It’s Our People That Make The Difference:
It is important to understand that it’s our people who make the difference in what we do and contribute to our success every day.
It’s our motto that when you hand good people responsibility, they will do great things.
President of Davico Mfg
Ray has been President of Davico Mfg. since 1998. Ray first came to Davico for an after-school job in 1988-89. Ray worked in many departments over the years including production, shipping, and office work before moving into catalytic converter sales. Ray worked as General Manager for a time before eventually buying out his cousin David. Ray still enjoys being involved in process improvements whether it involves improving the customer experience to methods on production floor. Ray grew up in East Freetown Massachusetts and attended Bishop Stang High School, Louisiana State University, and University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Ray has 4 children with his wife Rebecca. He enjoys boating with the family on Buzzards Bay and coaching various sports with his kids.
National Sales & Marketing Manager
Don joins the Davico team bringing over 35 years of experience working for large Automotive OEM’s as well as leading Automotive Aftermarket manufacturers. His education includes a degree in Automotive Technology, in addition he also has an extensive technical background, which includes creating Technical Service Bulletins, developing in-depth technical training programs and working with R&D for new product offerings. Don grew up in Chicago and currently resides in St. Charles Illinois, with his wife Claudia and their three children. He enjoys traveling, being active, coaching sports and spending time with his family and friends.
Manager of Finance & Administration
Liz has been with Davico for over 22 years. Liz’s official title is Manager of Finance & Administration and she is a key member of the Leadership team. Liz oversees the Accounting, HR and Data departments but has a contribution into most processes that flow through Davico. Liz is usually in charge of spearheading progress in whatever is next. Liz has a son and a daughter and enjoys traveling to warm weather destinations.
Lean Processes Engineer
Jake comes to us from Callaway Golf where he was a Continuous Improvement Manager. His background helps him in his role here at Davico as a Lean Processes Engineer where he is responsible for leading lean initiatives, improving efficiencies, capacity expansion, and driving sustained change. Jake also has his Six Sigma Black Belt. He enjoys outdoor activities and sports, reading, music, travel, and being a dad.
Warehouse Operations Manager
With 25 years of experience in logistics and inventory control, Rob Wigglesworth is our Warehouse Operations Manager. Managing all aspects of shipping and receiving as well as executing cycle count programs, and coordinating our kitting process. Rob is APICS certified in planning and inventory management. When Rob isn’t at Davico he loves spending time with his 5 grand children as well as sports and traveling.
Overseeing our production team is Joey! Joey has been with us for 19 years and is an integral part of the team. He has also helped as the Production Manger at the Mexico plant while it was under going training. He enjoys local team sports such as the Red Sox and Patriots. He also enjoys Camping, traveling and spending time with his family, nieces, and nephews.
Kitting & Receiving Manager
Mike serves as our kitting and receiving manager. His daily duties include overseeing and managing the kitting process as well as receiving in our materials and new machinery. When the weathers nice out Mike enjoys riding his motorcycle to and from work.
We are please to introduce you to Rob! He has been with us a whopping 32 years! He was here when it all began and is a key employee when it comes to introducing new models to our catalogs. He is responsible for drawing up how new parts are made and writing out the building process for each one. Without his expertise Davico may not exist! When not at Davico Rob enjoys local sports such as the Red sox, Patriots, and Celtics. He also enjoys movies and is a Marvel fan.
A versatile Employee, Ryan has been with us for 6 years and has many duties beyond his title. Dependable, he always there when help is needed. Ryan keeps our machines running and keeps Davico moving. Outside of work Ryan enjoys riding his motorcycle, flying drones, and loves rock music.
John is at the heart of our shipping department and has been with us for over 6 years. He makes sure all parts go out correctly and on time. Needless to say he is always quick to help when there is an issue. John is a talented artist and always has many projects going outside of Davico.
Purchasing & Data Specialist
Dave is responsisble for locating and purchasing the materials we use daily as well as indepth data analytics of usage and our products. He also helps with the cataloging of our products. He is behind the scenes making sure everything continues to flow smoothly. He has been with us for 11 years and is a key part of the team. Dave enjoys watching sports, as well as playing golf and boating.
Part of our trio in accounting is Laura. She has been with us for 3 years and has been a great addition! Laura has a dregree in accounting and works in tandem with Liz and Ana to keep Davico running. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her pets and gardening.
Tara has been with Davico for over 7 years. Her 20 years of experience in customer service makes her a great asset to our sales team. She is a mother of two who enjoys spending time with her family and pets as well as traveling.
Customer Service Team Leader
Shawn’s 5 years with the Davico team has been a valuable addition. Shawn not only supports the customer service team by handling tech calls but he also helps with any IT work needed through out the building. Shawn has extensive automotive knowledge coming from previous employement at Advance Auto Parts. As team leader he over sees all sales, accounts, and customer service inquiries. On any given day he has his hands in any and all departments helping out. Shawn is a foodie who enjoys PC gaming, comic conventions, spending time with his daughters and his pets.
Marketing & Social Media Director
Ashley has 15 years of automotive and customer service experience and started with the company as a customer service representative. Davico quickly recognized an artistic talent in her and she is now responsible for the social media platforms as well as brochures, flyers, and marketing materials. She even was a major part of the new website design and launch. Ashley is an advid mountain biker and enjoys everything outdoors.
Plant Manager / Materials & Purchasing Manager
Elizabeth has collaborated in the development of the start-up of the Davico Mexico plant as Materials and Purchasing Manager. Elizabeth contributed her knowledge to achieve the correct flow of logistics, import and export of materials, as well as machinery and base equipment for the production of catalytic converters. Similarly managing and controlling the flow of raw materials and finished products to ensure having the least number of inventory descrepancies. Currently Elizabeth continues to grow and is now the Plant Manager. She is in charge of coordinating and developing strategies hand in hand with her team to achieve company goals. Elizabeth loves animals but especially dogs and dreams of opening her own dog shelter in the near future. She likes to play volley ball and soccer in her spare time, as well as spending time with her family and friends.
Materials & Production Control Coordinator
Anaitzel has been at Davico Mexico since the opening of the plant carrying out different projects which have helped the new location prepare for daily operations. She currently work as an EHS & Support Coordinator in which it is her responsibility to look out for the well being of every one in the plant and to comply with the Mexican regulations in regards of safety. She likes to play volleyball, flag football and cycling. She also enjoys playing the guitar and cello in her free time.
Jesús is currently a Production Supervisor, in charge of ensuring that roles and activities are adequately monitored. He is also in charge of the maintenance area; his responsibility include ensuring machines are in optimal operation. Jesús also carries out improving LEAN projects for processes within the plant. Jesús enjoys a long trip at night and talks with family and friends. He is passionate about cars and everything related to engineering because of his interest in knowing how things work.
Purchasing and Finance Coordinator
Naara is an original employee from the start-up of Davico Mexico. From the beginning she has been in the MRO Purchasing and Finance area, which was in charge of programming and providing all the products and services necessary for the Mexico plant. She is currently Purchasing and Finance Coordinator in charge of requesting products, services and consumables for all the processes of the plant, and keeping control of expenses. She’s taking advantage of the Global System to develop the most efficient financial activities for the company. Naara likes to spend time reading, learning new things about different subjects and watching Korean soap operas.