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Management Team

Executive Management

Wei Wu, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wei Wu is President and CEO of Pacific Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). He founded PIDC in 1992 as a trading company. Mr. Wu was responsible for transforming the small trading company into a manufacturing and technology company focused on producing specialty chemicals and a wide...

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Portrait of Lee Flake, Chief Financial Officer at PIDC
Lee Flake, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lee Flake, CPA, is CFO of PIDC and is responsible for all financial matters, including financial reporting, income taxes, bank financing, and IT.  Lee has 13 years of public accounting experience with accounting firms in both Chicago, Illinois and Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Lee also has 9 years...

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Jeffery Lachapelle, Vice President Sales & Marketing

Mr. Jeffery Lachapelle is Vice President - Sales & Marketing of PIDC and has P&L responsibility for PIDC products globally.  Jeff has been with PIDC for over 16 years serving a variety of roles with the company. Jeff has extensive global sales and business development experience in rare...

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Timothy Kuhnlein, Corporate Controller

Mr. Timothy Kuhnlein is Corporate Controller of PIDC and is responsible for all accounting matters, including month end closings and reporting, and human resources. He is the management representative for the ISO quality system.  Tim has 2 years of public accounting experience with a Big 4...

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Yinan Zou, Supply Chain Manager

Mr. Yinan Zou, Supply Chain Manager of PIDC, is responsible for all supply matters including material sourcing, negotiation with vendors, purchasing, and inbound logistics. He also assists with managing PIDC in Weihai, China including its raw material supply, production planning, new product...

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Gang Wu, General Manager of Weihai PIDC

Mr. Gang Wu is President and General Manager of Weihai PIDC. Mr. Wu Joined PIDC in 2002. He is responsible for PIDC’s operation in Weihai, China.  Under his leadership, Weihai PIDC has tripled its manufacturing capacity and received ISO 9001-2008, ISO1400-2004 and OHSAS 1800-2007 certification...

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Dr. Volker Muschalek
Volker Muschalek, Director Business Development Europe

Dr. Volker Richard Muschalek is Director, Business Development Europe and is responsible for all European operations including strategic planning, business development and opening new markets in the region....

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Board of Directors

Barbara Furman

Barbara Furman joined the Board of Directors in 2011 after retiring from a career in banking that spanned 45 years. After graduating from Madonna University, she joined the National Bank of Detroit (now JP Morgan/Chase) and retired in 2007 as a Community Bank President.  In 2009, she returned to...

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Kurt Scholler

Mr. Kurt Scholler assumed his role as member of the board of directors in June 2005. From 1997-2004, Kurt served PIDC in various capacities, including Global Account Manager.  Prior to that, from 1987-1995, Kurt co-founded and managed a number of small companies.  He now runs meditation-based...

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Bill Germond

Mr. Bill Germond assumed his role as member of the board of directors in July 2014.  From 2003 - 2014, Bill served PIDC as Vice President Sales & Marketing.  Prior to that Mr. Germond worked as director of worldwide sales for Ferro Corporation (Surface Finishing Materials division) and...

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Joe Fazio

Mr. Joe Fazio joined the Board of Directors in 2014.  He currently serves as a Managing Director of Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone law firm as well as the Resident Director of the Ann Arbor office and has been our corporate attorney for over 15 years. He is a graduate of the University of...

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