LEADERSHIP

Steve Moreland

CEO

Steve, CEO and owner of Automatic Spring Products Corporation, began working for his grandfather and father on the manufacturing floor during summers of his high school and college years, learning the business from the ground up.  After graduating from Purdue University with a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering, Steve joined Pratt & Whitney Aircraft as a metallurgical failure analyst.  A few years later, Steve returned to ASPC in 1980 as Engineering Manager and served in various leadership roles until becoming President / CEO in 1996.  Steve has a passion for excellence and integrity in all that he does.

Scott Zylstra

President / CFO

Scott graduated from Calvin University with a B.S. in Accountancy. After spending 7 years in public accounting, he has spent 20+ years in financial and executive management positions with medium and Fortune 100 manufacturing companies in a variety of industries. Scott joined ASPC in 2019.

Tim Benningfield

Director of Manufacturing

Tim has B.S. in Education from Western Kentucky University.  Tim has worked in the textile, paper and steel industries along with the automotive industry. Tim received training in TPS thru Akebono Corp., which is a member of the Toyota A group. Tim started at ASPC in 2015. Tim enjoys baseball, golf, traveling, and spending time with family.

Pat DeShaw

Executive Vice President

Pat started working in the automotive industry for a Tier 1 interior supplier in 1984 after graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics. He started in sales for ASPC in 1991.  Since then, he has held several leadership roles.  He is currently Executive V.P. with responsibilities in business development, IT, and purchasing . Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, running, golf, boating, and snow skiing.

Lisa Gavranovic

Director of Human Resources

Lisa joined ASPC in 2021, bringing with her a record of success in talent growth, performance management and innovative policy. She began her career in human resources in medical manufacturing with an organization that grew from 100 to 500 team members in five years. She later oversaw human resources for the Midwest’s leading lumber and building materials company. Lisa has a master’s degree in management summa cum laude from Cornerstone University and a bachelor of business administration from Western Michigan University. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her two kids, trying new restaurants in West Michigan, concerts, and working out.

Brad Burrows

Director of Engineering

Brad holds a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He has been active in the automotive industry for 35 years with several different companies, starting with GM in 1983 and ultimately joining ASPC in 2011.  Outside of work, he enjoys Michigan athletics, off-road motorcycling, hunting, and volunteering with the Michigan football team and his church.

Adrian Winesett

Director of Quality

Adrian started working in the automotive industry in 1987 for a Major Tier 1 Supplier after serving in the U.S. Navy as a Radioman/Crypto Tech. During his time in the Automotive Industry he has held positions in both Quality Engineering and in Senior Levels of Program Management. Adrian joined ASPC in 2018 as the Customer Quality Manager and was promoted to Director of Quality in 2020. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and pickleball.

Scott Westfield

Chief Research Engineer

Scott holds a B.S.M.E. from Michigan Technological University.  In addition to his role as our Chief Research Engineer, Scott is a 6-Sigma Black Belt.  Scott started at ASPC in 1988.  In Scott’s spare time, he enjoys time with his family, camping, gardening, and tinkering around in the garage.