Ron Kirk, President
Ron has been at the helm of CMI since 1978, growing it from a small spinoff into a busy home-based business and then into the globally recognized name it is today. Ron is responsible for the designs of most of the hardware we manufacture and sell today and works tirelessly to improve and refine our manufacturing processes.
Ron is an accomplished mountaineer, caver, and rescuer. Increasingly, he is returning to the cliffs and caves of eastern West Virginia testing first-hand the equipment he manufactures, and passing his hard-earned outdoor experience on to the next generation of CMI.
Marcia Kirk, Vice President
Marcia handles the day to day accounting for the company—payables and receivables, approving new customers, and perhaps the most important of all functions here: the payroll.
In times passed, aside from raising two sons, Marcia spent 17 years volunteering as an EMT and supply officer for Pendleton County Emergency Rescue, our local all-volunteer ambulance service.In her spare time Marcia enjoys baking and playing with her three grandchildren.
Kris Kirk, Sales Manager
Kris heads up our Sales Department and is largely responsible for making improvements around CMI's headquarters. Kris regularly travels to trade shows around the continent meeting with dealers, customers, and end-users, bringing home valuable suggestions and field experience to be incorporated into our next designs.
Kris enjoys running adventure races, rock climbing, mountain biking and spending time with his family. He shares a house outside Franklin with his wife and two sons.
Justin Kirk, Head Production Designer
Justin handles all the programming of our computerized milling machines. Starting with the raw designs, he develops the processes that turn raw blocks or aluminum and steel into components that go into the wide variety of products CMI manufactures. Over the past several years, Justin's work has helped CMI bring much of its millworking processes under one roof, reducing product development and manufacturing time and eliminating extra transportation costs. He likes the relaxed atmosphere around the office and enjoys working closely with Ron to bring new products to market to meet our customers' needs quickly.
Beth Kirk, Accounting
Beth handles the day to day accounting for the company—payables and receivables, approving new customers, and perhaps the most important of all functions here: the payroll. Beth enjoys obstacle course racing, cooking and spending time with her family. She is married to Kris. They live outside Franklin with their two sons.
Janet Hartman, Sales
Upon calling CMI, Janet will be one of the first points of contact. She is responsible for answering phones, wrapping and shipping orders to all corners of the globe as well as first class customer service. Janet also helps with day to day activities here at CMI. Janet lives just minutes from the headquarters and enjoys reading, gardening and hiking in the mountains.
Upon calling CMI, Melissa will be one of the first points of contact. She is responsible for answering phones, wrapping and shipping orders to all corners of the globe as well as first class customer service. Melissa also helps with day to day activities here at CMI. Melissa enjoys spending her leisure time with her husband and son. She has a love for anything outdoors!
Melissa Harper, Sales
From CNC programming to welding, this team of go getters stay on top of the production of precision machined parts. They ensure that each part machined stays within their tight tolerances and are ran efficiently and in a timely manner.
Our assembly team stays hard at it building stock for our warehouse. Along with doing special orders, these guys also stay on top of shop maintenance and inspections to ensure quality products keep moving out the door.
. From sewn runners, daisy chains, lanyards to rope bags and harnesses. They can do it all. Using state of the art