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Executive Team

Scott Swogger

CFSP, President & CEO

Scott Swogger leads and provides the vision for the company’s growth and success within the Foodservice Equipment Industry and the various industry segments that it serves. Oversight includes the company’s sales, marketing, finance, operations, engineering, information technology and new product development, worldwide. Before joining AccuTemp, Swogger was President of Tokheim U.S., a $200 million Division of Tokheim Corporation, the world leader in fuel dispensing systems. His background includes key management positions in International Business Development in Latin America, South America, the Middle East and Asia, management of manufacturing locations in France, Scotland and South Africa, national account sales support, engineering, quality assurance and manufacturing operations. He served as Principal Executive Officer at Management Solutions Inc. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Swogger served as Vice President, Quality Systems. From 1994 to 1995, he served as Tokheim’s Director of Quality Assurance and served as Tokheim Corporation’s Senior Manager of Quality Assurance. Scott also held key management position at Navistar and Depuy Orthopedics. He is a Graduate of the Indiana University-Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana

Scott is currently the Chairman of the Board for the School Nutrition Foundation in National Harbor, Md., the National organization for school nutrition professionals. The Foundation supports and promotes Education, Research and Scholarship aimed at improving school nutrition programs and their support of the health and learning of our nation’s children. Scott won the prestigious “INDUSTRY MEMBER OF THE YEAR” award in 2016 from the National School Nutrition Association in Washington DC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana. Additionally, Scott is a member of the Ketner School of Business Advisory Board at Trine University.

“I am very excited about the continued and future growth and potential of AccuTemp Products. Our successes during the past 25 years have been industry leading with record sales and profitability growth, award winning new product development and creation of “blue-chip” customer partnerships. AccuTemp was founded on some very innovative cooking technology and creative marketing. We are leveraging that technology, increasing manufacturing efficiencies and delivering new levels of “Outrageous Customer Service” with world-class customer-centric support. All this while building on the success of our Steam’N’Hold™, Evolution™ Boilerless steamer and Accu-Steam™ Griddle brands.”

John Pennington

John Pennington

CFSP, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – SALES & MARKETING, CORPORATE CHEF

Having Associate Degrees in both Accounting from International Business College and Culinary Arts from Sullivan University, John has been involved in the food service industry since 1989. This understanding of both business and culinary arts has lead John to different careers within the food service industry, from sous chef to marketing associate, and his current position.

John is actively involved with the American Culinary Federation, American Academy of Taste, the Association of Food and Nutrition Professionals, School Nutrition Association and is a ServSafe instructor. Most recently, John gained the title of Certified Food Service Professional from BAFEM. John was also involved with the writing and production of the 2006 Marcom award-winning promotional DVD from AccuTemp’s Product, Inc. and the newest AccuTemp “Evolution of Steam” video.

Tina Cape

Tina Cape

Vice President - Finance

Tina is responsible to oversee and direct the operational issues that impact the company as a whole, and determine the related financial impact. This includes treasury management, financial statement review and compliance, profit analysis, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, budgeting, short and long term forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization. Tina directs the accounting policies, procedures and internal controls of the organization. She is responsible for managing the relationship with independent auditors and tax professionals to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. She provides management with financial status and progress in the various programs and activities. She supports strategic planning initiatives and collaborates with leaders of other departments to reduce cost and increase profit improvement opportunities as well as recommend improvements to ensure the integrity of the company’s financial information. She reports to Scott Swogger, AccuTemp’s President and CEO, and works out of our world headquarters in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Prior to joining AccuTemp, Tina worked at Fleetwood Enterprise, Inc. as plant accountant. She was involved with many areas of the RV industry during her nineteen-year career at Fleetwood. She was responsible for managing the accounting functions at the manufacturing level including financial preparation, review and procedures, budgeting and forecasting, process improvements and SOX compliance. Tina graduated from Indiana Institute of Technology in Fort Wayne, Indiana, earning a BS/BA in Accounting and a MBA in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She is obtaining the credentials to be a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Cindy Springer

Cindy Springer

Vice President - Human Resources

Cindy manages all compliance and business policy issues, as well as general office administration. She is also responsible for human resources including hiring, organizational development, compensation and benefits, employee communication and community relations at AccuTemp’s Fort Wayne, Indiana, World Headquarters. She reports directly to Scott Swogger, AccuTemp’s President & CEO.

Cindy brings to AccuTemp over 30 years of experience in business administration, including key roles in quality and operational development, plus employee training and development with a major Fort Wayne-based manufacturing company that employed over 700 people. She bring us her extensive experience with ISO, 5S / Safety, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing training programs, as well as finance and legal expertise.

Matthew Gevers

Matthew Gevers

VICE PRESIDENT – ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS

Matthew is responsible for bringing highly innovative equipment solutions to customers with fast development and delivery times. He provides leadership and development to an outstanding engineering & operations team with a customer-based focus.

Matthew brings 30 years of engineering, R&D, and manufacturing experience in many areas of engineering and physics. He has utilized lean product development and lean manufacturing in both small and large companies. His background extends from physics research laboratories to consumer product development to low and high volume manufacturing process development. Although he is highly technical, team leadership and development of personnel and processes are high priorities. Matthew is a Purdue graduate with degrees in Engineering and Physics.

Don Peaks

Don Peaks

CFSP, DIRECTOR – TECHNICAL/CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Don has the leadership responsibilities for our customer-service function as director. He reports directly to Scott Swogger, AccuTemp’s President & CEO; and is based out of our Fort Wayne, Indiana, World Headquarters.

Don joined AccuTemp in December of 2005 as a service technician. Don’s experience and knowledge of the customer-service field is quite extensive having managed call centers with over 20 call-center technicians and 12 remote field-service engineers. Don has also managed and setup authorized service representatives across the U.S. Don’s prior experience ranges from a hands-on machine shop operator to his most recent management positions with the Lowe’s organization.

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