At TCDC, the Senior Management Staff is integral to the growth and direction of the organization. Through weekly meetings, they work to guide the company tactically and strategically. Together, the management team has more than 130 years of experience in the die casting industry.
Doug Harmon joined the company in 1977 and spent the majority of his career in the administration and finance areas. For over 20 years, Doug served as CFO until assuming the CEO position in 2005. Doug is on the Board of Governors for North American Die Casting Association (NADCA).
Part of the TCDC family since 1977, Greg is a third generation employee. Greg has held many positions at the company, including roles in shipping, subcontract, plant management, and general management. As the General Manager of the Monticello plant, Greg oversaw TCDC's expansion into magnesium. In 2009 Greg became the Vice President of Engineering and Minneapolis Operations and held this position until 2011, when he was promoted to President.
Chief Financial Officer
Todd joined TCDC in 2004 and has held leadership positions in the sales, engineering, international business departments of the company. Todd is a member of the Board of Directors for CTI, the company’s joint venture in India, and is also an active member of NADCA, serving on the Finance Committee, and as Chairman of the Marketing Committee.
Manager of Safety, Environment and Energy
Al Pfingsten joined TCDC in 1969 and has held positions in production, quality, engineering and general management. Al was an integral part of the early success of the Watertown plant and served as its General Manager until 2005.
General Manager, Minnesota
Rick joined TCDC in April of 2012. As the newest member of the Senior Management team, Rick brings over 33 years of manufacturing expertise, and has had a successful track record in a variety of leadership positions. His experience includes over 22 years in the die casting industry.
General Manager, Watertown
Ron joined TCDC in 1997, and was promoted to his current position of General Manager, Watertown in 2012. Previously, Ron has held positions in quality and general management.
Tom Heider (1949-2013)
Vice President, Market Development
Tom Heider started at TCDC in 1973 and worked for Twin City Die Castings for forty years. He became Vice President of Engineering in 2005, and under his leadership, the company won multiple awards for die casting excellence. Most recently, Tom was instrumental in developing CTI, TCDC’s joint venture in India. He co-authored NADCA’s Product Specification Standards for High Pressure Die Casting, having served on the committee since 1994, as Chairman since 1997. He was elected as a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the International Magnesium Association in 2011, and served as Chairman for the North American Products and Services committee.