Thomas F. L'Esperance
Elected to the board in 2005. Vice Chairman since 2011. Appointed to the Compensation Committee.
Previous positions: Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Laundry Systems 1998-2011. President of Alliance Laundry Systems 1996-2007. President for Caloric Corporation and Amana Home Appliances. Executive management at Raytheon. Board of directors at Remington Arms 2004-2007.
Skills: Broad knowledge of the commercial and consumer laundry industries, strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the board of directors' collective qualifications, skills and experience.
Michael D. Schoeb
Chief Executive Officer & President
Previous positions: President & Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Laundry Systems 2007-2011. President and Chief Operating Officer at Wausau Homes, Inc. Sr. Vice President of Marketing & Brand, North America at Hilti Corporation. President of Hilti do Brasil and Vice President of Sales, Northeast USA. Various sales, marketing and general management roles at Johnson Controls, Inc.
Skills: Knowledge and experience in international operations, sales and marketing and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the board of directors' collective qualifications, skills and experience.
Bruce P. Rounds
Vice President Chief Financial Officer
Previous Positions: Vice President Business Development 1996-1998. Vice President of Finance at Alliance Laundry Systems 1989-1996. Various finance positions at Mueller Company. Various audit and tax positions at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Rounds is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President, Operations, Alliance International BVBA
Previous positions: Director of Manufacturing for Alliance International BVBA 2006-2008. Production Manager, Director of Production and Director of Operations of the Commercial Laundry Division at LSG 2000-2006. Various manufacturing positions at Daikin-Europe 1992-2000.
R. Scott Gaster
Vice President, Global Manufacturing Operations
Previous positions: Various executive management positions, including Vice President of Washer and Dryer Operations and Vice President, Procurement and Materials at Alliance Laundry Systems 1995-2003. Director of Procurement and Logistics, Corporate Purchasing Agent and Purchasing Manager at GKN Automotive, Inc.1979-1995.
Scott L. Spiller
Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Previous positions: Vice President, of Law & Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary for Alliance Laundry Systems 1998-2004. Practiced law as a sole practitioner 1996-1998. Formerly General Counsel and Secretary for Speed Queen Company for ten years.
Robert J. Baudhuin
Vice President, Engineering
Previous positions: Vice President, General Manager Marianna Operations, Vice President of Product Management and Customer Support and Ripon Plant Manager at Alliance Laundry Systems 1992-2006. Various engineering and quality assurance positions for seven years at Maysteel Corporation.
Richard L. Pyle
Vice President, International Sales
Controller, Marianna Operations, Materials Manager, Deputy General Manager and Vice President of Customer Support at Alliance Laundry Systems 1998-2011. Various accounting and operations positions for eight years with Alliance Remanufacturing, Inc. Various audit positions with Deloitte & Touche.
Vice President North American Sales
Previous positions: Vice President of Customer One 2011-2012. National Sales Manager for Speed Queen's Commercial division 2007-2011. General Manager of Service Parts 2001-2007. Director of Materials 1998-2001. Various accounting and operations positions with PPG Industries 1986-1998.
Vice President of Customer One and Chief Information Officer
Previous positions: Mr. Chiavetta re-joined Alliance Laundry in 2002 and held the position of Chief Information Officer 2002-2012; Mr Chiavetta was a Consulting Engineer with CDW from 2000-2002; Mr. Chiavetta held various IT management positions with Alliance Laundry from 1997-2000; Mr. Chiavetta also was the Network Manager with Convergys 1996-1997.