Meet Our Leaders
The leaders of Hartfiel Automation believe in not only leading their people but also collaborating within a culture of open doors. A strong sense of community prevails throughout the company.
Myron J. Moser
Chairman & CEO
Myron Moser is Chairman & CEO for Hartfiel Automation. Moser started as a salesperson for Hartfiel in 1990 and quickly rose to the top in 1995.
Under Moser's leadership, Hartfiel has grown ten-fold and continues to be one of the top players in the automation industry. Moser believes in continuously investing in Hartfiel employees as well as the infrastructure.
Jeffrey B. Murphy
CFO, Tresurer & Secretary
Jeffrey B. Murphy is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Secretary for Hartfiel Automation. Murphy joined Hartfiel in April 2009 and brings more than 25 years of financial, operational and leadership experience, including over five years as President and CEO of a publicly traded company.
In his position Murphy is always on the trail of the next financial opportunity for Hartfiel.
Senior Vice President
Ted Kraft is Senior Vice President for Hartfiel Automation. Kraft joined Hartfiel in 2002 with the acquisition of Midstate Motion. Kraft has been at the forefront of every expansion and acquisition since.
Under Kraft's tutelage each branch seamlessly maintains the Hartfiel Automation service level that customers come to expect from the Hartfiel name.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Pat Schusted is Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Schusted has over 8 years of experience, joining Hartfiel in 2004.
He is responsible for all sales and marketing efforts for the organization and ultimately responsible for increasing territory growth and building client relationships.
Vice President of Business Development
Craig Ohlson is Vice President of Business Development for Hartfiel Automation. Ohlson, who joined Hartfiel in June 1998, has been in the fluid power and automation industry for over 24 years.
Ohlson continuously guides Hartfiel in the direction of the newest technology. His primary goal being to stretch the already outstanding performance of Hartfiel sales teams and to provide the latest and greatest to all customers.
Vice President of Operations
Gary Simonson is Vice President of Operations. Simonson joined Hartfiel in 1986 as a Technical Inside Salesperson.
In 1989 he moved to Outside Sales and in 1991 became Inside Sales Manager. He joined the Leadership Team in 1994.His responsibilities include overseeing Inside Sales, Purchasing, Value Added Assembly, Quality and Distribution Centers.
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