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Meet FEMA Corporation's Board of Directors

FEMA Corporation would like to introduce visitors to the Board of Directors who make decisions on our company’s strategic path and future. FEMA is thankful for the experience and contributions this Board brings to our company. The Board in turn appreciates all the dedication and hard work our employee-owners provide to supply products and services which continuously exceed our customers’ expectations. To learn more about each member, click to see their individual bios below.

Jeff Huffman joined FEMA Corporation in 1989. He has worked in the Fluid Power industry since the 1970’s in various manufacturing, engineering, and sales positions and served as FEMA CEO for many years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing from Western Michigan University. Jeff is also a certified Hydraulics System Engineer from the Fluid Power Society and completed the Executive Integral Leadership Program at the University of Notre Dame.

Jeff Huffman

Steve Pride joined FEMA in 1992 while studying Mechanical Engineering at Western Michigan University. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering at WMU. Steve has worked as a Project Engineer, Chief Engineer, Chief Technical Officer, Managing Director, President, COO and now CEO of FEMA Corporation.

Steve Pride

Prior to joining FEMA in 2002, John Pula received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Western Michigan University and a Masters of Business Administration from Central Michigan University. He was also a practicing Certified Public Account and President of a manufacturer local to the Kalamazoo area. John is currently Vice President of Component Manufacturing, headquartered in our Otsego, MI facility.

John Pula

Jason Schutter joined FEMA in 2001 as a member of the Engineering Student Scholarship Program. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University. Jason has worked primarily in the Applications Engineering group during his tenure at FEMA where he currently serves as Applications Engineering Manager and VP. He is also a certified International Fluid Power Society Hydraulic Specialist.

Jason Schutter

Margie Simmons joined the FEMA team in January 2021 as an external Board member. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Michigan State University as well as studied at Purdue University. She has over 30 years of experience in operations, finance, design and corporate leadership. Margie is currently CEO of Landscape Forms, a Kalamazoo based global design and manufacturing company of premium site furniture, lighting and structures with over 500 employees in 5 locations located around the country. In addition to her commitment to Landscape Forms and FEMA, she is a Board member for the Landscape Architectural Foundation and Communities in Schools of Kalamazoo.

Margie Simmons

Tom Stoner joined FEMA in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Western Michigan University. Tom has worked in various industries and has held various positions in Materials Management throughout his career. He is currently the Production Control / Shipping and Receiving Manager.

Tom Stoner

Steve Taylor worked at FEMA from 2008 until 2020 as Information Technology Director. He is currently serving as an external Board member. Steve has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Indiana University and Master of International Business Studies from University of South Carolina.

Steve Taylor