Craig Zoberis is the founder and President of Fusion OEM, a contract manufacturer of capital equipment. Founded in 2002 and located in Burr Ridge, Fusion OEM has grown rapidly and now employs over 50 energetic, forward-thinking employees to serve Chicagoland’s original equipment manufacturers with world-class services in CNC machining, control panel building, and equipment assembly. Fusion has been awarded 6 years in a row, the 101 Best & Brightest Places to Work in Chicago. Recently, Fusion received the Small Giants Award from Forbes Magazine. Zoberis was inducted into the University of Illinois Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. Zoberis enjoys volunteering his time by serving as Chairperson of IMEC (Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center) and the Industrial Advisory Board at Marquette University. Born and raised in Chicago’s south suburbs, Zoberis earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Marquette University and his MBA at Saint Xavier University. Today, Zoberis resides in Hinsdale with his wife, Tracy, and four young children.
We believe that manufacturing is challenging, but our community of metalworking leaders have pinpointed these four topics as most likely to keep them up at night: Succession Planning, Technology, Culture, Sales & Marketing. When we connect as a community of leaders, it makes it easier for all of us to get more sleep.
Listen in at noon on Thursday September 13 on the main stage of the grand concourse, as four of your peers share their experiences.