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Executive Team

Brian Wagner

CEO

Brian joined Gamber in 2008 and heads the management team. Prior to joining Gamber, he spent over 21 years with a German industrial carbon and graphite materials company starting in technical sales, serving a very diverse customer base from semiconductor to electric motors in automotive and other applications, then progressing to executive management ultimately in a General Manager role. He began his career in the specialty chemical industry. With MBA (Marketing emphasis) and BS-Chemistry degrees, Brian brings 30 years of technical sales, materials science and executive management experience to his role with Gamber-Johnson.

Gautam Malik

President & COO

Gautam has been with the company since 2004 and part of leadership team since 2009. He oversees manufacturing, purchasing, and optimizing the day-to-day operations of the company. In addition, he is responsible for international sales, distribution, and the quick response office cell that diversifies the company’s portfolio. Gautam has a passion for lean manufacturing and has been leading the lean transformation at Gamber-Johnson for 12 years.

Gautam holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pune, India; and a master's of engineering in manufacturing engineering from the University of New Mexico. He is a certified quality auditor, a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society of Quality, and holds a lean certificate from the University of Kentucky.

Mathew Snyder

CFO

Mathew joined the executive leadership team in 2021 and oversees accounting, finance, tax, audit, insurance and IT for Gamber Johnson. He started his career as a tax accountant in the public sector before stepping in to a cost controller role at Kerry Group. Additionally, Mathew has held roles in shared services, corporate finance, and sales controlling. Prior to joining the company, he was the Director of Finance for the North American business unit at Wacker Neuson Group. Mathew holds both a BBA in Accounting and a Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He also has a CPA license in the state of Wisconsin.

Jason Lewandowski

VP of engineering

Since 2007, Jason has managed the engineering and product development efforts of the company. He also oversees product cells that manage several Gamber-Johnson product portfolios. Prior to being appointed vice president of engineering, he served as a design engineer and was responsible for designing products for various product lines.

Jason holds a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology management and a project management certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.