Midwest Automotive Designs LLC, a leading provider of customized luxury Class B motorhomes based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, announced that Harry Schmink has joined the company as CEO and as a member of its board. Schmink, a highly experienced , announced that Harry Schmink has joined the company as CEO and as a member of its board. Schmink, a highly experienced automotive industry executive, spent the previous six years as President of DACCO Inc., a nationwide distributor of automotive aftermarket parts.
According to a press release, Schmink joins an established management team that includes the founder, Tim Gray, who will stay on in a leadership role as president. Gray, who established Elkhart, Ind.-based Midwest Automotive Designs in 2004, noted, “We are excited to welcome Harry to Midwest Automotive Designs. Our ability to attract an automotive industry executive with Harry’s track record and knowledge reflects Midwest Auto’s potential for continued strong growth. We look forward to his leadership as we execute the strategies to enhance our already leading position in the luxury automotive conversion industry.”
Schmink added, “I am impressed with Midwest Auto’s growth in recent years, which results directly from their very high quality products. The quality of this entire organization is reflected in its being named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States, and in its celebrating the recent completion of its 3,000th unit.
“The company has an exceptional foundation in place that will enable us to accelerate our expansion. I look forward to working with Tim and the entire Midwest Automotive team. Together, we will continue to focus relentlessly on our customers and deliver industry-leading products and customer service.”