Jorge L. Ortiz

Engineering & Technology Manager

Jorge Ortiz is an Engineering and Product Development Executive with 17 years of overall experience in casting and forging manufacturing processes.  He has developed highly sophisticated products for the Aerospace, Power Generation, and Automotive industries. He has implemented product development and innovation models that boosted accelerated growth and added value to one of the leading manufacturers of seamless rolled rings and open die forgings in the world. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Product Engineering from the University

Chris Rio

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Mr. Rios has been Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Gulf Coast Machine & Supply Company since October 2013. He has spent the last 20 years in various Sales and Business Development roles and management positions with the Forgital Group, Ellwood Closed Die Group and Numerical Precision Inc. He has experience marketing and leading sales efforts for ring rollers, closed and open die forgers as well as sales and manufacturing experience in tight tolerance machining with NPI. His experience and previous employment includes both foreign

George Siller

Chief Financial Officer

George Siller comes to Gulfco with nearly 30 years experience; a proven record of success in the energy market; and most recently served as VP of Finance for Cameron’s PCS Group (NYSE: CAM).  George has broad experience and is involved in all aspects and details of the business including operations, sales, and strategic direction. Among George’s certifications, diplomas, and other experiences include a Texas CPA license, MBA from Chaminade University, BBA from Texas A&M, and former Captain of the U.S., Marine Corps. Accounting, Finance, Payroll,

Kevin Papich

President & Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Papich joined Gulfco in January 2013. Mr. Papich has held Management positions in Operations/R&D/Engineering/Business Development/Environmental Safety & Health at Dana Corporation, Aluminum Company of America and most recently as Director of Manufacturing at Forged Components, Inc. He has over 30 years of forging, casting and metal working experience with a strong background in Visual Factory Management and Lean Manufacturing Implementation. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and Lean Implementor Training from the University of

Connor Gibson

Interface Designer

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