Michael Olosky, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Olosky has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2023. Mr. Olosky previously served, from January 2022 to December 2022 as President and Chief Operating Officer, and from November 2020 to January 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Simpson Manufacturing, Mr. Olosky spent more than 22 years in numerous leadership positions at Henkel, a global chemical and consumer goods company. He most recently served as the Regional President, Henkel North America and Head of the Electronics and Industrial Division. Mr. Olosky has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, an MBA from Michigan State University, and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University.

Brian Magstadt, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

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Mr. Magstadt has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since January 2012. He joined Simpson Manufacturing in 2004 as a financial reporting specialist, and, from 2008 until 2012, served as the Financial Reporting Manager, overseeing our external reporting program and managing various other accounting and finance functions. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University, Chico, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.

Michael Andersen, Executive Vice President, Europe

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Mr. Andersen has served as the Executive Vice President, Europe since January 2023. Mr. Andersen joined Simpson Manufacturing’s subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie A/S (Denmark) in 2005 as Controller. In 2007 he was promoted to Regional Controller ICI Concrete working at our Home office in Pleasanton, CA. Mr. Andersen moved to Switzerland in 2012 as General Manager for our then newly acquired subsidiary S&P Clever Reinforcement Company AG. In 2018, Mr. Andersen was promoted to Vice President, European Operations of Simpson Strong-Tie Switzerland GmbH. In his current role, Mr. Andersen oversees all aspects of the European business including our Simpson Strong-Tie and ETANCO Group subsidiaries. Mr. Andersen holds a degree in Business Economics from Aalborg University.

Phillip Burton, Executive Vice President, North America

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Mr. Burton has served as the Executive Vice President, North America since January 2023. Mr. Burton joined Simpson Strong-Tie in 1994 as a Sales Manager, and in 2004 he was promoted to Vice President, Branch Manager of the McKinney, Texas branch, and served in this position until January 2023. In his current role, Mr. Burton oversees all of the North American operations. Mr. Burton holds a BBA in Marketing/Management from the University of North Texas.

Roger Dankel, Executive Vice President, North American Sales

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Mr. Dankel has served as Executive Vice President, North American Sales since January 2023. From July 2014 through December 2022 Mr. Dankel served as President of North American Sales of Simpson Manufacturing subsidiary Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc. Mr. Dankel joined Simpson Strong-Tie in 1993 as a field sales representative. In 1997, he was promoted to a sales manager position in McKinney, Texas, then went on to lead all sales functions there as the Branch Sales Manager. In his current role, Mr. Dankel oversees the company’s sales operations, including strategic planning, forecasting, sales negotiations, customer satisfaction, market/competitive analysis and process improvement. He is responsible for ensuring the sales team meets or exceeds sales revenue goals, contributing to the overall profitability of the company. Mr. Dankel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Millsaps College.

Jeremy Gilstrap, Executive Vice President, Innovation

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Mr. Gilstrap has served as the Executive Vice President, Innovation since January 2023. Mr. Gilstrap joined Simpson Strong-Tie in 2001 as a branch engineer. In 2005, he was promoted to Manager of Engineering Research and Development; in 2009, he created the Engineering Services Division; in 2014 he was promoted to Vice President of Engineering; in 2017, he was promoted to General Manager of Concrete Construction Products division; and in 2020 he was promoted to Northwest Regional Vice President, and served in this position until January 2023. In his current role, Mr. Gilstrap oversees Strategic Market Development, Global Product Development, Digital Product Development, Marketing and Engineering. Mr. Gilstrap holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree and a Master of Civil Engineering degree from the University of Wyoming, and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Jennifer Lutz, Executive Vice President, Human Resources

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Ms. Lutz has served as the Executive Vice President, Human Resources since January 2023. Ms. Lutz joined Simpson Strong-Tie in October 2014 as the Vice President, Human Resources. In her current role, Ms. Lutz oversees compensation, benefits, employee relations, HR systems, recruitment, learning, organizational development and talent strategy. Ms. Lutz holds a BA in Psychology from Emory University.