Dean Molde

Dean Molde
COO/VP Engineering

Mr. Molde, for the past 38 years, has maintained a successful career in the automotive engineering field. Following 12 years at GM as a Process Engineer, Design Supervisor and Engineering Manager, Mr. Molde in 1990 joined New Venture Gear, a manual transmissions manufacturer, as its Chief Engineer.

From 1996 – 2001, Mr. Molde served as VP Engineering / Chief Engineer of ZF Meritor, another transmissions manufacturer and from 2002 – 2008 served as VP Engineering and Quality of Rostra Precision Controls, a transmission and automotive accessories manufacturer.

In his successful career track, Mr. Molde has not only clearly shown his engineering expertise in mechanical, electronic and electro-mechanical product and application development but has also developed a wealth of expertise in project management, organizational development, joint venture creation and strategic planning.

Mr. Molde graduated from Iowa University with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering.