Jeff Brinker
President, Automotive Group

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, MI) in 1990 and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 2004 from Oakland University (Rochester, MI). Since then, he has continued with doctorate level coursework in Engineering and Manufacturing Systems. Jeff maintains a State of Michigan Professional Engineer (PE) license as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute.

With more than 20 years of experience focused in automotive manufacturing and construction, Jeff has the technical expertise and has developed leadership and management skills to successfully move DMW forward into 2020 and beyond with a focus on customer relationship and service.

 
Steve Dorchak
Vice President, Automotive Group

Steve Dorchak serves as a Vice President of the Automotive Group at Dearborn Mid-West Company, LLC. Mr. Dorchak is responsible for the Project Management and Project Execution within the Automotive Group.

Prior to taking on this position, Mr. Dorchak served as Project manager and Senior Project Manager in the Automotive Group for 19 years. He has been with Dearborn Mid-West Company for a total of 24 years.

Before joining DMW, Mr. Dorchak held numerous engineering positions from Mechanical Engineer to Project Engineer with Design Systems, Idea Engineering, and CEC Products over a 13 year span.

 
Ernie Pandolfi
Vice President, Automotive Group

Ernie Pandolfi serves as Vice President of the Automotive Group at Dearborn Mid-West Company, LLC, with 20+ years in the Automotive, Bulk, and Industrial Conveyor, Tooling, and Process Equipment Industries. He is primarily responsible for the FCA Automotive Division.

Previously, Mr. Pandolfi held Project Manager and Estimator roles within the Ford Automotive Group at DMW.

Prior to his years at DMW, Mr. Pandolfi held engineering and project management positions with Automatic Systems, Inc., Bloomfield Technical Services, and Ultimate Manufactured Systems.

Mr. Pandolfi attended the University of Windsor, where he studied Electrical Engineering.