David (Dave) Bainer

David BainerDave Bainer is the Vice President of Operations at Fulford Manufacturing. He joined the company in 1991. His role there is to manage their automotive operations, supplying precision steel stampings to several GM and Ford plants and 18 First Tier companies world wide. During his tenure, he increased the sales by 400%. Prior to Fulford, he worked at several manufacturing companies in the New England area.

Dave and his wife, Linda, and their children Keith, Andrew and Katie moved to Rhode Island in 1978, after living in the Meadville area for 11 years. While there, he worked at Talon and founded the Meadville Youth Hockey Association. Over the years, young hockey players from this organization moved into Meadville High School and went on to win several state high school championships.

He received his BS in Engineering and a BA in Arts and Science from Lehigh University.

Dave is planning to retire this year and spend more time with his two grandchildren in North Carolina.