UKM Management Team

Introduction to the UKM management team

Frank D. Weisbecker Jr. - VP/Sr. Advisor

Frank D. Weisbecker Jr. - VP/Sr. Advisor

Over 25 years of practical transit rail experience from product development through project management.  Frank's legacy is the foundation of today's UKM.  His core responsibilities include marketing & promotion, proposal management, field sales coordination, contract development and customer relationships.

Mike Coonradt - Vice President of Operations

Mike Coonradt - Vice President of Operations

With a strong background in total customer satisfaction, Mike brings experience in quality operations, supply chain management, and financial control to UKM.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University along with his diversity in service, retail and manufacturing industries.

Jenn Weisberg - Accounting & Office Administrator

Jenn Weisberg - Accounting & Office Administrator

Jenn brings 20 years of can-do experience to UKM supporting accounting and administration activities in a team based environment.  Her primary responsibility is ensuring superior customer service and providing timely support to operations, supply chain and sales efforts.

Brian Palmer - Engineering Manager

Brian Palmer - Engineering Manager

With over 20 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in design and manufacturing roles, Brian brings a  wealth of engineering knowledge to the team at UKM.  His experience with Solidworks, Finite Element Analysis, and Design for Manufacturing is directly impactful to the success of our customers projects.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State, along with Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Dru Hayward - General Manager

Dru Hayward - General Manager

Dru joined UKM with over 10 years of general management experience in which he managed a state-of-the-art machine shop, fabricator, and distributor of advanced plastic components and materials. He has a complete understanding of supply chain, quality operations, and building organizations for success.
Dru holds a MBA from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science from Purdue Univeristy.