Chairman, President and CEO Lincoln Holdings, Inc
John Stropki has been a Director of the Lincoln Holdings since 1998. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2004 and elected Chairman of the Board in October 2004. From May 2003 to June 2004, he served as Lincoln’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Stropki started at Lincoln more than 35 years ago, working summers in the factory of the Cleveland operations while an engineering student at Purdue University. After graduation in 1972, he joined Lincoln full-time as a Sales Trainee and later worked in the Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Chicago district offices. He also served as District Manager for the Company's offices in Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio, and from 1992 to 1994 was National Sales Manager for Canada. Mr. Stropki was named Senior Vice President-Sales in 1994, responsible for both U.S. and Canadian sales. In 1996, he was appointed Executive Vice President and President, North America.