Fred P. Slack, Vice President Marketing & Sales Administration – Fred joined Schramm in January 2010 after more than 25 years of experience in industrial sales, business development and licensed manufacturing to the Western Hemisphere, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to joining the company, he was Vice President of International Sales at Dayton Superior Corporation, responsible for global business development across multiple operating divisions that focused on concrete construction materials and equipment used in heavy civil and commercial construction. With field experience in more than 70 countries to date, Fred is familiar with complex channel issues relating to independent distribution, OEM and strategic account development. He has managed culturally diverse sales, manufacturing and PE level engineering resources across multiple divisions within the USA and offshore. He is also a former Foreign Affairs Officer with the U.S. State Department. He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University in Political Science/International Relations and an M.B.A. in Industrial Economics from University of Illinois in Chicago.