RAYMOND W. YEAGER
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Raymond W. Yeager serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for DMI Companies. Ray joined DMI in 1984 as a Controller and quickly rose through the ranks before being appointed Acting President in 2005 and President and CEO in 2006.
Shortly after taking the leadership role at DMI, Ray was challenged by the Great Recession. More recently, he faced the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat these threats, Ray focused his attention on the company’s long-term strategic plan. As a result of Ray’s successful implementation of this blueprint, DMI has been consistently profitable under his exemplary leadership. Guided by strategy, Ray’s aggressive approach to sustainable manufacturing, and his recognition and foresight for the future of the industry, he identifies advantageous opportunities for DMI Companies. He challenges our outstanding employees to develop and improve daily.
Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
Ray continues to work with professional and industry organizations. His various roles both past and present strengthen his leadership of DMI. He is or has been a key constituent of the following: DMI Companies Board of Directors, Co-chair for the CEO’s for Sustainability, Chairman of the Board for Catalyst Connection, Treasurer of Pennsylvania MEP Board of Directors, United States Department of Commerce Manufacturing Council, Pennsylvania Manufacturing Council, SMACNA National Association Board of Directors, President of SMACNA of Pennsylvania, HARDI Board of Directors, Edinboro University College of Business Board of Advisors, and recently entered the SMACNA College of Fellows.