Patrick H. Hawkins
Chief Executive Officer And President
Patrick H. Hawkins has been our Chief Executive Officer and President and member of our board since March 2011. He has held the position of President since March 2010. He joined the Company in 1992 and served as the Business Director – Food and Pharmaceuticals, a position he held from 2009 to 2010. Previously he served as Business Manager – Food and Co-Extrusion Products from 2007 to 2009 and Sales Representative – Food Ingredients from 2002 to 2007. He previously served the Company in various other capacities, including Plant Manager, Quality Director and Technical Director.
Jeffrey P. Oldenkamp
Executive Vice President And CFO
Jeffrey P. Oldenkamp joined Hawkins in May 2017 and assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer in June 2017. Prior to joining Hawkins, Mr. Oldenkamp was with MTS Systems Corporation, a supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, where he served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2015 and Vice President of Finance for the MTS Test business from January 2014 to January 2015, and with Nilfisk-Advance, Inc., a global manufacturer of professional cleaning equipment, where he served as Americas Operations Chief Financial Officer and Vice President from January 2012 to January 2014.
Richard G. Erstad
Vice President, General Counsel And Secretary
Richard G. Erstad has been our Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since November 2008. He was General Counsel and Secretary of BUCA, Inc., a restaurant company, from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Erstad had previously been an attorney with the corporate group of Faegre & Benson LLP, a law firm, from 1996 to 2005, where his practice focused on securities law and mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar.
Drew M. Grahek
Vice President – Operations
Drew M. Grahek joined Hawkins in September 2018 and has 26 years of diverse experience with Target, Kohl’s, Field & Stream and Ulta Beauty where he has a background in general operations, facility management, supply chain, service operations and merchandising.
Douglas A. Lange
Vice President – Water Treatment Group
Douglas A. Lange has been our Vice President – Water Treatment Group since June 2020. Mr. Lange joined the Company in January 2019. He has 25 years of experience in the specialty adhesives industry serving a variety of global manufacturing industries while at H.B. Fuller, Franklin International and Bright Wood Corp. Mr. Lange has led business growth through new market expansion and location start-ups and in the USA, Germany and China.
Theresa R. Moran
Vice President – Purchasing, Logistics And Sales Support
Theresa R. Moran has been our Vice President – Purchasing, Logistics and Sales Support since June 2017. Before 2017 Theresa R. Moran was serving as the Vice President – Quality and Support since February 2010. Since joining the Company in 1981, Ms. Moran has served the Company in a variety of positions, including Administration Operations Manager from 1999 to 2007 and most recently as Director – Process Improvement, a position she held from 2007 until the time of her promotion.
David G. Rosenstock
Vice President – Chlor Alkali
David G. Rosenstock has been with Hawkins since January 2011. He was Chief Operating Officer of Vertex Chemical, a company acquired by Hawkins, from 2007-2011. Mr. Rosenstock held a variety of commercial and management roles at the Dow Chemical Company over a twenty year period. He worked for enterprise software firm Vendavo from 2005-2007.
Shirley A. Rozeboom
Vice President – Health And Nutrition
Shirley A. Rozeboom was named Vice President of Health and Nutrition in April 2019. Prior to this she was Senior Vice President – Sales from 2015 to 2019 and has held numerous positions with Stauber since 2000.
John R. Sevenich
Vice President – Industrial Group
John R. Sevenich has been our Vice President – Industrial Group since May 2000. He was the Business Unit Manager of Manufacturing from 1998 to 2000 and was a Sales Representative with the Company from 1989 to 1998.