Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Team

Dedicated and customer-focused

A group of top-tier industry veterans lead Gorham using a best practices approach to shape and build our business.  As a group they average 35 years’ experience, bringing insight and value to Gorham.  The streamlined organizational structure lacks layers, giving the company flexibility to make decisions quickly and be more responsive to customer and market needs.


Mike Cummings
Chief Executive Officer
Experience in highly competitive, customer focused specialty manufacturing businesses gives Mike the ideal leadership skills for Gorham.  With over 20 years of leading organizations, Mike builds stable businesses, tranforms cultures and drives bottom line results.  He has worked for a range of paper companies including Jefferson Smurfit, The Newark Group and Crane & Company. Mike holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Cornell University. 

Mark Olsen
Chief Financial Officer
Working with a wide range of businesses to manage and solve complex financial and strategic issues, Mark brings 35 years of outside corporate and consulting experience to the company.  His niche is working with complex, mid-size manufacturing operations.  Mark earned a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester.  He is a registered CPA.

Brian McAlary
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Extensive sales and marketing experience within the industry gives Brian perspective.  With 25 years at Fraser Papers and FiberMark, he is well-versed in a diverse range of markets segments and products. His extensive network of resources, a needs-based approach with customers and an innate marketing instinct, allow Brian to quickly turn unmet needs into opportunity. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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