO and is responsible for the design of JLS equipment. In addition, Craig is part of the team responsible for JLS technology planning and development. Prior to joining JLS in August 2001, Craig was a member of the engineering team at Ward Machinery of Baltimore, MD.
Craig’s extensive manufacturing background offers a wide range of experience from operations management, acquisition integration, lean continuous improvement, quality, safety and purchasing to maintenance, assembly, customer service, fabrication and cross-functional team management.
Gary manages our Integrated Systems Group and leads us in exploring new markets and product development opportunities. Prior to joining JLS, Gary served as President and VP Engineering at Bradman Lake Group in addition to spending time as an industry consultant.
Bill manages our support group which includes field service and parts. Prior to joining JLS, Bill served similar roles with packaging OEMs Ilapak and Kliklok-Woodman. In addition, he has held various executive level positions in the manufacturing sector and served in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer Nuclear Submarine Program.