Our Leadership

Whether washing vehicles, preparing automotive bodies for paint, or integrating robotic manufacturing cells, Oakland Industries brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of mechanical and electrical design, controls engineering, metal fabrication, equipment assembly, and project management.  This base of engineering and operations experience provides the perfect platform for growth in the automation sector.  Oakland Industries will continue to expand the variety of products offered and markets served through both organic and inorganic expansion.


Over eight years of experience working in the manufacturing space.  Greg previously lead a high-performing global sales and engineering team, gaining substantial experience with product development and program launch activities; while also closing multi-year contracts totaling more than $200 million in value.

Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio University and MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Personal: Lives in Birmingham, MI with a set of golf clubs and a good pair of skis.


With a background in public accounting, Kris built his career on providing accounting and consulting services to business owners of domestic and foreign owned subsidiaries. He previously led a team that serviced companies in the system integration and automation industry with top-line revenues in excess of $800 million.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Financial Management from Hillsdale College. Certified Public Accountant – licensed by the State of Michigan.

Personal: Lives with his wife and daughters in Plymouth, MI.


Oakland Industries is wholly owned by a small group of private investors including principals of Oakland Standard Co. based in Birmingham, Michigan and NoviClean Inc. based in Calgary, Alberta.


   Detroit, Michigan


   Phone: (734) 961-3300
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