Robert F. Schneider
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Kimball International
Bob Schneider, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Kimball International, Inc., joined the company in 1987 and has been an officer since 1992, serving in various financial and executive capacities. Prior to becoming Chairman of the Board & CEO, Mr. Schneider was Chief Financial Officer, with responsibilities including Kimball International strategic planning, finance, audit, and treasury services. He assumed full strategic and operating responsibility for the Kimball Hospitality subsidiary in 2013. He served on the Company's eight-member Corporate Steering Committee, formulating Kimball International strategy and establishing direction for the Company. Before joining Kimball International, Mr. Schneider was with the public accounting firm of Deloitte Haskins and Sells in Cincinnati. Mr. Schneider received his bachelor's degree in Accounting with High Distinction from Indiana University.
Donald W. Van Winkle
President, Chief Operating Officer, Kimball International
Don Van Winkle, President, Chief Operating Officer, Kimball International, Inc., joined the company in 1991. His career advanced through successively more responsible roles in accounting, finance, administration, marketing, manufacturing operations, and branded sales and distribution strategies. In 1999, he became Chief Finance and Administrative Officer for the Furniture Brands Group. He assumed full operating responsibility of the National Office Furniture subsidiary in 2003 and was promoted to President of the Furniture Group subsidiary in 2010. Mr. Van Winkle is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Michelle R. Schroeder
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Kimball International
Michelle Schroeder, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Kimball International, Inc. joined the company in 1984, serving in several marketing administrative roles before taking a leave in 1993 to pursue a degree in Accounting. She returned in 1996 and advanced through accounting and financial leadership roles during her career with the Company, becoming Chief Accounting Officer in 2009. Ms. Schroeder graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Indiana and is a CPA and CMA.
Kevin D. McCoy
President, National Office Furniture
Kevin McCoy, President of the National Office Furniture subsidiary, joined Kimball International, Inc. in 1996, building a solid background in both front line and management sales. He assumed responsibility for the field selling organization, distribution strategy and execution, as well as achievement of growth goals, as Vice President of Sales for National Office Furniture in 2005. He was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of the National Office Furniture subsidiary in 2010. Mr. McCoy earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Syracuse University.
Michael S. Wagner
Mike Wagner, President of the Kimball subsidiary, joined Kimball International, Inc. in 2013 as Vice President and General Manager of Kimball, leading extensive growth in new product introductions and expanded marketing initiatives. His previous career experience spans over 19 years in the office furniture industry, including leadership positions in sales, management, marketing and strategic planning, as well as ownership of an independent office furniture representative group in Chicago. Mr. Wagner earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a minor in Business from Indiana State University.
Kourtney L. Smith
President, Kimball Hospitality
Kourtney Smith, President of the Kimball Hospitality subsidiary, initially joined Kimball International, Inc. in 1988 building experience in both the office and hospitality industries. During her career, Smith has held roles of increasing responsibility in marketing, product development, sales and service. She served as Vice President of Marketing for National Office Furniture before being promoted to the President of Kimball Hospitality. Smith holds the distinction of being a Kellogg Executive Scholar of Professional Achievement in Marketing and Sales Management. She has continued her personal and professional development through a variety of programs and involvement in industry associations.
Julia E. Heitz-Cassidy
Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Kimball International
Julia Heitz-Cassidy, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Kimball International, Inc. joined the company in 1996 as an associate corporate counsel and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the legal department during her career. Ms. Heitz-Cassidy earned bachelor's degrees in economics and political science from the University of Kentucky and obtained her JD from Indiana University School of Law. She has completed post graduate work in executive education and M.B.A. courses through Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
R. Gregory Kincer
Vice President, Corporate Development, Kimball International
Greg Kincer, Vice President, Corporate Development, Kimball International, Inc., joined the company in 1993 as a Group Financial Manager. Through a number of financial and executive roles, he has held increasing responsibility for global treasury operations, commercial banking, insurance and risk management, as well as the evaluation of acquisition opportunities. Prior to joining Kimball International, Mr. Kincer was with the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Kincer is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Lonnie P. Nicholson
Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Kimball International
Lonnie Nicholson, Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Kimball International, Inc., joined the company in 1986 and has held various technical, operational and management positions in information technology and human resources. Mr. Nicholson earned bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Indiana University and completed post graduate executive education courses at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. He holds a professional certification as a GPHR (Global Professional in Human Resources) and SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) also in HR.