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Jay Brown
Jay Brown
PEMA President
Jay Brown is the President and CEO of Schenck Process, LLC (formed by the 2013 merger of Mac Process and Schenck AccuRate). He joined Mac in July of 2000 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He took over the CEO role at Mac in May of 2008. His background prior to Mac Process included approximately 10 years in positions from General Manager, Tax Manager, Controller and Vice President/CFO with an international capital goods manufacturer in the printing industry, Didde Corporation and subsidiaries, plus seven years with Deloitte & Touche, auditing firm and three years with Bendix Corporation. He has Masters and Bachelors degrees in Accounting from the University of Missouri Kansas City, is a CPA, and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Financial Executives Institute.
Charlie Ingram
Charlie Ingram
PEMA Vice President
Charlie Ingram is Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Eriez Magnetics where he has worked since 1994. Eriez manufactures advanced technology equipment for magnetic separation, vibratory, metal detection, x-ray inspection and materials conveying applications. Prior to Eriez, Charlie was Manager of International Marketing at Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, also serving as General Manager of the tool company’s Canadian affiliate. His career also includes a 10-year stay at Warner & Swasey, a machine tool manufacturer, where he rose to Manager of Product Sales. Charlie holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history at Denison University, Granville, Ohio, and received a certificate in advanced management at the University of Tennessee. He serves on the Advisory Board of Mercyhurst College’s Walker School of Business, the Board of Directors of Erie Sight Center, Presque Isle Partnership, The Kahkwa Club, Sterling Technologies Inc., the Erie Philharmonic Board of Governors, and the St. Vincent Board of Corporators. He also chairs the Global Sales & Marketing Committee of the Association of Manufacturing Technology. A native of Chicago, Charlie resides in Fairview, PA with his wife Emily, two children and a golden retriever named Cubbie.
Doug Schieber
Doug Schieber
PEMA Treasurer
Doug Schieber is President of Carrier Vibrating Equipment in Louisville, KY. Doug began his career at Carrier in 1993 as a Project Engineer and previously held positions of Foundry Industry Sales Manager and Chemical Industry Sales Manager. He directs both domestic and international sales and marketing efforts while taking a leading role in business development and strategic planning issues. Before joining Carrier, Doug held a Project Engineering position at Philip Morris USA. He has a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Louisville. Doug lives in LaGrange, Kentucky with his wife Julie and two children.
Susan Denston
Susan A. Denston
PEMA Executive Director
and Secretary
Susan Denston is Executive Director for the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association. Her background suits a variety of tasks, including meetings management, print production management and quality control, and membership and meetings promotion. She also is skilled in serving the administrative needs of Boards and committees. Susan is a graduate of George Mason University with a B.B.A. in Marketing.  She is President of the Corporate Services Division of Association and Society Management International, Inc. In addition, she serves several additional associations: Executive Director of the Product Liability Prevention & Defense Group, Executive Vice President of American Textile Machinery Association, Meetings Manager for the International Association of Emergency Managers and Meetings and Exhibit Manager for the National Association of State EMS Officials.
Harry (Buzz) Buzzerd
Harry (Buzz) W. Buzzerd, Jr., CAE
PEMA Management Counsel
Harry (Buzz) W. Buzzerd, Jr., CAE, has served as Management Counsel to the Process Equipment Manufacturers' Association since 1983. He began his association management career in 1964 and holds a CAE (Certified Association Executive) designation. He earned a B.A. from Gettysburg College, along with extensive graduate and professional education. In addition to his work with PEMA, Buzz is Management Counsel to the Association of Vacuum Equipment Manufacturers and the American Textile Machinery Association. He is Chairman and owner of Association and Society Management International, Inc., which he founded in 1982.
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