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President, CEO & Chairman of the Board
Patrick L. Schusted is President, CEO, & Chairman of the Board of Hartfiel Automation. Schusted has over 10 years of experience, joining Hartfiel Automation as a salesperson in 2004. Schusted was soon named President of Hartfiel Automation in 2013. In January of 2020, he also became Hartfiel’s CEO. Pat continues to have an active role within the Sales and Marketing departments, making sure Hartfiel reaches new areas of innovation while staying ahead of industry trends.
CFO, Treasurer & Secretary
Vice President of Operations
Gary W. Simonson is Vice President of Operation. Simonson joined Hartfiel in 1986 as a Technical Inside Salesperson. In 1989 Simonson moved to Outside Sales and in 1991 became Inside Sales Manager. Simonson joined the leadership team in 1994. His responsibilities include overseeing Inside Sales, Purchasing, Value Added Assembly, Quality and Distribution Centers.
Sensors & Safety
Cables & Cordsets
Value Added / Panel Shop
Customer Profit Reinforcement (CPR®)
Food and Beverage
Oil and Gas
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