President, Gear Division
Joel joined ODG in 2008 as Gear Manufacturing Manager before taking over the role of General Manager. Joel has been responsible for implementing an aggressive growth strategy, expanding the business by 2.5 times post- recession, while continuing to develop gear manufacturing, design and assembly capabilities. Prior to ODG, Joel worked in the world of gears at Stackpole Ltd, in a variety of roles from manufacturing engineering, gear design, sales and operations. Joel has earned his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a licensed Professional Engineer.