Paul Eidenschink

Co-President and Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Paul Eidenschink is responsible for setting Steffes’ strategic direction and daily operations. His experience in business strategy, development and manufacturing operations is leading Steffes into the next generation. Paul has more than 25 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, and continued this journey by joining Steffes in 2012. Paul earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Dakota State University.


Todd Mayer, PE

Co-President and Chief Product Officer

Todd Mayer has more than 25 years of engineering experience with an emphasis in new product development and managing engineering talent. As the Co- President and Chief Product Officer, Todd leads a team creating solutions for the diverse industries that we serve. Todd joined Steffes in 1998 after earning his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and his master’s degree in Engineering Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Peter Rackov, CPA

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Excellence

Peter Rackov is responsible for all financial and administrative matters, support services and the financial performance of Steffes. He joined Steffes in 2012 with an extensive experience in financial management. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from John Carroll University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


Kim Heidt 

Vice President of People & Culture

Kim Heidt is responsible for strategic HR operations, employee engagement, learning and development, talent management and transformational HR solutions to support the overall success of the organization. Kim helps cultivate a strong culture to support the ever-evolving needs of the employees and the organization. Kim is committed to helping people develop and grow into the best versions of themselves; this passion drove her into the HR profession where she felt she could make a daily impact. Joining Steffes in 2017, Kim brings over 15 years of HR experience from multifaceted industries including Healthcare, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturing. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a HR Management focus from the University of Mary.