"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently." Warren Buffett
Tom Reschly, President, took on an ownership role in the privately-held company formerly known as Omega Plastics Corporation in 2002. He became President of the company in 2006. During his educational years, Tom was always active in the business part time as he assisted his father, one of Omega Plastics original founders. After obtaining a business degree, Tom spent a number of years working outside the company in sales, customer service, and financial services until returning to Reschcor full time in 1999. As President, Tom works closely with all departments to make sure all facets of the business are in sync with a team oriented atmosphere. He strives to maintain positive relationships with his customers and vendors in order to create lasting partnerships which strengthen Reschcor's ability to serve their customers.
Ultimately, Tom defines and communicates overall company strategy and assures Reschcor achieves goals in accordance with the company's mission and values. One of these values is the strong integrity of all the employees and the pride that comes with manufacturing quality products. Tom takes pride in doing the right thing and passes this value along to his management team. He enjoys being proactive by finding solutions before problems arise.
Tom believes in fostering a work environment where each employee knows he/she is valued. He enjoys walking the floor on a daily basis to interact with his team and sharing customer success stories with employees. Since Reschcor is privately-held, Tom enjoys the freedom and flexibility of being able to ensure the customer's needs are satisfied from project inception to completion.
Jim Reschly, Vice President of Operations, oversees all operations such as production and maintenance as well as the quality department. He started with the company in 1997 to assist in the design and building of custom equipment and has worked numerous positions as the need for talent arose. Jim enjoys finding solutions to problems and this mentality has ultimately led him to become known as one of the key contributors for developing specialty applications. He enjoys interacting with customers to answer capability questions or to discuss fabrication and specialty projects.
One of his greatest professional achievements was in 2005 when he spearheaded the opening of a new Omega Plastics plant in Pennsylvania and had the plant fully operational and running production in two weeks' time. In 2006, Jim and Tom became sole owners of the company. They acknowledge their skill sets complement each other well and their vision for the growth and success of Reschcor is united.
This vision is to create a company that is fair and honest, active in the community, and where individuals want to spend their whole career. Jim is diligent in his pursuit of talent to ensure every employee fits the culture and the family-like environment of the company. He believes in running a company where honesty and integrity are a given and his passion lies in being a positive contributor to the lives of all stake holders. He strives to see good things happen in other people's lives and emulates this passion for greatness in his daily work.
"Remember, we are all on the same team!" Anonymous
Chuck Marino, Director of Sales and Business Development, started with Reschcor in 2010. Chuck has been a sales management professional for over twenty-five years and the majority of his career has been spent in the plastics industry. His daily activities include assisting in account management internally and externally, prospecting for new customers, building relationships and increasing sales with current customers. Chuck thoroughly enjoys working out in the field calling on customers/prospects as well as the camaraderie of the team at Reschcor. He is dedicated to moving the company forward and succeeds in demonstrating the core values of Reschcor while working with customers and fellow team members.
"Limits, like fear, is often an illusion." Michael Jordan
Dave Kieper, Chief Financial Officer, has been part of the team since January, 2007. Dave has 26 years of experience in manufacturing, specifically in executive, operations and cash management. He also has expertise in managing business growth, internal controls development and budgeting. His current role at Reschcor is to manage all financial aspects of the company. Dave is committed to the pursuit of excellence and this is exemplified in his daily work. He believes that striving for quality provides a gauge for the corporation whether it is in individual job responsibilities, or when interacting with a coworker, vendor, customer, or those in the community. One of the best parts of working for Reschcor for Dave is the exceptional team of individuals who work as a team toward a common goal and continually strive to do things right the first time.
"Win The Day" Chip Kelly
George Hiland, Production Manager, joined the team at Reschcor in August of 2007. He has worked in the plastics industry since 1994 and continues to grow professionally by attending seminars and leading daily meetings. He is very customer focused and strives to communicate daily with customers on due dates, pricing, times lines and any potential conflicts or inquiries. He thoroughly enjoys working with others and is driven to continually improve. He enjoys working with a team of people who strive to treat others with honesty and respect at all times.
"Try and leave this world a little better than you found it." Robert Stephenson
Michael Hochstedler, IT Manager, has managed the computer network at Reschcor since 1993 and was hired onto the team as the IT Manager in 2007. He strives for excellence in his daily activities, which include keeping the computers and networked devices running smoothly, managing data backup, providing administrative support for software and assisting with inventory control. He enjoys interacting with the internal staff to make certain their technology is up and running so that they can work efficiently. In addition to his daily tasks, Michael enjoys being able to work with an exceptional group of people.