Since joining Cannon Equipment in 2012, Robyn rose through the ranks holding positions as Director of Information Technology, Vice President of Finance, IT and Supply Chain, VP of Operations, General Manager – MHAS, and now President. She has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing strategy, processes, accounting and supply chain. Robyn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business, with a major in accounting from Purdue University and brings a wealth of experience from years of consulting with manufacturers, retailers, and distributors.
Vice President, Business Development
John joined Cannon Equipment in 2019 as Vice President of Business Development. John brings 25 years of experience, leading service and sales organizations in food service, retail, and food processing industries. Prior to Cannon Equipment, John served as Vice President of Global Service for the world’s leading manufacturer of coffee roasters. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Service for the global leader in food equipment manufacturing and services. John has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Holy Family University in Philadelphia.
Director, Global Supply Chain & Production Planning
Meensu joined Cannon Equipment in 2013. Prior to joining the team, he spent four years at IMI, where he served in a number of senior supply chain and management roles, including: Global Supply Chain Controller and Chairman of Transfer on the pricing board. Before IMI, Meensu was a fund manager for an endowed equity portfolio and a consultant for a global research organization. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science and a master’s degree from The University of Iowa.
Vice President, Finance
Steph has more than 18 years of finance and accounting experience and has been with Cannon Equipment for 8 years. She is a certified CPA, licensed in Minnesota and has worked in manufacturing as well as banking and public accounting industries. Steph holds a master’s degree from the Carlson School of Management from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bemidji State University.
Director, New Product Development & Management
Jeremy joined Cannon Equipment in 2019 and brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, portfolio management and new product development. Most recently he was a Global Product Manager for a leading outdoor equipment manufacturer. He holds master’s degrees in business administration and organizational leadership from Concordia University, St. Paul and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
Director, Human Resources & Safety
Lori is the newest member to the leadership team. She joined Cannon Equipment late in 2019 with 25 years of progressive experience in human resources through design, implementation, management and administration of HR, Payroll, Benefits, Talent Acquisition and Safety. She has worked in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, technology, media, and retail, both domestic and international. She has also had 12 years’ experience coaching youth in downhill racing in the local community. She has a strong team focus and approaches HR as a business partner. She is passionate about communication and connections with employees. Lori holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Luther College.
Vice President, Operations
Rob joined Cannon Equipment in 2019 and brings with him over 25 years of engineering expertise. He has held several senior level management roles including general manager with Ellicott Dredge Technologies, and Engineering Director with FleetwoodGlodcoWyardAmbec. Rob has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology-Product Development from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.