Shelter Works Appoints New Executive General Manager

Shelter Works is pleased to announce that Mr. Dave Masterson has been appointed as General Manager and will commence his position on September 17, 2018. Masterson will take on leadership of the Missouri-based company, specialized in the design and manufacturing of fiberglass equipment shelters, enclosures and pre-fabricated buildings.

Masterson has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing strategies and initiatives for growth; leading business development efforts, business process improvements, and operational enhancements in multi-site domestic and international businesses.  He also has hands on experience with cultural and lean transformations, acquisitions, consolidations, and production start-ups.

“We’re exceptionally pleased that Dave has taken on this leadership role,” said Tracy Switzer, President of Shelter Works. “His advanced degrees in engineering management and business administration combined with his subsequent career with an emphasis on Operational Excellence make him optimally positioned to lead all aspects of our operations as we continue to grow and improve our ability to serve our customers.”

Masterson’s most recent position was as General Manager for Shaw Development’s Dixon Pump Division, serving clients in the oil and gas, fuels and lubes, chemical, and other industrial markets. Prior to that, Masterson was employed as General Manager for Metaltek’s SMCI Division, a large multi-facility metal fabricator, focused on aerospace, defense, nuclear, and power generation markets.

“I am delighted to be joining the Shelterworks team,” said Dave Masterson. “I strongly believe in the ‘easy to do business with’ culture that exists in the organization today, and look forward to leading the team and continuously improving the customer experience”.

Masterson holds his M.B.A. from Webster University and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is a Certified Master Black Belt, subject matter expert, and trainer in Strategy Deployment, Lean, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Sales-Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP), and Mixed Model Material Replenishment.